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UK scientist invents face mask that ‘kills COVID-19 and other viruses’

A Nottingham Trent University scientist, Garreth Cave has invented a face mask that can ”kill viruses including COVID-19 and influenza upon contact.” Mirror reported that while most face masks feature a three-layer design, this mask features five layers, including an antiviral layer made of nano-copper. It also has ions that are emitted once in contact with a virus, […]

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Lagos state government confirms fresh COVID-19 cases in a boarding school in the state

Lagos State Government has confirmed the discovery of fresh COVID-19 cases in a secondary boarding school on the mainland. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this today November 6. According to Professor Abayomi, a member of the school’s staff tested positive for COVID-19 on November 2. “Contact tracing has revealed that a student […]

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Plateau State Govt denies hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, says #EndSARS protests delayed distribution process

The Plateau State Government has denied claims that it hoarded COVID-19 palliatives, saying that the distribution process was about to begin but had to be put on hold due to  #EndSARS protests. Recall that residents of Buruku area in Jos South Local Government Area on Saturday morning broke into warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives were stored […]

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Residents break into warehouse in Plateau state, loot COVID-19 palliatives

Residents on Saturday, broke into a COVID -19 palliatives warehouse in the Bukuru community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and carted away food items. It was gathered that the residents gained entrance into the warehouse belonging to the State Emergency Management Agency after breaking into the premises around 9 am. A resident of […]

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FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment

As more states gear towards the full reopening of schools on Monday, the Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent/curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the NCDC, schools have been mandated to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  were  directed to conduct monthly […]

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International travelers who are positive are arriving Nigeria with fake COVID-19 negative results- PTF raises alarm

The Presidential Taskforce PTF on COVID-19 has raised an alarm that some International travelers who are COVID-19 positive, are coming into the country with fake COVID-19 PCR negative results. Recall that the Federal government announced that one of the protocols to be obeyed as the international airspace reopens is for all inbound passengers to undergo a COVID0-19 […]

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Teenage Covid-19 patient ‘is raped by an ambulance driver while being taken to hospital’ in India

A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an ambulance driver on her way to the hospital after she tested positive for COVID-19. The teenage girl was reportedly attacked by a man known as V Noufal, 29, while on their way to the Firstline Covid Treatment Centre in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India, on Saturday night, […]

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COVID-19: Presidential Task Force warns against hasty reopening of schools

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Nigeria has warned states against rushing to reopen schools saying such action have escalated COVID-19 management situation in some other countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, speaking on Monday August 31 in Abuja said it would be in […]

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Actress OmotolaJalade-Ekeinde and her kids recover from COVID-19

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and her children have recovered from COVID-19. Recall that on August 15, the actress revealed via her Instagram page that she has contracted the viral disease and has infected her children. Giving an update via her IG page today August 30, the actress said she and her kids are COVID-19 free. Read her […]

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I contracted COVID-19, I’ve been ill and in isolation — Omotola Jalade

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has disclosed that she’s been away from social media because she contracted Coronavirus. The actress who made the announcement via an Instagram post she shared, disclosed that she’s been ill and in isolation. Omotola wrote; Hello All, I know Mist if you Have been Wondering where I’ve been. Well, i Contracted […]

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The family of anyone who steals COVID-19 funds will be cursed- Prophet Abiara warns politicians

Popular clergyman of the Christ Apostolic Church, Prophet Samuel Abiara, has warned politicians and government workers against stealing from the COVID-19 funds generated, as the curse that will follow from such action will rest upon them and their families. The clergyman said this in a statement he released on Monday, August 10, to appreciate the […]

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Senator Buruji Kashamu dies of COVID-19 related complications.

Senator Kashamu Buruji has died. Buruji died today August 8 after a battle with the novel Coronavirus. He was 62-years-old. His former colleague, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce announced his passing on Twitter this evening. ”I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19 . Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. […]

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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 […]