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#ICYMI: Nigeria Records 544 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceed 28,000

On Sunday July 6, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continued its daily report of COVID-19 cases with the record of 544 fresh infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, the latest figure brings the country’s total confirmed cases to 28,711. NCDC said the new COVID-19 cases were reported in 18 states in the country and the Federal…

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COVID-19: FCT Discharges 20 More Patients After Successful Treatment

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has confirmed the discharge of 20 more coronavirus patients after testing negative to the deadly virus. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this known on Saturday, noting that the total number of discharged patients in the nation’s capital has risen to 459, Punch reports. “On July 2nd, 20 #COVID19 patients were…

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APC Urges Probe Of PDP Members Allegedly Linked To Hushpuppi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded probe of top-ranking members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party linked to suspected cyber fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi by relevant security agencies. According to Punch, the request was contained in a statement signed by its APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Saturday. Nabena…

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Governor Dave Umahi Of Ebonyi State Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, widely known as COVID-19. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday. He and some of his close aides contracted the disease after carrying out the coronavirus test, the statement said. Umahi further disclosed that, presently, they…

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Recovers From COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to Pulse Nigeria, the politician tested negative for the virus on Friday, July 3. Recall that he went into Isolation after contracting the disease on June 8. A statement from the state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, announcing the governor’s…

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Instagram Celebrity, Hushpuppi Charged To US Court Over Multiple Cyber Fraud

On Friday June 3, popular Nigerian social media star, Raymond Abass also known as Hushpuppi made his first appearance in court in Chicago after being arrested for cyber-crime in Dubai, the United States Department of Justice confirmed. According to the Department of Justice, the 37-year-old is expected to be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks…

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ICYMI: 80 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Edo

On Friday, the Edo State Government confirmed the discharge of eighty more successfully treated coronavirus (COVID-19) patients from the State’s isolation centres. In a statement, the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, explained that the recovered persons were cleared to reunite with their families after testing negative to the virus. However, Obaseki noted that the death toll in…

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