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Nigeria’s coronavirus infections exceed 45,000

The number of coronavirus infections in Nigeria exceeded 45,000 on Thursday after 354 new cases were found in the nation in the past 24 hours, authorities have said. The latest figure – one of the lowest in over two weeks – brings the total number of infections in the country ...

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt. approves gradual reopening of international flights

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that this was part of the decisions reached at the end of the second extension of the second phase of eased lockdown. The Chairman ...

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COVID-19: Kogi Govt fumigates schools ahead of resumption

The Kogi State Government on Thursday commenced the fumigation of its schools ahead of resumption of students for exit classes on August 10 in the state. Addressing journalists at Crowther Memorial College, Lokoja, to launch the exercise, the State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Wemi Jones, commended the governor ...

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How my wife and I battled COVID-19 — Governor Sanwo-Olu’s aide

Back on the beat, after defeating COVID-19 Gboyega Akosile Thank God I am back at my duty post! I returned to work today, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after several weeks away, battling the monstrous Coronavirus. It began with a feverish condition on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. I usually don’t joke ...

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COVID-19: Nigeria extends PhaseTwo of eased lockdown by four weeks

The second phase of the gradual easing of the lockdown in the country has been extended by four weeks, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said. Mr Mustapha while speaking at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, on Thursday, said the extension ...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records 457 new cases, 17 deaths

For five consecutive days, Nigeria has continued to record daily coronavirus infections below 500. On Wednesday, 457 coronavirus infections were confirmed, two days after 288 cases – the lowest number since June 8 – were reported. The latest figure brings the total number of infections in the country to 44,890, ...

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COVID-19 death toll exceeds 700, 000 worldwide

Coronavirus deaths across the world have surpassed 700, 000, as cases continue to surge in countries yet to reach the peak of infections. According to worldometer.info, more than 18.7 million infections have been recorded and 705, 288 deaths as of the time of reporting. Nearly half the world’s cases have ...

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COVID-19: Airlines lament low patronage

Some Airlines in the country operating at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have expressed dissatisfaction over low passengers’ patronage since reopening after the COVID-19-induced lockdown. During separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Wednesday in Abuja, the airlines said the ratio of passengers at present compared ...

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Nigeria records 14 new coronavirus deaths

Nigeria recorded 304 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has said. The agency said the figure, one of the lowest in the last two weeks, raised the total number of cases in the country to 44,433. Despite the recent decline, the number of deaths ...

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COVID 19: Federal High Court Chief Judge tests negative

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), John Tsoho, and members of his immediate family have tested negative for the coronavirus. A statement by the acting Information Officer of the court, Catherine Nwandu, explained that the first test was done at the beginning of the 14-day self-isolation, while ...

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