Tag Archives: Coronavirus

90 attacks on phone masts reported during lockdown in UK

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure have been reported during the coronavirus lockdown. The incidents, which surged over the Easter weekend, are believed to be motivated by conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to the deployment of 5G masts. Derbyshire Police has called for witnesses to come forward over the most recent suspected …

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Covid-19: Wike ease lockdown in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has announced the temporary lifting of the total lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas for two days only, with effect from Tuesday 12th May 2020. Governor Wike made the announcement in a State-Wide broadcast on Sunday night. He said that the total …

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Federal Govt to build isolation centres in 36 states – PTF

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid 19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday unfolded plans by government to build, at least, one state-of-the-art intensive care units and isolation/treatment centres in each of the 36 States and the FCT as part of …

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President Buhari gives fresh orders on Covid-19 donations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the opening of five COVID-19 Donor Accounts. They form part of the existing Treasury Single Account (TSA) arrangement in five commercial banks. The financial institutions are Access Bank, First Bank, Guarantee Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Zenith Bank. The development was revealed …

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Son of Atiku Abubakar recovers from COVID-19

Mohammed Atiku, son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease to which he tested positive last month. Mohammed, who spent 40 days in the hospital, was finally cleared and discharged on Monday. In a statement he personally signed after he left the hospital, Mohammed …

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Wrong communication puts doctors, nurses at risk

Some doctors and nurses at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo, Ondo State, who attended to a patient that later tested positive for COVID-19, are to be isolated. The Nation gathered that a wrong negative result of the patient made the health officials to continue treatment, and discharged the patient. …

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Kano confirms 24 new cases of coronavirus

The Kano State Government has confirmed 74 new cases of coronavirus in the state. Governor Umar Ganduje made this known today 25th of April 2020. Speaking at a press briefing,, Ganduje said out of 489 samples, 74 tested positive “We’ve taken samples of 489 people, out of these number 74 …

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Covid-19: Oyo state discharge two more patients

Two patients of Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 have been discharged in Oyo State. The two confirmed Coronavirus patients were discharged on Sunday after receiving their second negative test results in the state. The state Governor, Seyi Makinde, announced this in his verified Twitter account on Sunday. This brings the …

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