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Boris Johnson in hospital for precautionary COVID-19 tests

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday for tests, his office said, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus. "On the advice of his doctor, the Prime Minister...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

[JUST IN] COVID-19: Osun discharges index case, as Oyetola seeks 30 days national lockdown

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Kindly Share This Story:…Says state needs FG’s intervention for victims’ treatment Gboyega Oyetola By Shina Abubakar Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has advocated total...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria's coronavirus cases rises to 224

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Sunday morning confirmed new cases of coronavirus. “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo,”...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Despite COVID-19, political plots mount in Bauchi, Edo, Anambra states

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The meeting point of current social anxieties in Nigeria is the highly contagious Coronavirus pandemic, otherwise known as COVID-19. Yet, because politics is the art of the possible, politicians...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Policemen guarding isolation centre in Ejigbo lament poor welfare, lack of protective wares

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Kindly Share This Story: By Shina Abubakar Policemen guarding the Ejigbo isolation centre have lamented over what they termed poor welfare and lack of protective wares for the discharge of their...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

Pregnant British PM's fiancee tests positive for coronavirus

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Carrie Symonds, the pregnant fiancee of British prime minister Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports in British media said on Saturday. “I’ve spent the past week...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

Using spirit of sports to fight our greatest battle

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Nigerian athletes preparing for Edo 2020 National Sports Festival before it was postponed due to the outbreak of coronavirus There has always been something different, unique and special about...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

JUST IN: Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 210 with 4 deaths recorded, 25 discharged

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed that the country’s coronavirus cases have now risen to 210 on Friday, with four deaths...

Fri Apr 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria confirms 20 coronavirus cases, toll rises to 210

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Friday night confirmed 20 new cases of coronavirus. “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 11 in Lagos, 3 in the FCT, 3 in Edo, 2 in...

Fri Apr 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Doctor contracts coronavirus while treating infected patients in Edo

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The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, has revealed that a doctor treating COVID-19 patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Ondo to close borders Thursday, declares 3-day fast

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The Ondo State Government has ordered the closure of its borders to the neighbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Edo and Ogun from Thursday as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19. Mr...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC working with affected states to identify cases, confirmed cases 174 – DG

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says its primary strategy is to work with affected states in the identification of cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

US virus deaths pass 5,000

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The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic topped 5,000 late Wednesday, according to a running tally from Johns Hopkins University. At about 0235 GMT Thursday, 5,116 people had died, the...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: 3 suspected cases in Delta test negative

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A driver’s temperature is measured at a border between Abuja and the Nasarawa State on March 30, 2020, as he leaves to neighbouring states after Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Saving Nigerians from coronavirus

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Kindly Share This Story: By Iyoha John Darlington Lagos, Africa’s largest city and Nigeria’s economic capital woke up on 31st March 2020 AD and found herself up against a bright day...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →