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Posted by on May 13, 2020 5:34 am
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The continuing ban on public and religious gatherings in Nigeria has led to increasingly divided reactions from Churches in Nigeria.

In recent weeks, two of the most influential mega-church pastors in the country have grown in hostility to the government’s lockdown measures, and questioned the severity of the pandemic altogether.

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Reuters have filed this update from Poland:

Poland will extend its strict border controls until 12 June due to the coronavirus pandemic, its Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

Poland closed its borders to foreigners in March to stop the spread of the coronavirus and has extended the restriction four times since then. Polish citizens, diplomats, foreigners with the legal right to live in Poland and foreign professional drivers can enter Poland at selected checkpoints.

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