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COVID-19: Police To Enforce Orders On Mass Gatherings During Eid el-Fitr In Nigeria

As Muslim faithful prepare to celebrate Eid el-Fitr on Monday and Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned against mass gathering in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Ogun. The IGP who issued the warning in statement shared via the Nigerian Police Force’s Twitter handle, advised Nigerians to go about their Eid el-Fitr celebrations…

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27 More Workers Of Coronavirus-Infested Company Test Positive In Oyo

27 more members of staff of iSON Xperiences located in the Ibadan South West Local Government Area of Oyo state have tested positive for the novel, Coronavirus (COVID-19). At least 63 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. Governor Seyi Makinde made this announcement on Friday via…

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Katsina Records 13 COVID-19 Deaths, Discharges 51 Patients After Recovery

Katsina Government has announced that 51 Coronavirus patients who underwent successful treatment have been discharged from the State’s isolation centres. The state’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and member of the Katsina State COVID-19 Committee, Dr Kabiru Mustapha made the announcement on Thursday May 21 revealing that 13 deaths linked to Coronavirus complications has been recorded. While five of…

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COVD-19: Ekiti Records Second Casualty As 75-Year-Old Woman Dies

Ekiti State Governor has confirmed another COVID-19 casualty, making it the second death to be recorded in the whole state. This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday, noting that the case was a 75-year-old woman who died from COVID-19-related complications. “We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre…

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Nigerian Churches, Mosques & Others Asked To Submit Guidelines For Reopening

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked professional groups and faith-based organisations, including churches and mosques, to submit guidelines for reopening for a review and advise. Speaking during a press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, The Director-General of the health agency, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu mentioned on Thursday. “This is what we’ve…

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Edo Discharges Four More COVID-19 Patients, Records One Death

The Government of Edo State has recorded the discharge of four more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the ravaging disease. This was disclosed by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his Twitter handle this morning. He also said that one more COVID-19 death has been recorded in the state. ”We have discharged 4 more patients from…

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Ben Ayade Gets Emotional While Granting Tax Exemption To The Poor In Cross River

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State broke down in tears on Thursday as he removed the tax burden on low-income earners in the state. While speaking at the Government House in Calabar on Thursday, Ayade frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants who extort money from the poor and vulnerable, a practice he says…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Surpasses 7,000 With 339 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 339 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, bringing its total infections to 7,016. The health agency in a tweet via its official handle, confirmed the new figures. According to the report, Lagos confirmed 139 new cases, Kano had 28, Oyo 28, Edo 25, and Katsina 22. Other states…

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