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COVID-19: Plateau Reports 100 New Cases, As Three More Die Nationwide

Written by on 26 January 2021

Nigeria on Monday reported 1,430 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the nation’s disease control agency. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also said three more COVID-19 deaths had occurred. Trailing Lagos, the nation’s epicenter of the virus, Plateau state recorded 100 new cases. The middle-belt state is now the third worst-hit […]

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COVID-19: 53 doctors test positive in Kano – NMA

Written by on 26 January 2021

The Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association(NMA) says it has so far lost three doctors to the coronavirus pandemic while 53 others tested positive in the state. The state NMA chairman, Dr Usman Ali disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Kano on Monday. He said some members of the association who […]

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UNILAG set for non-physical post-UTME test from Feb 15 to Feb 23

Written by on 25 January 2021

Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has announced that the institution will begin its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) test on Feb. 15 to Feb. 23, meaning it will run for about nine days. He appealed to public-spirited Nigerians to assist indigent candidates to get tablets, as the university gets set for non-physical post-UTME […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 964 New Cases, Two More Deaths

Written by on 25 January 2021

Nigeria on Sunday reported 964 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC). The disease control agency added that two more deaths had been recorded. To date, 121,566 cases have been confirmed, 97,228 cases discharged and 1,504 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. […]

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COVID-19: Biden to reinstate travel bans

Written by on 25 January 2021

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a White House official said Sunday, as the new administration ramps up its pandemic response. Biden will also by Monday extend the ban to travelers who have recently been to South […]

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COVID-19: WHO secures 40m doses of Pfizer vaccine as global cases near 100m

Written by on 25 January 2021

The world is on the verge of reaching 100 million COVID-19 infections, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Centre statistics. More than two million people have died from the virus. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), said COVID vaccines could bring the global pandemic under control, with vaccinations under way in […]

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El-Zakzaky’s Wife Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Prison, Says IMN

Written by on 22 January 2021

The wife of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria(IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Zeenat, has reportedly contracted COVID-19 at a correctional centre in Kaduna State. The spokesman of the group, Ibrahim Musa, confirmed the news to Newsmen on Thursday. He said Zeenat tested positive for COVID-19 a second time on January 20, 2021. […]

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Real Madrid coach Zidane tests positive for COVID-19

Written by on 22 January 2021

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish club announced Friday. This comes a day before Madrid travel to Alaves in La Liga seeking to bounce back from an embarrassing midweek Copa del Rey exit. Zidane, popularly known as Zizou, is a French former professional football player who played as an […]

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Edo State : 39 Healthcare workers infected with Covid–19

Written by on 22 January 2021

39 healthcare workers in Edo State have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the last 72 hours according to the Edo State government. The Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Health Dr. Osamwonyi Irowa, stated this during a news briefing in Benin City. He added that case management for critical care is being […]

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