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Nigerian Government Suspends Passports Of Passengers Evading Post-Arrival COVID-19 Test

Effective from January 1st, 2021, passports of the first one hundred passengers that have failed to take their post-arrival COVID-19 test will be published in the national dailies and suspended till June 2021. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha made the announcement in Abuja on Tuesday during a briefing.…

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Plateau Governor Simon Lalong Recovers From COVID-19, Tests Negative

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has recovered from Coronavirus exactly one week after testing positive for the disease. Dr Makut Macham the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor said this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. Recall that Lalong had gone into isolation on Dec. 17 after contracting the dreaded virus. “One week…

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COVID-19: France’s President Emmanuel Macron Tests Positive For Deadly Virus

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France has tested positive for the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, office of the presidency announced on Thursday adding that he would now self-isolate for the next week. “The president tested positive for COVID-19 today,” it said in a statement, adding that he had been tested after the “onset of…

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COVID-19: SGF Boss Mustapha, Wife Self-Isolate After Being Exposed To Virus

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and his wife have gone into isolation after some members of their household tested positive for COVID-19. Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. Although he did not specify…

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Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Self-Isolates After Close Aide Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday went into self-isolation immediately after one of his close aides tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to Guardian Nigeria, the governor and other members of his team would be tested by the Lagos State Biobank today, but would remain in isolation until the results of…

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US Housing Secretary & Renowned Neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, Contracts Coronavirus

United States Housing Secretary, Ben Carson has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which has killed nearly 300,000 Americans since its inception in March. The news announced on Monday, November 9, makes Carson the latest member of President Donald Trump’s administration, after US’ Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows tested positive for the ravaging virus. The famous Neurosurgeon was “in…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Confirms Infection Toll Is Now 63,508

180 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded across the country on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced. Taking to Twitter, the disease agency noted that the new cases were confirmed in 14 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In the new update, Lagos, the country’s epicenter leads with 87…

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Ladipoe Is The Latest Nigerian Celebrity To Be Diagnosed With COVID-19

Ladipoe has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The rapper said on Instagram Wednesday October 2 that his symptoms are mild and that he’s getting better. He added that he has been isolated since finding out he was exposed to the virus. “I recently received the results for my COVID-19 test and it was positive,” he…

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American Singer Trey Songz Reveals He Contracted COVID-19

Trey Songz has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The American musician disclosed the news via social media on Monday October 6. “Here with a very important message to let you know I tested positive for COVID-19,” he shared in a video. “I’ve taken many tests as I’ve been out protesting, food drives, of course I have a…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms One New Death, 160 More Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 160 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one additional casualty. The health agency who revealed this in its latest update on the virus’ noted that the 160 new cases were reported from 13 states. They include: Rivers (42), Lagos (32), Plateau (21), FCT (18),…

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