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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Gateman who recently traveled from Lagos to Kaduna via public transport, tests positive for Coronavirus

Kaduna State Government has confirmed a new case of Coronavirus in the state.   A statement released by the state Commissioner for Health, Amina Mohammed Baloni, said the fresh case is a gateman in the Mando area who recently returned from Lagos.? Baloni said the patient had no connection to the first five cases in the state. ? Dr Baloni said the sixth case had traveled on public transport and contacted the authorities as his symptoms worsened. He said the patient has been evacuated to the state’s Infectious Disease Centre.” ?…

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Kaduna correctional service finally admits inmates died during riot over suspected Coronavirus case

The Kaduna State command of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) has finally admitted that some of its inmates died during a riot over a suspected case of Coronavirus in the facility.   LIB reported earlier that the riot ensued after the inmates demanded to be released following claims of an awaiting trial inmate infecting two other inmates with Coronavirus.   Controller of the Kaduna Command of the Correctional Centre, Sanusi Muazu Danmusa however debunked claims of an inmate of the facility being infected with Coronavirus at that time. He described…

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Teacher arrested for allegedly spreading fake news on kidnap of Kaduna Doctor’s wife and children

A 34-year old female teacher identified as Grace Ibrahim has been arrested by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team, Force Headquarters of the Nigeria Police for allegedly spreading false information on the abduction of Dr Philip Ataga’s wife and two children in Kaduna State.   Grace was accused of being responsible for rumours of a policeman being involved in the kidnap of the Kaduna doctor’s family members. She reportedly claimed that one of the children identified a neighbour who is a policeman, as the person that ordered the shooting of their mother.   Upon…

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