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Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:39:53 +0000
HEDA Tells Nigerian Government To Stop Harassment Of Sowore
  The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has asked the Nigerian Government to stop the harassment and intimidation of SaharaReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore. The group said Sowore ...

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 21:03:58 +0000
BREAKING: Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria Hit 111
Google/Time Fourteen new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. This brings the total cases in the country to 111. In an update by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control on Sunday night, nine cases were confirme...

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 20:54:18 +0000
BREAKING: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Kyari, Says He Is Transferring To Lagos For Medical Treatment, Confirms SaharaReporters Story
Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, who tested positive for Coronavirus, has said that he will be moving to Lagos for "additional care and observation". Recall that SaharaReporters had exclusi...

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 19:52:55 +0000
UPDATE: Buhari Orders 14-day Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun and FCT Over Coronavirus Outbreak
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday during a nationwide broadcast ordered the restriction of movement in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, following the outbreak and continued spread of Coronavirus in the co...

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:33:07 +0000
BREAKING: Two Nigerian Soldiers Test Positive For Coronavirus In Borno
Sahara Reporters Media Two Nigerian soldiers have tested positive for Coronavirus in Monguno, Borno State, SaharaReporters can confirm. The duo, who returned to camp after they were issued administrative passes, hav...

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Tue, 31 Mar 2020 01:18:41 +0000
Nigeria's Coronavirus Cases Rise To 131
  The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria rose to 131 on Monday with two recorded deaths.  Nigerian Centre for Disease Control made the announcement The NCDC tweeted, “Twenty new cases of #COVID19...

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:30:56 +0000
President Buhari Succumbs To Public Pressure, Signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020
After intense pressure from the Nigerian public especially from senior legal practitioners and other prominent citizens, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday announced the signing into law of the COVID-19 Regulations.&nb...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 23:03:46 +0000
COVID-19: Delta Government Raises Concerns Over Neighbouring States Yet To Close Borders
Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa As the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus disease continues, the Delta State Government has raised concerns over neighbouring states yet to close the...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 22:18:50 +0000
Breakdown of Funds Donated to Federal and State Governments in the Fight Against the Coronavirus.
  As the Nigerian Government intensifies efforts in its fight against Coronavirus, financial donations have continued to pour in from every sector to support the battle.  High-profile Nigerians and politicians have ...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:32:50 +0000
Residents In Lagos, Abuja, Can Still Withdraw Cash During Lockdown, Minister Says
ATM withdrawal ATM withdrawal A joint statement by Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has said e-payment and ATM platforms will remain open during the restriction on mo...