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Nigeria Bans Travellers From India, Brazil, Turkey Over COVID-19 Fears

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Nigeria Bans Travellers From India, Brazil, Turkey Over COVID-19 Fears

Nigeria has banned arrivals from Brazil, India and Turkey over COVID-19 fears and concerns about the rampant spread of coronavirus in those countries.

Chairman of the steering committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said in a statement on Sunday “non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who have visited Brazil, India or Turkey within fourteen (14) days preceding travel to Nigeria, shall be denied entry into Nigeria from Tuesday may the fourth, when the ban will take effect.

Nigeria has confirmed more than 165,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths.

India is going through a devastating resurgence of COVID-19.  Hospitals, morgues and crematoriums have been overwhelmed. There are reports of many families have been left on their own to find medicines and oxygen.

In Brazil, new coronavirus cases have fallen off a late-march peak, but remain high by historical standards. Total deaths in the country are second only to the United States.

Turkey imposed a nationwide “full lockdown” on Thursday, lasting until May 17, to curb a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths, with the world’s fourth highest number of cases and the worst on a per-capita basis among major nations.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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