Coronavirus: Nigerian couple dance into their wedding reception with no guests

Coronavirus: Nigerian couple dance into their wedding reception with no guests

- A Nigerian couple did not allow coronavirus to rob them of their special day

- The couple went ahead with their wedding plans but no guest was in sight when they danced into the reception

- The video of the couple's special day has gone viral on social media, in which the newly-weds could be seen unperturbed as the seats were empty

As the world continues to battle with the deadly coronavirus, a couple in Nigeria danced into their wedding reception with no guests in sight.

In the video which has gone viral on social media, the couple could be seen looking unconcerned that the seats were empty as they danced into their wedding reception.

The wedding was said to have taken place over the weekend.

Below is the video

In other news, a Nigerian man on Twitter has confirmed testing positive for coronavirus as the world battles with the pandemic.

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The man, identified as Salihu Umar, said he had commenced self-isolation and was waiting for health personnel to evacuate him to Gwagwalada isolation centre in Abuja.

He tweeted: "I have just tested positive for COVID19. At the moment, I am still under self isolation as health personnel make their way to my house for evacuation to Gwagwalada isolation centre.

"My neighbours and employer have been notified accordingly."

Meanwhile, previously reported that a Nigerian man falsely accused to be the driver that drove the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria to Ogun state said he almost took his own life when the fake news circulated online.

The man whose real name is Ikuenobe Jude said the fake news circulated because people wanted to tarnish his image.

Jude was identified in the fake news as Adewale Isaac Olorogun and his picture was accompanied with it.

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Sharing his ordeal with BBC, he said nobody wanted to move close to him after the fake news was everywhere.

The picture used for the fake news was from a Buzzfeed article about Jude's experience with modern-day slavery.

Jude said: "I want to let the public know today that it's not me. I went, online I saw my picture in the news that I was the alleged Uber driver who drove the coronavirus patient that came from Italy to Nigeria, from Lagos to Ogun state.

"It was shocking to me because my name is not Adewale Isaac Olorogun but my picture was there. The comments that were on the media were 'shoot him at sigh!' 'pour acid from distance!' throw stones from distance'." ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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Tunde Ososanya Tunde Ososanya, a former senior editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfilment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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