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27-Mar-2020 to 08:50

Nigeria: Press focuses on plans to release inmates, fears of food shortage, evac...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The plan to release awaiting trial inmates nationwide, fear of food shortage and the report of evacuation of Europeans are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Friday.

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26-Mar-2020 to 18:43

Six Covid-19 patients well, as Nigeria trails 4,000 contacts

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria released the cheering news that six patients being treated for coronavirus have recovered in Lagos, it reported that more than 4,370 persons, who had contacts with the patients are being trailed.

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26-Mar-2020 to 09:25

Nigeria takes further action on COVID-19 as cases hit 56

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As Nigeria records 56 cases of coronavirus, more biting measures to contain the spread are in the offing, including the closure of land borders and routes linking Kano state just as local airlines suspend flights nationwide.

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26-Mar-2020 to 09:03

Nigerian press agog with meeting on review of budget, suspension of local flight...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The meeting to review the 2020 national budget and the suspension of flights by local airlines are some of the trending stories in Nigerian press on Thursday.

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25-Mar-2020 to 16:17

UN mobilises $2m for Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The United Nations has mobilised $2 million (about N756 million) to assist Nigeria’s fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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25-Mar-2020 to 08:38

Nigerian press focuses on spread of coronavirus to Presidency

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The spread of the coronavirus to the Presidency and infesting some high profile staff, including the Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, is the trending story in the Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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24-Mar-2020 to 18:46

Nigerian bourse shuts trading on floor of Exchange due to COVID-19

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that it will temporarily close its trading floors and engage in remote trading with effect from Wednesday, March 25, due to COVID-19.

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