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Today’s evening news (Wednesday, April 1, 2020)

The Nation

  • Councillor killed over land tussle in Anambra
  • COVID-19: FG releases guidebook on lockdown Policy 
  • COVID-19: Amosun supports Ogun govt. with N25m 
  • Lagos seals Jumia warehouse, Chinese firm, hotel 
  • COVID-19: Ekiti arraigns two Egyptian, 10 others for defying sit-at-home order 
  • Coronavirus: Spain reports new record of 864 deaths in one day 
  • COVID-19: NAICOM issues forebearance to ensure availability of services
  • COVID-19: Presidency unveils FG’s plan to curb pandemic
  • COVID-19: JAMB donates 3 ventilators to 2 FCT hospitals
  • BREAKING: NCDC confirms 23 new cases of COVID-19 
  • Hunger crises looms over COVID-19 lockdown – Community leader warns 
  • VIDEO: Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video 
  • Ekiti confirms second coronavirus case
  • 5,406 cases of COVID-19 in Africa -WHO
  • Contributions to CACOVID Relief Fund hit N15bn
  • Osinbajo rallies NEC’s committee on COVID-19 
  • Nasarawa declares 24- hour curfew in Karu LG 
  • Osinbajo wants more public enlightenment on seriousness of COVID-19
  • kicks against planned recall of retired medical personnel 
  • 12 new cases of COVID-19 imported from Cote d’Ivoire or Ghana- FG 
  • COVID-19: Wimbledon cancelled for first time since WWII 
  • Worshippers attack govt officials, journalists, police at Lagos Mosque 
  • COVID-19: Why we can’t declare lockdown now, by Makinde 
  • COVID-19: 70 percent of those who tested positive are males- Ehanire 
  • IPMAN pledges compliance with new fuel price 
  • Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video
  • COVID-19: Buhari approves release of 70,000MT of grains
  • UPDATED: FG disburses N5000 to over 1million indigents 
  • JUST IN: Vaccine for treatment of coronavirus ready soon -Iwu 
  • COVID-19: Police arrest Inspector, others for flaunting stay-home order
  • BREAKING: Again, Davido tests negative for COVID-19
  • COVID-19: UN launches emergency response in N/East, IDPs camps



  • Four months after Wuhan, WHO troubled by COVID-19 increase
  • BREAKING: Nigeria records 23 new cases of COVID-19, total now 174
  • 15 attackers, one soldier killed in Burkina Faso clash
  • COVID-19: We don’t know why NCDC is listing two cases for us – Bauchi govt
  • Lightning strike leaves 20 dead in Congolese capital
  • Algeria ex-police boss, family jailed 15 years for corruption
  • 175,911 PoS transactions fail as lockdown begins
  • Total lockdown not top option in Oyo – Makinde
  • [VIDEO] COVID-19: Total lockdown begins in Lagos and Abuja
  • Kwara mourns as UK-based Nigerian doctor dies of coronavirus
  • De Bruyne vows to play two extra years after virus lockdown
  • Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus
  • Internet traffic surges as lockdown begins in Lagos
  • UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June
  • Lagos, Ogun, FCT may lose N1.6tn to lockdown – Investigation
  • Travel agent jailed 10 years for N1.8m fraud
  • Hoodlums kill two, burgle shops in Oyo
  • Kaduna shuts school over nine-year-old pupil’s defilement
  • Ensure abducted Chinese’s release, Umahi tells LG boss, MACABAN
  • Lockdown: Police disperse Lagos youths playing football
  • Man in police net for illegal firearm possession
  • Rainstorm destroys Radio Bayelsa mast
  • Gombe revenue service uncovers fake receipt syndicate
  • Olakpe’s death, big loss to LASTMA — GM
  • Anthony Joshua loses close friends to coronavirus
  • Federer ‘devastated’ as Wimbledon cancelled due to virus
  • De Bruyne vows to play two extra years after virus lockdown
  • COVID-19: Police harassing us on way to hospitals – Health workers
  • Novel coronavirus update
  • Many Nigerians ignorant of their health rights – Irukera
  • ‘Makinde didn’t contract COVID-19 at Ibadan PDP rally’
  • Oni will reconcile Fayose, Olujimi, says PDP chieftain
  • Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19




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