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Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki (right) receiving items from Managing Director, Yongxing Steel Company Limited, XiangHai Zhang; at the Government House, in Benin City, on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Edo receives 350,000 face masks, 18,000 testing kits, 10,000 medical gloves, others from Chinese...

The Edo State Government has received 350,000 facemasks, 10,000 pairs of medical gloves, 18,000 pieces of testing kits, 200 cartons of disinfectant, 40 pieces of decontamination equipment, all valued at over N120 million, from the management of Yongxing Steel Company.
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NCDC: Why Kano recorded many coronavirus cases within two weeks

Kano recorded a high number of confirmed COVID-19 cases because of its densely populated nature, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said.
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NNPC donates ambulance, medical kits to Kano

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated an ambulance and other medical consumables to Kano State Government to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
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The International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP)-Africa has pledged support for the efforts of African leaders towards curbing the spread of coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the whole world.

NDIC donates N1 billion to coronavirus crisis relief fund

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Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

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Police and army officers patrol streets following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rabat, Morocco March 23, 2020. Reuters-Youssef Boudlal

Morocco to spend $200 million to brace health system for coronavirus

Morocco will spend an initial 2 billion dirhams ($200 million) to help its health system cope with the coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said on Friday as the number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 333.
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Abia: We are battle ready for coronavirus

Abia State Government says it is assured above many states of the federation in its readiness to contain the dreaded Coronavirus scourge should it manifest in the state.

BUA chairman boosts Nigeria’s coronavirus response mechanism with N1 billion

The Founder of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, on Thursday donated N1billion to support the Federal Government’s bid to effectively tackle the coronavirus scourge in the country.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

House of Reps seek use of unity schools’ hostels as isolation centres

The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded emergency measures on the part of the Executive arm to protect the Nigerian people and the economy from the potentially dire consequences of a widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 among the populace.

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