Nigeria will exit recession in December or first quarter of 2021, says Federal Government

“The minister of finance said that the economy has entered into recession in the third quarter, the trend of the growth suggested that this would be a short-lived recession, “and indeed by the fourth or, at worst, the first quarter of 2021, the country will exit recession.””

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Sanwo-Olu orders full reopening of all markets in Lagos

“The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the full reopening of all markets in the state following the flattening COVID-19 in Lagos.”

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COVID-19 flattened, Nigeria posts lowest cases in six months

“Nigeria recorded only 58 COVID-19 cases on October 4, the lowest in six months, indicating that the virus has been flattened in the nation.”

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Hope rises as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases drop

“Nigeria’s COVID-19 caseload slumped again on Tuesday for the second time in a week to give the nation hope of flattening the curve.”

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Uptick in COVID-19 cases in Lagos, 4 deaths reported

“Lagos for the second day led the grim chart in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, according to new figures announced by the NCDC. The agency reported 410 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, with the national caseload now a touch away from the 50,000 mark.”

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 40,000

“Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpassed 40,000 mark after the nation recorded 555 fresh cases of the virus on Sunday. According to figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Nigeria now has 40,532 confirmed cases.”

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

“Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpassed thirty thousand cases in new figures published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.”

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Ondo doctors begin indefinite strike (Nigeria)

“The Residents Doctors Association of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter, has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike effective Wednesday, June 24. The action of the health workers is based on alleged neglect and poor welfare by the state government despite their exposure to COVID-19.”

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COVID-19: 24 medical officers test positive in Bauchi (Nigeria)

“Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, said on Saturday that 24 medical officers in the state, had tested positive to coronavirus. Mohammed made the disclosure at a news conference in Bauchi. He, however, noted no death had been recorded among the affected medical workers.”

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Kano extends coronavirus lockdown

“Kano has extended its lockdown by a week to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state. Malam Muhammad Garba, the Commissioner for Information in the state, announced this on behalf of the government.”

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