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Bauchi governor, Sule Lamido in closed-door meeting

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.
Osun State has recorded two new cases of coronavirus and discharged two other patients.

Jigawa records four more coronavirus deaths, discharges 32 patients

Jigawa State has recorded another four new deaths of COVID-19 patients, bringing the total number of patients who lost their lives to the pandemic to seven.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president urges farmers to increase food production

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerian farmers to increase their food production as Nigeria has ‘no money’ for food importation.

KEDCO donates N2 million, food items to Jigawa

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has presented a N2 million bank draft, 1,000 bags of 10kg rice and cooking oil as a palliative to Jigawa State government.
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

Eid-el Fitr: NSCDC deploys 1,000 personnel in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa Command, has said it has deployed 1,000 personnel to ensure hitch-free Eid-el Fitr celebration in the state.
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 hits 7,261 coronavirus infections with 245 new cases Friday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 245 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing total infections in the country to 7,261.
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 245 new coronavirus cases, total now 7,261

Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,261.
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.

Nigeria records 245 new coronavirus cases, total now 7,261

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 245 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 7261.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigeria warns as residents buy hydroxychloroquine in large quantities

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians against large purchase of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19, saying the drug had not been certified for use.
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’s coronavirus infections rise with 339 new cases

A total 339 new coronavirus infections were recorded on Thursday, raising the country’s total to beyond 7,000.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 413 lockdown violators, impound 98 vehicles in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State has arrested and prosecuted 413 violators and impounded 98 vehicles in one week, following the enforcement of total lockdown operations to control the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian government threatens to jail anyone selling fertilizer above N5000

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to report anybody found selling fertilizer above the 5000 Government approved price.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC: Only one coronavirus test conducted in Kogi

No more than one test has been carried out in Kogi State since the outbreak of the coronavirus in Nigeria on February 27.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun confirms 25 new coronavirus cases

The Ogun State government has confirmed 25 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 178.
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.

Three coronavirus patients die in Lagos, Ogun

The situation report showed that of the 191 COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria, 38 were recorded in Lagos, Kano, 36; FCT, nine; Katsina, 13; Borno, 24; Bauchi five; Jigawa three, Ogun six; Kaduna, three; Oyo, four; Gombe, two; Sokoto, 13; Edo, five; Zamfara, five; Kwara, one; Rivers, three; Osun, four; Plateau, one; Kebbi, four; Yobe, one; Nasarawa, one; Delta, five; Niger, one; Ondo, one; Ekiti, one, and Akwa Ibom also has two deaths.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 10

Nigeria records 338 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,959

Nigeria has recorded 338 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 5,959.
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.

55 Coronavirus patients discharged in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Government has announced the discharge of 55 Coronavirus patients who tested negative twice for the virus.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 288 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,445

Nigeria on Friday recorded 288 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 5445.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
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NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.