COVID-19: NCDC mum as controversy trails cases in C/River

July 5, 2020 Joseph Obung 0

Inability of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to come up with a categorical statement regarding the COVID-19 status of Cross River state after the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in its internal memo, claimed it confirmed five positive cases may have generated more controversies. The NCDC, which announced 454 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, did not also include Read More

New 17 deaths in Nigeria as Edo Coronavirus figures shoot up again

July 1, 2020 Editor 0

No fewer than 17 new Covid -19 deaths were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Edo state figures soared to 119 same day even as Lagos continued to lead high figures. In all, Nigeria recorded 561 New positive cases on Tuesday. A state by state breakdown shows; Lagos-200 Edo-119 Kaduna-52 FCT-52 Niger-32 Read More

Breaking: Again, Oyo records high figures, discharges 180 as Nigeria’s Coronavirus numbers hit 25, 133

June 30, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Nigeria on Monday June 29, 2020 recorded 566 new positive cases of coronavirus with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirming that the Africa’s most populous country has hit 25, 133 in total figures since the pandemic crept in. Oyo’s numbers followed that of Lagos where its daily record dropped in figures to 166. After Oyo, Delta, Ebonyi, Plateau Read More

Coronavirus: Asaba worst hit as Okowa laments rising cases in Delta

June 27, 2020 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has lamented over the increasing cases of coronavirus in the state, saying it had become obvious that community transmission of the virus had reached an alarming and frightening proportion. In a statement personally signed by him on Saturday, the governor said it was regrettable that many persons still think that the coronavirus disease was Read More

COVID-19 kills mother of twins, infects two lawmakers in Imo

June 17, 2020 Helen Oji 0

A woman who recently gave birth to twins in Imo state has   reportedly died of COVID-19. This is even as a member of the state House of Assembly tested positive for the virus. The state chairman of the Task Force on COVID-19, Professor Maurice Iwu, stated this   Tuesday. He said the lawmaker was presently in isolation with his wife, while test had been directed to be Read More

Oyo coronavirus cases now 507 – Makinde

June 15, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, Monday stated that the total number of confirmed coronavirus positive cases so far recorded in the state is 507. The governor, who stated this in his daily update on COVID-19 in said the state has recorded 16 new cases. Governor Makinde said the results of the confirmation tests for the 16 new suspected cases came Read More