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Nigerian immunologist Dr Alfa Sa’adu succumbs to coronavirus in the UK and passes away at 68

NIGERIAN immunologist and the former the medical director and deputy chief executive of the Ealing Hospital NHS Trust in London Dr Alfa Sa’adu has become the most high profile UK diasporan to die from coronavirus after he passed away yesterday.

 

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Cross River State denies 35 American oil workers entry until they are tested for coronavirus

CROSS River State government has turned 35 Americans oil workers who were to commence work on one of its platforms back amid fears that they may bring along the dreaded coronavirus with them.

 

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Cargo congestion at Apapa port threatens the delivery of coronavirus medical supplies

APAPA port is facing severe congestion that may affect the distribution of vital medical imports as a result of the lockdown that has limited operations at its terminals preventing operators from offloading cargoes.

 

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Nigeria considers introducing law making the wearing of facemasks compulsory for everyone

NIGERIA'S federal government is considering passing a law making the wearing of facemasks compulsory for all citizens as part of the fightback against the dreaded coronavirus currently sweeping the globe.

 

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QPR's Ebere Eze confirms that he remains torn between opting for Nigeria and England

QUEENS Park Rangers (QPR) playmaker Ebere Eze has revealed that he remains torn between Nigeria and England as he reaches the point whereby he needs to make a decision about his international career.

 

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Coronavirus testing kits purchased by the UK are feared to have been contaminated

HEALTH authorities in the UK have expressed concerns about the quality of some coronavirus testing equipment supplied by Luxembourg company Eurofins amid fears that the consignment may be contaminated.

 

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10 problems Nigeria will have with this coronavirus lockdown

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) We are a nation of petty artisans. Our economy thrives on the basis of the activities of mechanics, carpenters, bricklayers, market women, small retailers, Okada riders, etc. These kind of people simply need to work everyday to earn a living

(2) Most Nigerians do not have the storage space for more than two week’s worth of food. Those living in face-to-face housing for instance simply do not have the option of stocking up

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Man who returns from London assaults Delta State health workers for asking him to self-isolate

HEALTH workers in Delta State have complained about being physically attacked by a gentleman named as Emeka Ijeh who recently returned from the UK  and took offence when he was asked to self-isolate in case he had coronavirus.

 

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Nigeria set for another downward budget review after global oil prices collapse to $20 a barrel

NIGERIA looks set for another major budget review after the price of crude oil dropped to an 18-year low of just over $20 a barrel tearing apart the government's economic projections which were based on a benchmark price $57 a barrel.

 

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Sultan of Sokoto condemns Muslim clerics who claim coronavirus is an anti-Islamic ruse

SULTAN of Sokoto and president of Nigeria's supreme Islam body Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar has condemned the attitude of some Muslim clerics misleading their followers by claiming that coronavirus is a myth and just as excuse to clamp down on their faith.

 

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