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I kidnap people to raise money for charity- 52-year-old pastor arrested by the police says

A 52-year old pastor, Adetokunbo Adenokpo, has been arrested for allegedly abducting a dispatch rider and detaining him in an underground facility in his church in Sagamu, Lagos. Parading the suspect before newsmen today July 29, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, said the pastor who is the General Overseer of […]

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Criminals killing people in Borno, Katsina are taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions – Buhari

President Buhari has said that criminals responsible for the killings and destruction of properties in Katsina state and Borno state are taking advantage of the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. The President said in the nationwide speech he gave this morning to celebrate this year’s Democracy Day. He, however, […]

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Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria hit 8068 after 229 people tested positive in 24 hours

Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria has now hit 8068 after 229 people tested positive on Monday, May 25, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 90 cases were recorded in Lagos, 27 in Katsina, 26 in Imo, 23 in Kano, 14 in FCT, 12 in Plateau, 9 in Ogun, 7 in Delta, […]

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How can people be allowed in markets for six hours, but cannot be allowed in church for two hours – Bishop Oyedepo kicks against lockdown order (video)

Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Winners Chapel, has kicked against the government’s decision to continue the ban against religious gatherings due to the Coronavirus pandemic . The Federal governmant placed a ban on social and religious gatherings as part of measures to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus, but markets have remained open. However, […]

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Lagos discovers 119 people with COVID-19 symptoms in house to house search

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said a total of 119 people with COVID-19 symptoms have been identified in the state following a house to house search. Abayomi disclosed this at a press briefing on Tuesday, April 14. He said a total of 118,000 households had been reached in the search of […]

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Global

Rwandan police shoot dead two people who defied coronavirus lockdown orders

Rwandan police shot and killed two people who defied lockdown orders imposed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The two men in their twenties “attempted to tussle with officers,” Rwanda National Police spokesman John Bosco Kabera said by phone Wednesday, Bloomberg reports. Rwanda began a two-week lockdown on March 22, restricting […]

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Sport

LaLiga suspend season indefinitely as coronavirus kills over 2,000 people in Spain

LaLiga and the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) have decided to suspend the rest of the football calendar in Spain as more deaths are being recorded due to the coronavirus pandemic. LaLiga and the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) made the announcement in a joint statement on Monday. Football activities in Spain had been postponed for two […]

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Global News

Coronavirus quarantine hotel collapses in China, trapping 70 people

A hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine center, has collapsed on Saturday night in South eastern China. According to officials in the city of Quanzhou , 70 people are trapped in the disaster and search and rescue team are making effort to bring them out. Thirty-three people had been rescued from the debris by 9:30 […]

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Over 30 people killed as bandits attack Kaduna villages

Some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State suffered an attack by bandits over the weekend, which left at least 30 people dead and many others injured. Victims of the attack are reportedly residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau villages. It was alleged that […]