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Netherlands returns over half a million facemasks to China saying they are defective

HEALTH authorities in the Netherlands have recalled over half a million face masks imported from China to help combat the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in the country after discovering that they are sub-standard.

 

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Man United fans vote Ighalo's Europa Cup strike as the club's match goal of the month

MANCHESTER United fans have voted Odion Ighalo's strike against Austrian side Lask in the 5-0 victory during the Europa Cup game on the 12th of this month as the winner of the club's March goal on the month award.

 

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Do we have the discipline as a people to combat this kind of pandemic?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Abba Kyari came back from Germany and Egypt and did not self-isolate for 14 days, spreading the virus across top government circles

(2) Davido came back from the US and immediately met with Governor Seyi Makinde, where it is believed the governor contracted it

(3) At UCH Ibadan, the chief medical director attended a board meeting after being exposed to an infected person, thus spreading it among the hospital’s top brass

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Islamic Movement in Nigeria throws its full weight behind ban on religious gatherings

SHIITE sect the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has broken ranks with most other religious bodies in the country and thrown its full weight behind the government decision to ban all faith gatherings as part of the fight against coronavirus.

 

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US starts planning the evacuation of its citizens from Nigeria asking them to report to Lagos and Abuja

AMERICA is planning to evacuate all of its citizens from Nigeria over the coming weeks with the local embassy and consulate conforming that they are making plans for a mass evacuation in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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UCH spread coronavirus as four senior members of staff get infected at board meeting

NIGERIA'S premier public health facility the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan has been accused of worsening the coronavirus pandemic in the country because the poor state of its facilities has led to the spread among its staff.

 

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Elders of Obasanjo's former estate object to him offering his home as an isolation centre

LOCAL residents living near former president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's Abeokuta mansion have expressed opposition to his plans to open up the house as an isolation centre for anyone who has tested to coronavirus saying it puts them at risk.

 

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Israel evacuates all of its citizens from Nigeria in first-ever Air Peace flight to Tel Aviv

ISRAEL has evacuated 274 of its citizens from Nigeria aboard an Air Peace chattered flight as the ongoing emigration by expatriates continues in response to the global pandemic coronavirus.

 

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My heart bleeds when I read about how Nigerians are donating money to buy medical equipment from abroad to combat Covid-19

 

My heart bleeds when I read about how Nigerians are donating money to buy medical equipment from abroad to combat Covid-19. No one has any surplus to sell so it is a futile exercise.

In war time, local production is the only way to survive. Our poverty of thinking is unprecedented. Every Nigerian needs to read this:

By Ayo Akinfe

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Lagos and Oyo state governments should deploy the Amotekun Corps as an anti-coronavirus army

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I for one am impressed with the 200-bed isolation centre the Lagos State government has opened at the Onikan Stadium. It looks modern, well equipped, clean and is up to international standards. It even has individual fans for each patient, a personal bin and a general flatscreen TV

(2) We have heard that the Oyo State government is planning to open a 110-bed isolation centre in Ibadan. I look forward to seeing more pictures of the facility

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