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Abba Kyari To Resume Work Soon

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Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has confirmed that he tested positive to coronavirus after six days of testing positive. The chief of staff said he is feeling well and will be back to work very soon.

The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu has tested negative to Coronavirus. The Minister made his health status public in a statement personally issued to newsmen in Abuja. He advised the general public “to ensure social distancing and maintain good hygienic practices through regular hand washing with soap and water.”

Cross River Senator, Rose Oko Dies At 63

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Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Rose Oko has on Monday died in a United Kingdom Hospital.

BREAKING: Five Coronavirus Virus patients Discharged From Lagos Hospital

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Five among the patients who were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus has been released after a repeated test carried on them showed negative on Monday 30th March 2020 after receiving treatment at the infectious Diseases Hospital Lagos.

8 Killed After Philippine Plane Crashes

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A Tokyo plane crashed while taking off from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in the Philippines capital of Manila on Sunday 29th March 2020. 

President Buhari Orders The Immediate Lockdown Of Abuja, Lagos And Ogun State

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President Muhammadu Buhari has declared curfew in Nigeria's economic capital, Its neighbouring state and the Federal Capital Territories for two weeks to curb the spread of COVID-19 and to also make the contact tracing exercise easier and effective. 

Oil Sinks Further By 8%, Now $22.50BP

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Oil took another eyewatering 8% tumble (selling at $22.50 bp) on Monday after been hit by a fight for market share between Saudi Arabia and Russia, with neither showing signs of backing down even as global transport restrictions hamper demand. The world shares have buckled again and fears are beginning to mount as the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months.

The Central Bank of Nigeria has suspended of the sale of Foreign Exchange (Forex) to Bureau De Change Operators (BDCs) in the country, issuing a two weeks market holiday.According to Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President of the Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON),

Airline Operators in Nigeria Suspends Operation Over COVID-19

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Domestic airline operators in Nigeria have commenced the suspension of all flight operations over Coronavirus outbreak in the country. The suspension of operations is coming on the heels of an earlier memo from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) announcing the closure of all airports to international flights.

Tokyo 2020 : New Date To Be Announced Soon

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New dates for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely be revealed this week, organisers said Monday after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until next year.

China N190 Million Deal; Amokachi Calls On Ighalo To Snub Man-U

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Former Super Eagle striker, Daniel Amokachi has called on Odion Ighalo who is currently on a loan at the Manchester United Club to accept the E400,000 weekly (about N190million) salary his parent club, Shanghai Shenhua is offering him to return to the Chinese Superleague.

Santiago Bernabeu Set To Be Use As Medical Storage Center

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Real Madrid Club de Futbol, in collaboration with the High Council for Sport, has launched a project in Madrid help supply and distribute strategic medical supplies required to combat the pandemic virus.

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Just in: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Live Broadcast By 7pm Today

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Amid the global pandemic of the COVID-19, President Buhari is set to address Nigerians on a live broadcast today Sunday by 7 pm.

Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Help Users Diagnose COVID-19

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Amazon has announced that it has added features to its Alexa voice assistant that can help users diagnose COVID-19. The voice assistant will serve as a first step towards diagnosing cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Amazon has announced.

Joe Diffie Die at 61 Due To Coronavirus

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Diffie, a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, an icon to many country fans for his string of No.1 hits in the 1990s, has died from complications related to the coronavirus pandemic at age 61.

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed on 29th March 2020 from the COVID-19.
Two days before his death, Diffie released a statement saying he had tested positive for the pandemic coronavirus and was receiving treatment.
"My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic," the statement revealed.

German Minister Kills Self Over Recession Caused By Covid-19

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Germany's finance minister Thomas Schaefer has committed suicide after becoming extremely worried over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus.