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Osun coronavirus index case tests negative, discharged

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced that the state has discharged its first patient of COVID-19 in the state from the hospital after testing negative twice.

Edo seals off 13 churches for defying coronavirus directive

The Enforcement Team on COVID-19 in Ovia South-West Local Government Council of Edo state, on Sunday, locked up no fewer than 13 churches that refused to adhere to the state government’s directive on social distancing.
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Governor Oyetola: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, says 25 of the 127 people who returned to the state from Cote d’Ivoire recently are not indigenes of the state.

University of Ilorin teaching hospital accuses senior doctor of concealing information on suspected coronavirus...

The management of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital has accused a professor of medicine on its staff of conniving to conceal from his colleagues vital information on a suspected case of COVID-19 who died at the hospital last week.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos reports second death from coronavirus, one evacuated

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.

Coronavirus claims another life in Nigeria as confirmed cases hit 224

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.
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Nigeria records ten new coronavirus cases, total now 224

A breakdown of the data shows that Lagos as at Sunday morning has recorded 115 cases, FCT – 45, Osun – 20, Oyo – 9, Akwa Ibom – 5, Ogun – 4, Edo – 9, Kaduna – 4, and Bauchi – 6. Enugu and Ekiti have two cases each, while Rivers, Benue and Ondo have recorded one each.
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Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 224, 5 deaths

In a series of tweets on Sunday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says: “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 6 in Lagos, 2 in FCT and 2 in Edo.”
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Coronavirus death: Lagos begins manhunt for contacts

The race to trace the contacts of a man who died of coronavirus in Lagos on Friday began yesterday. His coronavirus status was unknown because his friend who took him to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Thursday unconscious didn’t disclose it.

APC governors hail Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at 68

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, is rejoicing with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), His Excellency, Adams Oshiomhole, on the auspicious occasion of his 68th birthday.

Senate president felicitates with APC chairman Oshiomhole at 68

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, is rejoicing with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), His Excellency, Adams Oshiomhole, on the auspicious occasion of his 68th birthday.
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NCDC corrects number of cases reported in Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday announced that it made a mistake in the figures of COVID-19 cases published on Friday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Coronavirus lockdown: Over 600 motorcycles confiscated in one week – Police

The Kwara State command of the Nigeria police said it has confiscated over 600 motorcycles within a week of enforcing the sit-at-home directive.
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NCDC confirms two coronavirus deaths in Lagos, Edo

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed deaths of two COVID-19 patients in Lagos and Edo.
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Nigeria explores local manufacture of face masks, ventilators

The federal government has started discussions with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to explore the potential for local production of medical consumables such as face masks, gloves, sanitizers, and even equipment like ventilators used in the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC: 185 killed in 951 confirmed cases of Lassa fever in 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that a total of 185 people have died of Lassa fever with 951 cases confirmed in the country since the beginning of the year 2020.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Osun records six new coronavirus cases as number totals 190

However, with 20 COVID-19 patients already discharged and 2 death recorded, the total active cases remain 168 in the country.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

NCDC confirms 10 new coronavirus cases in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that there are 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as at 8:00pm Thursday.

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Coronavirus: NMA rejects invitation of Chinese medical team

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
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Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases hit 232

Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.

Chinese city bans consumption of dog, cats, others

Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria confirms 8 more coronavirus cases, 32 discharged

As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

British premier Boris Johnson hospitalised over coronavirus infection

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.