• Nigeria Records 248 New Cases As COVID-19 Toll Hits 4399

    Nigeria Records 248 New Cases As COVID-19 Toll Hits 43990

    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday announced that the country has confirmed two hundred and fourty eight new COVID-19 cases.   The agency made the announcement in its daily situation report of COVID-19 on its official twitter page.   According to NCDC, Of the 248 cases, 81 are confirmed in Lagos, 35 in Jigawa,

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  • Residents turn vigilantes as hoodlums raid Ogun, Lagos communities

    Residents turn vigilantes as hoodlums raid Ogun, Lagos communities0

    Landlords and youths in some communities in Lagos and Ogun states have been depriving themselves of sleep at night to keep watch over their areas, which have come under the siege of hoodlums. The residents told PUNCH Metro that the hoodlums took advantage of the current lockdown in both states occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic

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  • FG summons Chinese Ambassador over maltreatment of Nigerians in China

    FG summons Chinese Ambassador over maltreatment of Nigerians in China0

    The Federal Government has summoned the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian over reports of maltreatment in China. Nigerians in China who had travelled there for business purposes a few days before the federal government announced a lockdown are accusing Chinese authorities of maltreatment, just as they said the Nigerian government did not care

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  • Two die, one mobbed to death in Lagos road mishap amid lockdown

    Two die, one mobbed to death in Lagos road mishap amid lockdown0

    Two persons died while another person was injured yesterday when two buses had a head-on collision at the Ile-iwe bus-stop, Idimu, in Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State in spite of the ongoing lockdown. A Siena bus loaded with passengers had defied the government shutdown order and was on high speed when it

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  • UI College of Medicine provost, deputy test positive for COVID-19

    UI College of Medicine provost, deputy test positive for COVID-190

    The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye respectively have tested positive for coronavirus. NAN reports that Prof. Olapade-Olaopa made this known in a statement released on Sunday. The Public Relations Officer of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, confirmed this in a

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  • Four new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria

    Four new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria0

    The country has recorded four new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. It said this brings the total number of infected persons in Nigeria to 40 as of 11:00 pm on Monday. NCDC confirmed this in a Monday night tweet. According to the agency, three of

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