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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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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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Benue University VC tests positive for Coronavirus

Benue State University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Msugh Hembe has tested positive for Coronavirus. Hembe who confirmed this in a post he shared on Facebook, directed all staff of the university and close associates to undergo Coronavirus test and also to isolate themselves. He wrote in the Facebook post; “On Monday, 29th June, 2020, my test […]

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Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor Rotimi Akeredelo, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The 63-year-old Ondo state governor announced this at a press conference in Akure, the state capital today June 30. ”I had malaria a few days ago and was treated. I did get over it and as at the time we had our party NEC and […]

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Oyo’s youngest commissioner tests positive for Coronavirus

Oyo state’s commissioner for youth development and sports, Seun Fakorede has tested positive for Coronavirus. The 28 year old  commissioner made the announcement via a LinkedIn post he shared on Friday June 26. Fakorede who noted that the disease is not a death sentence, stated that he will remain in isolation and will fight the […]

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2-year-old tests positive for Coronavirus in Ogun

The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, has announced that a 2-year-old child tested positive for Coronavirus at its facility. According to the Spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo, the child was admitted eight days ago on account of breathlessness and tests carried out on her showed she had the virus. Orisajo said; […]

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10 members of a family test positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

10 members of a family have tested positive for the Covid -19 in Kaduna state. The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ”Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members […]

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Trump daughter’s personal assistant tests positive for Coronavirus

A personal assistant to Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump has reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus. A source familiar with the matter told CNN that the assistant who works in a personal capacity for US President Donald Trump’s daughter, has not been around Ivanka Trump in several weeks. It was gathered that the […]

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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 […]

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Founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi Snr, and 7 members of his family test positive for Coronavirus

Founder of Daar communications Chief Raymond Dokpesi , his daughter-in law, along with six members of his family, have tested positive for Coronavirus. This is coming 3 days after his son and chairman of the board of the company, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr tested positive for the virus. A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for […]

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16 Almajiris repatriated from Kano to Kaduna state, test positive for Coronavirus

About 16 Almajiris recently repatriated from Kano state to Kaduna state have tested positive for Coronavirus Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who announced this via his Twitter handle, said the new cases confirm the danger of infection from neighbouring states and the role of interstate travel in facilitating the spread of Covid-19 across states” ”KDSG […]

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Over 40 Health workers have tested positive for COVID-19- Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that over 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. The Minister disclosed this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja today, April 23. Ehanire urged all health workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, to always […]

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Doctor treating COVID-19 patients in Edo tests positive

A Nigerian doctor attending to Coronavirus patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has tested positive for the virus. This was revealed by the President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, in an interview with Channels TV today April 2nd. Sokomba who was on the show to speak on […]

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Breaking: Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has tested positive for Coronavirus. He announced this on Twitter this evening. He becomes the third Nigerian governor to test positive for the virus after Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.  

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Two Nigerian soldiers test positive for Coronavirus in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus in Monguno, Borno State. Sahara Reporters reports that the duo, who returned to camp after they were issued administrative passes, have been quarantined at Sector 3 Mission Headquarters for observation since Saturday March 28th. The NCDC has however not announced any case of Coronavirus in Borno […]

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2 nurses, 1 doctor allegedly tests positive for Coronavirus in Abuja hospital

Two nurses and a doctor have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus at a government hospital in Abuja. SaharaReporters reported that a senior medical worker at the hospital who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the infected health workers were part of medical personnel that attended to an infected person brought into the hospital. “The patient […]

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Breaking: Davido’s fiancee, Chioma, tests positive for Coronavirus

Singer, Davido’s fiancee and mother of his son, David Jnr, Chioma, has tested positive for Coronavirus. The singer announced this on his IG page this evening. He said their son however tested negative. ”Hey everyone ! I came back recently from America after cancelling tour. My fiancé Chioma also came back from London recently with […]

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Governor Bala Mohammed’s friend tests positive for coronavirus as Bauchi state records second positive case

Bauchi state government has confirmed the second case of COVID-19 in the state. While disclosing this to newsmen, the state Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed, said the second case is a 62-year-old friend of the Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, who has since tested positive for the virus. The Commissioner disclosed that so […]

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BREAKING: Bauchi gov tests positive for coronavirus

Governor of Bauchi State,  Bala Mohammed, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a media statement made available on Tuesday. Recall that the governor earlier said he had met and shook hands with  the son of former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, who […]