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The Nigeria Centres for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed sixteen new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
NCDC made the announcement Tuesday night via its social media handle.

It tweeted: “Sixteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 10 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo, 1 in Delta and 1 in Katsina.

"As at 09:30 pm 7th April, there are 254 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Fourty-four have been discharged with six deaths”

The federal government has hinted that the order could be extended.

COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 16 New Cases

In a bid to curb the widespread of Coronavirus in Kaduna state which propelled the government to enforce a stay-at-home order, five people were allegedly killed during a clash between youths and police officers.
The clash reportedly took place at Trikania in Sabogeri Nasarawa under Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday April 6.
It was gathered that traders converged at a temporary market located at Trikania following the closure of Monday market as a result of the lockdown order.
It was further learnt that the Civilian Joint Task Force made attempts to disperse the traders but the move was resisted by youths in the area, who were said to have overpowered the task force.
According to the report, armed policemen from Kakuri Divisional police station were drafted to the scene. The police were said to have allegedly opened fire on the angry mob upon arrival in an attempt to disperse them, leading to the death of five persons.
Meanwhile the state government has threatened to review the ongoing lockdown order in the state by closing the two-day window it provided for residents to re-stock food supplies, if the people continue flouting the Quarantine Law.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe who handed down this warning on Monday, also said that Government has ordered security agents to deal decisively with violators henceforth.
It will be recalled that the State Government had reviewed the 24 hour lockdown last Wednesday, by giving a two-day window of Tuesday and Wednesday every week, to enable residents buy food and other essential commodities.
The Deputy Governor noted that the restriction of movement has been serially violated and threatened to revert to the 24 hour lockdown.

Police, Youths Clash Over Lockdown Enforcement in Kaduna, Five Persons Allegedly killed, Others Injured

Chinese billionaire and founder of Ali Baba Group, Jack Ma has donated 500 ventilators to Nigeria and fifty three other African countries. 

In the announcement made via his social handle, Jack Ma also disclosed that his second donation to African countries includes 200,000 suits and face shields, 2,000 thermometers, one million swabs and extraction kits as well as 500,000 gloves.

COVID-19: Chinese Billionaire - Jack Ma Donates 500 Ventilators to Nigeria and Other African Countries

Nigeria has recorded six new cases of coronavirus.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Monday evening that two of the cases are Edo, two in Kwara, one in Rivers and one is FCT.
The new cases bring the total number to 238 in Nigeria.
As at 09:30 pm 6th April there are 238 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-five have been discharged with five deaths”

COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 6 New Cases

Nollywood actress actress, Funke Akindele- Bello and her husband, Jjc Skillz havs been sentenced to 14days community service.
This is coming after the actress and her husband hosted a birthday party with over twenty persons in attendance as oppose to the law of the state at their Amen Estate home in lagos recently.
Recall that the couple had been under backlash since the video of the party surfaced online on Saturday. Social media users were not pleased with the video because according to them the couple aren't following the social distancing techniques to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.
The police however were swift to whisk away the actress and invited her husband. They were both charged to court and sentenced to fourteen days community service and each to pay N100,000.
During their service, the couple are to serve three hours per day excluding Saturday and Sunday. They must each visit 10 public places to educate people on the consequences of not complying with directives on Coronavirus.

Funke Akindele and Husband Sentenced for Two Weeks.

NCDC confirms medical kits received from China are free of covid19  contamination. Including the 18 Team medical doctors shipped. There is no evidence of covid19, this came in response to questions raised by Nigerians who wants to know that the government has done the needful. 

COVID -19: There is No Evidence That Medical Kits Received from China is Contaminated with COVID19

A South-East group, Igbo Renaissance Forum has knocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over its approach to the N20,000 stimulus package for the ‘poorest in the society.’
The group said it was baffling that the government decided to share a total of ₦52bn to 2.6 million poor families in cash, without a clear system for accountability and transparency.

The Forum described as shocking government decision to give cash to individuals across the table, adding that by this, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq, had flouted the government’s order on social distancing and clearly contravenes the money laundering Act.
Calling for accountability, the Forum demanded that the ministry should immediately make available on their website, the details of those who were benefiting from the stimulus exercise.

“It has also become very evident that the preparedness level of the Federal and State Governments is nothing to write home about. We were caught napping, even though citizens were told that there was full proof readiness by government,” the group said in a statement signed by its international Coordinator, Nze Ugo-Akpe Onwuka (Oyi).

It added that, “This we view as capable of completely eroding the little trust the citizens have for the political leadership in place today.
“There is a complete failure from the state to the federal level, including the National assembly that is abnormally obsessed with sucking the nation dry; sharing exotic cars in the middle of a health crisis and still bent on spending a whopping 37 billion on the renovation of the National Assembly building while the federal government went BEGGING for ventilators to keep themselves and the citizens alive. What a shame!

“We are aware that the Federal Government has announced palliative measures, which included disbursement of stimulus cash of twenty thousand naira to the ‘poorest in the society’ as they claimed.

“It is, however, very shocking to see the crudest form of disbursement of the stimulus cash that would give medieval men goose bumps, as cash is given to individuals across the table.

