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Majek Fashek is Dead

Majek Fashek is Dead

Nigerian music legend and reggae king Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called Majek Fashek, is dead. It was learnt that he died around 5:45 pm on Monday in a hospital in New York. Report says he has been ill, though the nature of the illness is yet unknown. His longtime manager Umenka Uzoma Day who announced the

Tragedy as Pakistan Airliner with 99 Passengers Crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines reportedly carrying 99 passengers and 8 crew members on Friday, has crashed in the southern Pakistan city. The passengers were said to be going for Sallah celebration. Airport authority said it lost contact with Flight PK 8303, around 2:30 pm when it was due to land in Karachi as it went

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Buhari Commends his Task Force, Health Workers on Effort to Combat COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with moves taken to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, Boss Mustapha, revealed this on Sunday in an interview with channels television, following the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Task

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Panic as 30 Staff Members Of a Company Test Positive for Coronavirus in Oyo State

No fewer than 30 members of staff of an organisation in Ibadan have tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19). Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde,confirmed this development in a tweet on Saturday night. The Governor appealed to everyone to take necessary precaution as the result of 30 members of a company came out positive. “The

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Ogun Governor Extends Lockdown, Frowns at Non-compliance

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday extended the lockdown earlier imposed on the state. That makes it the second time the governor was extending the exercise by one week. The governor also condemned the attitude of residents of the state to the restriction of movement, particularly across the state boundaries. Abiodun announced the


To Decongest Morgues, Ondo Gives 30-days Window for Families to Bury their Dead

Following the congestion in mortuaries by non-coronavirus related corpses, Ondo State Government has ordered that burial can now take place in the state. Wahab Adegbenro, the State Commissioner for health who said this on Saturday, in Akure the State Capital, made it clear that such funerals must take place within the next 30 days, after which the

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Dapo Abiodun Frowns at Interstate Travel breach, Warn violators as Lockdown is Extended by One Week

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Friday, as expressed concerns over report that many has been compromising the enforcement of the ban on interstate travel.  The Governor who raised this alarm on Friday,  while addressing journalists at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State also threatened to deal decisively with those smuggling people in

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