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Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Clara Escandell

Cuba ready to help in Nigeria’s coronavirus battle – Envoy

The envoy says Cuba will be “attentive to the request” but said no such request had been made “at the moment.”

IDP Camp used to illustrate the story

Coronavirus: UN, partners take steps to avert pandemic in IDP camps

The official said the agencies installed hand-washing stations in IDP camps to ensure the supply of clean water.

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

CBN-led coalition to tackle coronavirus raises N15 billion — Official

The CBN said the list of 37 donors include individuals, banks and other corporate organisations.

Coronavirus [Photo: Mayo Clinic]

Coronavirus spreads through air, lingers in rooms formerly occupied by patients — Study

The finding highlights the importance of protective equipment in hospitals to protect the frontline healthcare workers.

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COVID-19: Nigeria private sector coalition raises N15.3 billion – CBN

The CBN and Aliko Dangote are the highest contributors so far with a donation N2 billion each.

Theophilus Danjuma

Covid-19: Danjuma, others to donate food, drugs worth N1bn to IDPs, vulnerable groups

Mr Danjuma said the donation would be made through a non-governmental organisation, Victims Support Fund.

Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti confirms fresh case of coronavirus

The new case brings to two the number of coronavirus cases so far confirmed by Ekiti State Government.

Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

COVID-19: Adamawa gov signs restriction order into law

The restriction order is aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Oyo NUJ launches special pass for journalists

NUJ says the special pass will aid easy movement of journalists in Oyo State.

Map of Nigeria showing Ondo State

COVID-19: Ondo to close boundaries with neigbouring states, declares 3-day fast

The government says the closure of its boundaries with other states is a precautionary measure against the COVID-19.

Coronavirus [Photo: Mayo Clinic]

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise to 174 as Akwa Ibom records five

With earlier announced cases, a total of 35 cases have been reported on Wednesday.

Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: FDA]

COVID-19 to plunge 8.3 million more into poverty in Arab region – UN

Many Arab countries have recently adopted tighter restrictions in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

COVID-19: Gov. Ugwuanyi inaugurates three isolation centres in Enugu

The isolation centres are located at the Ultra-Modern Diagnostic centre, the Colliery Hospital and the Nsukka Isolation and Treatment centre.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo [Photo: Presidency]

Osinbajo says public enlightenment of COVID-19 inadequate as NEC meets via video-conferencing

Mr Osinbajo urged governments at all levels to intensify efforts at enlightening Nigerians on COVID-19.

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State presenting a budget proposal[PHOTO CREDIT: @seyiamakinde]

Coronavirus: Why we cannot order total lockdown in Oyo State – Makinde

“I have been watching CNN and the most successful place right now in containing this is the Czech Republic”

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Lagos youth turn to sports as govt enforces lockdown order

The president had ordered the restriction of movement in Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun states to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.

Multichoice Nigeria [Photo Credit: Brandcom.ng]

MultiChoice donates N250m, test kits, others to fight COVID-19

The firm says it pays engaged creative industry professionals whose productions have been disrupted by the pandemic.

Opeyemi Bamidele

Senator donates N10 million to Ekiti Govt to fight Coronavirus

Mr Bamidele says the N10 million donation is his own way of identifying with the state government and the people in combating the pandemic.

China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: The New York Times]

188,352 people recover from Coronavirus

China, where the virus originated, has the highest number of people – 76,238 – who have recovered from the infection so far, followed by Spain’s 22,647.

Map showing countries with Coronavirus cases. [Photo: The Conversation)

COVID-19: Death toll hits 196 in African countries

The Africa CDC said the cases were spread across 49 African countries.

Simona Halep [Photo credit: YouTube]

Tennis: Coronavirus forces cancellation of 2020 Wimbledon

The organisers had hoped to hold off making a final decision for a few more weeks

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) leads the charge on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Nigeria opens another test site, recruits medical lab scientists

The latest is the virology laboratory of Alex Ekwueme Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, Ebonyi.

China's Doctors, Fighting the Coronavirus [PHOTO CREDIT: The New York Times]

Coronavirus: Over 188,000 people have so far recovered globally

The data has given the world hope that the battle against the virus is not a hopeless one afterall.

African Development Bank (AfDB)

AfDB approves $2 million assistance for WHO-led measures against COVID-19 in Africa

AfDB says the $2 million will reinforce WHO’s capacity to help African countries contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bishop David Oyedepo

Coronavirus: Oyedepo donates ambulance, medical supplies to Ogun

Mr Oyedepo says the Living Faith Chapel International (a.k.a Winners Chapel) is in solidarity with the state government in the battle against coronavirus.