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Over 10 Million Active Coronavirus Cases Recorded Globally

According to an AFP tally on Sunday based on official sources, more than 10 million cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been officially declared around the world. At least 10,003,942 infections, including 498,779 deaths, have been registered globally. Europe remains the hardest hit continent with 2,637,546 cases including 195,975 fatalities, while the United States…

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Global COVID-19 Death Toll Near 500,000 As Africa Records Highest Daily Infection

According to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Saturday, the novel coronavirus has killed at least 494,337 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019. The tallies, using data collected by AFP from national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO), probably reflect only a fraction of…

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Brazil Hits One Million Coronavirus Cases As Death Toll Becomes Second-Highest

On Friday, Brazil’s Coronavirus toll crossed over the one million bleak milestone after reporting a new one-day surge in the number of infections recorded by Latin America’s largest country. The health ministry said it had recorded 54,771 new infections, a jump it said was largely due to “instability” in its reporting system, which meant some states…

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Alleged Fraud: Hushpuppi, Others To Be Extradited To Nigeria — INTERPOL Confirms

The widely reported arrest of Nigerian socialite, Raymond Igbalode a.k.a. Hushpuppi in Dubai has been confirmed by the International Police (INTERPOL) Nigeria. Recall that rumour of his arrest first hit the internet in the early hours of Wednesday, June 10, 2020 but now Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL, Garba Umar, has confirmed it in a chat…

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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Almost Hits 4 Million With Over 250,000 Deaths Worldwide

As the novel coronavirus continue to spread across the world, more than three and a half million confirmed cases have since been recorded in 187 countries with over 250,000 people have lost their lives. The US has by far the largest number of cases, five times as many as any other country  more than one million…

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Donald Trump Admits US Reopening Will Cost More Lives, Refuses To Wear Mask

On Tuesday, the President of the United State, Donald Trump disclosed that more Americans will die in if the US reopens its economy but empahized his insistence on an obvious coronavirus threat by refusing to wear a mask, even as he toured a mask-making factory. When asked by ABC News whether the lifting of social distancing measures and reopening…

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New Mum Alert! Actress, Mercy Johnson Welcomes Baby Girl In The US

Congratulations are in order for Nollywood star, Mercy Johnson as her husband, Prince Odi Okojie just announced the birth of their 4th child via Instagram on Monday. The actress welcomed the baby girl at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in the United States. Mercy’s husband displayed the baby’s picture with her name as: Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie. “Every Good…

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Just In: Nigeria Receives Another $311m Abacha Loot From The United States

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received over $311million recovered assets of General Sani Abacha repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey, Channels Television reports. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, confirmed this on Monday in a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations at…

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Update: Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Hit 1 Million Globally

The number of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the newly identified coronavirus, has hit 1 million worldwide, according to tracking numbers from Johns Hopkins University. According to the report, almost one-fourth, 236,000, are in the United States while Italy, Spain and Germany follow. The worldwide death toll stands at more than 53,000. Italy reported the…

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