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Officials: Bauchi virus cases remain stable

The Bauchi State Chairman, Task Force on COVID-19, Alhaji Baba Tela, says the two confirmed cases of Coronavirus are stable without any signs and symptoms.

Coronavirus: US begs foreign medical experts to come for work visas

The United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Chelsea’s Pedro celebrates scoring their opener. Paul Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Pedro: My wish is to stay at Chelsea

Chelsea winger Pedro has set the record straight regarding his future at the club, insisting that his interview with a Spanish radio show earlier this week was misinterpreted.
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. AP

Scarcity of protective materials hits Lagos hospitals

Health workers in Lagos State may currently be at risk as the scarcity of personal protective equipment, especially masks, infrared thermometers, sanitisers and protective coverall has hit many of the public hospitals in the state.
Medical staff in eastern France move a patient to another hospital. Hospitals in Germany and Switzerland have begun taking patients from France. Sébastien Bozon-AFP via Getty Images

Doctor treating coronavirus patients dies of illness

A French doctor caring for coronavirus patients has died of the illness, authorities said Sunday, the first such death in the country that is grappling with the mushrooming outbreak.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA, BUK suspend lectures, order students to go home

Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and Bayero University Kano (BUK) have suspended lectures for one month and asked students to go home, as part of measures to contain coronavirus.
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Osun bans public gatherings, shuts schools, religious centres

The Osun State Government on Friday banned public gatherings that would bring together 50 or more persons in the same place, including churches, mosques and schools.
The deadly Coronavirus has kill three Ghanaians, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus kills three Ghanaians

The deadly Coronavirus has kill three Ghanaians, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwag, said on Wednesday.

Building collapse: Minister urges builders to be involved during construction

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Monday charged members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) to endeavour to intervene at the time of construction of any building in any part of the country as a proactive step to stem the incidence of building collapse and consequent loss of life and property.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila: National Assembly tired of people who know nothing

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has told the new members of the board of the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) to ensure that the legislature is manned by professionals.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim and Chairman of Nigerian Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, among others, gave the challenge at Tampa, Florida.

Governor Makinde, Peter Obi, others urge Nigerians in Diaspora to invest at home

Nigerian professionals based in the Diaspora have been urged to change their negative perception about their country and return home to take on the huge responsibility of building the Nigeria of their dream.
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Group hails Supreme Court’s decision to review Imo governorship judgement

Mbaise People’s Congress (MPC), a group of Mbaise Professionals in Imo State, has commended the Supreme Court of Nigeria for their decision to review the judgment delivered on January 14, 2020 on the Imo State 2019 Governorship election which upturned the election of Emeka Ihedioha.

Nigeria needs 9.4 million toilets to end open defecation

Mr Timeyin Uwejamomere, the National Coordinator, National Action Plan on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), made this known at the ongoing National WASH Action Plan Research and Capacity Building Workshop in Abuja.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Borno governor swears in Ibo, Yoruba, 24 others as advisers

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday swore-in chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state and Alhaji Yusuf Alao from Oyo and 24 others as his special advisers.

Governor Akeredolu: Why Lassa fever persists in Ondo

The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has given reasons why the Lassa fever scourge has continued to ravage the state in the last few years despite government’s efforts to stem it.
A Nigerian, Ify Bozimo, has been appointed a member of the Commission on African Affairs by the Mayor of Washington DC.

Washington DC mayor appoints Nigeria’s Ify Bozimo member of commission

A Nigerian, Ify Bozimo, has been appointed a member of the Commission on African Affairs by the Mayor of Washington DC. According to her letter of appointment signed by the Mayor, Maurie Bowser, Bozimo was...
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Gunmen kidnap medical doctor in Adamawa

Armed men on Saturday night kidnapped a medical doctor in Lakare Ward, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria.

Labour, EKSUTH at war over sack of 200 health workers

Industrial crisis looms at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital over the sack of 200 professional staff of the health institution, as the organised labour in the State are already spoiling for a fight and threatening a showdown with the management.

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Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse-Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho names his dream Starting XI

Former Inter coach José Mourinho, currently in charge of Premier League side Tottenham, named his dream starting eleven, but only included one Inter player, according to a report from today’s paper edition of the Spanish newspaper Marca.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Daniel Amokachi: Mikel Obi is the greatest Nigerian player

Amokachi, who earned 44 caps for Nigeria including performances at the World Cup 1994, considers Mikel to be the standout player from the Country based on his achievements.
Ghana has lost another footballing great by the passing on of former Black Stars captain Kwasi Owusu on Monday.

Ghana legend Kwasi Owusu passes on

Owusu is believed to be Ghana's second-most prolific scorer with 36 goals for the national team, behind only Asamoah Gyan, who has 51 strikes to his name.
Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has aimed a sly dig at coach Antonio Conte's methods as he claimed that his tactics are weighing down the players.

Lautaro Martinez would only leave Inter for Barcelona

Inter striker Lautaro Martinez would reportedly only be interested in leaving the club to join Barcelona.
Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

France: Karim Benzema hits Oliver Giroud

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has taken aim at Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud by stating: ‘You cannot confuse Formula 1 with karting.’