Category Archives: Breaking

COVID-19 Test Results Of Chinese Doctors Not Yet Ready, FG Says

According to multiple online reports, the Federal Government has said that the results for the Coronavirus tests carried out on the 15-member Chinese medical team that arrived the country to help in the fight against the deadly disease, is not yet ready. This was reportedly disclosed by Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora at the daily briefing…

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Governors Seek Endorsement Of Relaxed COVID-19 Lockdown And Partial Restriction

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has asked that the 14-day total lockdown imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja by President Buhari to curb the spread of the Coronavirus be scaled down to partial mode with relaxed restriction. This was disclosed in a letter dated April 24, 2020, and addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the…

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10 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

According to the Lagos State Ministry of Health (LSMOH), ten patients receiving treatment for  COVID-19 at Yaba and Onikan isolation centers have been discharged. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of the state, also confirmed the news on Friday, disclosing that they are three females and seven males. Among those discharged are three foreigners: two Indians and one Filipino.…

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Lagos Estate Chairman Who Allegedly Killed Promising Footballer Arrested

Earlier this week #JusticeForStephen trended on Twitter after a 26-year-old promising footballer Stephen Doubra Benson Legbe was shot dead by an ex-Nay officer while returning home from vigilante duty on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Lagos Police has however arrested the suspect, James Olu, who is also the Chairman of the Victory Estate, Iba where the victim resided. There was…

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Third WHO Staff Member, Two Others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Bauchi

According to reports from The PUNCH, three new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Bauchi state. The new cases include two Lagos-returnees and another staff member of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Ibrahim Sani, information officer, Bauchi state primary health care development agency, reportedly confirmed the development. Sani was quoted as saying the results of…

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COVID-19: 40 Health Workers Test Positive As Hospitals Complain Shortage Of PPE

As the numbers of coronavirus cases continue to rise in Nigeria, about 40 health workers in the country have tested positive to the deadly disease. This was disclosed by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 media briefing in Abuja on Thursday, where he urged all health workers to…

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NCDC And Family Allegedly Fight Over Dead Body Of Coronavirus Victim In Lagos

On Thursday April 23, there was reportedly commotion in Badore area of Ajah, Lagos state, as the family of a deceased coronavirus patient tried to claim his dead body from NCDC. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the health agency manages the burial of coronavirus patients, but according to Twitter user @Nerdy_Dopey, who shared the…

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OB Cuisine: Recipe Of The Day — 9Ja Foodies’ Oven Baked Moi Moi (Bean Cake)

Food blogger, Ronke Edoho of 9ja Foodie is sharing her recipe for unpeeled Oven Bean Cake popular known as Moi-Moi. This meal is one of the most popular dishes in Nigeria. Made from pureed beans, it is served primarily as an accompaniment to breakfast side dishes like porridge bread or garri. Traditional moi moi is wrapped in Banana or ewe eran…

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