Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Toll Near 21,000 As NCDC Records 675 New Cases

Late Monday, Nigeria reported 675 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bring the country’s total reported cases, since February, to 20,919. The report was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an official tweet. According to the health agency, 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died…

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Edo Elections: Pastor Ize-Iyamu Emerges Winner Of APC Governorship Primaries

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the Edo state governorship aspirants on the All Progressives Congress platform, has emerged winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday. Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this on Monday in Benin, the state capital. According to SaharaReporters, Ize-Iyamu polled 27,838…

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COVID-19: Edo Discharges 50 More Patients After Testing Negative

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Monday announced that 50 recovered Coronavirus patients have been discharged from the state’s isolation centre. According to him, this brings the total number of discharged patients to 197. Obaseki urged residents to comply with all safety and precautionary guidelines against the spread of the virus in order to protect the aged population, which…

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APC Members Protest, Demand Dissolution Of NWC Amid Party Crisis

On Monday June 22, a massive protest was held by concerned members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja towards the sacking of National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. According to ThisDay Live, Its convener, Okpokwu Ogenyi, while addressing journalists on behalf of the protesters, said…

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Delta SSG, Commissioner For Information Test Positive To Coronavirus

Delta State Government has confirmed that two of its top officials have tested positive to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The report which was disclosed in a statement shared by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, named the officials as Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie and Commissioner for Information,…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 45 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

45 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos after they tested negative to the virus, the Lagos State Ministry of Health revealed in a tweet on Sunday. Also announcing this yesterday, the Incident Commander on COVID-19 and Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the discharged patients comprised 18 females and 27 males, bringing to 1,328 the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Crosses 20,000 Mark With 436 New Cases

On Sunday, The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the country’s COVID-19 toll have surpassed 20,000 as the health agency recorded 436 fresh infections. According to the tweet shared via their handle, 169 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos with 52 in Oyo and 31 in Plateau. Other affected states are  Imo with…

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