South African rapper, AKA tests positive for Coronavirus

  South African rapper, AKA, has tested positive for Coronavirus.   The rapper, 32, announced his diagnosis in a statement he posted to his official Twitter page on Friday, July 10. He also explained that he decided to make his results public to raise awareness about the pandemic.   “In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with others, AKA has chosen to make his results public,” read the statement.  

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Three new Coronavirus symptoms including diarrhea and runny nose added to official list

  The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added a runny nose or congestion, nausea, and diarrhoea to the growing list of Coronavirus symptoms.   The new symptoms are likely to appear between two to 14 days after exposure to the virus.   The CDC reports that anyone with the following symptoms may have COVID-19:   Fever or chills A cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhoea  …

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2-year-old tests positive for Coronavirus in Ogun

The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, has announced that a 2-year-old child tested positive for Coronavirus at its facility.   Spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo said the child was admitted eight days ago on account of breathlessness and tests carried out on her showed she had the virus.   Orisajo said;   “Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said. “To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of care givers, on the third…

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“Release our husbands for us. There’s no Coronavirus” Wives of Egbin power station workers storm the company’s residential estate to demand that their husbands be released (video)

Wives of Egbin power station workers made a scene as they called for their husbands to be released to them.   Staff of Egbin power station, in Egbin-Ikorodu, have reportedly been banned from going home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are expected to remain within the company’s residential estate to avoid Coronavirus.   According to a source who spoke to LIB, the staff were told that if they leave the premises of the estate, they stand to loose their jobs.   However, wives of the workers, who have not…

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Bodies are exhumed in Brazil to make way for more dead bodies as the country’s Coronavirus death toll surpasses that of the UK making it the second highest in the world (photos)

Bodies are at the moment being exhumed in Brazil to make way for Coronavirus death victims as the country’s death toll reaches 41,828, surpassing that of the UK after reporting 909 deaths this weekend.   Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populated city, is now freeing up space at its city’s graveyards by digging up the bodies of people buried at least 3 years ago and storing their bagged remains in large metal containers.   According to the Sao Paolo government, in a statement released on Saturday, the dead bodies will be…

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President Magufuli declares Tanzania free of Coronavirus

President John Magufuli of Tanzania on Monday June 8, declared the East African country “coronavirus-free”.   The President who attributed the claimed success over the worldwide pandemic to prayers and fasting that the people of Tanzania offered to God,  also commended the priest and worshippers for not wearing gloves and masks to protect themselves from the virus.   Magufuli said;   “It gives me joy to be the leader of a country that puts God first, God loves Tanzania. “The works of the devil will always be defeated in Tanzania because Tanzanians love God…

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Coronavirus patient who escaped treatment arrested while selling okirika in Ondo market

A female Coronavirus patient who escaped from getting treatment was arrested on Saturday evening at the popular Oja-Oba market in Akure while selling second-hand clothes popularly known as ‘okrika’.   The lady was diagnosed with the deadly disease in Imo State before she travelled down to the Ondo State capital without submitting herself for treatment.   The Independent reported that Ondo state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro said Imo and Ondo Governments mounted surveillance for the patient upon discovering that she escaped.   Dr. Adegbenro said while the patient is being treated at the state Infectious Disease…

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10 members of a family test positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

  10 members of a family have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Kaduna state.   The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ”Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members of one case. 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two from Zaria and one each from Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs.” he tweeted

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Coronavirus is being used to exploit Africa and Nigerians. It has become a fullscale business- Cross Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade (Video)

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state has said that the global Coronavirus pandemic has become a full-scale business for some people and that the world is using it to exploit Africa and Nigeria in particular.   The governor stated this when he appeared on Channels TV on Thurday May 21.   Speaking on why his state has not conducted random testing as observed in many other states in the country, the governor argued that the test currently being conducted to diagnose the viral disease in the country ”lacks reproducibility and reliability”.…

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Mayor lies in coffin and pretends to be dead Coronavirus victim to avoid arrest after breaking curfew rules to go drinking

