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COVID-19: Coronavirus News Update For Friday, April 10, 2020




BREAKING: NCDC Confirms Cases Of Omicron Variant In Nigeria

Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Coronavirus news headlines for today Friday, April 10th, 2020.

Below is a roundup of top stories on the COVID-19 disease

Buhari Govt Reveals Names of Nigerians Who Died From COVID-19 Abroad (Full List)

The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has released the names of 13 Nigerians who died from coronavirus (COVID-19) abroad.

The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, published the names in a video on Twitter on Thursday.

The Nigerians listed are:

Alfa Sa’adu (United Kingdom)

Carol Jamabo (United Kingdom)

Kole Abayomi, SAN (United Kingdom)

Bode Ajanlekoko (United Kingdom)

Adeola Onasanya (United Kingdom)

Ugochukwu Erondu (United Kingdom)

Chidinma Olajide (United Kingdom)

Bassey Offiong (USA)

Caleb Anya (USA)

Mmaete Greg (USA)

Akeem Adagun (USA)

Laila Abubakar Ali (USA)

Patricia Imobhio (USA)

COVID-19: Buhari, Task Force To Meet On Friday Over Nationwide Lockdown

President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday (Today) meet with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to discuss the way forward on the Coronavirus outbreak in the country and also have a review of the lockdown imposed on the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states.

Naija News learnt that the agenda of the meeting includes briefing the President on the ongoing battle against Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to consider the possible extension of total lockdown in the FCT, Ogun and Lagos states, including other parts of the country where is been affected with the global pandemic.

According to the report by The PUNCH, two government officials hinted that the task force meeting with President Buhari could have held earlier on Thursday, but that recommendations were still being awaited from some state governors as of Thursday evening.

Breaking! Bauchi Gov. Bala Mohammed Recovers Fully From Coronavirus

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has taken to Twitter to announce the result for his second coronavirus test.

Mohammed disclosed that the follow-up test returned negative.

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He went on to give God all the gratitude while thanking everyone for their prayers.