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Update: UK Police Search Epping Forest for Nigerian Student who has been Missing for More than a Week
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Update: UK Police Search Epping Forest for Nigerian Student who has been Missing for More than a Week

A desperate search for a Nigerian student who has been missing for more than a week has been extended to Epping Forest after new CCTV sighting in Essex. Richard Okorogheye, a 19-year-old student at Oxford Brookes University, hasn’t been seen since he left home in the Ladbroke Grove area of west London on the evening of Monday, March, 22, and was last seen boarding a bus. His mother, Nurse Evidence Joel said her son, who had been shielding during the pandemic due to having sickle cell disease, had struggled with his online studies. According to her, Richard left home at about 8.30 pm saying he was going to meet a friend but left his wallet, jacket, and medication behind. "All he said to me was 'mummy, I'm going to see my friend'. I trusted him, ...
101 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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101 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

101 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the Nigeria on Saturday March 27, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-32, Abia-16, Ebonyi-14, FCT-10, Bayelsa-6, Rivers-6, Bauchi-5, Jigawa-4, Oyo-3, Akwa Ibom-3, Osun-2. There are now 162,489 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,041 deaths have been recorded.  150,205 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
Strange Illness Kills 1 Student In Sokoto Boarding School, 30 Others Hospitalised
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Strange Illness Kills 1 Student In Sokoto Boarding School, 30 Others Hospitalised

At least one student has been confirmed dead following the outbreak of a yet to be identified disease at the Government Girls College Sokoto. Sources had earlier claimed that the outbreak at the school is meningitis and have killed unspecified number of students, But the Director Public Health at the Sokoto state Ministry of Health, Ahmed Abdulrahman dismissed the claim. Mr. Abdulrahman who confirmed to newsmen in a telephone interview that over thirty students were admitted at the state owned Specialist hospital as a result of the outbreak. He said the reported death student was not part of the students admitted in the state owned hospital. According to him, all thirty students admitted were treated and discharged, and the state ministry of health have taken samples fro...
97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

97 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday March 25, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-50, Kaduna-12, FCT-10, Bayelsa-8, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Bauchi-2, Osun-2, Akwa Ibom-1, Edo-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1, Plateau-1, Zamfara-1. There are now 162,275 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,036 deaths have been recorded. 149,882 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
 Bobby Brown. Jr’s Autopsy Reveals his Death was Caused by Combination of Alcohol, Cocaine, and Fentanyl
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 Bobby Brown. Jr’s Autopsy Reveals his Death was Caused by Combination of Alcohol, Cocaine, and Fentanyl

Bobby Brown.Jr's cause of death has been confirmed by the Los Angeles County Coroner. According to an autopsy report, the son of singer Bobby Brown died from the "combined effects of alcohol, cocaine, and fentanyl." The manner of death is described as accidental. Brown Jr. was found dead at 28 in his California home on Nov. 18 2020. His girlfriend, who had last seen him alive that morning, found him unresponsive on his bedroom floor of their Los Angeles area home at approximately 1:45 p.m and called paramedics, who declared him dead, the report states. While officials did not find drugs or drug paraphernalia at the scene, Bobby Jr. is listed as having a "medical history of alcohol, cigarette and marijuana use." The evening before he was found unresponsive, the investigative...
131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

131 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Monday March 22, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-64, Rivers-12, Kaduna-11, Plateau-9, Jigawa-8, Bayelsa-6, Ondo-5, Ebonyi-4, FCT-4, Osun-4, Borno-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1. There are now 161,868 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 148,125 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that 86 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Sunday March 21. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; FCT-33, Lagos-28, Ondo-11, Kano-7, Akwa Ibom-3, Rivers-3, Kaduna-1. There are now 161,737 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 147,899 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