Jamie Rolando Urbina Torres, the mayor of a small town in Peru, lay in a coffin and pretended to be a dead Coronavirus patient to avoid being arrested.   Torres was caught by police violating coronavirus lockdown rules while drinking with friends. When officers came to arrest him in the town of Tantará, in the south of the country, he lay down in an open casket and played dead.   A photo of the mayor wearing a face mask and lying in the coffin has been circulated online.   Police…

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Oil workers make up about 60% of Coronavirus cases in Rivers – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has said that about 60% of Coronavirus cases recorded in Rivers state have a career in the oil sector.   The Rivers state Governor who disclosed that some of the cases are oil workers returning from rigs in a meeting with the management team of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited at the Government House on Wednesday May 20, blamed the increased number of COVID-19 cases in the state on unscreened oil workers.   Wike also insisted that his actions were not targeted at anybody or organisation as oil remained the mainstay…

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Soldiers in trouble for posing naked on Red Arrows jet while on Coronavirus testing duty (photos)

Three British soldiers on Covid-19 testing duty have gotten themselves into trouble for posing naked on a Red Arrow jet next to a memorial to two dead airmen.   The Red Arrows jet is parked next to a plaque marking the deaths of Flight Lieutenants Jon Egging and Sean Cunningham, who died in separate accidents in 2011.   Colour Sergeant ‘Tats’ Taylor, posted X-rated pictures on Facebook of himself with Corporal Shane Woods and Private Anthony Panton posing on a Red Arrows jet after a boozy party.   The 49-year-old captioned the…

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New York now has 100 children suffering from deadly Coronavirus-related ‘Kawasaki disease’ that inflames blood vessels in kids (photos)

About 100 children are now suffering from a potentially deadly inflammation of the blood vessels believed to be related to the Coronavirus disease, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced.     According to Cuomo, three children a five year-old boy, a seven year-old boy and 18 year-old girl, died after battling symptoms similar to those caused by Kawasaki disease.   Kawasaki disease, a rare illness with just 20,000 cases recorded annually in the US, can be managed with medications like aspirin and medical professionals believe the disease is linked…

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Madagascar sends coronavirus cure to NigeriaMadagascar sends coronavirus cure to Nigeria

Madagascar’s breakthrough on coronavirus is expected to land in Nigeria soon. The drug named ‘COVID Organics’ is for the prevention and cure of the disease. It was gathered that the consignment coming to Nigeria has been dispatched to Equatorial Guinea from where it will be shipped to Abuja. According to reports, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 was preparing to receive the solution in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The source said a decision will be taken when the herbal drink arrives in the country, the Nation reports. “Before any food…

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Cat and owner both die after contracting Coronavirus in Spain

A pet cat died after contracting Coronavirus from its Spanish owner who first succumbed to the disease in Catalonia.   The four-year-old moggy was reportedly taken to a veterinary hospital in Catalonia with breathing difficulties and a soaring temperature of 38.2°C, low blood platelet levels, and heart failure. The cat had to be euthanised after suffering severe heart disease, reported La Vanguardia.   “He is a collateral victim of the disease in humans,” said Joaquim Segales, a researcher at the Centre for Research in Animal Health (CReSA).   After he was put down,…

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Nigerians evacuated from the UK due to Coronavirus pandemic arrive the country

A number of Nigerians who were stranded in the United Kingdom following the COVID-19 lockdown and requested to be repatriated home, have arrived in Nigeria.     The chartered flight that evacuated them, arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos at about 1.40pm on Friday afternoon, May 8. The returnees will be airlifted to Abuja where will undergo a mandatory 14-day supervised quarantine.   On Wednesday, 256 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates were evacuated back home and are currently being quarantined in an isolation center in Lagos.  

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Doctors and nurse held hostage by Coronavirus patients in Kano

Two doctors and a nurse were reportedly held Hostage yesterday May 7, by Coronavirus patients at Kwanar Dawakin isolation center in Kano.   Former Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association in Kano, Prof. Aminu Mohammed confirmed the incident in an interview with Wazobia FM’s “make una wake up show” this morning.   He said the fully kitted health workers were on a ward round when they were locked in by the Coronavirus patients for hours. Mohammed said the doctors were almost suffocating before they managed to break down the door and forced their…

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No evidence yet that mysterious deaths in Kano was caused by Coronavirus — Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire on Tuesday May 5, stated there is still no evidence which suggests that the mysterious deaths in Kano was caused by Coronavirus.   Osagie disclosed this in a meeting with members of the House of Representatives. He said investigations into the deaths are of three streams and there is no result yet linking them to Coronavirus.   He said;   “That test is still going on, and there are no results. “There was never a case of him (the task force coordinator) saying 80 per cent of…

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101 inmates in military prison test positive for Coronavirus in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry has announced that 101 inmates have tested positive for Coronavirus in the N’dolo military prison in Kinshasa.   “Fifty-six (additional) people in Ndolo military prison were confirmed with COVID-19” on Saturday, while forty-three cases had been diagnosed at the prison on Thursday and Friday,” a statement said.   According to the authorities, only three infected inmates have been admitted to a hospital outside the facility. Six inmates are under close supervision in the prison while the rest have mild symptoms.   It was also…

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One Coronavirus patient discharged in Sokoto state after recovering

A Coronavirus patient has been discharged in Sokoto state after receiving treatment and recovering from the disease.   The Sokoto state ministry of health made the announcment on Twitter. The male patient was discharged from the state’s Isolation facility at the infectious disease hospital in Amanawa, to reunite with the society.   The tweet reads;   Breaking! 1 more patient; male, was today discharged from our Isolation facility at infectious diseases hospital Amanawa to reunite with the society.  

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Union Bank staff dies from Coronavirus in Lagos

A Union Bank staff has died from Coronavirus complications as confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, Emeka Emuwa.   In an internal memo made public on Monday May 4, it was gathered that the bank staff died while on treatment for Coronavirus at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos.   The bank staff was working remotely since March before contracting the disease.   The memo reads in part;   “Dear colleagues, notwithstanding the easing of the lockdown, the threat of COVID-19 remains high and real. Today, we received…

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Tragedy as Coronavirus claims the lives of three family members within 16 days

Coronavirus has claimed the lives an immigrant Nicaraguan family who had been living in the US for over three decades.   The killer bug killed a son, mom, and dad within 16 days, leaving behind a daughter who is recovering at the family’s Miami home after she beat the killer disease.   According to the New York Post, Mario Mayorga Jr, 42, developed a fever and dry cough in mid-March and was told by a doctor to self-isolate at home.   After his health deteriorated, he was hospitalized with symptoms so severe…

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Coronavirus: 250 ventilators the UK Govt bought from China ‘could kill patients if used’ – Doctors raise alarm

The 250 ventilators the UK government bought from China are the wrong type and could kill patients, senior doctors have warned in a newly uncovered letter.   In the letter, the medical staff said the devices had a problematic oxygen supply, could not be cleaned properly, had an unfamiliar design and a confusing instruction manual, and were built for use in ambulances, not hospitals, NBC News reports.   The document also claims the ventilators cannot be cleaned properly, are an unfamiliar design, and come with a confusing instruction manual.  …

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Grammy-nominated gospel singer, Troy Sneed dies from Coronavirus complications

Grammy-nominated gospel singer, Troy Sneed has died from Coronavirus complications at the age of 52.   Sneed who earned a Grammy nomination for his work on the Youth For Christ’s 1999 album “Higher”, died early Monday April 27, at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.   The singer’s friend and radio personality, KD Bowe penned down a tribute to him on social media. He wrote;     ‘I don’t know how to make sense of this. ‘ I’m not ok, man. Covid19 sucks. Will y’all please pray for Emily & the kids? Please? RIH, King.…

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Top ER doctor who treated Coronavirus patients, commits suicide after telling family about the trauma of witnessing patients die

A top emergency room (ER) doctor treating Coronavirus patients in New York City has died by suicide over the weekend, her family members have revealed.   Dr. Lorna M. Breen, 48, the medical director of the emergency department at NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, died in Charlottesville, Virginia on Sunday.     Breen’s family said that in the days leading up to her death, she recounted series of traumatic scenes she’d witnessed working in the Manhattan hospital, including an onslaught of patients dying in front of her before they could even be…

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Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria hit 1095 after 114 people tested positive in 24 hours

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 1095 after 114 people tested positive in 24 hours.   According to the Nigeria Center of Disease Control (NCDC), 80 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 21 in Gombe, 5 in FCT, 2 in Zamfara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Sokoto State.   As at 11:30 pm, April 24, there are 1095 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 208 Deaths: 32  

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Popular Policewoman, Opetodolapo Badmos, mourns colleague who died of Coronavirus

Former Lagos PPRO, Dolapo Badmos, took to her Twitter handle to mourn one of her colleagues who lost his life after being infected by the dreaded Coronavirus. ”Today would have marked your birthday but u succumbed. I know by now you must have been telling COVID19 to leave the world since it has taken you. yes I’m sure you must be telling it to take your death as the “sacrifice”! Yes..that’s the person you are! So compassionate..RIP sir” she wrote   Her post comes days after a 57-year-old police officer died following complications from…

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Buhari Appointed By ECOWAS Leaders To Lead Fight Against Coronavirus

Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the end of the extraordinary summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the summit was convened by the regional leaders to deliberate on the COVID-19 pandemic which has continued to ravage humanity worldwide. Adesina stated that the regional leaders discussed the challenges posed by COVID-19 and how best to tackle the…

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86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria – 70 in Lagos alone

86 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria.   According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 70 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 3 in Akwa Ibom, 3 in Katsina state, 1 in Jigawa, 1 in Bauchi and 1 in Borno state.   Nigeria now has 627 confirmed cases of Coronavirus with Lagos being the epicenter with 376 confirmed cases.   See the breakdown as posted by the NCDC below.  

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Lagosians react in shock as state records 70 new cases of Coronavirus

  70 in Lagos is trending as Lagosians react in shock after the NCDC revealed last night that 70 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the state alone on Sunday April 19.   The NCDC in its report stated that 86 new cases were discovered on Sunday, out of which 70 were recorded in Lagos. See reactions from Lagosians below  

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Lagos discharges four Coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has announced that four more Coronavirus patients have been discharged after testing negative for the virus.   According to LSMOH, the 4 patients who were recently discharged are all males. This brings the total number of discharged Coronavirus patients in the state to 98.   The tweet reads;   “Four more #COVID19Lagos patients; all male have been discharged to reunite with the society.@jidesanwoolu. “The patients; 3 from our isolation facility at Yaba & 1 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital @LUTHofficial have fully recovered and tested negative…

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#Coronavirus: Borno government speaks on controversial death

The Borno State Government on Sunday April 19, reacted to the controversial death recorded at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital in Borno state.   It was reported that one Babangida Buba, a retired nurse passed on after displaying symptoms of COVID-19. The deceased who joined a humanitarian organisation after  retirement, died at the hospital on Friday Aprl 17.   Borno State’s Deputy Governor Umar Kadafur who commented on the incident at a press briefing, said the cause of death has not been officially confirmed.   The Deputy Governor who heads the state’s committee on the control…

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#Coronavirus: All those who recently visited St. Edwards hospital in Lagos advised to self-isolate

Those who recently visited St. Edwards hospital in Ajah area of Lagos state, have been advised by its management to self-isolate after one of its patients tested positive for Coronavirus.   The patient who never provided information about previous contact with a COVID-19 case, was admitted at the hospital on April 11 with cardiac symptoms. He however underwent a Coronavirus test and turned out positive, after the hospital received a call from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on April 12.   St. Edwards hospital  directed those who visited the facility between April…

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Coronavirus lockdown: Man shares photos and video of an alleged robber they caught in their estate, says police told them their ‘cell is full’ when they called

A Nigerian man has shared photos of an alleged robber he accused of terrorizing their estate in Ogun State, in spite of the lockdown order over the Coronavirus pandemic.   According to @iammotola, they called the police to come pick him up but they said their “cell is full’.   He tweeted;   Caught one in our Estate this evening and the other one escaped….Fact be told; we called the Police and they said cell is Full. This is disheartening, we’re not safe !!!     He also revealed that they…

