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Governor Umahi bars government driver who visited China from returning to Ebonyi State

GOVERNOR Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has barred a government member of staff who just returned from China from entering the state asking him to remain at the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) in Lagos until he is certified as clear of the virus.



Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus and has been isolated in Scotland for two weeks

HEIR to the British throne Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus after he displayed mild symptoms of the virus and has since been placed in isolation for two weeks in line with government health guidelines.



Fears grow coronavirus may have spread to UK community leaders after two who attended high commissioner's birthday die

FEARS are growing that the dreaded coronavirus may have spread among community leaders within the Nigerian UK diaspora after two people who attended the 80th birthday celebrations of the high commissioner Justice George Oguntade recently died from the virus.



Osinbajo tests negative for coronavirus but will continue to self-isolate for the time being

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative for the dreaded coronavirus after he went into self-isolation over the last week amid fears that he may have contacted the virus from President Muhammadu Buhari's chief of staff Mallam Abba Kyari.



Solksjaer makes signing Osimhen a priority as he plans to feature all-Nigerian forward line

MANCHESTER United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly made the signing of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen a main summer priority as part of a plan to pair him and compatriot Odion Ighalo in attack.



10 long term changes this coronavirus pandemic may just force upon Nigerians

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) This clampdown has forced us to shelve partying for now. Our people might just find that this is a good way to save money. By and large, a partying people are seldom a thinking people

(2) Everyday, our people pack churches and mosques. Now that they realise these religious gatherings cannot save them from serious calamity, our people might just start having second thoughts. The future is knowledge-based, not faith-based


Nigeria warns that it may became as affected as China and Italy because people are not self-isolating

NIGERIA's health minister Dr Osagie Ehanire has warned the country to brace itself for an increasing number of coronavirus cases saying the situation may eventually get as bad as the scenarios in China and Italy because affected people are not isolating themselves



Cross River North's Senator Rose Oko passes away in London hospital at the age of 63

NIGERIA'S lawmaker representing the Cross River North Senatorial District Senator Rose Oko passed away at a UK medical facility in London yesterday after succumbing to a long term illness.



Nigeria faces economic ruin as global crude oil price drops to just above $22 a barrel

NIGERIA'S economy is facing a severe crisis due to the disruption the spread of the dreaded coronavirus is causing after the global price of crude oil collapsed to just over $22 a barrel this morning.



Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus after returning from Egypt and Germany

MALLAM Abba Kyari the chief of staff to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus after he fell ill upon his return from a recent foreign trip and has subsequently been placed in isolation.


This week, Mallam Kyari returned to Nigeria after visiting Germany and Egypt where it is believed to have contracted the virus. Egypt has 327 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 14 deaths while Germany has 29,056 infections and 123 deaths.



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