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Eighty six new cases of the novel COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria. This brings the total number of in-country infections to six hundred and twenty seven. Seventy of the new cases were reported in Lagos, seven in Abuja, three cases each in Akwa-Ibom and Katsina states and one case each in Jigawa, Borno and […]

Patients seeking medical care in any private facility nationwide would be deemed COVID-19 positive until proved otherwise. The President, Guild of Medical Directors, GMD, Professor Femi Dokun-Babalola made this known in a statement. According to Professor Dokun-Babalola the patients will also be required to comply with a protocol, which includes temperature check, compulsory hand washing […]

Students of public and private schools are supposed to resume for the third term academic activities today across the country, going by the 2019/2020 academic calendar for primary and secondary schools in the country. Unfortunately, students cannot go back to school as planned due to the lockdown in most states of the Federation occasioned by […]

The International Press Center, IPC, in Lagos has condemned the kidnap of Adamu Musa, a staff of the Kaduna office of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria. He was abducted along Kaduna/Birnin-Gwari road on Saturday. In a Statement, the Director of IPC, Mr Lanre Arogundade appealed to the Nigeria Police and relevant authorities in the […]

Heads of security agencies in Lagos State have commenced confidence building patrol across the state to restore the confidence of citizens. It involves the Police, the armed forces and the Department of State Security and others. A large convoy of the security chiefs visited Ikeja, Mangoro, Iyana Ipaja, Agege, Dopemu, Ojodu, Berger, Ogba, Abattoir, Oshodi, […]

The International Press Institute( IPI)- the global network of editors, media executives and Communication experts- receives with profound shock the passing away of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari from complications arising from Covic-19 pandemic. We mourn the loss of this statesman, an accomplished journalist, an astute public officer and a […]

Forty-eight new cases of of the novel COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria. This brings the total number of in-country infections to five hundred and forty one. Twenty three of the new case were reported in Lagos, twelve in Abuja and ten in Kano state. Ogun State had two cases while Oyo and Ekiti States […]

North Korean authorities have confirmed that there are coronavirus cases in the country, days after leader Kim Jong-Un denied there was an outbreak. Authorities told citizens in public lectures that cases were seen in late last month. The news comes following initial denials by the secretive state, who in official statements from the capital Pyongyang […]

Medical experts in the country want the Federal government to quarantine all the persons who attended the burial of Mr Abba Kyari, the former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari in the interest of public safety. A renowned virologist and former President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Prof Oyewale Tomori made the call […]

The FCT administration has decontaminated the Gudu cemetery where the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari was buried. It has also isolated the staff of Health and Human Services Secretariat who removed his personal protective equipment and left same at the venue. A statement signed by the Acting Secretary of […]

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