Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Records 117 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Figure Reach 782

Nigeria has recorded 117 Coronavirus infections, its highest number in a single day bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 782. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Tuesday night. According to the report, Nigeria’s capital city Abuja has 29 new cases, while the spread of the…

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Strange Aliment Kills Over 40 Kano Residents In Three Days

Over 40 people who reportedly died in Kano between Friday and Saturday last week have been buried in three cemeteries, heightening fears that the deceased must have died as a result of a strange ailment, NTA reports. Undertakers who doubled as grave diggers in the affected cemeteries said the frequency at which they received corpses these…

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Popular CNN Anchor, Richard Quest Tests Positive For COVID-19

The host of CNN International’s Quest Means Business, Richard Quest, has tested positive for the novel pandemic, COVID-19. Quest disclosed the news on his Twitter handle, stating that he’s showing just few symptoms of the viral disease since his result came back over the weekend. “I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms —…

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Former Minster Of Justice, Richard Akinjide Passes Away At 88

Chief Richard Akinjide, former minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation  is dead. According to The Guardian, the 88-year-old legal icon died in his Ibadan, Oyo State, home. A family source told the news outlet that he died around 1 am. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria had been indisposed for about three years. The remains…

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Domestic And Sexual Violence Cases Rise In Lagos By 50% Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

According to Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, the number of domestic and sexual abuse cases being reported daily has increased at an alarming rate of 50% since the Coronavirus lockdown kicked off in the state. The organisation revealed that before the lockdown they received 8 domestic abuse cases daily but now that number has…

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COVID-19: Lagos To Enforce Wearing Of Face Mask From Next Week

Lagos State Government has unveiled plans to make the use of face mask in public places mandatory as from next week, The PUNCH reports. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this on Monday April 20 as he announced that the state will prosecute patients who lie about their travel or health history. Speaking at the 7th briefing on COVID-19 at…

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