Daily Archives: June 10, 2020

Nigeria records 409 new coronavirus cases

Related News Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 13,873 on Wednesday as 409 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Seventeen deaths were recorded from the virus on Wednesday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 382. There was a …

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Gunmen kill two people, kidnap others along Lokoja – Abuja expressway

Related News Gunmen on Wednesday morning killed two people and reportedly abducted several others along the Lokoja – Abuja expressway. The incident occurred at about 7:00 a.m. between Acheni and Gegu villages in Kogi State. Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Onogwu, …

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Clear and present danger

Editorial Two governors, Anambra’s Willie Obiano and Rivers’ Nyesom Wike, have lamented how corrupt security agencies have frustrated their fight against COVID-19, despite strict travel advisory instructions to these agencies by their employer, the Federal Government. Indeed, so bad was the travel leak that Obiano erected an iron gate, bang …

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Nail them

Editorial Tackling the COVID-19 conundrum presents its own challenges in humongous dimensions. Already, the authorities are fast running out of space to continue to keep the bevy of patients that emerge daily. Hence, hotels, schools, seized private properties and every available space are now being converted into isolation centres. On …

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