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COVID-19 : Eight doctors test positive in Zamfara - NMA

Nigeria, May 20 -- The Zamfara State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday, said eight of its members have tested positive for coronavirus. It said they were infected while dis... Read More


COVID-19: Kano council of ulamas opposes lifting ban on congregational prayers

Nigeria, May 20 -- The Kano State Council of Ulamas on Wednesday expressed its opposition to the decision by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to allow mosques and churches to resume congregational prayers i... Read More


COVID-19: Ganduje amends Buhari's lockdown directive, allows congregational prayers

Nigeria, May 18 -- Moments after the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced the extension of the total lockdown on Kano State for two weeks in order to further curb the spread of the viru... Read More


COVID-19: Kano records two more deaths

Nigeria, May 17 -- Kano State recorded two more deaths from coronavirus on Saturday bringing the total deaths in the state from the virus to 35, the health ministry said on Sunday. The Kano State Min... Read More


Katsina community protest repeated attacks by bandits, block highway

Nigeria, May 17 -- Hundred of residents of Yangayya community in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Saturday blocked a highway to protest repeated attacks by armed bandits in the communit... Read More


COVID-19: Ganduje outlines conditions for lifting lockdown

Nigeria, May 16 -- The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday said the lockdown currently imposed in the state cannot last forever urging residents to observe relevant health protocol to... Read More


Coronavirus: Kano traders relocate to residential areas to beat lockdown

Nigeria, May 15 -- Kano traders have devised a way to beat the lockdown imposed by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to check the spread of the novel coronavirus in the state. The traders, mostly from Kanti... Read More


BREAKING: Deaths recorded as violence erupts in Adamawa community

Nigeria, May 15 -- At least five persons were feared killed in an ongoing ethnic violence in Tinno community, in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Residents told PREMIUM TIMES violence ... Read More


COVID-19: Virus is spreading, Jigawa may record 20,000 cases, governor warns

Nigeria, May 14 -- The Jigawa State governor, Muhammad Badaru, on Wednesday, warned that the state could record up to 20,000 cases of COVID-19 as the disease keeps spreading across the state. "In the... Read More


Coronavirus: Another 28 almajiris in Jigawa test positive

Nigeria, May 14 -- The Jigawa State government on Thursday announced 28 more confirmed cases of coronavirus amongst Islamic school pupils (almajiris) sent back from other states. The state's taskforc... Read More