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Nine pastors arrested in Bayelsa for holding church service

3 May

Nine pastors have been arrested in Bayelsa State, South-South Nigeria, for holding church service in alleged contravention of the lockdown order in the state. The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, signed an executive order recently barring people from leaving their home for one week beginning from April 27, except those on essential duties, to halt […]

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As Nigeria relaxes lockdown, country records more COVID-19 cases than ever

3 May

As Nigeria prepares to relax its lockdown from Monday, the country continues to record more COVID-19 cases than before. Nigeria recorded more COVID-19 cases in the past week than in the previous eight weeks put together. A PREMIUM TIMES’ analysis shows that Nigeria recorded 1206 new cases last week, 102 more than 1182 recorded in […]

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BREAKING: Zamfara Emir dies in isolation – The Nation News

3 May

Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Asha, is dead.He was believed to have died of complications from COVID-19.  

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Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as virus hopes rise | The Guardian Nigeria News

3 May

Europe on Sunday prepared for a further cautious easing of coronavirus restrictions following signs the pandemic may be slowing, with hard-hit Italy set to follow Spain in allowing people outside. More than 243,000 people have been killed and 3.4 million infected worldwide by the virus, which has left half of humanity under some form of […]

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FCTA: Late Gebe Ebong not killed by coronavirus

2 May

[ad_1] The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) said Gebe Ebong, a health worker with Wuse General Hospital, Abuja who died on April 24, did not die of coronavirus. FCT Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Tony Ogunleye, said this while responding to a question on the cause of the death of the nurse in Abuja. Ogunleye […]

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