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Coronavirus: 15-year-old girl commits suicide after ‘struggling to cope with the pressure of stay-at-home orders’

A teenage girl in California died by suicide after she reportedly struggled to cope with the stay-at-home orders amid the Coronavirus outbreak.   15-year-old Jo’Vianni Smith of Stockton was found dead inside her home after she hanged herself last week.   A coach at Jo’Vianni’s school, Bear Creek High School, told Recordnet that ‘the cause of death reportedly was due to the stresses and pressures from coping with the self-isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.’   Her mother, Danielle Hunt, also said she believes that stress from the health crisis…

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Destiny Marshall – Stay Safe (Coronavirus)

The world is currently in a bad shape, everyone is scared, business and companies has shut down, daily life it self is on lock down. Destiny Marshall uses this inspirational song to educate listeners about the importance of obeying orders and staying home to be safe, thereby educating them through following proper measures to counter the Covid-19 pandemic. DOWNLOAD AUDIO

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Coronavirus lockdown: Police Inspector arrested for allegedly killing a man in Abia

The Abia State Police Command on Monday, confirmed the arrest of Inspector Stanley Azuh attached to Ohuru-Ishimiri Police Division at Ogbor-Hill, Aba, for allegedly killing one Chibuisi Godwin.   It was gathered that that Godwin, a staff of Greenmac Energy Ltd, a Petroleum Company, was shot while the Inspector was enforcing Abia Government’s ‘Stay at Home’ directive, meant to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.   The incident happened in Ogbor-Hill, along New Umuahia road in Aba on Sunday evening. The deceased was said to have come…

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Nigerian documentary photographer who tested positive for Coronavirus, discharged after recovering from disease (video)

Seun O, the Nigerian photographer that tested positive for COVID-19 days after attending the 7th edition of the AMVCA shortly after returning from the UK, has been discharged after recovering from the disease.   The photographer who shared his recovery story on Instagram, thanked everyone that has shown support, stood in the gap and also offered messages of encouragement while he was a patient at Yaba Isolation Center where he received treatment.   He also asked everyone to stay at home, practice social distancing and good personal hygiene.   Seun wrote;   The elephant…

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I’m yet to see any research linking 5G network with Coronavirus – Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has reacted to the controversy 5G network has ignited on Nigeria’s social media space in the last few days.   In an interview on Channels Television’s News At 10 on Sunday April 5, the Minister said he is yet to see any research linking 5G network with Coronavirus amid the discussion on the safety of the network.   Pantami dismissed speculations about the network and its safety, and further stated that the government does not take decisions based on online speculations.   He said;   “Firstly, it…

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Keri Hilson told to delete coronavirus theory tweets after blaming 5G data network for pandemic

Keri Hilson seemed pretty convinced that 5G is to blame for causing the outbreak of coronavirus, but she’s since deleted her tweets about the theory. The 37-year-old has been vocal on Twitter about the virus over the last few days and tweets she posted yesterday referred to research suggesting 5G had caused coronavirus due to radiation. Keri had said such research had left her intrigued and got her thinking. There is no official link between coronavirus and the cellular data network and Keri has now deleted all tweets and a…

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Coronavirus: Governor Ayade imposes new restrictions in Cross River, says no mask, no movement

Following the discovery of five cases of Coronavirus in neighboring Akwa Ibom state, the Cross Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade, has reeled out new measures to help prevent the importation of the virus into the state.   In a statement released last night, the state governor, Ben Ayade stated that among other things, no resident of the state will be allowed to move around without a face mask beginning from 12 am on Friday April 3rd. According to the statement, the state-owned garment factory has been mandated to produce face…

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Nigerian man apologizes to his wife following lesson he learnt at home during Coronavirus lockdown

