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Nigeria president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari dies from coronavirus

The Nigerian president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, died on Friday after contracting the new coronavirus, two presidency spokesmen said on Twitter.Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems including diabetes, was the top official aide...

Nigeria security forces have killed 18 persons over virus lockdown

Nigerian security agents have killed 18 people in their enforcement of measures to curb coronavirus, a figure higher than the documented toll inflicted by the disease, the country's human rights body said.Africa's most populous nation has imposed a total...

Millions enter lockdown in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, as Africa steps up virus fight

More than 20 million Nigerians on Monday went into lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus.President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a two-week “cessation of all movements”...

Nigeria’s Buhari orders restriction of movements in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun for 14 days

Nigeria president, Mohammadu Buhari has ordered restriction of movement in Lagos, Ogun and the capital Abuja for 14 days in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus.Nigeria has 97 confirmed coronavirus cases, most of which have been in...
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Pirates attack Turkish ship off W. Africa; kill 1, kidnap 15

Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them,...
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