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Victor Osimhen tests positive for Covid after Nigeria trip

5 January 2021 Napoli and Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen, who was filmed dancing with people after traveling to his maskless birthday party in Nigeria, should not be judged as harshly as someone who had gone clubbing in Ibiza, his agent has claimed. Record signing Osimhen caused fury at the Serie A club after footage emerged of his antics in Lagos, …

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The Nigerian scientist sequencing new COVID strain as cases rise

4 January 2021 Virologist Sunday Omilabu says information he gathers will help battle the spread of the disease in Africa’s most populous country. A Nigerian scientist has spent the holiday season in his laboratory doing genetic sequencing to learn more about the country’s COVID-19 variant, as cases increase in the country. Virologist Sunday Omilabu says the information he gathers about …

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Nigeria: Activist Omoyele Sowore arrested, denied bail

3 January 2021 Prominent Nigerian publisher and activist Omoyele Sowore has been refused bail by authorities after being arrested for an “unlawful gathering” on New Year’s Eve along with four others, according to his lawyer Femi Falana.  Falana told Nigeria’s Punch newspaper on Sunday that Sowore had been denied bail over alleged breaches of Covid-19 protocols.  Nigerian police arrested five activists on …

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#EndSARS Memorial: In memory of…

31 December 2020 This film is dedicated to the victims of police brutality in Nigeria and to everyone who lost their lives during the struggle to dismantle the oppressive police systems via Nationwide protests. They will not be forgotten. #EndSARS Follow @naijiant

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