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Latest news in Nigeria this Evening Wednesday, 13 May 2020

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1. Edo state extends coronavirus curfew for 14 days
In a statement released by Osarodion Ogie, the Secretary to Edo State Government said the Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another 14 days, as measures put in place to contain the spread of coronavirus.

He said the curfew is effective between 8pm and 6am daily.

According to Osarodion Ogie, “The Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another 14 days, starting from May 13, 2020. The time for the curfew remains 8pm to 6am daily. This is in furtherance of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in the state.

2. PDP: Reason why Ihedioha is in court over N19.63bn LG fund
The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party through its Secretary, Nze Ray Emeana, explained that former governor Emeka Ihedioha of the state went to court to seek for redress for the account of N19.63bn local government fund he was accused of mismanaging.

The party said Ihedioha would only account for N3.7bn and not N19.63bn as covered by the interim audit report in the state.

3. Returnee form Dubai dies of COVID-19 in Lagos
Prof. Akin Abayomi, The state Commissioner for Health in a tweet said that a Dubai returnee has been identified as one of the latest casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic in Lagos State.

He stated, “Another COVID-19 infection related death involving 32-year-old male has been recorded.

“The deceased recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health condition, following evacuation of Nigerians in foreign countries by @DigiCommsNG.”

4. 146 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria, total confirmed cases now 4,787
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through its verified twitter handle has said that 146 new cases of COVID-19 has been recorded in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,787.

NCDC also added that 6 new patients have been confirmed dead, this figure brings the total number of deaths in the country to 158.



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