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Authorities in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, have arrested prostitutes who have been visiting coronavirus isolation centres in some hotels and offering their services.

Over 188,000 recover from coronavirus globally

One hundred and eighty-eight thousand, three hundred and fifty-two people have so far recovered globally from the novel coronavirus, according to data published by Worldometers, a website providing real time statistics on the infection around the world.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Nigerian driver on the run after testing positive for coronavirus

A Commercial Driver who has tested positive to the pandemic COVID-19 has escaped from the Isolation Centre in Bida, Niger State and now on the run.
Footie star Ashley Cole was attacked by a gang of masked robbers at his home, The Sun of UK can reveal.

Ashley Cole attacked at home by gang of masked robbers

Cole, now a TV pundit and Chelsea youth coach, was said to have been “extremely shaken” by the ordeal but otherwise unharmed.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

UK funds search for coronavirus vaccine with additional £210 million

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday, announced what the United Kingdom termed ‘record funding’ to find a coronavirus vaccine to the tune of £210,000,000.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the restriction of movements in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja and Lagos, which are the hardest hit by coronavirus in the country.

President Buhari’s coronavirus speech is like fine wine with a bit of vinegar

President Muhammadu Buhari was presidential in his address to the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. He got off his accustomed armchair; stood up and spoke to Nigerians like an unfeigned commander-in-chief. I could see the sense of urgency in his cadence and grimace.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League ‘agree on July plan’ to restart behind closed doors

The Premier League are set to restart the season behind closed doors and finish it over a period of four to six weeks.
A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.

Experts say face masks can help slow coronavirus, despite previous claims

To mask or not to mask, that is the question. But scientists now think you may want to put a face mask on it after all — if you have one.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

Nigeria Immigration chief tests positive for coronavirus

Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

Enugu confirms two virus cases

Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, confirmed the development in a statement made available to newsmen in Enugu on Saturday.
“The index case of coronavirus in Edo State, is the Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye. He travelled to United Kingdom, he came back and went into self-isolation. He sent his sample for testing and it came out positive.

Edo Speaker tests positive for coronavirus

The State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed this while updating journalists after the meeting of the technical committee set up to monitor the spread of the disease.
There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.

UK returnee, kids evacuated in Abuja

There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.
Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.

Cross River senator Rose Oko passes on at 63

Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North Senatorial District of Cross River is dead, aged 63.
Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus death

Despite measures to avoid deaths and stem the spread of coronavirus, the deadly pandemic has finally killed a 67 year old male who returned home following medical treatment in UK.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Five new coronavirus cases in Nigeria — timeline

It also said the virus has spread to six states — FCT, with six cases; Lagos, 24 cases; Oyo, one case; Ogun, two cases; Ekiti, one case, and Edo, one case.
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Oyo PDP suspends political activities, gatherings over coronavirus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has directed its members to suspend all political meeting at the ward and local government levels, following the reported case of the virus in the state at the weekend.
Africa’s Namwali Serpell has won the Windham-Campbell Prize 2020, alongside seven other writers across the globe. This was announced in a ceremony on March 19 in London, UK.

Africa’s Namwali Serpell wins Windham-Campbell 2020 Prize

Africa’s Namwali Serpell has won the Windham-Campbell Prize 2020, alongside seven other writers across the globe. This was announced in a ceremony on March 19 in London, UK.
Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus

Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

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Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded 10 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the total to 22 cases.

Nigeria opens another coronavirus test site, recruits medical lab scientists

Nigeria now has seven functional laboratories to test for the Covid-19 virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.

President Buhari mourns Nigerian author Phoebean Ogundipe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the death of a foremost Nigerian educationist and author, Phoebean Ogundipe.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Coronavirus death toll hits 196 in African countries

The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in African countries has reached 196 as confirmed cases surpassed 5,786, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Wednesday.
Authorities in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, have arrested prostitutes who have been visiting coronavirus isolation centres in some hotels and offering their services.

Over 188,000 recover from coronavirus globally

One hundred and eighty-eight thousand, three hundred and fifty-two people have so far recovered globally from the novel coronavirus, according to data published by Worldometers, a website providing real time statistics on the infection around the world.