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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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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 573 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Exceeds 16,000

On Monday, the toll of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria exceeded 16,000  with the record of 573 new cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a tweet via its official handle, the NCDC also stated that the nation recorded four additional deaths within the past 24 hours. The country’s total infections have now…

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#JusticeForBarakat: Outrage As Another Female Student Is Raped And Stabbed To Death In Ibadan

Just off the heels rape and gruesome murder of UNIBEN student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, another young female student named Barakat Bello has been raped and stabbed to death in Ibadan, Oyo State, by alleged armed robbers. According to SaharaReporters, the 19-year-old student of Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, was brutally attacked on Monday evening while…

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Ondo Lifts Ban On Religious Gathering As State Records Second COVID-19 Death

The Governor of Oyo, Rotimi Akeredolu has lifted the ban on religious gathering imposed due to the outbreak of the novel, Coronavirus just as the State records its second COVID-19 death. Speaking at a press briefing in Akure, the State’s capital on Wednesday May 27, the Akeredolu said the ban was lifted after a wide review and consultations…

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UPDATE: Oyo Confirms That Six More Company Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

Oyo state Government has announced that six more workers of an organization in the Ibadan South West Local government area in the state have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Recall that 7 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. In an update posted on Wednesday afternoon, the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Stands At 6,401 With 226 New Infections

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The health agency who disclosed the news on Twitter late Tuesday noted that of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state. Other states that…

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