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Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.

President Buhari mourns Lekan Are

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the family and associates of the late businessman and Yoruba leader, Chief Lekan Are.
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Senator Ajimobi mourns late elder statesman Lekan Are

Former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed sadness on the death of a foremost agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, Dr Lekan Are.
Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.

Nigerian agronomist Lekan Are passes on at 86

Dr Lekan Are, a foremost Nigerian agronomist, businessman, philanthropist and Chairman of University Press Plc, is dead.

What Akinwunmi Ishola said before he gave up the ghost – widow

Mrs Adebola Ishola, wife of the late renowned playwright, Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola, has said her husband gave no sign that he was going to die anytime soon.

How ex-VP Alex Ekwueme should be immortalised – Lekan Are

Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.

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Publisher of judgments of Supreme Court of Nigeria, Mr Layi Babatunde, has said that President Buhari restriction order to contain the spread of Convid-19 in Lagos and Abuja is a right measure but that government should also provide palliatives.

Layi Babatunde: Restriction is good, but palliatives are needed

Publisher of judgments of Supreme Court of Nigeria, Mr Layi Babatunde, SAN, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari restriction order to contain the spread of Convid-19 in Lagos and Abuja is a right measure but that government should also provide palliatives to help residents cope with lockdown
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India says no plans to extend lockdown as virus cases top 1,000

The overall number of Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 1,000 mark on Monday, even as the government said there were no plans to prolong the three-week nationwide lockdown.
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Newspaper suspends print edition after reporter contracts virus

Viet Nam News, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, is suspending its daily print edition for more than two weeks after one of its reporters tested positive for the coronavirus.
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 to follow up over 6,000 virus contacts

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will follow up on over 6000 contact tracing to curb the spread of Novel Coronavirus(COVID-19), pandemic outbreak in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

CUPP supports President Buhari’s order for lockdown of Abuja, Lagos, Ogun

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has expressed its support for President Muhammadu Buhari for locking down Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states for an initial period of 14 days in the government’s move to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.