COVID-19: Uganda Confirms 33 Cases

Uganda has 33 confirmed cases of coronavirus but officials say numbers will rise. Patients like pregnant women in labour will have to first call an official before going out to seek medical help, unless they can access a government vehicle.

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Lockdown: Soldiers, Policemen Descend On Traders In Asaba Over Outrageous Foodstuff Prices

By Nosa Eresoyen Asaba Following the outrageous increase of foodstuffs at the Popular Ogbogonogo market in Asaba, Delta state by the traders ahead of the total lockdown order by the state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, angry and disillusioned Soldiers including

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Covid-19: Patriots’ Club Lauds Buhari For Exhibiting Uncommon Leadership

The Patriot’s Club of Nigeria (PCN) believes President Muhammadu Buhari’s visionary and exemplary leadership is already yielding positive results in the fight against coronavirus. Although, the first sub-Saharan African nation to experience the covid-19 pandemic, Nigerian authorities have put in

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Nigeria: COVID-19 Cases Hit 139

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed another four new Coronavirus cases on Tuesday evening, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 139. The breakdown of the new cases; 3 in the FCT and 1 in Lagos. As

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NERC Suspends Planned Electricity Tariff Hike Amid COVID-19

By Cyril Ogar  The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) to suspend the electricity tariff hike expected to begin today, to 30 June, 2020 citing global effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)  and its impact

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Nigerian Army: Operation Lafiya Dole Gets New Theatre Commander

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Nigerian Army has appointed Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya as the new Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) to take over from the erstwhile theatre commander, Maj.-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi. Yahaya, who was the General Officer Commanding

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Oil Price Plunges To $22, Cheapest In 18 Years

By Cyril Ogar  The international oil benchmark, Brent crude, plunged to its cheapest in 18 years on Monday as it traded around $22 per barrel. This comes amid growing fears that the global coronavirus shutdown could last months and demand

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Electricity Tariff Hike: A Deafening Expression Of Insensitivity – NLC

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC) has frowned against the planned increase in Electricity tariif by theNigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) starting from 1st of April , 2020, saying it is a defafening Expression of Insensitivity. It could be

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Lockdown: FCT In Full Compliance

Workers on essential duties stranded at several junctions in FCT By Joel Ajayi There was full compliance by the FCT residents over the directive of Federal government on lockdown of the city for the period of 14 days.  To this

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COVID-19: NCDC Cautions Nigerians Over Consumption Of Oil, Ginger, Garlic

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control ,NCDC, has warned Nigerians not to listen to some myths going round on the Coronavirus disease. The NCDC in a post shared on Twitter warned that the consumption of lemon, ginger, garlic, palm oil

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