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COVID-19 Update: Enugu Confirms 3 New Cases

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By Chris Ugwuja, Nsukka The Enugu State Ministry of Health has confirmed 3 new cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state. They all have travel history. Two of the new cases are male patients admitted for other severe underlying conditions. They are being treated at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Enugu, and those on a high index ...

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Nigeria Confirms 350 New Cases of COVID-19

updates COVID-19 Nigeria June 4

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on the 4th of June 2020, said 350 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria and no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. The Street Reporters Newspaper reports that till date, 11516 cases have been confirmed, 3535 cases have been discharged and 323 deaths have ...

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COVID-19 Infections in Nigeria Hit 10,578 after 416 New Cases Confirmed

416 new cases of COVID-19 Infections

…COVID-19 Infections Deaths Toll Now 299 Nigeria on Monday recorded 416 new cases of COVID-19 Infections, bringing the total number of infections in the West African country to 10,578. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle confirmed 3,122 recoveries out of the 10,578 total infections, with 299 lives lost to the virus. Explaining that most of ...

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Okowa Mourns ex-Ughelli South Council Boss, Collins Omonemu

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa speaks as delta records death, imposes curfew

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has condoled the people of Olomu Kingdom in the state on the passing of former Chairman, Ughelli South Local Government Council, Chief Collins Omonemu. Omonemu reportedly passed on at the early hours of Saturday at an undisclosed hospital at Ughelli after a brief illness. He was aged 70. The deceased was elected Chairman, Ughelli South ...

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Okowa Congratulates Prof. Ujah on His Emergence as NMA’s New President

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Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Professor Innocent Ujah on his election as President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). Ujah, a professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, was the immediate past Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos. Ujah was elected at the association’s Annual General Conference and Delegates Meeting held online on Saturday. He ...

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Rivers Police Dismiss Reports of Exhumed LGA Chairman’s Corpse

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…As Rivers LG Chair Reportedly Succumbed to Coronavirus Rivers State Police Command have dismissed reports that the body of the chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government Council, Odiari Princewill, which was buried at the Port Harcourt Cemetery on Thursday, was exhumed on Friday by unknown gunmen. Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni who led Journalists to the Port Harcourt Cemetery on ...

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COVID-19: INEC Insists Elections in Edo, Ondo Proceed As Planned

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…INEC to Test-run, Fine-tune its Anti-COVID-19 Modified Processes at Bye-elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to proceed with the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who spoke on Saturday during its first virtual meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs), observed that like every other national institution in Nigeria, the ...

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Five COVID-19 Patients in Enugu State Test Negative, Discharged

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… As govt gives details of one new case The Enugu State Ministry of Health announces that five (5) COVID-19 confirmed positive cases in the state have tested negative and consequently discharged from the isolation and treatment centres. However, one more positive case has been confirmed in the state, the state Commissioner for Health, Enugu State, Dr. Obi Emmanuel Ikechukwu ...

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Nigeria: 389 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Recorded

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…As Kogi Records First Cases Nigeria has recorded 389 new cases of #COVID19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Wednesday, bringing the total cases to in the country to 8733. Lagos State recorded 256 new cases, the NCDC. Details of new infections in other states on Wednesday were: Katsina-23 Edo-22 Rivers-14 Kano-13 Adamawa-11 Akwa Ibom-11 Kaduna-7 Kwara-6 ...

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Yebo: Home of Know Africa, Be Africa

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By Apo Newsroom The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform on the continent. The aim was simple, ...

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