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Sergio Rossi, World Famous Shoe Designer Dies Of Coronavirus

Sergio Rossi, one of the most famous Italian shoe designers, has died of the coronavirus disease, an Italian official said on Friday, NAN reports. Several Italian media reported that Rossi, who was born in 1935, died on Thursday in a...

How To Treat Nigerians During Lockdown – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged security agencies to deploy tact while enforcing the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory. Buhari had, on March 29, ordered the lockdown in the three locations for an initial period of 14...
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They Hit Us With Cutlasses, Threatened To Kill Us – Dayo Ojo

Enyimba midfielder, Dayo Ojo, who was abducted on Sunday March 22 by suspected kidnappers and was released after a ransom was paid on March 25, shares his three-day ordeal in the kidnappers’ den with ‘TOSIN OLUWALOWO How were you kidnapped?...
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COVID-19 Case Rises To 1 Million Around The World

According to AlJazeera, more than 1,002,000 people have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease worldwide, as the death toll surpassed 51,000 while about 208,000 patients recovered. The coronavirus pandemic death toll in Spain passed 10,000 on Thursday, as the country...
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Ghana Coronavirus Patient Escapes Quarantine Facility

A patient who was one of the eight Ghanaians that recently tested positive to coronavirus in Ghana, has reportedly escaped from a quarantine facility in the country. Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed confirmed that the patient, a woman in her...
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US Navy Captain Pleads For Help Over Coronavirus On Ship

The captain of a US aircraft carrier carrying more than 4,000 crew has called for urgent help to halt a coronavirus outbreak on his ship. Scores of people on board the Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for the infection. The...

Coronavirus Patient In Ekiti Recovers, Discharged

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, while briefing newsmen in Ado-Ekiti, said that the index case, who had been in isolation, was discharged after he had fully recovered. Yaya-Kolade said, “He has now tested negative. Everything is normal;...
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COVID-19: American Airlines Seeks $12bn In State Aid

American Airlines has confirmed it will seek $12bn (£9.7bn) of financial support from the US government because of the impact of coronavirus. Employees were told in an email this "would allow us to fly through even the worst of potential...
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FDA Approves Anti-malaria For Treatment Of Coronavirus

FDA Approves Anti-malaria For Treatment: The Food and Drug Administration on Sunday (FDA) has given an approval for a pair of anti-malaria drugs to be used in the treatment of coronavirus. TheHill reported that the Health and Human Services Department...

Lagos: More Coronavirus Patients Discharged After Being Cured

More Coronavirus Patients Discharged: The Lagos State Government has discharged five coronavirus patients at Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital, a report by TheNation has stated. This brings to eight the total number of discharged patients from the centre. The...
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Coronavirus: Israel Evacuates Over 274 Citizens From Nigeria

274 Israeli citizens have been evacuated from Nigeria following the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Mr Yotam Kreiman, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Israeli Embassy in Abuja oversaw the evacuation process which is part of the Israeli...
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20,000 Former NHS Staff Return To Fight Coronavirus – Johnson

Some 20,000 former NHS staff have returned to work to help the fight against coronavirus, Boris Johnson has revealed in a video posted online. The prime minister, who is self-isolating after testing positive for the virus, said the country would...
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President Donald Trump Extends US Guidelines Beyond Easter

President Donald Trump has said coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April. "The highest point of the death rate is likely to hit in two weeks," Mr Trump said, in...

President Buhari Addresses Nigerians On COVID-19 Pandemic

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared...
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Nigeria Reports 14 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 111

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 111 in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said, “14 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; nine in Lagos and...
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Coronavirus Claims Over 9,990 Lives In Italy

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 10,023 lives in locked-down Italy as of Saturday, with the cumulative total infections reaching 92,472, according to new data released by the Civil Protection Department. Speaking during a nightly televised press conference, Civil Protection Department...
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China Reports 45 New imported COVID-19 Cases

Chinese health authority said Sunday it received reports of 45 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Saturday, of which 44 were imported. A new domestic case was reported in Henan Province, the National Health Commission said. Of...
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10 Important Ways To Ease Anxiety Amid Coronavirus

It’s been a tough time for the world as the number of coronavirus or COVID-19 cases keep soaring. Since the disease broke out on December 31, 2019 in Wuhan, China, it has spread across the globe. As of Friday, the...
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France Deaths Hit 1,100 As Another 743 Die In Italy Over COVID-19

Italy continues to be terribly affected by the outbreak, recording its second-highest number of deaths in a day. France has become the fifth country to report more than 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths - as another 743 people died from the disease...
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Rivers Shutdown Largest Weekly Oil Mill Market Over Coronavirus Fear

The Rivers State Government has closed down the Oil Mill Market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Anyone found trading in the market will be arrested by security agents. In a Government Special announcement issued on Tuesday night...
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Spain Surpasses China In COVID-19 Deaths

Spain, like Italy, has surpassed China to record the world’s second-highest death toll from coronavirus. Spanish officials reported 738 new deaths today, the country’s biggest daily jump so far, taking the total from 2,696 to 3,434. The figure is now...

