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    FEC Approves Economic Stimulus Package Worth Over N2 Trillion

        In Abuja, the Buhari administration said Wednesday it will support a plan to inject more than N2 trillion into the Nigerian economy to fight the unprecedented economic crash caused by the pandemic.   The Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP) led by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recommended a N2.3 trillion stimulus plan to support […] More

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    17 New Coronavirus Deaths in Nigeria; Positive Cases Now 2,388

      The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed 17 new deaths Saturday related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths caused by the virus to 85. The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, recorded 52 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the nation’s capital to 266. […] More

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    Sultan announces Ramadan starts Friday amid coronavirus fears

      The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Saad III, has announced that the holy fasting month of Ramadan will start Friday, as Muslims worldwide face unprecedented restrictions to counter coronavirus. The Sultan announced the sighting of the new month’s moon on Thursday. The sighting of the new crescent moon marks […] More

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    Buhari vows to overcome threat of terrorism

        Zulum raises alarm of insurgents advancement into Borno President Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Thursday to hunt down anyone plotting terrorist attacks against Nigeria as he sought to reassure citizens after Chad said it killed 19 Boko Haram militants raising new questions about Nigeria’s defenses against homegrown extremism. He made the promise Thursday after Governor […] More

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    Coronavirus kills 2 in Nigeria as cases rise to 210

      The cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria continue to rise, as do deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that two people have died of coronavirus in Lagos and Edo States. “Two new deaths have been recorded in Lagos and Edo States, the NCDC announced the deaths via its Twitter page on Friday night. “Twenty […] More

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    Lagos bans events of more than 20 people

      Lagos state government announced on Saturday that the state will adhere to guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus and prohibit events that draw more than 20 people. The Federal Ministry of Health had on Saturday confirmed 10 new cases of the coronavirus disease in Nigeria – three new cases in the […] More

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    Coronavirus: Church buildings left empty as thousands of worshipers move online

      With swiftly changing circumstances and new guidelines regarding COVID-19 in relation to large gatherings, churches have turned to livestreaming, garnering millions of views. Bishop David Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel Tuesday Live Service tagged ” Convenant Hour of Prayer witnessed unprecedented online viewers as hundreds joined online. U.S President Donald Trump was among hundreds of thousands […] More

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    Abuja Doctors Commence Indefinite Strike

      Medical doctors in Nigeria under the aegis of Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), have announced an indefinite strike amid anxiety over coronavirus. ARD President, Roland Aigbovo, said the FCT Administration had failed to pay them basic salaries for more than two months. More to follow More

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