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Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi confirmed coronavirus cases hit 33

Ebonyi State has reached a record of 33 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 of which 6 have been successfully treated and discharged.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, active now 5,524

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle, said that as of May 25, 2020, seven deaths were recorded in the country.
Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks to reporters via video link at a news conference in Beijing, China May 24, 2020. (China Daily-Reuters)

China will work to ease Africa’s debt burden – foreign minister

The Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, has declared that China will work with other G20 members to implement the debt service suspension initiative to ease Africa’s debt burden.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, Tuesday, at the weekly PTF briefing on COVID-19, said the first set of Nigerians anxious to return to the country would be evacuated soon.

50 trafficked ladies arrive in Nigeria from Lebanon

The Federal Government has said 69 stranded persons including 50 trafficked Nigerian ladies arrived in the country from Lebanon on Sunday.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, Tuesday, at the weekly PTF briefing on COVID-19, said the first set of Nigerians anxious to return to the country would be evacuated soon.

Minister: 69 Nigerians nationals stranded in Lebanon evacuated back home

Fifty female victims of trafficking and 19 other persons who were stranded in Lebanon have been evacuated to Nigeria.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara to engage 700 youths in community policing

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, on Sunday, announced his administration’s readiness to train and engage about 700 youths in community policing across the state.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commended the patience and understanding displayed by the Muslim faithful in observing Ramadhan fast and celebrating this year’s Sallah under quarantine conditions.

Eid al-Fitr: Kaduna governor commends patience, understanding of Muslims over coronavirus

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has commended the patience and understanding displayed by the Muslim faithful in observing Ramadhan fast and celebrating this year’s Sallah under quarantine conditions.

Delta kingdom rejects proposed private market

The people of Issele-Uku Kingdom, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, have rejected moves by one Mrs. Mary Eboigbe, to establish a private market in the community.
Gloria Diri Foundation

Foundation distributes palliatives to Bayelsa community

Gloria Diri Foundation, a non-governmental organization of the wife of the Bayelsa state governor, Mrs Gloria Diri, distributed food items, hand sanitizers and other preventive items to the people of Igbedi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma local government.
Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”

Joe Biden says was too ‘cavalier’ about ‘ain’t black’ comment

Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after he told a prominent black radio host that African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”

Eid-el-Filtr: Ondo governor orders reopening of all markets

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has ordered that all major and community markets throughout the State be reopened on Saturday, May 23.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Eid-el-Fitr: Ondo governor reopens major, community markets Saturday

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed that all major and community markets throughout the state be reopened for business activities on Saturday, May 23.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

31 coronavirus carriers on the run in Gombe

At least, 31 people who tested positive for Coronavirus in Gombe State are on the run, the state’s Taskforce on COVID-19 said on Wednesday.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Man commits suicide in Abia

A 50-year-old man, identified as Chukwudi Maduka has allegedly committed suicide at Umuezu-Ore Umuana village in the Uhuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.

FCTA seals off hotel for ‘holding party attended by many people’

Following its alleged refusal to obey the presidential lockdown order on hotels due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) ministerial task team, on Tuesday, sealed off Pacific Hotel and Guest Inn for hosting a party attended by many people.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) with those arrested by him as they were being smuggled into the State on Thursday night.

Northern community drags Rivers governor to court, demand N100 million over seizure of trucks,...

The Northern Community in Rivers State has instituted a N100 million suit against the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the State Government at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt over the seizure of cows and trucks from Adamawa State.
boko haram

Boko Haram attacks Yobe community

Boko Haram fighters Thursday evening attacked Dapchi, a community in Yobe State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Family petitions police over mysterious death, burial of daughter in Lagos

Family of Adiya Ikumu of Oju community in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State has petitioned commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, over the mysterious circumstances surrounding the sudden death of their daughter, Magaret, in Lagos.

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Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.

Germany to lift travel ban for European countries

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that the government wants to end a travel warning for tourist trips.
The Chairman of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Archbishop Christopher Ede, Enugu State chapter, has urged the Federal Government to show a sense of transparency and accountability in the sharing of COVID-19 palliatives.

Coronavirus: Archbishop challenges Nigerian government, hits security agencies over compromise

The Chairman of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Archbishop Christopher Ede, Enugu State chapter, has urged the Federal Government to show a sense of transparency and accountability in the sharing of COVID-19 palliatives.
Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

Ivory Coast reopens schools after virus shutdown

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown.

NAF trains 94 special forces, 35 personnel

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has said that 94 Special Forces (SF) and 35 personnel were trained at the Air Force Regimental Training Centre (RTC) Annex, Bauchi.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi confirmed coronavirus cases hit 33

Ebonyi State has reached a record of 33 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 of which 6 have been successfully treated and discharged.