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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Iran confirms 2,368 new coronavirus cases, 204,952 in total

Iran‘s confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 204,952 on Sunday after an overnight registration of 2,368 new infections, state-run IRNA news agency reported.
Ahmed Radhi, one of Iraq’s most celebrated former footballers, has died as a result of complications arising from Covid-19, the health ministry said.

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies of coronavirus

Iraqi football legend, Ahmed Radhi, died Sunday from complications linked to COVID-19, the health ministry said, just hours before he was to be flown for treatment in Jordan.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Iran reports 2,596 news coronavirus cases, 197,647 in total

Iran on Thursday reported 2,596 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 197,647, the state TV reported.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kidnapped former Edo commissioner found dead

Mr. Presley Ediagbonya, a former commissioner for youths and sports in Edo state did not make it alive from his abductors.
A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor, who laid hand on Coronavirus patients to recover from the virus has died of the pandemic.

Popular pastor who laid hand on coronavirus patients dies of the virus

A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor, who laid hand on Coronavirus patients to recover from the virus has died of the pandemic.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

CCECC: Why Chinese medical team is still in Nigeria

Mr. Michael Yigao, the Managing Director of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation has said 15 medical workers brought in from China to the country have not gone back because there is not flight.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

CCECC: 15 Chinese medical experts are in our care

Mr Michael Yigao, Managing Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) Nigeria Ltd, says the 15 Chinese medical experts that arrived in the country on April 8 are in the company’s care.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

PDP asks President Buhari to explain whereabouts of Chinese doctors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given the federal government a 48-hour ultimatum to declare the whereabouts of the Chinese medical team it brought in to assist in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in our country.
and Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to Doctors and other health workers in charge of the COVID-19 patients at the treatment centre in Abakaliki.

Ebonyi government distributes palliative materials, protective equipments to health workers

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has distributed palliative materials and Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to Doctors and other health workers in charge of the COVID-19 patients at the treatment centre in Abakaliki.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Minister: Chinese doctors working at isolation centres

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Chinese doctors, who came to Nigeria over a month ago, are working at isolation centres.

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Governor Mohammed: No coronavirus patient must die in Bauchi

Frontline medical workers treating COVID-19 positive patients in Bauchi State have been urged to ensure that none of the patients dies of any complications just as they were directed that Chloroquine and Zithromax should be used for the treatment of the positive patients.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Chinese medics for coronavirus test Thursday – minister

The 15 personnel of the Chinese medical team are to be tested today to ascertain their Coronavirus (COVID-19) status, the Federal Government disclosed on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria police intercept corpse of suspected coronavirus patient

The Police in Osun State intercepted a car carrying the corpse of suspected dead COVID-19 patient into the State from Ibadan, Oyo state.
Former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini was discharged on Tuesday after three weeks in a Chinese hospital being treated for coronavirus, his club said.

Coronavirus: Marouane Fellaini thanks medical staff after leaving hospital

Marouane Fellaini has thanked the medical team at a Chinese hospital after recovering from coronavirus.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We‘ll not tolerate maltreatment of Nigerians in China

Speaker of the House of Representatives has warned China authorities against any inhuman and unlawful treatment of Nigerian citizens resident in the country, saying it was unacceptable to the government.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

NMA calls for thorough screening of visiting Chinese medical team

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has called for a thorough screening of the visiting Chinese medical team by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), and other relevant regulatory bodies.

NMA: We still reject arrival of Chinese medical practitioners

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has said it was still opposed to the arrival of the Chinese medical experts in the country to help combat novel coronavirus.

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LASEMA: Hoodlums vandalise pipeline at Aboru for fuel theft

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Soldiers foil terror attack on Borno village, kill scores

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