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Toxic substances from Chinese company kills 3 in Ondo

The Ondo state police command has reportedly confirmed the death of three people as a result of the broken dam holding toxic substances produced by a Chinese company operating in Omotosho forest reserve in Okitipupa, Ondo State. The Chinese company which engages in cassava to ethanol production in the area have been identified as ‘Wewood’ and […]

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Widow of Li Wenliang, the late Chinese doctor who first raised alarm about China’s Covid-19 outbreak, gives birth

The widow of Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor who first raised the alarm about the country’s Coronavirus outbreak, has given birth to their son. Wenliang’s wife, Fu Xuejie on Friday shared a picture of the boy on the messaging app WeChat, calling him a “final gift” from Dr Li. late husband. In her message she […]

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Chinese men who offered EFCC official N100m bribe arraigned in court (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal office on Friday, May 15, 2020, arraigned the duo of Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, both Chinese, before Justice Mohammed Sa’idu Sifawa of the State High Court Sokoto on two-count charges of conspiracy and offering a bribe to a public servant to the tune of […]

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EFCC arrests two Chinese nationals for allegedly offering N100m bribe to it’s top officer (photos)

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested two Chinese: Mr. Meng Wei Kun and Mr. Xu Koi for offering the sum of N50, 000,000( Fifty Million Naira only) as a bribe to its Zonal Head, Mr. Abdullahi Lawal. The suspects were arrested on Monday, May 11, 2020 in […]

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17 Chinese, 10 Nigerians arrested for illegal mining in Osun

A recently inaugurated joint task force in Osun State has arrested 27 persons for illegal mining in the state. The 27 persons who were arrested in a coordinated sting operation around Ilesa and Ife axis of the state include 17 Chinese, 9 locals as well as the traditional chief (Bale) of a community in the […]

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Test results of Chinese doctors who arrived the country to help in fight against Coronavirus is not yet ready – FG

The Federal Government has said that the results for the Coronavirus tests carried out on the 15-member Chinese medical team that arrived the country to help in the fight against the deadly disease, is not yet ready. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora disclosed this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task […]

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Coronavirus: FG did not invite Chinese doctors to Nigeria – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has dismissed claims of the federal government inviting Chinese doctors to help in the fight against Coronavirus in the country. The Minister who made the clarification while appearing on Channels TV’s News at 10, said the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) brought in the doctors to help the […]

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Coronavirus: Chinese doctors can’t attend to our patients – NMA, NARD

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have announced that they won’t be allowing the Chinese doctors who just arrived the country to help in the fight against Coronavirus, to touch any of their patients. According to the associations, it will be unethical and illegal to allow […]

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Coronavirus: 15 Chinese doctors arrive Nigeria despite protest from Nigerian doctors

15 Chinese doctors have arrived Nigeria to help in the fight against Coronavirus. The doctors arrived the country in an Air Peace flight. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian; Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao as well as senior officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health received the […]

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Nigerian doctors reject country’s plan to invite Chinese medical team to help fight Coronavirus

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite an 18-member Chinese medical team to help Nigeria in her fight against the deadly coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Friday that gifts of medical supplies were being expected from China, organised by a group of Chinese […]

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Lagos seals Jumia warehouse, Chinese firm, hotel for defying restriction order (photos)

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, (LASEPA) and Lagos State Safety Commission today sealed off a warehouse belonging to Jumia, an online marketing store for defying the stay at home order issued by President Buhari. The President on Sunday March 29th, declared a 14-day lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states as part of measures to contain the […]

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Coronavirus; Chinese Company closed down in Ogun State after its owner refused to comply with ban on large gathering

A Chinese company has been shut down in Ogun State after its owner refused to comply with a ban on large gathering issued by the state government. This came after a Twitter user @Psalm_B raised an alarm on Twitter. He also disclosed that one of the Chinese staff of the company refused to self-isolate after […]

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Chinese government donate medical kits to Nigerian government as Coronavirus persists (photo)

As Nigeria battles the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese government have donated locally-sourced PPEs & medical supplies to help protect healthcare workers. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made this known on his Twitter handle. @NigeriaGov is thankful for robust support from multilateral & bilateral partners like @UN_Nigeria who offered prompt support and China_Emb_NG who donated locally-sourced […]

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The four Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau State have tested negative for coronavirus

The four Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau State for coronavirus, have tested negative to the flu-like virus. Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire who served an update at a press briefing on Monday March 2, confirmed that the four suspected cases tested negative to the deadly disease. He further disclosed that the state health officials took […]