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COVID-19: UK govt extends lockdown by three weeks

COVID-19: UK govt extends lockdown by three weeks

The UK government has extended the lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country by three weeks. The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, announced this on Thursday. According to Raab, there have been indications…

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BREAKING: Ken Saro-Wiwa jnr dies in UK

BREAKING: Ken Saro-Wiwa jnr dies in UK

Ken Saro-wiwa Jr has died after suffering a strokeThe BBC reports that the son of the late environmental activist, Ken Saro wiwa, died in the UKHis sister Noo Saro-Wiwa while confirming his death to journalists…

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COVID-19: Buhari congratulates UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson after recovering from coronavirus

COVID-19: Buhari congratulates UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson after recovering from coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, following his discharge from hospital after testing negative for COVID-19. In a congratulatory letter dated April 14, 2020 to Mr. Johnson, a copy of which…

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COVID-19: UK to evacuate other nationals as cases in Nigeria hit 373

COVID-19: UK to evacuate other nationals as cases in Nigeria hit 373

The United Kingdom’s Mission in Nigeria has announced plans to begin evacuating another set of British nationals from Saturday, amid COVID-19 crisis. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, over 2,000 foreign nationals from the US, Canada,…

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COVID-19: UK death toll passes 12,000 as England leads casualty figures by 744

COVID-19: UK death toll passes 12,000 as England leads casualty figures by 744

The UK Coronavirus death toll on Tuesday pushed past the 12,000 barrier after 744 more people died in England alone. At least 40 frontline NHS staff have also been reported dead from COVID-19 in the…

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UK health system failed him – Omotola-Jalade announces death of his cousin

UK health system failed him – Omotola-Jalade announces death of his cousin

UK health system failed him – Omotola-Jalade announces death of his cousin Veteran Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde announced on social media that he lost one of her cousins in the UK. The Nollywood actress took…

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UK health system failed him – Omotola-Jalade loses cousin

UK health system failed him – Omotola-Jalade loses cousin

Veteran Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has announced the death of her cousin. The Nollywood actress took to her Twitter page lamenting that the health system in the United Kingdom failed her cousin. She stated that…

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COVID-19 will not overcome UK – Queen Elizabeth

COVID-19 will not overcome UK – Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II, has sent a message of hope to British citizens as the country continues to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 has killed 9,875 Britons since its outbreak in Wuhan, China. As at Saturday,…

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COVID-19: Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK tests positive

COVID-19: Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK tests positive

Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has tested positive for COVID-19. Ankomah has been admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of a London Hospital after testing positive for the virus…

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Another Nigerian doctor dies of coronavirus in UK

Another Nigerian doctor dies of coronavirus in UK

Another Nigerian doctor, Edmond Adefolu Adedeji, has died of coronavirus in the United Kingdom. The deceased worked at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon before his death. He died at the age of 62. The…