216 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria, Total Confirmed Infections Now 6175

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 216 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID19) in the country, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 6175. The latest update by the NCDC, which appeared on its Twitter handle was uploaded at 11:53p.m. on Monday May 18, 2020. The new numbers showed that Lagos State, which is the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria is still leading others states with 74 new cases. On Monday after the President, Muhammadu Buhari declined to address the nation for the fourth time…

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Again, FG Extends COVID-19 Restrictions By Two More Weeks

*Chairman Presidential Task Force of COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha during one of the COVID-19 media briefings in Abuja The President of the Federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari today extended the measures approved on the gradual easing of the lockdown by another two weeks, effective from the midnight of today Monday May 18 to June 1, 2020. Mr. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the State Government and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, announced the extension on Monday at the regular COVID-19 Media Briefing in Abuja. Based on the development,…

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Abia State Records Five New Cases Of COVID-19 – Governor Ikpeazu

* Dr. Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State with a face mask that did not cover his nose, a critical part of the body that should be properly covered by the mask The governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu on earlier today at a press conference disclosed that his state has recorded five new cases of the ravaging Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor said that three of the patients that tested positive are those who have a travel history having entered the state from Lagos State, which is the epicentre of the…

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Nigeria Records 338 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Confirmed Infections Now 5959

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday May 17, 2020 through its Twitter handle as at 11:10p.m. said it has recorded another 338 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID19). Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation but the infection going by the numbers provided by the NCDC has been kind to Nigeria, but that is if Nigeria has been testing as much as they should. The new cases bring the number of confirmed COVID-19 infected persons in Nigeria to 5959. The NCDC, which is leading Nigeria’s fight against the…

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COVID-19: President Buhari To Address Nigeria Again On Monday May 18

*Nigeria’s leader, President Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will for the fourth time address Nigerians where he is expected to give directives on the next phase of ease of lockdown tomorrow Monday May 18, 2020. This was declared earlier on Sunday by the National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr, Sani Aliyu. The National Coordinator who was on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics disclosed that the PTF members chaired by Mr. Boss Mustapha, who also doubles as both the Secretary to the State Government (SGF) and the Chairman of…

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Imo State Discharges Three COVID-19 Patients As State Is Left With Just Four Cases

*Imo State governor, Uzodimma in a face mask Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Governor of Imo State, on Saturday said three patients who tested positive to the dreaded Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Imo State have been discharged. Addressing newsmen at Government House Owerri, Governor Uzodimma informed that of the six cases undergoing treatment in the Isolation Centre in Imo State, two were discharged at the weekend while in the index case was discharged earlier bringing the total to three. The governor explained that all the three already discharged tested negative twice…

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Nigeria’s NCDC Confirms 5621 Positive COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 176 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID19) in the country. The latest update in the number of cases in Nigeria was as at 11:56p.m. on Saturday May 16, 2020 when the NCDC updated their Twitter handle. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 5,621. The centre also reported that a total of 1,472 patients have been treated and discharged from the various treatment centres across the nation to reunite with their families. Ever since President Muhammadu Buhari…

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COVID-19: Finally, Docile South-East Governors Speak

The Governors of South East Region have revealed that they are worried about the movement of almajiri youths concealed in food and cement trucks into the southeast region, according to reports monitored by Igbere TV. This was made known in a communique issued by the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, Gov. David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State after their teleconference meeting on May 14, 2020. The governors requested community leaders to get passionately involved to ensure that such illegal movement is not allowed. They noted that South East…

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COVID-19: AGHAN Forecasts N20billion Loss If Airports Are Not Opened

Should the lockdown on aviation sector continue as a result of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN) is predicting that not less than N20 billion loss in revenue generations would hit the sector by the end of June 2020. AGHAN membership who are some of the worst hit by the shutdown of aviation activities include the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Plc, the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) and Aviation Handling Services (AHS). Chairman of AGHAN, Mr. Adigun Olaniyi, in an interview with aviation…

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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria Climbs To 5,445 As At May 15

The Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC) the agency that is leading the war against the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria on Friday recorded 288 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 5445. Announcing this at 1.01am on Saturday, the NCDC said the 288 new cases were reported from 15 states. It also put the number of deaths recorded in the last 24 hours at three. Providing the breakdown, the agency said Lagos still leads the pack with 179 new cases. The rest include…

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