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Bordeaux places Samuel Kalu and Josh Maja on partial contracts due to league shutdown

FRENCH league side Bordeaux has placed Super Eagles players Samuel Kalu and Josh Maja on partial employment contract on account of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic that has led to the suspension of the football season.

 

Across Europe, football leagues have all been suspended until further notice as part of the fight against the virus. Apart from not playing matches the players will not train together until further notice due to the public health challenge confronting the world.

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How does Nigeria mass produce this easy-to-use coronavirus test kits?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) With a population of 200m, Nigeria is never going to have enough coronavirus test centres

(2) Even if you have one centre in each of our 774 local government areas it will never be enough. These centres will simply be swamped and overwhelmed

(3) Our only solution is to manufacture these test kits. Kind of similar to pregnancy test kits, they are easy to use and provide instant results

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Nigerian military and police will be used to track down about 1,300 people who may be affected

NIGERIA'S information minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has revealed the military and police would get involved in tracking down some Nigerians who have made contact with people infected with the coronavirus.

 

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Nigeria closes all her land borders and suspends all federal cabinet meetings until further notice

NIGERIA is now totally sealed off from the outside world after the government decided to close all of the country's land borders for four weeks as part of the ongoing safeguards introduced to combat the dreaded coronavirus.

 

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Wuhan lifts some of the restrictions it imposed as work resumes and public transport restarts

RESIDENTS across central China where the dreaded coronavirus first broke have been allowed to go back to work and public transport is restarting across the area as some sort of normality slowly returns after a two-month lockdown.

 

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Nigerian football fans oppose calls for Odion Ighalo to return to the Super Eagles fold

NIGERIAN football fans are opposed to Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo ending his international retirement and returning to the Super Eagles after a recent online poll revealed that most fans believed he is surplus to requirements.

 

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Nigeria records first coronavirus death as former PPMC boss returns from UK and passes on

NIGERIA has recorded her first death from the dreaded coronavirus after the former managing director of Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) Suleiman Achimugu died yesterday having brought the virus back from the UK.

 

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Now is the time for Atiku to stand up and be counted as no tropical country has witnessed more than 25 coronavirus deaths which indicates that the remedy is heat-based

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I am sure you will all join me in wishing Atiku Abubakar’s son a speedy recovery from this coronavirus. Personally, I see no reason why he should not recover like everyone else in Nigeria who previously tested positive

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Oyedepo defies government restrictions on church activities as Winners Chapel holds Sunday service

LIVING Faith Church pastor Bishop David Oyedepo defied a government ban on mass gatherings aimed at halting the spread of the dreaded coronavirus and held his usual Sunday service today  at his church headquarters in Ogun State.

 

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Africa as a continent needs to be at the vanguard of the renaissance that will happen once this coronavirus crisis blows over

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today is supposed to be Mother’s Day. Let us use it as an opportunity to reflect, especially as the world is reeling from a global pandemic that will have dire economic consequences

(2) With the ongoing shutdowns, economic collapse and massive slowdown in global production, millions of people will soon be jobless worldwide. We are looking at another slump similar to the Great Depression

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