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Shell MD, others sentenced to prison

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The managing director of Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr Osagie Okunbor, and two others have been sentenced to three months in prison with hard labour by a Port Harcourt High Court.

Others also sentenced to three months in prison with hard labour in contempt proceedings were Shell’s secretary and head of legal, Nike Oyinlola and the deputy country head of legal/managing counsel global litigation sub-Sahara Africa, Keibi Atemie.

The presiding judge, George Omeriji, has directed the Nigerian Police Force and other law enforcement to effect immediate arrest of the aforementioned Shell officials who were absent in court and send them to prison.

Sourced from The Guardian report

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 10 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 184

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 23 new COVID-19 infections, toll now 174

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday in a tweet on their verified Twitter page.

“Ten new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 7 in Lagos and 3 in the FCT.”

“As at 08:00 pm 2nd April there are 184 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Twenty have been discharged with two deaths,” NCDC tweeted.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 184.

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BREAKING: Lagos discharges 11 COVID-19 patients

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[BREAKING] COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu imposes dusk-to-dawn lock down in Lagos
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

This was made known by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his verified Twitter account.

This brings the total number of discharged patients from the centre to 19.

“I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the release today of 11 more patients from our facility in Yaba. They have fully recovered and have tested negative to COVID-19 and have been allowed to return home to their families.”

“The patients include two females and nine males. Their results came out negative in two rounds of tests. I want to use this opportunity to, once again, thank our frontline health workers and other professionals for their service.”

“Let me reiterate that this is not the time to relax, but to maintain our vigilance because of the community infection that we are beginning to see. I assure you that at the end, we will hoist a flag of victory – with your cooperation and by the grace of the Almighty,” he tweeted.

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 23 new COVID-19 infections, toll now 174

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 23 new COVID-19 infections, toll now 174

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night confirmed twenty-three new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

The NCDC confirmed nine cases in Lagos, seven in the FCT, five in Akwa Ibom, one in Kaduna and one in Bauchi State

This brings the number of cases to 174

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