COVID-19: Buhari Govt Under Fire for Exclusion of South-East Over Money Sharing

The battle at Kelkoua, bank of the Lake Chad, saw the killing of many Boko Haram terrorists while bunkers hiding key commanders where discovered and destroyed.
The Chadian Army has killed more Boko Haram terrorists in its ongoing offensive, Operation Wrath Of Bohoma, led by the country's President, Idriss Deby.
Chad, with the help of the Israeli Army, has mapped out the entire Lake Chad region containing both natural and artificial islands for the operation already yielding results.
The battle at Kelkoua, bank of the Lake Chad, saw the killing of many Boko Haram terrorists while bunkers hiding key commanders where discovered and destroyed.
Meanwhile, Abubakar Shekau, leader of the terrorist organization, has pleaded with his fighters not to run away from battle after many of them were killed and weapons confiscated by the Chadian Army.
In a sober voice, Shekau, who spoke in Hausa language, said, "People of Chad, leave us alone, this operation is not approved by the Qur'an. It is not the will of the Prophet Muhammed but if you want to continue, God will help us too because he is bigger than you.
"To my fighters, take heart. It is I, Abubakar Shekau, your leader."

Chadian Army Kills Boko Haram Terrorists As Shekau Begs Fighters Not To Run from Battle

Eight new cases of 
COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 in Kaduna State.
As at 09:30 pm 5th April, there are 232 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria.
Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.

COVID - 19: Eight New Cases in Nigeria

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said he has tested negative to coronavirus. He states that he will be resuming his responsibility as Head of the Task Force.

COVID - 19: Oyo Governor Resumes Duty as Head of Task Force

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today announced that the state government would be offering free medical services to pregnant women and other persons with health emergencies in the state all through the month of April.
While speaking at a press briefing on Saturday April 4, the governor said the free medical services is part of palliative measures to cushion the effect of the lockdown imposed on the state to fight the spread of COVID-19.
“The Lagos State Government will for the duration of this lockdown, in the first instance throughout the month of April, take full responsibility for the medical bills of all patients who fall under the following categories and present themselves at all our secondary health facilities, meaning our 27 general hospitals and the maternal and child health facilities that we have round the state. Emergencies, casualties, cases including registration, laboratory tests and surgeries will be treated free of charge.
Maternity cases and all pregnant women that have to do deliveries in this month of April, either caesarean or normal delivery will also be attended to free of charge. All admissions within this period will be free and treated free of charge in the month of April at the first instance. What this means is that those that have the above-listed conditions that will need to access the hospitals will be treated free” he said
Lagos state has 108 confirmed cses of Coronavirus. Following presidential directive, the state went into a lockdown beginning from March 30 to last for up two weeks.

COVID-19: Lagos state government to provide free medical services for pregnant women, others for the month of April

Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo.
As at 11:15 am 5th April there are 224 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty-seven have been discharged with five deaths
Here is a breakdown of cases by states;
Lagos- 115
FCT- 45
Osun- 20
Oyo- 9
Akwa Ibom- 5
Ogun- 4
Edo- 9
Kaduna- 4
Bauchi- 6
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 2
Benue- 1
Ondo- 1

COVID - 19 : 10 New Cases in Nigeria

Twenty new cases of COVOD-19 have been reported in Nigeria; 11 in Lagos, 3 in the FCT, 3 in Edo, 2 in Osun & 1 in Ondo.
Two new deaths have been recorded in Lagos and Edo State.
As at 10:30p.m 3rd of April there are 210 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria.

COVID-19 Nigeria Updates

Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Osun State, Nigeria.
The NCDC reported that as at 11:00 am 3rd April there are 190 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty have been discharged with two deaths.
Below are Currently Live Cases Per State;
Lagos- 98
FCT- 38
Osun- 20
Oyo- 8
Akwa Ibom- 5
Ogun- 4
Edo- 4
Kaduna- 4
Bauchi- 3
Enugu- 2
Ekiti- 2
Benue- 1

COVID19: Nigeria Live Case

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The Federal government through the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), has announced a reduction in the pump price of petrol.
A statement signed by the PPPRA Executive Secretary, Abdulkadri Saidu, says the new retail price of petrol would be N123.50 beginning from today April 1st.
The new price is N1.50 lower than the N125 per litre announced on March 18th.
“The PPPRA, in line with the government approval for a monthly review of premium motor spirit (PMS) pump price, hereby announces guiding PMS pump price of N123.50 per litre. The guiding price, which becomes effective April 1, 2020, shall apply at all retail outlets nationwide for the month of April, 2020. The PPPRA and other relevant regulatory agencies shall continue to monitor compliance to extant regulations for a sustainable downstream petroleum sector. Members of the public and all oil marketing companies are to be guided, accordingly.” he said
Recall that on March 18, the Federal Executive Council had approved a reduction of petrol pump price from N145 to N125. After the slash of petrol pump price was announced, PPPRA announced that the federal government approved a monthly review of petrol price to reflect global crude oil market trends.

Covid-19: FG Reduce Petrol Price from April 1st