A father took to Facebook to apologize to his wife after the Coronavirus lockdown taught him a lesson.   Adebayo Ireoluwa, who goes to work every day of the week, said he had no idea what his wife goes through or what it takes to manage a home until he stayed home for these few days.   He shared a photo of his daughter, who had emptied a jar of cream on herself and also on him while he slept, and narrated how his wife has been the one running…

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#Coronavirus: FG is paying N20,000 to 5,000 Abuja households — Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq has disclosed that the Nigerian government is paying N20,000 each to 5,000 households in the Federal Capital Territory, to help them cope with the difficulties the Coronavirus pandemic might bring.   Sadiya who disclosed that the initiative was under the ministry’s Conditional Cash Transfer programme, added that the N20,000 given to each of the beneficiaries covered a period of four months and was in line with President Buhari’s directive. She revealed that beneficiaries are entitled to N5,000 every month.   The Minister who…

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Italian nurse murders his girlfriend for ‘infecting him with #Coronavirus ‘ #covid-19

An Italian nurse allegedly strangled his doctor girlfriend to death because “she gave him Coronavirus.”   After committing the crime, 28-year-old Antonio De Pace reportedly called cops to tell them he had murdered young medic, Lorena Quaranta, 27.   When Police arrived at the scene, they found her dead in their apartment in Italy, while De Pace was found on the floor having cut his wrists but his colleagues were able to save his life at their hosiptal.   The young couple had been working in a local hospital in Messina,…

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Single mother-of-three jumps into Osun River over Coronavirus lockdown

A single mother-of-three attempted suicide by jumping into the Osun River in Osogbo, Osun State over her inability to continue providing for her children due to the lockdown   Kafayat Alake jumped into the river yesterday, April 1, a few hours after the state government imposed a stay-at-home order on residents of the state as part of measures to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.  She would have drowned, but for the timely intervention of some residents of Aregbesola area of Osogbo.     Alake’s strange movement on the bridge was said to…

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Coronavirus: President Buhari approves use of Stadia, NYSC orientation camps as Isolation centers

President Buhari has reportedly approved the use of four stadia as well as all NYSC orientation camps in the country, as isolation centres in the fight against coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare made this known via social media page this afternoon.   He wrote;   Mr. President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and Sports to open and make available the stadiums in Surulere Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Kaduna as well as our NYSC camps nationwide for use as isolation centers as they are needed.…

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Billionaire, Femi Otedola to donate N1 Billion to help Nigeria fight Coronavirus

So far, Nigeria has been doing all it can to contain the virus but only 1 life has been claimed from the virus in the country. In more developments to curb the spread of the virus, state governments shut down activities and encouraged residents to self-isolate. In the meanwhile, affluent Nigerians and other top firms have been donating to fund the fight against the virus. Popular Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola just recently announced his intention on social media. The Billionaire generously followed in the footsteps of fellow billionaire, Tony Elumelu…

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Nigerian PhD student allegedly found dead in his hostel room in Malaysia amid Coronavirus lockdown

A Nigerian man from Adamawa state who was undergoing his PhD at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Dr. Chiroma, was reportedly found dead in his hostel room on Friday March 27. Dr. Auwal Mustapha Imam, who also studied in Malaysia, said that the deceased might have died yesterday but his body was discovered on Friday morning. He wrote on facebook ; May Allah forgive him and give the family fortitude to bear the loss. Amin”

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Coronavirus: Lagos state government offers to provide food items at the doorsteps of residents

The Lagos state government has offered to provide food items at the doorsteps of residents who are currently indoors in their effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. This was made known by Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his social media page and he says the idea is to alleviate the sufferings of the people as it plans to give the food items to about 200,000 households containing six members in the first instance.   Among the food items to be distributed to residents are bags of rice, gari, beans, bread, pepper,…

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IGP condemns vandalism by police officers amidst Coronavirus crackdown

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has reportedly ordered the investigation of the act of vandalism that was carried out by some Police Officers in a vide that’s been making the rounds on the internet. The video has been making the rounds online with many netizens questioning why the security operatives had to take such violent action, destroying valuable properties.   It’s no doubt that the crackdown that occurred in the video was no more than a display of the tough measures introduced by the state government to contain the spread of the…

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