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In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction.

Coronavirus: What President Buhari has done and still doing

In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”
Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.

Julius Aghahowa explains why he shunned coaching

Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.
Illinois health authorities are carrying out an investigation into the state’s first known death of an infant from the novel coronavirus. David Crosling-AAP

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
Nigeria climbed one place in the latest FIFA Women’s World ranking, moving from 39 to 38 and thus retain its top spot on the continent.

Nigeria move up in latest FIFA world ranking

Nigeria climbed one place in the latest FIFA Women’s World ranking, moving from 39 to 38 and thus retain its top spot on the continent.
Teenage eco-warrior Greta Thunberg branded the EU’s grand plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 inadequate on Wednesday and said Europe is falsely claiming to lead the world on climate.

Greta Thunberg says it’s ‘extremely likely’ she has coronavirus

Greta Thunberg said Tuesday it’s “extremely likely” that she became infected with COVID-19 on a recent jaunt to Europe — but has “basically recovered.”
WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange leaves Westminster magistrates court in London after a previous hearing last month. Simon Dawson-Reuters

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder to ask for bail

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange say they will file papers Wednesday to have him released on bail because he is at risk of contracting coronavirus.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

Passengers to undergo rigorous screening at Lagos, Abuja airports

The shutting down of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja to scheduled international flights will take effect Monday March 23, 2020.
The Federal Government is not contemplating imposition of a travel ban on travellers over the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.

Nigeria adds Sweden, Austria to restricted countries

Nigeria had, on Wednesday, placed travel restrictions on entry into the county from 13 countries with high-burden of coronavirus.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had his say in the Derby della Madonnina as he netted AC Milan’s second goal of the first half.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic begins coronavirus crowdfunding

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is spearheading an initiative to raise €1 million (£920,000/$1.1m) in a bid to improve hospitals dealing with the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.
Spain on Saturday followed Italy and imposed a near-total nationwide lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus by banning people from leaving home except to go to work, get medical care or buy food.

Coronavirus: European cities shut down

Streets across Europe were quiet on Sunday, as lockdowns aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus prompted countries to tighten borders and people to avoid public spaces.
Dr. Roberto Stella, 67, succumbed to the illness Tuesday night at a hospital in Como, where he was being treated for respiratory failure from the virus, Italy’s state-run ANSA wire service reported.

Europe now new epicentre for coronavirus

As of Friday, new confirmed cases in China where the disease originated from in December has dropped as low index cases. Unfortunately, the disease has spread across the world, having been reported in every continent except Antarctica.
Turkey will halt flights with nine European countries, including France, Germany and Spain, the transport minister said on Friday, as part of Ankara’s bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Turkey stops flights to nine European countries

Turkey will halt flights with nine European countries, including France, Germany and Spain, the transport minister said on Friday, as part of Ankara’s bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.
The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Czech bans travellers from 15 countries

The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Fanny Nylander, Deputy head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden to Nigeria and participants from the Wikimedia empowerement in Lagos, Nigeria.

Sweden partners firm to empower Lagos women

Fanny Nylander, Deputy head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden to Nigeria, has partnered Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation to empower 30 women in Lagos.
Iran Air announced on Sunday the suspension of all its flights to Europe until further notice.

Iran Air suspends Europe flights indefinitely

Iran Air announced on Sunday the suspension of all its flights to Europe until further notice.
Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.

Uganda coach names squad for Afcon qualifier vs South Sudan

Uganda head coach Johnathan McKinstry has named a squad of 20 foreign-based players for preparations ahead of their 2021 Afcon qualifier against South Sudan set for the 28th of March.
Rajeev Suri, the chief executive of Nokia, is stepping down from his leadership role after overseeing the Finnish networking giant for more than half a decade.

Nokia chief to step down in September

Nokia chief executive Rajeev Suri will step down in September and be replaced by Pekka Lundmark, the company said.
China’s National Health Commission, on Tuesday, says no fewer than 12,552 have recovered in Chinese mainland out of 72,528 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Over 85,000 infected globally by coronavirus, over 2,900 deaths — list

The coronavirus outbreak that began in China has infected more than 85,000 people globally.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 4

President Buhari meets with presidential committee on Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 2

President Buhari directs prompt payment of salaries

He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom government demands second coronavirus tests, questions NCDC announcement of confirmed cases

The Akwa Ibom government appears to be contesting the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s announcement of cases of the novel coronavirus in the state.

Shippers council donates N10 million items to curtail coronavirus spread

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Official: Bauchi to discharge two coronavirus patients

The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.