Nigeria Records 381 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 3,526

Nigeria Records 381 New

Nigeria Records 381 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 3,526     Nigeria has recorded 381 new COVID-19 cases which brings the total number of infections in the country to 3,56. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC), gave the update in a tweet on Thursday night. Of the new cases, 183 are in Lagos, 55 are in Kano, 44 in Jigawa while 19 each are in Zamfara and Bauchi. A breakdown of cases by state can be found via https://t.co/Z5x7UFFOyD#TakeResponsibility pic.twitter.com/KMzJkVV4qp — NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 7, 2020

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UNIOSUN To Hold Online Matriculation For Fresh Students

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UNIOSUN To Hold Online Matriculation For Fresh Students     The Osun State University on Thursday announced its resolve to hold the 13th matriculation ceremony of the institution online for newly admitted students of the Ivory Tower. According to the Public Relations Officer of the school, Mr. Ademola Adesoji, through a statement sent to DAILY POST in Osogbo, the move was in line with the Federal Government’s directive to all tertiary institutions in Nigeria to activate virtual learning environment in the face of protracted lockdown. Adesoji added that virtual teaching…

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Gang Leader Reveals Reason UNIPORT, RSU Students Were Killed

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Gang Leader Reveals Reason UNIPORT, RSU Students Were Killed     The kidnapping gang that killed three students of the University of Port Harcourt and Rivers State University have revealed the real reason why they abducted and killed the students. The five suspects were paraded by the Rivers state police command in Port Harcourt. The Anti-cultism unit of Rivers State police command had arrested the members of a kidnapping gang who abducted and killed the three students – Nelson Nwafor and Fortune Obemba, both students of the Rivers State University (RSU)  and Joy Adoki,…

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Scientists Discover Traces Of Coronavirus In Semen Of Recovered Patients

Semen

Scientists Discover Traces Of Coronavirus In Semen Of Recovered Patients     A new study suggests that men who have recovered from Coronavirus should be advised to abstain from sex in order to avoid passing the virus on via their semen. Patients in China who donated samples several days after their virus symptoms had faded were found to show evidence of Covid-19, Telegraph.co.uk reports. The findings have left scientists worried that the deadly disease could be sexually transmitted, raising the prospect of health chiefs advising people to avoid having sex…

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 48 More Recovered Patients

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 48 More Recovered Patients     Lagos State has discharged 48 more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the virus, which has infected 3,145 people in Nigeria and claimed 103 lives in the country. Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this on Thursday evening. “I’m pleased to announce to you the discharge of 48 more patients; 32 males and 16 females, all Nigerians who were discharged from our Yaba, Lekki, Onikan and Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) isolation facilities to reunite with the society,” the governor tweeted. Twenty-eight of…

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Gov Sanwo-Olu, Wife Test Negative Three Times To COVID-19

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Gov Sanwo-Olu, Wife Test Negative Three Times To COVID-19     The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his wife, Joke Sanwo-Olu have tested negative three times to COVID-19. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this via his Twitter handle on Thursday. “I am glad to announce that #COVID19 Incident Commander Governor of Lagos State @jidesanwoolu and the First Lady of Lagos @jokesanwoolu have consistently tested negative to #COVID19 following three consecutive tests conducted on them recently”, he tweeted. Meanwhile, the Lagos State Health Commissioner also revealed…

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Oby Ezekwesili Gets New International Appointment

Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili Gets New International Appointment   Nigeria’s former Minister of Education and Big Back Our Girls Activist, Oby Ezekwesili, has been appointed into the board of trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD). The CEO of IBFD, Jan Maarten Slagter disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday. Slagter said that “IBFD is delighted that Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has joined our Board of Trustees and expects that her unique perspective and contribution will be enormously beneficial, in particular to the work that we do in developing economies. “The…

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