287 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, March 11, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 107 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kwara-26, Akwa Ibom-23, Bauchi-22,  Ogun-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-14, FCT-11,  Abia-8,  Edo-8,  Ekiti-6,  Kano-5, Gombe-4,  Osun-4,  Oyo-3, Plateau-3, Nasarawa-2, and Delta-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 1,858 community recoveries in FCT and 259 community recoveries in Lagos State Nigeria now has a total of 159,933 confirmed cases 142,404 patients have been discharged so far with 2,001 deaths recorded.
Lagos State Government Takes Delivery of Doses of COVID19 Vaccines
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Lagos State Government Takes Delivery of Doses of COVID19 Vaccines

The Lagos state government has received its share of the COVID19 vaccines. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced the arrival of the vaccines on Twitter. He however did not disclose how many doses the state received. ''Arrival of #COVID19 vaccines. We're making progress. The world will see the end of the pandemic. Good morning Lagos.''he tweeted Lagos state remains the epicenter of the disease in Nigeria since the first case was discovered in February 2020.
708 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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708 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

708 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Adamawa state recorded 180 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Lagos-141, Ondo-60, Anambra-54, Rivers-41, Taraba-33, Edo-30, Abia-22, Kaduna-22, FCT-21, Akwa Ibom-20, Kano-20, Plateau-11, Ekiti-10, Kebbi-10, Nasarawa-10, Bayelsa-7, Ogun-5, Osun-5, Oyo-5 and Gombe-1. Nigeria now has 157,671 confirmed cases of the disease. 136,335 patients have been treated and discharged with 1,951 deaths recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below...
479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that  479 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2. According to the agency, Lagos recorded 153 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Enugu-75, Rivers-50, FCT-40, Kaduna-18, Ebonyi-17, Plateau-17, Edo-17, Borno-16, Oyo-12, Kano-11, Abia-10, Cross River-10, Taraba-9, Nasarawa-7, Bauchi-4, Bayelsa-3, Delta-3, Ekiti-2, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Akwa Ibom-1. Nigeria now has a total number of 156,496 confirmed cases, 134,551 patients have been discharged while 1923 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below  
360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

360 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 1. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 120 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Edo-38, Kaduna-25, FCT-23, Imo-23, Delta-19, Akwa Ibom-17, Plateau-17, Rivers-16, Nasarawa-15, Kwara-13, Oyo-9, Ogun-8, Bauchi-4, Osun-4, Kano-3, Kebbi-3, Niger-2 and Katsina-1. Nigeria now has 156,017 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 133,904 patients have been treated and discharged while 1,915 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
341 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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341 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

341 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, February 27, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 96 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Rivers-41, Kaduna-33, Edo-21, Osun-20, Akwa Ibom-17, FCT-17, Ondo-15, Gombe-11, Kano-11, Imo-10, Ekiti-9, Kebbi-9, Kwara-8, Oyo-8, Borno-6, Enugu-3, Plateau-3, Delta-1, Niger-1 and Ogun-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 319 community recoveries in Lagos State, 121 in Kaduna State, and 38 in Rivers State Nigeria now has a total of 155,417confirmed cases 133,256 patients have been discharged so far with 1,905 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below.
634 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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634 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 634 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country of Thursday February 25. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-259, Osun-45, Edo-38, Ogun-35, FCT-33, Anambra-26, Imo-24, Ondo-24, Akwa Ibom-20, Plateau-20, Abia-19, Kaduna-19, Ebonyi-17, Borno-10, Rivers-10, Kano-9, Delta-8, Kebbi-7, Nasarawa-4, Oyo-3, Enugu-2, Ekiti-2. There are now 154,476 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,891 deaths have been recorded. 131,699 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
655 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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655 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 655 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Wednesday February 24. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-240, Ogun-88, Rivers-56, FCT-51, Kaduna-43, Kano-25, Plateau-21, Taraba-19, Edo-17, Abia15, Delta-13, Nasarawa-11, Akwa Ibom-10, Kwara-10, Oyo-10, Kebbi-9, Borno-5, Bayelsa-4, Gombe-4, Ekiti-2, Osun-2. There are now 153,842 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,885 deaths have been recorded.  130,818 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
Ghana Receives First Batch of COVID19 Vaccines
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Ghana Receives First Batch of COVID19 Vaccines

