El-Rufai Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Kaduna Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor, in a live broadcast, said he submitted a sample for the COVID-19 test and the result came in positive. He stated he has been in isolation according to doctors’ orders. El rufai He said: “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for [...]

Gov. Akeredolu Says Akure Explosion was Caused by Vehicle Transporting Explosives

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Akure Explosion

Following a blast that destroyed about 100 houses in Akure on early morning of Saturday, March 28th, the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has said that the explosion was caused by a vehicle transporting explosives to a storage facility in a neighboring state. Governor Akeredolu at the scene of the explosion The governor in a statement [...]

Coronavirus: FG Bars International flights to Lagos & Abuja

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The federal government has barred international flights arriving into the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, on Saturday. Nuhu explained that the closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and [...]

How Mikel Obi Gave Up His Contract with Turkish Club Trabzonspor’ Over CoronaVirus

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Mikel Obi has revealed that he was ordered by Trabzonspor’s president, Ahmet Agaoglu, to take down his comments on Instagram criticizing the Turkish football authorities for not suspending the season despite the spread of coronavirus globally. ” There is more to life than football. I do not feel comfortable and don’t want to play football [...]

Coronavirus: FG orders Closure of Schools

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The Federal Government, on Thursday, ordered the closure of all the 104 Unity Schools in the country from March 26 in order to prevent the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Sonny Echono who gave the order through the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said all the [...]

For Whom the Gates Open Wide, By Wole Soyinka

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These are depressing times – stemming from different factors of course – for a large sector of the nation. Insecurity, economy in a coma, a leadership in name only, having vanished into ether, permanently AWOL in a time of serial crisis. No wonder mimic and debased forms of leadership assertiveness rush in to fill the [...]