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COVID-19: Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria rise to 139

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night, confirmed four new cases of coronavirus in the country. This was disclosed via a tweet…

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COVID-19: Adeboye, Ooni, Davido’s father, Osun ex-Govs in 21-man committee [Full list]

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has constituted a 21-man Food and Relief Committee of Eminent Nigerians. They are saddled with the task of working out…

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Gunmen defy El-Rufai’s 24-hour curfew, kill 11 in Kaduna communities

Gunmen defied the 24-hour curfew imposed by Kaduna State Government in order to stop the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the state, invaded three…

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COVID-19: Give Nigerians N20,000 each – Mimiko tells Buhari

Segun Mimiko, former Ondo State Governor, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari government to give Nigerians N20,000 each. He said this would cushion the economic effect…

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COVID-19: I fear for my life, could no longer breathe – Pepe Reina

English Premier League goalkeeper, Pepe Reina has revealed his struggle against Coronavirus (COVID-19), saying he feared for his life at some point because he could…

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U.S. virus expert Fauci predicts another coronavirus in September

America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci has predicted there will be another coronavirus outbreak from fall, that is 22 September to 21 December….

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Flashback: How another pandemic virus killed 500,000 Nigerians 102 years ago

In 1918, a pandemic virus, called the Spanish flu blew across the world like the current coronavirus and killed at least 50 million people. In…

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US in trouble: 240,000 Americans may die from Coronavirus

United State’s President, Donald Trump has warned of a “painful” and “tough” two-week ahead as he extended nationwide distancing measures that even if followed closely,…

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FG announces new reduction in pump price of petrol

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced further reduction of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol from…

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Meet Freedom, Nigerian job scammer slammed 10-year jail term

Freedom Inah, a Nigerian job scammer has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Sokoto High Court. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,…

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Eko DisCo advises customers to pay up, assures constant power supply during lockdown

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has guaranteed its customers that there would be constant power supply during this lockdown period. In a statement signed by the…

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No let-off as Naira depreciates further in FX market

There appears to be no let-off for Nigerian currency, Naira, as the mounting pressure on it remains unabated. The Nigerian currency had depreciated to N415 per dollar at…

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LIRS extends filing of annual returns for individual taxpayers by two months

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has extended the deadline for filing of Annual Returns for individual taxpayers, including self-employed persons, by two months. Nairametrics learnt…

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NERC postpones increase of electricity tariffs

The  Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has postponed the take-off of the new electricity tariff by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) which was suppose to…

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Ministers task DStv, MTN, others to offer free subscription, airtime, data to Nigerians

Some ministers of the Federal Government has urged DStv, Startimes, MTN, Airtel and other network providers to offer free services to Nigerians affected by the lockdown. The request…

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First Bank donates additional N1 billion to facilitate fight against COVID-19

First Bank of Nigeria Limited announced yesterday that it had donated the sum of N1 billion to facilitate the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria….

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DMO suspends April 2020 FGN savings bond offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced the suspension of the FGN Savings Bond Offer, which was slated for the month of April 2020. This was disclosed…

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Nigeria achieves 55% increase in oil earnings for 2018 – NEITI

The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has announced that Nigeria earned a total of $32.63 billion from the oil and gas sector in 2018. This represents…

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Nigerian banks broadly positive after Naira devaluation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently adjusted the rate in the Investors and Exporters Foreign exchange window to N380/USD from the N364 to N370 range it had…

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Nigerian Banks reduce dollar spending limits as forex scarcity rises

Many Nigerian banks are reducing how much foreign currency customers can spend abroad as concerns over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and drop in…

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