Ghana received its first batch of COVID19 vaccines on Wednesday February 24. The Disease Surveillance Department of Ghana's Health Service shared photos of the consignment on its Twitter handle this afternoon.
571 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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571 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that 571 new cases of #COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, February 23. According to agency, Lagos recorded 170 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Ogun-65, FCT-45, Kwara-34, Abia-32, Enugu-32, Kano-25, Oyo-22, Ondo-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-19, Benue-18, Bayelsa-12, Kebbi-12, Nasarawa-11, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-8, Ekiti-6, Niger-5, Bauchi-3 and Imo-3. Nigeria now has 153,187 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 129,943 patients have been successfully treated and discharged. 1,874 deaths have been recorded from the disease. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below..
Nigeria Might Soon Exit Second Wave of Coronavirus – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie
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Nigeria Might Soon Exit Second Wave of Coronavirus – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has said that Nigeria might soon exit the second wave of the Coronavirus disease. Osagie who spoke at a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday February 22, said the country has been recording a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases. The Minister also disclosed that the decreased positivity rate from sustained testing in states, is synonymous with global trends. He said; “This trend in reduction compares with global observations of seeming decline in COVID-19 cases, signifying that the second wave may be receding. “On 21st of February 2021, 521 new infections and 8 deaths occurred in 20 states. The sustained testing in states has decreased positively rate. “We are, however, not drawing conclusions yet and ce...
521 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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521 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

521 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 21, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-166, Ogun-52, Rivers-47, Adamawa-37, Ebonyi-37, Akwa Ibom-25, Osun-21, Bayelsa-18, Kaduna-17, Oyo-16, FCT-15, Ekiti-14, Kano-12, Edo-12, Borno-9, Yobe-8, Ondo-6, Nasarawa-4, Bauchi-2, Kwara-3. There are now 152,074 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,839 deaths have been recorded. 128,619 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
645 fresh cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria
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645 fresh cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria

645 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, February 20. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 282 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Ogun-72, FCT-50, Kaduna-33, Osun-24, Imo-23, Abia-21, Borno-18, Oyo-17, Edo-15, Nasarawa-15, Taraba-14, Ekiti-11, Ondo-11, Plateau-11, Kano-10, Rivers-7, Delta-5, Bauchi-3 and Jigawa-3. Nigeria now has 151,553 confirmed cases. 128,005 patients have been treated and discharged. Sadly, 1,831 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number if cases per states below
877 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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877 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

877 fresh cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 273 fresh cases while Kaduna recorded 87 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Rivers-58, Akwa Ibom-47, Ebonyi-47, Edo-46, Ogun-46, Abia-34, Imo-34, Kano-34, Oyo-26, Osun-22, Gombe-20, Ekiti-19, Cross River-15, FCT-15, Plateau-11, Enugu-9, Kebbi-8, Borno-7, Niger-6, Bayelsa-5, Nasarawa-4, Kwara-2, Katsina-1 and Sokoto-1. Nigeria now has 150, 246 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 126, 417 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 1, 803 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Benue state govt shuts down popular private school after a strange illness left 9 pupils with paresis
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Benue state govt shuts down popular private school after a strange illness left 9 pupils with paresis

The Benue State government has shut down a secondary school in the state, Vaatia College in Makurdi, the state capital following the outbreak of a strange illness that has left nine students with mild paresis. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Joseph Ngbea, who confirmed the outbreak of the ailment, said some of the patients have been discharged while few others are still hospitalized. “The report of the unknown disease got to me through my Director of Public Health and we went to the Teaching Hospital where three of the students were on admission and what we saw, there was no paralysis. What we saw was Paresis – weakness of the limbs. Many of them were walking with a wobbling gait. We looked at the possible causes because this country is almost certified free of P...
Black Widow Pool Legend, Jeanette Lee Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer
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Black Widow Pool Legend, Jeanette Lee Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

