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G20 leaders holds online videoconference today over coronavirus

G20 leaders will hold an online videoconference today in a bid to fend off a coronavirus-triggered recession or even depression. The meeting, to be chaired by Saudi King Salman, is expected to be held at 1200 GMT. The group had faced criticism for being too slow in addressing the coronavirus crisis.  US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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COVID-19: Atiku Abubakar Donates N50m Relief Fund

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has donated N50m in support of government’s effort at combating the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. In a statement he personally signed on Wednesday, Atiku said that he believed the donation will help efforts towards curbing the spread of the pandemic. He said, “As the Coronavirus pandemic ravages the world, I applaud …

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Burkina Faso worst hit by coronavirus in West Africa with 146 cases

Burkina Faso reported 32 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing the total to 146, the highest in West Africa. Burkina Faso reported its first confirmed COVID-19 case on March 9 Since then, the landlocked country has been badly hit by the virus. Five cabinet ministers tested positive.  They are the Ministers of education, territorial administration, foreign, mining and trade. …

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Coronavirus: Singer Runtown donates N10 million to fans on twitter

Nigerian musician, Douglas Jack Agu popularly known as Runtown has set aside the sum of N10 million to give out to Nigerians adversely affected by the restrictions caused by the global  pandemic. coronavirus code named COVID-19 The Body Riddim crooner announced this on his verified Twitter handle, @iRuntown on Wednesday, urging those in need of the funds to drop their …

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London party: Attendees go into isolation as two guests die

Okoya, Osoba, Abiodun, Shagaya, Obey, others at Justice Oguntade’s birthday Doctors obtain Abba Kyari’s medical records from British hospital Edo speaker tests positive, Obaseki, Fayemi, Sule in self-isolation Cases rise to 51, Rivers, Kogi, Oyo, others shut states’ borders The number of people suffering from COVID-19 in the country rose to 51  on Wednesday from 18 on Thursday last week. …

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