Tag Archives: Sokoto

Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association Loses President To COVID-19

President of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, Prof Bello Mohammed Agaie, has died of complications from Coronavirus. The news was announced by Bala Muhammad, the FCT branch Chairman of the association, on Saturday in Abuja. He passed away on May 12 in Sokoto. In his tribute, Muhammad described Agaie as a, “Veterinarian, academic and professional…

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ICYMI: Sokoto, Oyo Discharges Total Of 24 Coronavirus Patients

Sokoto and Oyo state have both discharged a total of 24 Coronavirus patients after recovering from the disease. According to Sokoto State Ministry of Health, 13 patients were discharged at the Isolation centers at Amanawa, UDUTH and OTC. This brings the total number of recoveries in Sokoto state to 57. The Oyo state government on Friday May 15, also…

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Buhari Approves Establishment Of Federal Colleges Of Education In 6 States

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of six Federal Colleges of Education across the country. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, announced the news on Thursday via Twitter, noting that the colleges are to be spread across the six geopolitical zones of the country. The tweet reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari has…

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Sokoto, Ondo Discharge Total Of 27 COVID-19 Patients

Sokoto and Ondo have both announced more discharges of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in their respective states, according to LIB. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state announced the discharge of 22 patients while five from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Ondo state were discharged after recovering from the disease. Before their discharge the patients in Sokoto were…

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New Statistics Reveal 82.9 Million Nigerians Are Currently Living In Poverty

According to the 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics today May 4, 82.9 million Nigerians are currently living in poverty in Nigeria. This figure represents 40.09% of the total population. 52.10% of rural dwellers are living in poverty while the poverty rate in urban centres is 18.04%. The…

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