COVID-19: Seven Persons In Self Isolation – Kogi

The Kogi State Ministry of Health said it has recorded seven persons on compulsory self-isolation for the first 14 days under the strict monitoring of the ministry. This was captured on the Facebook wall of the commissioner for Health Dr....
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Nigerian Army Prepares For Lock Down Over COVID-19 Pandemic

The Nigerian Army is bracing up for a lock down in Nigeria following the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria. In a classified document from the office of Chief of Army Staff, Yusuf Buratai, addressed to Army Headquarters, signed by Lt...
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Get Help From Cuban Govt To Combat COVID-19 – Falana Writes FG

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria has asked the federal government to seek help on how to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the country from the Cuban government. According to reports, since the outbreak of the virus, 59 countries...
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Personal Assistant Impregnates Bosses Wife

Mr. Sunday, a Personal Assistant in an oil company based in Port Harcourt has told the West African Reporters(WAR) , he is in dilemma having impregnated his boss’s wife and does not know how to handle the issues surrounding the...
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Nigeria Has Less Than 500 Ventilators For Coronavirus Patients

Nigeria Has Less Than 500 Ventilators: As coronavirus spreads to six states in Nigeria, with fear that the infection could get worse, highly-placed health workers have said that the nation does not have up to 500 ventilators across the 36...
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Hantavirus: Man Dies In China After Testing Positive To Virus

A man has died in Yunnan province of China after testing positive to Hantavirus. The man died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus, China’s Global Times reports. The virus immediately became a...
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Nigeria Records First COVID-19 Death Since Outbreak

Nigeria has recorded the first death arising from Coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, reports on Monday. According to the NCDC on its twitter handle, the first Coronavirus death in Nigeria had been recorded. It said the case...
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Emirates Airline Suspends Passenger Flights From March 25

The PUNCH reports that the Dubai carrier Emirates Airline announced on Sunday it will suspend all passenger flights from March 25 amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. “Today we made the decision to temporarily suspend all passenger flights by 25 March...
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Church Members Fight Police Officers For Interrupting Church Service

Commander, Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS, DCP Olatunji Disu this morning forced the management of Victorious Army International Church to comply with the Lagos State Government’s directive limiting gathering to 50 persons to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in...
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Coca-Cola Withdraws 2020 Outlook Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Coca-Cola on Friday said that it does not expect to meet its financial outlook for 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Around the world, sporting events and concerts have been canceled, movie theaters and restaurants have been...
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Ugandan Govt Orders House Owners Not To Collect Rent For the Next 3 Months

Ugandan government has ordered landlords and landladies not to correct rent for the next 90 day (3 months) due to coronavirus. In a press statement seen by Face of Malawi reporter, the government argued that the pandemic of the virus...
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Red Alert To Passengers Who Boarded These Two Flights On March 13th, 14th To Self-Isolate

The Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger on board the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact the state ministry of health immediately. This comes as...
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Deeper Life Suspends Services Over Coronavirus

PM News reports that the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has suspended all Sunday services at the church’s headquarters in Ghagada where over 30,000 worshipers normally throng every Sunday due to the deadly Coronavirus...
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Mountain of Fire Ministries Suspends Services Over Coronavirus

The Mountain of Fire Ministries has suspended deliverance services and house fellowship in its churches in Ogun and Lagos. The announcement was made to help curb the spread of the virus. According to MFM Assistant General Overseer (Administration) Pastor Gbesan...
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Wuhan Records No New Case Of Covid-19 For The First Time

For the first time since the Covid-19 outbreak began, Wuhan, China has recorded no new cases of the virus, according to China’s health ministry. Wuhan which has been the epicenter of the coronavirus, seems to be winning the fight against...
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WHO: COVID-19 Infections Outside China Surpasses 150,000

The number of COVID-19 infections outside China has surpassed 120-thousand. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: "More than 200,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported to WHO. And more than 8,000 people have lost their lives. And more than...
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John Mikel Obi Speaks On Leaving Trabzonspor

Much anticipation has been in the air as regards John Obi Mikel’s recent exit from Turkish football, and the midfielder has finally revealed his reason behind leaving the Super Lig club, Trabzonspor. The 32-year old former Chelsea player left the...
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Federal Government Of Nigeria Slashes Petrol Price To N125 Per Litre

Petrol price has been slashed from N145 to N125 per litre, the Nigerian government has announced. Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva, who made the announcement on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, said the NNPC will be ordered...

Senate: President Buhari Must Brief Nigerians Now On COVID-19

President Buhari Must Brief Nigerians: The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately brief Nigerians on efforts by the government to address the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the country. The call on the President was...
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