New survey sheds light on Kano deaths | See top five updates on COVID-19 in Nigeria

Owing to the infinite number of information being released at every minute around the novel coronavirus in Nigeria, it is important to not only filter the information we consume so as not to be overwhelmed but to have a reliable space to begin to find the information we need.

Lagos businesses open 9am-3pm from next week

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday released details of how businesses would operate next week when the lockdown is relaxed.

He said companies that choose to work within the controlled easing phase must operate from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., deploying only 60 per cent of their staff capacity.

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Akwa Ibom confirms 12 cases, reverses 2020 appropriation law

Chairman of Akwa Ibom COVID-19 Committee and Secretary to State Government (SSG), Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem has said the state has been making significant strides in case management of coronavirus.

He disclosed at a media briefing that the state has 12 confirmed cases of coronavirus, two active ones, nine discharged and one dead, stressing that the virus was no respecter of anybody and that people should continue to observe and maintain safety procedures.

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Nigerian govt launches virtual learning academy

The Nigerian government has launched a free virtual learning academy for Nigerians especially students and youth staying at home as a result of the lockdown.

On Wednesday, the government said it was making efforts to leverage on the digital sector to address the academic void. It then launched a virtual learning academy to cushion whatever effects the shutdown may be having.

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New survey sheds light on Kano deaths

The male gender has accounted for 91 percent of mysterious deaths in Kano, a new survey has revealed. 

According to the survey-based report seen by TheCable, 41.3 percent of those involved had a fever — one of the symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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We can’t publish beneficiaries of COVID-19 palliatives – minister

The minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Umar Farouq says it is against the norms to publish the names of individuals that benefit from government interventions.

Speaking on Wednesday during the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19, the minister said it is against “human dignity” to support someone and then make it public.

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