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BREAKING: Nigeria records 10 new coronavirus cases in Lagos, Abuja

BREAKING: Nigeria records 10 new coronavirus cases in Lagos, Abuja

Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 184. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on Thursday. It tweeted that Lagos State recorded seven new cases while Abuja had three. The development brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos to…

COVID-19: We’ve not received any cash donation, says FG

COVID-19: We’ve not received any cash donation, says FG

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says there has been no cash donation to the government to fight COVID-19.  The SGF, who is also the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, said there have been efforts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), corporate bodies and individuals to raise…

Germany donates €5.5m to Nigeria amid COVID-19 pandemic

Germany donates €5.5m to Nigeria amid COVID-19 pandemic

The German Mission in Nigeria has pledged €5.5m to the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, says the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Nigeria, The PUNCH reports. The donation, according to an online currency converter, Oanda, as of 2pm on Thursday, exchanged for N2.2bn. This is coming as the West-African country grapples with the attendant…

Coronavirus: FG begs US billionaire for ventilators on Twitter

Coronavirus: FG begs US billionaire for ventilators on Twitter

The Federal Government has come under attack for going on social media to plead with United States billionaire, Elon Musk, for ventilators to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Musk, who is the founder and Chief Engineer, SpaceX, had tweeted on Thursday that his firm had extra ventilators that had been approved by the Food and Drug…

Ignore new fuel price, IPMAN tells marketers

Ignore new fuel price, IPMAN tells marketers

Following the reduction of pump price of petrol from N125 per litre to N123.50 per litre, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association in Kano State has directed its members to ignore the directive on new price and sell the product at N125 per litre until their old stocks are exhausted. IPMAN’s Chairman for Kano State, Alhaji…

COVID-19 cases will soon reach 1m globally

COVID-19 cases will soon reach 1m globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally. The Director-General of WHO, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, disclosed the figures on Wednesday during his COVID-19 update. “Over the past five weeks, we have witnessed a near exponential growth in the number of new COVID-19 cases, reaching almost every…

FG reviews lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise by 35

FG reviews lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise by 35

The Federal Government has relaxed total lockdown it imposed on the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states to curb the spread of COVID-19. The government, in the new guidelines it issued on Wednesday,  stated that markets selling food would open from 10am to 2pm every other day. Also, supermarkets and pharmacies are to open…

Juventus  considering selling star man Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus considering selling star man Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus are reportedly considering selling star man Cristiano Ronaldo in order to raise cash for life after coronavirus. As one of the world’s most affected countries, Italy and the Serie A have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. There has been no football in the top flight since March 9, when most games were…