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Foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama contracts COVID-19

Foreign affairs minister , Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Minister who made the announcement on Sunday July 19, said a fourth test conducted on him after he experienced throat irritation confirmed he had the disease. Onyeama further revealed that he is on his way to an isolation center. He tweeted; “Did my […]

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Benue governor’s wife and son test positive for COVID-19

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, his wife, Eunice Ortom and their son, have tested positive for Coronavirus. In an announcement made to newsmen by Mrs. Eunice Ortom on Friday, July 3, some of her staff also tested positive for the virus and have immediately gone into isolation. “Few moments ago this evening, I received my […]

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Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi and some of his aides test positive for COVID-19

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday, July 4. According to the governor, he and some of his aides had the test carried out on them and the result came back positive. He said presently they are not showing […]

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Lagos accredits three private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

The Lagos state government has accredited three private hospitals for treatment and management of Coronavirus cases. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi who made the announcement during a press briefing, said the accredited hospitals passed a biosecurity compliance test which was designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases. He added that the […]

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265 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

265 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, May 23, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 133 cases were recorded in Lagos, 34 in Oyo, 28 in Edo, 23 in Ogun, 22 in FCT, 6 in Plateau, 5 in Kaduna, 3 in Borno, 3 in Niger, 2 in […]

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Hypertension, diabetes, tuberculosis, others account for 70% COVID -19 deaths – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

Dr Osagie Ehanire has said that 70 percent of Nigerians that have died from the novel Coronavirus in the country are persons with hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, cancer, and tuberculosis. He stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID -19 on Thursday, May 21. According to the Minister, analysis of […]

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339 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria – 139 in Lagos alone

339 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, May 21, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 139 cases were recorded in Lagos, 28 in Kano, 28 in Oyo, 25 in Edo, 22 in Katsina, 18 in Kaduna, 14 in Jigawa, 13 in Yobe, 13 in Plateau, 11 in […]

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Rivers State Covid -19 Taskforce intercepts passengers hidden inside trailer load of building material; fake lockdown pass with Governor Wike’s signature found in their possession

Members of COVID-19 Taskforce in Rumuigbo on Wednesday, intercepted a trailer loaded with building materials smuggling people into Rivers State. The interception was aided by the collective effort of NYCN, Ijaw Youths and residents of the area. Speaking at the scene, Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Prince Solomon Eke, called on residents of Obio/Akpor […]

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284 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

284 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria. A breakdown by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC shows that 199 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 26 in Rivers, 19 in Oyo, 8 in FCT, 8 in Borno, 7 in Plateau, 6 in Jigawa, 5 in Kano, 2 in Abia […]

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22-year-old COVID-19 patient delivers set of twins in LUTH (photo)

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient delivered a set of twins, a boy and girl, via Caesarian section, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, today May 19. According to a statement released by LUTH, mother and babies are said to be doing fine. This is the fourth time LUTH medical team would deliver pregnant COVID-19 patients […]

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COVID-19 is a scam. They did not plan the drama before they went on stage – Discharged Delta patient alleges

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62 year old woman dies while struggling for COVID-19 palliative in Rivers

A 62-year-old woman has died while struggling for COVOD-19 palliative shared by the Rivers state government in Elele Kingdom, Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State. According to Vanguard, the deceased, Mrs. Florence Onuobodo arrived at the venue with others waiting to receive the palliatives. A stampede ensued and she was trampled upon by others […]

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15 more COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

15 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos. According to a tweet shared on the state Ministry of Health’s official Twitter handle, 9 females and 6 males, all Nigerians were discharged from the Yaba, LUTH & Agidingbi Isolation facilities today May 17. ”15 #COVID19Lagos patients; 9 females & 6 males, all Nigerians have been […]

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President Buhari receives post lockdown report from COVID-19 task force team (photos)

President Buhari today Sunday, May 17, received a situation report from members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The President in March, imposed a lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown was eased on May 4 and replaced with a ban on interstate travels and a curfew […]

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Pregnant COVID-19 patient delivered of a baby boy in Lagos as state discharges 67 more COVID-19 patients

A COVID-19 patient gave birth to a baby boy after a successful caesarean section delivery at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, Lagos, on Saturday May 16. Announcing the accomplishment recorded by the State Government through her health workers, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the feat is another validation of the Government’s position that it would stamp out […]

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Nigeria records 288 new cases of COVID-19, 179 in Lagos alone

Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of the novel coronavirus. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC, 179 of the new cases were discovered in Lagos alone. 20 in Kaduna, 15 in Katsina, 15 in Jigawa, 13in Borno, 11 in Ogun, 8 in Kano, 7 in FCT, 4 in Niger, 4 in Ekiti, […]

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146 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

146 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday May 12. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 57 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 27 in Kano, 10 in Kwara, 9 in Edo, 8 in Bauchi, 7 in Yobe, 4 in Kebbi, 4 in Oyo, 3 in Katsina, […]

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32-year-old Nigerian man evacuated from Dubai dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

A 32-year-old Nigerian man has died from COVID-19 in Lagos. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this, said the deceased was amongst those who were recently evacuated from Dubai. According to Abayomi, the deceased man suffered severe underlying health. ”Unfortunately, another #COVID19 infection related death involving 32year old, male has been […]

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Nursing mother, four others recover from COVID-19 in Akwa Ibom

Five Covid-19 patients including a nursing mother have been discharged from the Akwa Ibom state Isolation center after testing negative for the dreaded disease by the Nigerian Center for Diseases Control, NCDC. Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong who disclosed this to newsmen, said one of the discharged survivors was a medical […]

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Residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 cases have gone into hiding- Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi

The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, says some residents of the state who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, have fled their homes in a bid to avoid being admitted in an isolation center. Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this at a press conference earlier today. He appealed to such residents to […]