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My coronavirus anecdotes and the dangers ahead

This is a piece around and about what I have seen about Coronavirus in Nigeria, from a sociological perspective, and not a report of any pathogenic experience. It has been more than a month since the Federal Government placed Lagos and Ogun states, and the Federal Capital Territory on a lockdown on account of the spread of COVID-19 in those three parts of the country.

Who‘ll save some Nigerians from intellectual laziness?

Since President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Archbishop of Canterbury in London on Wednesday, and spoke on the likely impact of gunmen trained by former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, on the killings by herdsmen in Nigeria, some people have virtually flown off the handle, ululating as if wailing was going out of fashion.

2019: I’m re-contesting because Nigerians appreciate our achievements – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said he declared his intention to run for another term in office on Monday because Nigerians appreciate what his administration is doing to uplift their standard of living.

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Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Juventus in Turin on Tuesday after an absence of over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sporting CP rename academy after Cristiano Ronaldo

Sporting CP have renamed their academy after Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo to honour their most famous graduate and “the best player in the world”.
Security agents comprising police, the State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have stopped a protest against the increase in the prices of fuel, electricity and value-added tax in the country.

Security agencies disrupt fuel hike protest in Kano

Security agents comprising police, the State Security Service, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have stopped a protest against the increase in the prices of fuel, electricity and value-added tax in the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced investigation of one Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watch list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6m internet fraud.

Suspect on FBI list turns himself in for $6 million internet scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced investigation of one Felix Osilama Okpoh, an alleged fraudster on the watch list of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, for his involvement in a $6m internet fraud.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN reduces benchmark lending rate to 11.5 percent

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday reduced the Monetary Policy Rate from 12.5 per cent to 11.5 per cent after the two-day Monetary Policy Committee Meeting in Abuja.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Fuel hike: No going back on strike, protest – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has vowed to proceed with its planned strike and protest with effect from September 28 following the failure of the Federal Government to reverse the hike in electricity tariff and fuel price.