Nigeria coronavirus cases
28 Mar 2020
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for coronavirus. "Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test," El-Rufai said in a video posted on Twitter on Saturday. "The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive." The governor said he is already in self-isolation as…
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Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on the United Kingdom to recall its envoy in Nigeria, Ben Llewellyn-Jones, for getting involved in the country’s politics. British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Llewellyn-Jones, called out Fani-Kayode for comments he made during the governorship election in Lagos. Llewellyn-Jones also said the All Progressives Congress (APC), ought…
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Lagos State deputy governor Obafemi Hamzat, said the chairman of Lagos State Parks and Management, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, will face prosecution if he has broken the law. “I don't know the facts, But people should examine the facts. And if, in truth, he has broken the law, of course, he must…
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged religious leaders to practice integrity without compromise to encourage their followers against corrupt practices. The EFCC Zonal Commander, ACE II Bawa Hamidu Saidu, made this appeal in a statement by spokesman T. E. Nwosu in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Sunday, March 26 at The Redeemed…
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Benin singer Angelique Kidjo won one of Europe's top music prizes Tuesday along with Britain's Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records, and Estonian composer Arvo Part.
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Scotland's parliament is set to confirm Humza Yousaf as the new first minister on Tuesday after he narrowly won the contest to succeed Nicola Sturgeon as Scottish National Party (SNP) leader.