Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Crosses 52,000 As NCDC Reports 321 More Cases

On Monday August 24, Nigeria reported 321 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 52,548 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the update which showed the latest figure just a case lower than the tally reported in the previous day. The NCDC noted that the additional…

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Olympic Legend, Usain Bolt Goes In Self-Isolation After Taking Coronavirus Test

Olympic legend, Usain Bolt, has reportedly contracted Coronavirus and is in self-quarantine after undergoing a test for the virus, days after his 34th birthday celebration. In a video posted on his social media pages, the Jamaican athlete said he had experienced no symptoms, but he urged friends he had been in contact with to take precautions.…

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Lagos State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has contracted the novel coronavirus, widely known as COVID-19. The news was disclosed by Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in a Press statement titled, ‘Press release on the positive COVID-19 status of Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi’ on Monday, August 24.…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Total Cases Now 52,227 As Death Toll Hits 1,000

Nigeria has recorded 5 new coronavirus deaths, taking the total number of people who have lost the battle to the virus to 1,002. This is coming about six months after the country reported its first cases in February. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest update announced 322 new cases of coronavirus –…

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Aisha Buhari Wants Medical Tourism Reduced After Returning From UAE

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from her exclusive medical trip to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Recall that she had travelled out of the country in the first week of August following a severe neck pain, according to The Punch. The First Lady disclosed her return in an Instagram post shortly landing in Abuja,…

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Update: Global Coronavirus Death Tally Surpasses 800,000

According to an AFP tally shared on Saturday, the novel Coronavirus has claimed over 800,000 lives around the world. In total, 800,004 fatalities have been recorded globally, out of 23,003,079 declared infections. Latin America and the Caribbean is the region the most affected with 254,897 deaths. More than half of global fatalities have been reported in…

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US Government Explains Why Its Helping Nigeria Rehabilitate Repentant Terrorists

The United States Government says revealed the reason why Nigeria is being assisted in rehabilitating repentant terrorists, The Punch reports. The US Embassy to Nigeria said this in an interview with the news outlet on Friday, explaining that it is part of a broader joint Nigeria and US strategy to counter violent extremism. According to them,…

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Controversial Nigerian Prophet Odumeje And His Wife Welcome Their Fifth Child

Prophet Chukwuemeka Cyril Ohanaemere, popuarly known as Indaboski is a proud dad once again! On Saturday August 22, the controversial clergyman and his wife welcomed their first fifth child together and although he didn’t reveal the gender, he took to Instagram to welcome the baby home.   The excited dad also shared a photo of him and his baby. He wrote: “Welcome to my Home Baby 5G. You shall…

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