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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 626 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Exceed 27,000

On Thursday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 27, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 626 new infections. The health agency disclosed the latest development in a tweet giving a breakdown of the new cases.They also noted that the cases were recorded in 20 states, bringing the total infections to 27,110. Lagos had…

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COVID-19: Oyo Discharges 180 Recovered Patients, Records New Death

180 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Oyo isolation centres after they returned negative for the virus, according to the State Government . Governor Seyi Makinde announced this in a tweet on Monday. According to him, the number of COVID-19 cases successfully managed and discharged in Oyo State has risen to 688. He, however said the state recorded…

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Ajimobi Finally Laid To Rest In His Ibadan Home [See Video & Photos]

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Isiaka Ajimobi, has been buried in Ibadan amid tight security, The Cable reports. He was buried at about 10 a.m. on Sunday according to Islamic rites at his residence on 6th Avenue, Yemoja Street, Oluyole Estate, Ibadan with only a few members of his family in attendance. The burial…

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President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, PDP And More React To Ajimobi’s Death

The demise of former Oyo State Governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi sent many political figures mourning as many have begun to express their sadness in tributes. Recall that the 70-year-old public official passed away on Thursday from health complications reportedly arising from Coronavirus. President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction: The President condoled with government and people of Oyo State and commiserated with…

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ICYMI: Three Members Of Oyo ExCo Test Positive For Coronavirus

According to Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, three members of the State’s Executive Council have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Makinde announced this in a tweet on Wednesday, after the state government received confirmation tests for all members of the state exco. He also confirmed that three tests came back positive, while two…

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ICYMI: Oyo Discharges Nine Recovered COVID-19 Patients + Other Updates

Oyo State Government has announced the discharge of nine more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have after recovering from a successful treatment. The state governor, Seyi Makinde, confirmed this in a series of posts via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He noted that the recovered COVID-19 patients were discharged after they received their second negative test results,…

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Toll Near 21,000 As NCDC Records 675 New Cases

Late Monday, Nigeria reported 675 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bring the country’s total reported cases, since February, to 20,919. The report was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an official tweet. According to the health agency, 7,109 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 525 have died…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Crosses 20,000 Mark With 436 New Cases

On Sunday, The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the country’s COVID-19 toll have surpassed 20,000 as the health agency recorded 436 fresh infections. According to the tweet shared via their handle, 169 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos with 52 in Oyo and 31 in Plateau. Other affected states are  Imo with…

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NCDC Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases With 745 New Infections

On Thursday, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded its highest daily report of COVID-19 cases with 745 new infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, Lagos State had the highest number of infections for the day with 280 cases and is followed by Oyo and Ebonyi states with 103 and 72 cases respectively. The health…

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