    Jeanette Lee, who is considered one ofthe best billiards players of all time, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Doctors reportedly discovered Lee, also known as "The Black Widow," has stage four ovarian cancer, which has spread into her lymph nodes. "At this stage, her doctors say she has a few months to a year left to live," according to a GoFundMe page created by her family and friends. "In typical Black Widow fashion, she has vowed to fight the progress of her disease as fiercely as possible with both chemotherapy, which has already begun, and a succession of upcoming surgeries." The page also states that Lee has three kids - Cheyenne (16), Chloe (11) and Savannah (10) - and has been a "single mother for the last several years." "Those of us wh...
869 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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869 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

869 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday February 17, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-229, Rivers-79, Taraba-73, Oyo-66, Ogun-60, FCT-58, Plateau-56, Kwara-38, Ondo-38, Osun-24, Kano-22, Nasarawa-21, Abia-19, Edo-19, Akwa Ibom-19, Cross River-10, Delta-9, Benue-8, Ekiti-6, Borno-6, Katsina-4, Bauchi-3, Bayelsa-1, Zamfara-1. There are now a total of 149, 369 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,787 deaths have been recorded. 125, 722 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1368 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1368 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1368 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, February 16. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Anambra recorded 344 fresh cases, the highest for the day. Other states with fresh cases include Oyo-172, FCT-148, Benue-107, Rivers-95, Ogun-59, Ondo-56, Ebonyi-53, Kaduna-52, Plateau-46, Kwara-36, Enugu-30, Akwa Ibom-26, Osun-22, Edo-20, Abia-17, Kano-16, Borno-15, Cross River-10, Delta-8, Gombe-8, Imo-7, Ekiti-5, Sokoto-4, Jigawa-3, Bayelsa-3, Nasarawa-3 and Zamfara-3. Nigeria now has 148, 296 confirmed cases of the disease. 124, 483 patients have been treated and discharged while 1, 777 deaths have been registered. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
North Korea Accused of Trying to Hack Pfizer for Covid-19 Vaccine Info
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North Korea Accused of Trying to Hack Pfizer for Covid-19 Vaccine Info

North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a search for information on a coronavirus vaccine and treatment technology, South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday, Feb 16 North Korea has been under self-imposed isolation since closing its borders in January last year to try to protect itself from the virus. Leader Kim Jong Un has repeatedly insisted that the country has had no coronavirus cases, although outside experts doubt those assertions. And the closure has added to the pressure on its tottering economy from international sanctions imposed over its banned weapons systems, increasing the urgency for Pyongyang to find a way to deal with the disease. Seoul’s National Intelligence Service “briefed us that North Korea tried to...
Ebola Outbreak: We’re Enhancing Surveillance at Nigeria’s Borders – PTF
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Ebola Outbreak: We’re Enhancing Surveillance at Nigeria’s Borders – PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said it is enhancing surveillance at points of entry into the country following the recent outbreak of Ebola outbreak in neighbouring countries. PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha who spoke at the task force's press briefing on Monday February 15, said they will be keeping a "keen eye" to avoid having to combat two deadly diseases at the same time. Mustapha said; “The PTF wishes to underscore the fact that respect for national protocols, setting up of appropriate infrastructure and the all-round protection of our travelling nationals shall remain paramount in our consideration and the eventual outcome. “The oxygen strategy we are pursuing nationwide under case management is receiving the needed support from the global fund. This will...
520 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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520 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

520 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 14 as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as Ondo-120, Borno-41, Ebonyi-37, Benue-33, Plateau-30, FCT-29, Nasarawa-25, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Osun-24, Katsina-22, Kaduna-21, Niger-20, Kwara-14, Ekiti-13, Yobe-10, Oyo-4, Bayelsa-1, Jigawa-1. There are now 146,184 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,752 deaths have been recorded. 120,838 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
WHO Reacts to Fresh Threats of Ebola as Guinea Records Four Deaths
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WHO Reacts to Fresh Threats of Ebola as Guinea Records Four Deaths

