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WHO Warns ‘New And Dangerous Phase’ Of Coronavirus As Pandemic Widens

On Friday, the World Health Organization warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the novel coronavirus pandemic despite the disease’s accelerating spread across the globe. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same time as the disease was…

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ICYMI: Ogun Suspends Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Ogun State Government has suspended the reopening of religious centres which were earlier scheduled to reopen on Friday amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Channels TV reports. Governor Dapo Abiodun who made the announcement said the suspension became imperative in the face of the rise in the community transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the state. He…

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Brazil Hits One Million Coronavirus Cases As Death Toll Becomes Second-Highest

On Friday, Brazil’s Coronavirus toll crossed over the one million bleak milestone after reporting a new one-day surge in the number of infections recorded by Latin America’s largest country. The health ministry said it had recorded 54,771 new infections, a jump it said was largely due to “instability” in its reporting system, which meant some states…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 98 More COVID-19 Patients

Lagos State Government has recorded the discharge of ninety-eight more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the deadly virus. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the State Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and confirmed in a tweet shared on Friday by the Lagos State Ministry of Health. According to the health ministry, the discharged…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make Mexican Mango Salsa With Yetty’s Cookbook

Today’s cuisine comes all the way from the heart of South America and its none other than the Mexican Mango Salsa. Shared by food blogger, Yetty’s Cookbook, she says: “Healthy Recipe Alert!!! This is one recipe I’m going to miss when mango is off season. It’s healthy, juicy, sweet and so refreshing. I usually take mine…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records Over 19,000 COVID-19 Cases With 667 New Infections

Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll upsurged pass the 19,000 mark late Friday with 667 new cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the health agency, Lagos reported the highest number of new cases with 281, Abia with 48, Oyo with 45, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 38 cases. Other states with…

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Nigeria Evacuates 56 Stranded Nationals From Pakistan, 300 More From Dubai

On Friday June 19, Nigeria evacuated 56 Nigerians who were stranded in Pakistan along with four Pakistanis due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, noting that they are to immediately undergo compulsory 14-days self isolation. ”Eventually, 56 Nigerians and 4 Pakistanis were safely evacuated…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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Alleged Rape: Inspector-General Of Police Orders D’banj’s Probe

A probe has been ordered into the allegation of rape levelled against popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’banj by his accuser, Miss Seyitan Babatayo. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu gave the order, following a petition written by her lawyer, Mr. Tommy Ojoge-Daniel for the alleged incident which occurred in 2018. The letter with reference…

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