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The Week In Photos: Metuh’s Cross, COVID-19 In Lagos And Ighalo’s Moment

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Updated February 29, 2020
A combination of the best photos of the week ending February 28, 2020.
A combination of the best photos of the week ending February 28, 2020.

 

What were the best news photos you came across this week? Here are our picks, ranging from the trial of former People’s Democratic Party spokesman, Olisa Metuh, the announcement of the first COVID-19 patient in Nigeria and the very rare moment Odion Ighalo scored a goal for Manchester United.

 

 

A fire fighter cool off his head after battling fire that gutted a petrol station along Kubwa Expressway in Abuja on Wednesday 26th February, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
A firefighter cools off his head after battling an inferno that gutted a petrol station along Kubwa Expressway in Abuja on Wednesday 26th February 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Fire fighters battling fire that gutted a petrol station along Kubwa Expressway in Abuja on Wednesday 26th February, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
Firefighters battling the inferno that gutted a petrol station along Kubwa Expressway in Abuja on Wednesday 26th February, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Former PDP spokesman, Mr Olisa Metuh stand inside a dock at the Federal High Court in Abuja on February 25, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
Former PDP spokesman, Mr Olisa Metuh stands inside a dock at the Federal High Court in Abuja on February 25, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Metuh being taken to the Nigeria Correction Service after a judgement was passed on his case on February the 25th, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/ Channels TV
Metuh being taken to the Nigeria Correction Service after a judgement was passed on his case on February the 25th, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/ Channels TV

 

 

A police truck is stationed at the entrance of Supreme Court of Nigeria in Abuja during the review of Bayelsa APC's governorship candidate David Lyon over the Bayelsa Election. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
A police truck is stationed at the entrance of Supreme Court of Nigeria in Abuja during the review of Bayelsa APC’s governorship candidate David Lyon over the Bayelsa Election. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Men of the Nigeria Correction Service departs the Federal High Court in Abuja as they convey convicts to the Kuje Prison in Abuja. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
Men of the Nigeria Correction Service departs the Federal High Court in Abuja as they convey convicts to the Kuje Prison in Abuja on February 25, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, display the image of the corona virus (covid-19) at a press conference in Abuja on the confirmed case of coronavirus on February 28, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/ Channels TV
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, display the image of the corona virus (covid-19) at a press conference in Abuja on the confirmed case of coronavirus on February 28, 2020. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/ Channels TV

 

 

A soldier checks the body temperature of a visitor to the 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital at Yaba in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. - Nigeria reported the first new coronavirus case in sub-Saharan Africa on February 28, 2020 and a major global auto show was cancelled in a bid to stop contagion, as the deadly epidemic sent global stock markets and oil prices plunging. Photo: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP
A soldier checks the body temperature of a visitor to the 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital at Yaba in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. Photo: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

 

 

A Reverend sister marks faithful with ash as Catholics mark the beginning of the Lenten season wearing black to show grievances at the rate of security challenges in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
A Reverend sister marks faithful with ash as Catholics mark the beginning of the Lenten season wearing black to show grievances at the rate of security challenges in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

An aerial view of catholics as they mark the beginning of the Lenten season wearing black to show grievances at the rate of security challenges in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
An aerial view of catholics as they mark the beginning of the Lenten season wearing black to show grievances at the rate of security challenges in Nigeria. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Disappointed subscribers of the nationwide Workers Housing Scheme on Monday, February 24, 2020, stormed the headquarters of the NLC, Abuja in protest over FG Nationwide Workers Housing scheme they see as fraud. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
Disappointed subscribers of the nationwide Workers Housing Scheme on Monday, February 24, 2020, stormed the headquarters of the NLC, Abuja in protest over FG Nationwide Workers Housing scheme they see as fraud. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Disappointed subscribers of the nationwide Workers’ Housing Scheme on Monday, February 24, 2020, stormed the headquarters of the NLC, Abuja in protest over FG Nationwide Workers Housing scheme they see as fraud. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV
The disappointed subscribers hold up banners. Photo: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

 

 

Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's government in Vina del Mar, on February 23, 2020, during the Vina del Mar Music Festival. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
Demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Chilean President Sebastian Pinera’s government in Vina del Mar, on February 23, 2020, during the Vina del Mar Music Festival. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)

 

 

A couple of revellers enjoy the mud during the "Bloco da Lama", a mud carnival party, in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, on February 22, 2020. - "Bloco da Lama" started in 1986 with teenagers playing with mud and became a traditional event at the historical city of Paraty. Photo by DANIEL RAMALHO / AFP
A couple of revellers enjoy the mud during the “Bloco da Lama”, a mud carnival party, in Paraty, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, on February 22, 2020. – “Bloco da Lama” started in 1986 with teenagers playing with mud and became a traditional event at the historical city of Paraty. Photo by DANIEL RAMALHO / AFP

 

 

Manchester United's Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo (R) scores his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg football match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on February 27, 2020. Photo: Oli SCARFF / AFP
Manchester United’s Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo (R) scores his team’s second goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg football match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on February 27, 2020. Photo: Oli SCARFF / AFP