World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has reacted to reports of four suspected Ebola deaths in Guinea. Moeti, in a tweet on Sunday @MoetiTshidi on Sunday, expressed concern over the development. Recall that Guinea’s Ministry of Health had reported that four people died of Ebola in a resurgence of the disease that first emerged five years ago. She said “WHO is ramping up readiness and response efforts to this potential resurgence of Ebola in West Africa, a region which suffered so much from Ebola in 2014,’’ Moeti said. Meanwhile, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recorded a fresh case of Ebola in the North Kivu province of the country. WHO stated that DRC announced that a new case of Ebola had been detected in Butembo, a c...
Covid Patient’s Fingers turn Black in Shocking new ‘Severe Manifestation’ of Virus
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Covid Patient’s Fingers turn Black in Shocking new ‘Severe Manifestation’ of Virus

An 86-year-old woman who caught coronavirus was left with blackened gangrene-stricken fingers after the virus caused severe clotting. The woman, who is from Italy, caught coronavirus in April 2020, which cut off the blood supply to her upper extremities. As a result, she was left with black fingers that swelled from her knuckles up to the tip of her fingers. Sadly, doctors were unable to stimulate blood flow and the woman had to have three of her fingers amputated. A new report in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery called the disease a "severe manifestation" of coronavirus. It is believed the side effect may be related to a common immune reaction to Covid called "cytokine storm". Cytokine storm prompts the body to attack both sick and he...
1,005 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,005 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

1,005 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Friday February 12, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as; Lagos-204, Kwara-155, Oyo-124, Plateau-80, FCT-75, Edo-56, Osun-48, Ondo-41, Kaduna-40, Rivers-40, Taraba-35, Borno-32, Ekiti-21, Ogun-20, Kano-14, Bayelsa-8, Delta-7, Bauchi-3, Jigawa-2. There are now 144,521 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,734 deaths have been recorded. 118,866 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
938 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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938 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

938 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday February 11, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-236, FCT-123, Plateau-92, Benue-63, Katsina-53, Oyo-50, Osun-45, Kaduna-43, Edo-33, Ogun-31, Ebonyi-31, Akwa Ibom-30, Kano-26, Gombe-18, Bauchi-16, Delta-12, Imo-11, Cross River-10, Niger-5. There are now 143,516 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,710 deaths have been recorded. 118,012 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

  1,131 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, February 10. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 297 while the FCT recorded 194 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-83, Kano-59, Oyo-58, Taraba-53, Imo-52, Osun-47, Plateau-45, Edo-43, Akwa Ibom-42, Rivers-42, Ogun-29, Kwara-24 Benue-21 Nasarawa-16, Ekiti-7, Bauchi-6, Delta-6, Bayelsa-4, Sokoto-2 and Gombe-1. Nigeria now has 142, 578 confirmed cases of the disease. 116, 947 patients have so far been treated and discharged,. Sadly, 1,702 deaths have been recorded.  
Ebola Virus Kills Woman in Democratic Republic of Congo Three Months after Last Case
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Ebola Virus Kills Woman in Democratic Republic of Congo Three Months after Last Case

A new case of Ebola has been identified near the city of Butembo in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), three months after it was announced that the "last ebola patient" in the country had recovered in Equateur. The country's health ministry said the woman who showed symptoms on 1 February in the town of Biena, North Kivu,  died in hospital in Butembo two days later. She was married to a man who had contracted the virus in a previous outbreak. Health minister Eteni Longondo told state television RTNC;   “It was a farmer, the wife of a survivor of Ebola, who showed typical signs of the disease on February 1. “The provincial response team is already hard at work. It will be supported by the national response team which will visit Butembo shortly." The New E...
506 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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506 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

506 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 7, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Ondo-90, Kwara-89, Rivers-53, Borno-45, Gombe-32, FCT-28, Imo-26, Ogun-25, Lagos-22, Kaduna-14, Kano-14, Edo-13, Osun-11, Cross River-10, Yobe-9, Ekiti-7, Kebbi-6, Nasarawa-6, Oyo-5, Jigawa-1. There are now 139,748 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,667 deaths have been recorded. 113,525 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1,624 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,624 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 1,624 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Friday February 5. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-535,Plateau-183, Osun-98, Akwa Ibom-85, FCT-83, Ondo-77, Nasarawa-72, Edo-69, Oyo-63, Rivers-52, Taraba-48, Ogun-44, Borno-31, Kwara-31, Ekiti-30, Benue-25, Kano-21, Niger-21, Kaduna-18, Abia-15, Delta-10, Bayelsa-7, Zamfara-6. The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country are now 137,654 and 1,641 deaths have been recorded. 111, 639 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1340 new cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria
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1340 new cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria

