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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Almost 10,000 With 387 New Infections

The COVID-19 toll in Nigeria has headed towards 10,000 as the country, late Friday, recorded 387 new active cases . The new infections were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on their official Twitter account. This takes the country’s total cases to 9,302, out of which 2697 have been discharged…

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#JusticeForTina: Outrage As 16-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By A Police Officer In Lagos

A 16-year-old girl simply identified as Tina has been confirmed dead after being shot by a trigger-happy police officer along Berger Iyana Oworo area in Lagos. According to circulating reports, the policeman was trying to arrest a bus driver for violating the curfew rules. In the process, he allegedly shot the bus conductor dead as well as the young…

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Lagos Predicts Decline In Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Six Months Time

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has predicted that the state won’t see a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases till the next four to six months. As at Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 4012 cases of the novel pandemic. Abayomi while speaking at the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing in…

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Police Reportedly Shoots Two Dead For Violating Curfew Orders In Lagos

Panic gripped Berger Iyana Oworo area of Lagos on Tuesday May 26 after a police officer allegedly shot two people dead for violating the State’s curfew orders. Though the Nigerian Police Force has not released a statement about the incident, it was however, gathered that the victims were a commercial bus driver, a young girl who was a passenger gunned down and bus…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Almost 9,000 With 389 New Cases — 256 In Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 389 more COVID-19 cases, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency via its official Twitter account. This takes the country’s total infections to 8,733 out of which 2,501 have been discharged with 254 losing…

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UPDATE: 87 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

On Wednesday May 27, the Government of Lagos State recorded the discharge 87 more patients, who recovered and tested negative to novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Lagos State Ministry of Health who made this known via its official twitter handle said that 824 patients had now been discharged from the various isolation centres. “#COVID19Lagos Update! ‪87…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 276 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Rises To 8,344

On Tuesday, Nigeria recorded 276 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 8,244. The reports which was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated in its breakdown of the latest results that Lagos confirmed 161 of the new cases. Other states with new cases include Rivers with 36, Edo with 27,…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 8,000 With 229 New Infections

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Monday after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 229 cases, bringing the toll to 8,068 out of which 2,311 have been discharged with 233 losing their lives. Despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic, data from the NCDC…

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ICYMI: Lagos Confirms The Discharge Of 31 More COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the discharge and recovery of 31 more COVID-19 patients after successful treatment. The governmental organization confirmed this in a tweet via its official handle on Sunday while State Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu also confirmed the development in a brief social media statement on Sunday. His statement read:  “Good people…

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