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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 212 new cases of COVID19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 64,728. According to its Twitter handle, Lagos state takes the lead with 71 new cases followed by Imo and Plateau states with 26 new cases each and the FCT …

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FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE TOUGHER MEASURES OVER VIOLATION OF COVID 19 PROTOCOLS.

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has lamented the failure of Abuja residents to wear face masks, noting that the majority of the populace was not complying with COVID-19 regulations. The Chairman of the COVID-19 Enforcement Team, Mr. Ikharo Attah, who went round on an advocacy visit on Monday, confirmed that …

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AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS WILL BE PLAYED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – CAF

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, says all 48 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between November 9 and 17 will be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the continental football governing body said the goal is to ensure uniformity of safety across Africa, adding …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control records 59 new cases of COVID-19 bringing a total to 63,790 According to the agency’s Twitter handle, Kaduna state recorded 28 new cases followed by rivers with 9 cases while Ogun and Ondo recorded 8 new cases each. Other states include Kano and Niger with …

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PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON COVID-19

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force, Dr., Sani Aliyu, has disclosed that Fifty (N50) billion naira has so far been released to states to enable them to push for increased testing of coronavirus and improved surveillance.Dr., Aliyu, urged governors to use the resources for the purpose the federal government …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

  The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 162 new infections of the Coronavirus  in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Saturday. The Public Health Agency said the latest figure takes the total confirmed COVID-19  cases in the country to 62,853.  The …

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PTF WARNS HOODLUMS AGAINST INVADING WAREHOUSE

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on hoodlums to stop invading medical warehouses as the medicines there are stored under specific conditions. Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF in Abuja, the PTF National Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, explained that vaccines and medicals used to fight the …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 62 new cases of COVID19 in the nation bringing the total to 61,992 confirmed patients. According to the NCDC’s Twitter page, Taraba took the lead with 18 new cases followed by Ogun with 15, while the FCT and Kaduna recorded 6 new …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S HEALTH MINISTER AND WIFE TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

South Africa’s health minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife Dr. May Mkhize have tested positive for the novel coronavirus as cases of the virus increases in the country. The minister made this known through his official Twitter handle stating that he took the test following mild symptoms of the virus. …

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION COMMENDS ZAMFARA STATE FOR HIGH LEVELS OF IMPROVEMENT IN EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS

The Federal Ministry of Education has commended Zamfara state as it recorded high levels of improvement as it moved from the least state with the number of registered students to number 14 As students write the 2020 common entrance for admission into Federal Government Colleges across the country. The ministry …

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