Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Friday, 27th, March, 2020

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This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Friday, 27th, March 2020

Nigeria Records 14 New Covid-19 Cases, Coronavirus In Nigeria Now 65

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus in the West African country.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Thursday evening, March 26.

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After Meeting Covid-19 Infected Abba Kyari, Lai Mohammed Coronavirus Test Result Emerges

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has tested negative for Coronavirus.

Naija

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has debunked the report that the President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, have been secretly flown out of the country for treatment.

Information spotted online has it that the President and Kyari have secretly left the country to treat themselves of Coronavirus.

News reports that the minister disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Thursday, days after meeting Covid-19 infected Abba Kyari.

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Coronavirus: Bashir Ahmad Debunks Report Claiming That President Buhari, Abba Kyari Have Travelled Out

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has debunked the report that the President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, have been secretly flown out of the country for treatment.

Information spotted online has it that the President and Kyari have secretly left the country to treat themselves of Coronavirus.

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Orji Kalu To Spend 12 Years In Prison As Court Dismiss Appeal

Abia state’s former governor and chief whip of the senate, Orji Uzor Kalu will remain in prison as a court of appeal in Abuja has dismissed an appeal filed against his sentence.

Recall that last December, Kalu was sentenced to 12 years in prison by a federal high court, for N7.1 billion fraud

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Lagos Assembly Lifts Suspension of Lawmakers

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday lifted the suspension of four lawmakers, Moshood Oshun, Raheem Kazeem, Rotimi Abiru and Wahab Jimoh.

This was made known by Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, at the start of plenary activities on the floor of the House.

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