1340 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, February 4. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, FCT recorded 320 fresh cases while Lagos recorded 275 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Rivers-117, Oyo-100, Akwa Ibom-57, Ogun-51, Ebonyi-48, Benue-44, Adamawa-42, Imo-38, Kwara-35, Gombe-32, Kaduna-31, Edo-29, Osun-29, Kano-24, Ekiti-15, Katsina-14, Delta-13, Nasarawa-13, Jigawa-10 and Sokoto-3. Nigeria now has 136, 030 confirmed cases. 110, 449 patients have so far been discharged while 1, 632 patients have died. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
COVID-19: Atletico Striker, Dembele Tests Positive
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COVID-19: Atletico Striker, Dembele Tests Positive

Atletico striker, Moussa Dembele has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus disease. His club in a statement released on Thursday said the squad underwent testing on Wednesday, from which “Moussa Dembele’s result came back positive. According to the statement, Dembele is currently isolating in his home while strictly complying to the recommendations by health officials. “Moussa Dembele had a positive result for the coronavirus infection after the squad underwent a PCR test. “The striker remains isolated at his home, strictly complying with the recommendations of the health authorities and La Liga protocol,” the statement said. Dembele joined Atletico on loan in January from Lyon until the end of the season but is yet to make an appearance for the La Liga leaders. ...
1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1,138 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 377 fresh cases while the FCT recorded 172 new cases. Other states with fresh cases includes Plateau-86, Kano-84, Edo-60, Osun-47, Nasarawa-41, Imo-40, Rivers-36, Niger-32, Oyo-32, Borno-29, Kaduna-27, Delta-18, Kwara-17, Cross River-9, Ekiti-8, Bauchi-7, Ogun-7, Sokoto-6 and Bayelsa-3. Nigeria has 134,690 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 108,657 patients have so far been discharged while 1,618 deaths have sadly been recorded from the disease. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child
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Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child

Veteran Nigerian singer, Yinka Davies has lost her son, Jeremiah. He was 27 years old. Jeremiah died last Friday, January 29, after a long battle with Autoimmune blood tissue disorder. He had been in and out of the hospital in the last 10 months and sadly, lost the battle to the disease last Friday. The grieving mum shared the sad news of his demise on Instagram ''Fun-50 For those who held you in their hearts, Those you waved at on your strolls, For those who cried the tears they couldn't hold back, Cos you are no more here, For those who washed you when you were weak, Those who were scared to see you ill, For those who thought you madly stubborn cos you, Wouldn't take another pill I salute them all, who shared you with me, Paying for your bills, Calling on others t...
685 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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685 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

685 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 355 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Kaduna-58, Nasarawa-46, Kano-40, Akwa Ibom-33, Katsina-26, Ogun-25, Osun-21, Rivers-16, Edo-15, Oyo-13, Ondo-12, Borno-11, Ekiti-9, Kebbi-3 and Plateau-2. Nigeria now has 131,242 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 104,989 patients have successfully been treated and discharged, Sadly, 1,586 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Social Distancing may Have to Remain in Place Until End of Year
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Social Distancing may Have to Remain in Place Until End of Year

Scientists have asked the British government to ensure that social distancing is enforced until the end of the year. Sunday Telegraph reported that restrictions can only be relaxed once the Coronavirus vaccines are at least 85% effective and a ‘high uptake’ of the jab is vital to avoid another deadly wave of the disease.   In the paper which was commissioned by the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (SPI-M), a sub-group of the government’s SAGE advisory committee, many scientists are said to believe transmissions will be reduced by around 60%. The report added that even in a best case scenario in which vaccines stop 85 per cent of transmission in those vaccinated, lockdown would have to be kept in place until the end of May to prevent another significant ...
“COVID-19 Is Definitely From Hell” — BBNaija’s Cee-C As She Survives Disease
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“COVID-19 Is Definitely From Hell” — BBNaija’s Cee-C As She Survives Disease

