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    Apprehension as six alleged coronavirus patients escape from hospital in Ejigbo

    There is palpable tension in Ejigbo local government area of Osun State as six returnees from Côte d’Ivoire in coronavirus isolation at a government facility were said to have escaped. An official statement-making round listed the names, family compounds and mobile phone numbers of the returnees, urging the public to help locate their whereabouts. The […] More

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    COVID-19 Lockdown: Ministry of Agric complies, releases 70,000mt of grains, garri

    The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Friday, complied with President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to release 70, 000 metric tonnes of grains and garri to vulnerable Nigerians over lockdown measures to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. This was made known by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,  Muhammad Sabo […] More

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    Covid-19: Stop harassing, shooting Nigerians, Abia Reps tell security operatives enforcing lockdown

    Members of the House of Representatives from Abia State yesterday asked the security agencies enforcing total lockdown in most states of the country to desist from abusing, harassing and shooting at Nigerians, saying there will enquiries after all. They, however, asked the citizens to cooperate with the agencies and obey the sit-at-home order issued by […] More

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    COVID 19: 30 persons quarantined in Fancy hotel in Imo

    The State Chairman, Imo state Hoteliers Association, Chima Chukwunyere, has said that the figures of those quarantined at the fancy hotel Umuguma, in Owerri, were 30 in number. Chukwunyere spoke in Owerri, on Friday, as he called on the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, to tell Nigerians whether Christigonus Aguwa, owner of the fancy […] More

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    Father, mother, 11 children hit by COVID-19 in Spain

    An entire family including eleven children have contracted COVID-19 in Spain and are under strict isolation in their home. The Cebrian Gervas family have been forced to lock themselves away in Valladolid in north-west Spain after every single one of them was diagnosed with the virus. Mother Irene Gervas was the first in the family […] More

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    Medical staff who lose their lives treating Coronavirus patients are ‘lucky’ to die for their country – Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte says

    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has raised eyebrows for saying medical staff who lose their lives treating Coronavirus patients are ‘lucky’ to die for their country.  The 75-year-old made the comments on Monday evening in a pre-recorded televised address to the nation.  ‘There are doctors, nurses, attendants who died. They were the ones who died helping others. They are […] More

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    Novel coronavirus update

    At the end of February, I had published an article titled ‘Corona Virus Urgent Precautions,’ giving strong warnings on the need to take precaution in our Country and create some checks at the border. Now in Nigeria, as of the time of writing incoming data from several reporting agencies indicate that there are currently 775,548 […] More

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    Covid-19 and Sullivan Chime’s foresight of Enugu diagnostic centre

    An unimpressive story about the yet to be functional Enugu Diagnostic Center surfaced recently, where the uninformed writer tried without success to paint a picture of former Governor Sullivan Chime being solely responsible for the inconclusive medical facility. The story would have made better reading if the author had blamed Mr Chime for anticipating a […] More