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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo discharges 21 more coronavirus patients

Twenty-one COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the Oyo State Isolation Centre in the past three days after receiving their second negative test results.
The Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) said that two patients admitted to the hospital tested positive to COVID-19 disease.

Tension in Rivers as three VIPs die in five days

Health workers use proxy to bare frustrations on avoidable risks of infection they are subjected to at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital where three VIP coronavirus cases died in five days.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned workers in the state that the coming months will not be easy despite the health challenges already posed by the global pandemic COVID-19.

Abia coronavirus patient who ran away, surrenders self, family to hospital

A runaway positive COVID-19 patient in Aba, Abia, has surrendered himself and members of his family to the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), Aba, for management of his sickness.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto discharges two more coronavirus patients

Sokoto State COVID-19 tasks force on Tuesday announced the discharge of an additional two patients from the isolation centre in the state.
The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor.

Plateau teaching hospital claims no coronavirus hazard allowance for nurses

The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), Tuesday explained why the nurses attached to the hospital’s Isolation centre are yet to be paid their hazard allowances for taking care of covid-19 patients in the state.
THE Nasarawa State government Saturday declared that it has concluded arrangements to evacuate all Almajiri beggers out of the state.

Kebbi receives additional 83 repatriated almajiri children from Kano

The Kebbi State Government says it has received 83 additional Almajiri (Qu’anic education pupils) repatriated from Kano State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna doctors, nurses dare Governor el-Rufai, begin strike

Despite threats by the Kaduna State government to sack any health worker who participate in a strike, Kaduna State HealthCare Workers Unions and Associations on Saturday commenced a seven-day warning strike.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun confirms 25 new coronavirus cases

The Ogun State government has confirmed 25 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 178.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun commissions 160-bed isolation centre

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday commissioned an isolation centre with 160 beds in Osogbo as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) with those arrested by him as they were being smuggled into the State on Thursday night.

Northern community drags Rivers governor to court, demand N100 million over seizure of trucks,...

The Northern Community in Rivers State has instituted a N100 million suit against the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the State Government at a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt over the seizure of cows and trucks from Adamawa State.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Azare has so far discharged 41 coronavirus patients from its isolation centre after their tests results returned negative.

FMC Azare discharges 41 coronavirus patients

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Azare has so far discharged 41 coronavirus patients from its isolation centre after their tests results returned negative.

Raymond Dokpesi directs AIT to stop airing own claims on coronavirus

The founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, has directed the management of a subsidiary of his company, AIT, to stop airing comments he and his son, Paul Dokpesi, made about coronavirus.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Governor Udom: 68 suspected ‘coronavirus patients’ intercepted in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom Government says it has intercepted 68 suspected COVID-19 patients at the border, invading the state.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Nigerians believe coronavirus a fiction – doctor

Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, a member of Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA) said many people still believe that COVID-19 “is a fiction’’.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that 67 COVID-19 patients, including a pregnant woman who was delivered of her baby today at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, have all been discharged after testing negative to the pandemic twice.

Lagos discharges 67 coronavirus patients after testing negative

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that 67 COVID-19 patients, including a pregnant woman who was delivered of her baby today at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, have all been discharged after testing negative to the pandemic twice.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrazak: Man in viral video not coronavirus patient

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has cleared the air on a recent viral video on social media where a suspected COVID-19 patient was inappropriately evacuated from his home in Ilorin.

Raymond Dokpesi: When did malaria becomes coronavirus?

Businessman and founder of DAAR Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, who was discharged alongside a member of his family from isolation centre in Abuja on Thursday after being cured of COVID-19 had expressed doubt that he was really infected with the virus.
Nyesom Wike

Court to hear Hausa community suit against Rivers governor over seizure of cows, trucks

A Port Harcourt Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed the 1st of June to hear a suit filed by the Northern Community in Rivers State against Governor Nyesom Wike, over the seizure of cows and truck from Adamawa State.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.