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    LASEPA reverses self, unseals Jumia warehouse
    The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) yesterday reopened Jumia’s warehouse situated at Surulere industrial road, off Allen, Ikeja, which was sealed on Wednesday for contravening the lockdown order by the Federal government...
    By Ola April 3, 2020 900
    Imo: Uzodinma sacks IMSU DVCs, Bursar, appoints transition committees for 27 LGAs
    The approval of the IMC chairmen was sequel to a motion moved by the member representing Aboh-Mbaise state constituency in Imo House of Assembly, Eddy Obinna last Tuesday at the plenary. In a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary,...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 720
    COVID-19: Islamic group makes case for Nigeria’s health workers
    The group also commended Nigeria’s health workers for their sacrifice, courage and professionalism in the wake of the novel COVID-19. The Islamic human rights advocacy group made this known in a press statement issued to CandyNews on Friday,...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 814
    Coronavirus: CBN reveals Godwin Emefiele’s COVID-19 test result
    Emefiele’s test result was confirmed in a tweet on the official CBN Twitter handle. “The COVID-19 test conducted on the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, CON, has today returned a negative result.” Meanwhile,...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 967
    Umahi signs COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases Emergency Prevention Bill into law
    In a speech at the brief ceremony, Umahi said that the law would help to strengthen the government’s resolve in the fight against coronavirus and other infections ravaging the state. He said that his administration had continued to issue a...
    By Ola April 3, 2020 1558
    COVID-19: South West Muslims demand adequate protection of health workers, others
    MUSWEN made the appeal via a statement signed by its Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Muslih Tayo Yahya, a copy of which was made available to CandyNews in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Thursday. Yahya, a retired...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 1211
    Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari gives update on daughter’s health
    CandyNews had reported that her daughter went into self-isolation for 14 days upon her return from UK , one of the high risk countries of coronavirus. However, Aisha giving update on Thursday night, expressed delight that her daughter was...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 1366
    Osun govt confirms six new cases of COVID-19
    The Commissioner of Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, made the confirmation, adding that six, out of the remaining 56 isolated returnees from Côte d’Ivoire tested positive to the virus, at the completion of the medical examination to ascertain status...
    By candynews April 3, 2020 1674
    Anambra to distribute 3m masks, fumigate markets, says Obiano
    He also stated that 63 markets would be fumigated to minimize human exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and other infections in the state. The Governor, who stated this at a special broadcast on Thursday at Aguleri in Anambra East...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 1097
    At least 20 killed in Somali clan violence
    At least 20 people have been killed in southern Somalia day in clashes between militia from rival clans fighting over land, officials and witnesses said Thursday. Tensions between fighters from the Owrmale and Majerten clans some 30...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 656
    Cases of coronavirus in Nigeria rise to 184
    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Thursday said 10 new cases of the new coronavirus have been recorded in the country. Seven of the 10 cases were recorded in Lagos, which has been the hardest hit in Nigeria so far. The other three...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 759
    British Airways temporarily lays off 28,000 staff
    Flagship airline British Airways will temporarily lay off 28,000 employees, or 60 percent of its workforce, due to the coronavirus crisis which is paralysing the sector, trade union Unite announced Thursday. Unite, which represents...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 898
    COVID-19: Cases of coronavirus hit 1million
    The website, which is providing official updates on the COVID-19, claims a total of 1,00,800 people have been infected so far. However, 210,200 of that number representing 21% have recovered from the disease. The infection has spread to...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 589
    Buhari Govt facing unprecedented challenge – Osinbajo
    Osinbajo, who was recently appoint by Buhari as Chairman of Economic Sustainability Committee, said this while explaining what the new team plans to achieve. “We must communicate to our people where we are now, and that we can no longer...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 714
    Nigerian govt makes clarification on COVID-19 patients at Kubwa General Hospital
    Aliyu made this known while reacting to posts on social media that there were 100 asymptomatic Covid-19 patients in Kubwa General Hospital. A statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Mr Austen Elemue, on Thursday said the minister,...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 723
    Nigeria says post begging for free ventilators "unauthorised"
    Nigerian Government has said the post requesting for free ventilators from Elon Musk, a South African-born American entrepreneur and businessman, was unauthorised. Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, Finance Minister spokesman, said “fact of the post...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 1094
    NAFDAC uncovers establishment selling expired Agro-chemical inputs in Borno
    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it had uncovered an establishment engaged in the alleged illegal sale of unwholesome and expired agrochemical inputs in Maiduguri. Malam Nasiru Mato, the...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 843
    Mosque sealed after imam, members attacked Lagos officials
    Officials of the Lagos State Government were attacked at Agege area of the state during a sensitisation exercise on social distancing to curb the spread of coronavirus. Jubril Gawat, digital media aide to Lagos State governor Babajide...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 923
    Petrol marketers agree to sell fuel for N123
    The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) said they have agreed to sell petrol for N123 in compliance with government directive. “The National Executive Committee (NEC) of IPMAN once more commends the Federal...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 991
    COVID-19: Kaduna Govt says patients are stable on medication
    The Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Baloni, says the four confirmed coronavirus cases in the state are stable and doing well on medication. The commissioner said this in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna while giving an...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 749
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