Big Brother Naija star Cee-C has revealed that she is a survival of the coronavirus. The 28-year-old shared pictures of herself in an Instagram post on Wednesday. She said the virus is definitely from hell. “COVID-19 did a real number on me this January but I wasn’t raised to fold under pressure, I was thought to apply it “On a more serious note, that virus is definitely from hell,” she wrote. Born Cynthia Nwadiora, Cee-C returned to the photo sharing platform after being off for three weeks on Wednesday. She shared a lovely picture of herself upon return. The virus has infected and dealt with so many celebrities. Some of them include Ali Baba, Peter and Paul Okoye, Zainab Balogun and Toke Makinwa.
Governor Ortom Tests Positive for COVID19
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Governor Ortom Tests Positive for COVID19

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Terver Akase, disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday, January 27.   “The latest result of his (governor Ortom) COVID-19 test has returned positive. This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks. Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.”the statement read   Akase added the Governor Ortom has advised those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for a test immediately.
1,964 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,964 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

1,964 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday January 21, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-824, FCT-246, Plateau-166, Kaduna-128, Ogun-76, Nasarawa-74, Anambra-69, Edo-50, Rivers-45, Ondo-44, Niger-40, Oyo-38, Adamawa-35, Kano-31, Akwa Ibom-27, Gombe-19, Kwara-13, Ekiti-12, Delta-6, Kebbi-6, Bauchi-5, Ebonyi-4, Osun-3, Zamfara-1. There are now a total of 116, 655 confirmed cases of the disease in the country and 1, 485 deaths have been recorded. 93, 646 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1664 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1664 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1664 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, January 6. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 642, the highest for the day while the FCT recorded 407 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Plateau-160, Kaduna-83, Rivers-62, Adamawa-47, Nasarawa-38, Abia-29, Edo-28, Anambra-27, Niger-24, Ogun-24, Imo-15, Oyo-14, Kano-12, Osun-12, Borno-9, Delta-7, Enugu-7, Bauchi-5, Ekiti-5, Sokoto-5 and Jigawa-2. Nigeria now has 94, 369 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 77, 299 patients have been discharged while 1324 deaths have been recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Music Executive, Jude Okoye, Recovers From COVID19
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Music Executive, Jude Okoye, Recovers From COVID19

Music executive, Jude Okoye, also contracted the novel Coronavirus but has thankfully recovered from it. He disclosed this on his Instagram page this afternoon. ''Been through hell. Face of COVID-19 survivor. #staysafe #wearamask #socialdistance'' he wrote His brother, Paul Okoye, also contracted the viral disease and today January 6, announced his recovery.
This Second Wave of COVID19 is Easily Transmitted and Deadlier – LUTH Warns
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This Second Wave of COVID19 is Easily Transmitted and Deadlier – LUTH Warns

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH has warned that the second wave of COVID19 is easily transmittable and deadlier than the first one. The hospital in an advisory issued by its Chief Medical Director, Professor Chris Bode, warned Nigerians to take very seriously all the COVID19 protocols. According to Professor Bode, the hospital has seen an upsurge of people treating malaria instead of going for COVID19 test. He said most of the people that have died from the disease went to the hospital late for diagnosis and treatment. Read the advisory below  
Boris Johnson Orders New Lockdown till February in UK (COVID 19)
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Boris Johnson Orders New Lockdown till February in UK (COVID 19)

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus. According to Johnson the move was necessary to aid the containing of the disease variant, even as Britain ramped up its vaccination program by becoming the first nation to start using the vaccine developed by Oxford University and drugmaker AstraZeneca. Johnson on Monday, January 4, said people must stay at home again, as they were ordered to do so in the first wave of the pandemic in March. “As I speak to you tonight, our hospitals are under more pressure from COVID than at any time since the start of the pandemic,” he said. Johnson said there were “tough, tough” weeks to come in the fight against COVID-19. Under t...

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