Nigerian Newspapers Today : Thursday 26th March 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Today : Thursday 26th March 2020

Here are some of the Nigerian Newspapers Today on Thursday 26th March 2020 .

COVID-19 Cases in Africa Hit 633, Death Toll Now 17

The number of persons infected by COVID-19 in Africa has climbed to 633, the World Health Organisation has said. The Gambia, Mauritius and Zambia have all reported their first cases of the virus in the last 24 hours. Nigeria has also experienced its bout of the surge, as five new cases were recorded Wednesday. The
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COVID 19: Guild of Medical Directors Says Temperature Test not Enough, Call for Extra Vigilance

By Kuni Tyessi In the face of the ravaging Corona Virus across the globe, and with eight confirmed cases in Nigeria, the Guild of Medical Directors has called for more vigilance especially at the nation’s airports. The guild in statement by its president, Prof. Femi Dokun-Babalola, said testing should go beyond the usual temperature test
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Three Suspected Cases Test Negative in Kano

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Kano State Government wednesday declared that the three rumoured cases of COVID-19 in Kano have tested negative. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, said the state remain free from the virus as three cases have been confirmed negative. The commissioner posited that the state ministry of health had
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Kaduna CAN Urges Church Leaders to Support Govt in Fight against COVID-19

By John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked church leaders to join forces with government and health workers to stop the spread of coronavirus. In a statement on Thursday in Kaduna, the Chairman of the association, Rev. Joseph Hayab, said the church should not be
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Alleged Money Laundering: Court Adjourns Ikuforiji’s Case to September 30

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned the trial of a former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji to September 30. Ikuforiji and his former Personal Assistant, Mr. Oyebode Atoyebi are standing trial on the allegations of laundering N338.8m. The duo are being prosecuted by the Economic and
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YPP Drags FCT High Court Judge before NJC

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Young Progressive Party (YPP) wednesday dragged an Abuja High Court Judge, Justice Bello Kawu before the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged act of professional misconduct amongst others in the case between one Anani Chuka and Senator Ifeanyi Ubah. Justice Kawu had in the said case ordered the removal of
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FG to Launch National Carrier 3Q of 2020

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The federal government Wednesday in Abuja disclosed that it had not given up on its determination to float a national carrier for the country. Consequently, it said the proposed national carrier, Air Nigeria, would be launched in the third quarter of this year. Briefing journalists in the State House after the
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Nigeria’s Travel Ban and the Delayed Measure against COVID-19

Despite the looming trouble posed by COVID-19, Nigeria waited until the outbreak surged before taking strong travel measures against the virus; an action long overdue for a country with one of the weakest health systems in the world. Martins Ifijeh writes As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across countries, killing 8, 272 persons and
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COVID-19: Lagos, Dettol Educate 50,000 Children on Handwashing

Martins Ifijeh The Lagos State Government has partnered with Dettol’s Clean Naija Initiative to educate children on the importance of handwashing and protect themselves against the dreaded COVID-19 and Lassa fever currently affecting Nigerians. Speaking at the partnership meeting in Lagos recently, the General Manager, RB West Africa, Mr. Dayanand Sriram, stated with basic hygiene,
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Nigeria Needs N85.34b to Tackle Tuberculosis, Says Stop TB

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja A tuberculosis eradication campaign organisation, Stop TB Partnership Nigeria, has said that Nigeria needed an estimated N85.34bn to control the disease and treat 429,000 new cases recorded from 2019 till date. This was disclosed in Abuja recently by the Executive Secretary of the TB campaign organisation, Joel Mayowa, at the 2020
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