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Fani-Kayode To Buhari: Your Failure To Restrict Italy, China, US Has Brought Covid-19 Into Nigeria

Fani-Kayode To Buhari: Your Failure To Restrict Italy, China, US Has Brought Covid-19 Into Nigeria

By Augustine Akhilomen Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has faulted the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to restrict countries that have been hit with the coronavirus from entering Nigeria. Fani-Kayode, who said that the President…

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Covid-19: Iran Seeks First Loan From IMF Since 1962

Covid-19: Iran Seeks First Loan From IMF Since 1962

Iran said on Thursday that it has sought financial assistance from the International Monetary Fund, which has not lent it money since 1962, to help it combat the novel coronavirus. “Our central bank requested access”…

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Covid-19: Iran Temporarily Releases Some 70,000 Prisoners

Covid-19: Iran Temporarily Releases Some 70,000 Prisoners

Iran has temporarily released approximately 70,000 prisoners due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, Tasnim news agency reported, citing Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi on Monday. “Prisoners with underlying medical conditions would be given…

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Coronavirus Is Biological Attack On China, Iran – Iranian Civil Defense Chief Claims

Coronavirus Is Biological Attack On China, Iran – Iranian Civil Defense Chief Claims

The Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization, Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, said Tuesday that media fear-mongering over the new corornavirus and the spread of the disease in his country bolsters claims that the virus…

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Covid-19: WHO Staff Tests Positive In Iran

Covid-19: WHO Staff Tests Positive In Iran

The World Health Organisation says one of its staff in Iran Country Office has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, made the disclosure on Monday at a media briefing on COVID-19…

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Iran Supreme Leader Adviser Dies Of Covid-19

Iran Supreme Leader Adviser Dies Of Covid-19

A member of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, Seyed Mohammad Mir-Mohammadi, died of COVID-19. His death comes as other top Iranian officials have contracted the virus, Tasnim news agency on Monday reported.…

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Covid-19: US Bans Travels To Iran

Covid-19: US Bans Travels To Iran

The United States is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea. Vice President Mike Pence announced the new…

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Iran Hits With 2 Cases Of Coronavirus

Iran Hits With 2 Cases Of Coronavirus

Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says authorities have confirmed two cases of the new coronavirus, the first in the country. The report on Wednesday did not elaborate on the nationality of the two people infected…

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Iran Will Never Hold Talks With US Under Pressure – Rouhani

Iran Will Never Hold Talks With US Under Pressure – Rouhani

Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that Tehran’s help was essential in establishing security in the Middle East. Relations between Tehran and Washington…

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New U.S. Sanctions Shows Washington’s Despair – Iran

New U.S. Sanctions Shows Washington’s Despair – Iran

The U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran’s nuclear organization and Tehran’s nuclear chief shows Washington’s despair, said a spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, adding that the country’s civilian nuclear program will continue with full force.…

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