Global Statistics

All countries
42,490,278
Confirmed
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
30,941,318
Recovered
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
All countries
1,149,237
Deaths
Updated on October 24, 2020 8:07 am
Saturday, October 24, 2020

West Africa


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Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces killed in unrest

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for violence and says security forces used ‘extreme restraint’ after soldiers shot and...

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Kenya opposition condemns killing #ENDSARS protesters in Nigeria

Raila Odinga said the police brutality and abuses that have gone on in Nigeria for the last...

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Nigeria: Buhari urges #ENDSARS protesters to leave streets

President Muhammadu Buhari said the government recognized the rights of citizens to protest but warned protesters against...

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African Union ‘strongly condemns’ deadly violence in Nigeria

The African Union Commission chairman, Moussa Faki Mahamat “strongly condemns the violence that erupted on 20 October...

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Policeman killed in Guinea after election results show Conde leading

Supporters of President Alpha Conde’s main rival Cellou Dalein Diallo set alight piles of old furniture and...

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#EndSARS: UK high commission closes Visa centers in Nigeria

“For applicants with booked appointments within this period, please you will need to reschedule your appointment for...

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Nigerian police chief orders deployment of anti-riot police unit

Nigeria's police chief on Tuesday ordered the nationwide deployment of anti-riot officers as protests sparked by brutality...

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Hillary Clinton calls Nigerian gov’t to Stop killing #EndSARS protesters

Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ask President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria to stop killing #EndSARS protesters. (The...

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#EndSARS: Nigerian governor imposes 24-hour curfew in Lagos

Nigerian governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said that criminals had hijacked the demonstrations "to unleash mayhem on our state". (The...

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#EndSARS: Nigerian governors want demonstrators to call off protests

The Nigeria Governor’ Forum (NGF) Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, made the appeal after an...

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