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The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Nigeria records 416 new cases of coronavirus

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria have risen by 416, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night.

Benue taskforce intercepts tanker loaded with almajiris, motorcycles

The state COVID-19 member explained that the tanker which was not carrying any consignment of oil was found with 11 motorcycles strapped to its body while seven persons suspected to be destitutely known as almajiris were found stowed in its passenger hold.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest four over kidnap of Nasarawa CAN chairman

Mr. Bola Longe, Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State command has confirmed the arrest of four suspected kidnappers linked to the abduction of Arch Bishop Joseph Masin in the State.
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Kidnapped Nasarawa CAN chairman released

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN Chairman Nasarawa State Chapter, Bishop Joseph Masin, kidnapped last week has been released.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: Coronavirus won’t truncate Nigeria’s electoral process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and the electoral process.

Nasarawa shuts Lafia mass-transit motor park

A Mobile Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa state on Saturday, shut down Lafia mass transit motor park for violating environmental sanitation laws.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN demands immediate release of kidnapped Nasarawa chairman

The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the release of its Chairman in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night by gunmen, saying “Enough is enough.”

Student hacked to death in Nasarawa

A student, Yusuf Isah Adi, has been hacked to death with a cutlass in Ugah area of Lafia, Nasarawa State.
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Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four years

The security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion ($11 million) to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years.
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Nasarawa CAN chairman kidnapped

The Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, is reported to have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Lagos records five new coronavirus deaths

Five patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State.
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 announces 276 new coronavirus cases as toll hits 8344

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced that Nigeria recorded two hundred and seventy-six, 276, COVID-19 cases.
The Nasarawa State governor Abdullahi Sule has flagged off the construction of Keffi Square and neighborhood market to improve on the revenue base of the state.

Nasarawa governor flags off N1.6 billion Neighbourhood market, Keffi square

The Nasarawa State governor Abdullahi Sule has flagged off the construction of Keffi Square and neighborhood market to improve on the revenue base of 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.

Kaduna: Parents who enrol children into Almajiri system risk jail

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enrol their children into the Almajiri education system stand the risk of prosecution and up to two years jail.
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.

NCDC confirms 313 new coronavirus cases, total active cases now 5350

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, recorded 313 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, taking the toll of active cases to 5350.
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.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Official: 400 bandits killed in airstrikes in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised no fewer than 200 armed bandits in multiple air strikes in Katsina and Zamfara.

Imam bars worshippers from mosque in Nasarawa

Imam Khalud Ibrahim of JIWIS Central Mosque, Gudi in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State on Sunday sent out worshippers without face masks from the Mosque during prayers to celebrate the Eid-el-fitr.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.