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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Singer Youssou Ndour Backs Abdoulaye Wade's Election Rival

                           Youssou N'dour shakes hands with opposition leader Macky Sall     Senegalese music icon Youssou N'dour has thrown his weight behind presidential hopeful Macky Sall in his bid to thwart Abdoulaye Wade's bid to win a third term in a run-off election this month.    Speaking after a meeting with Mr Sall, N'dour said that nearly 70 per cent of voters had shown they wanted to see the back of the 85-year-old when they cast their ballots in favour of opposition candidates in Sunday's first round.    'The change is already there, now it is just a matter of putting it into action,' N'dour told journalists in brief comments after the meeting.      The Grammy-winning star's spokesman told journalists that 'Macky Sall has already agreed to' several unspecified demands that N'dour had made as a condition for his support.

Haitan Musician Martelly, 'Sweet Mickey,' Wins Haiti presidential Election

Wyclef and Martelly M usician Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly scored a come-from-behind victory Monday in Haiti’s presidential runoff.