Lagos Discharges 33 More COVID-19 Patients, Total Recoveries Reach 502

Thirty-three more COVID-19 patients in Lagos have recovered and have now been discharged.

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COVID-19: Six Guineans Killed In Clashes With Police During Protests

Six people were killed in clashes with police in Guinea during protests over roadblocks erected to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, police said Tuesday.

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US Democrats Unveil $3 Trillion Virus Relief Package

US Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a $3 trillion coronavirus response package, the largest yet, to fund efforts to fight the pandemic and provide emergency payments to millions of American households.

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Thousand Of Schools Reopen In France As Lockdown Eases

  Thousands of schools reopened throughout France on Tuesday as the government eases its coronavirus lockdown rules despite some fears of a second waves of infections. According to official figures there were 348 new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, bringing the national total to 26,991. Primary and nursery schools reopened however, with teachers wearing face masks … Continue reading Thousand Of Schools Reopen In France As Lockdown Eases

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D’Tigress Will Return Stronger After Pandemic – Akhator

  D’Tigress forward, Evelyn Akhator believes the Nigerian senior women’s basketball team will return stronger when the Covid-19 pandemic is over.   In February this year, the African champions booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing 64-70 to host-Serbia in their second group game at the FIBA Olympic Games Qualifying … Continue reading D’Tigress Will Return Stronger After Pandemic – Akhator

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COVID-19 Was In Brazil Weeks Before It Was Detected – Study

  The new coronavirus was circulating in Brazil in early February, weeks earlier than initially detected, and just before millions of people were partying in the streets for carnival, according to a new study. Brazil is the Latin American country hardest hit in the pandemic, with more than 11,500 deaths and 168,000 infections so far. … Continue reading COVID-19 Was In Brazil Weeks Before It Was Detected – Study

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Canada Offers The Elderly Up To $500 For COVID-19 Expenses

  Canada announced Tuesday a one-time payment of up to Can$500 (US$360) for seniors — who as a group have suffered the most COVID-19 sickness and fatalities — to help defray added pandemic costs of living. An estimated seven million elderly Canadians qualify for the aid. “The last few weeks have been particularly tough for … Continue reading Canada Offers The Elderly Up To $500 For COVID-19 Expenses

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Sanwo-Olu Swears In Eight Judges

  Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said he swore in eight new judges to strengthen the state’s High Court. The Judges had been confirmed by the National Judicial Council. Governor Sanwo-Olu, in a tweet via his official handle, said the eight judges will help to “deepen the dispensation of justice in our state.” … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Swears In Eight Judges

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Madagascar Cure Will Be Subjected To Regulatory Process Before Use In Nigeria – PTF

  The Madagascar herbal remedy for COVID-19 will be subjected to the normal regulatory processes before it will be administered for use in Nigeria. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while addressing journalists in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Aliyu said following the … Continue reading Madagascar Cure Will Be Subjected To Regulatory Process Before Use In Nigeria – PTF

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23,000 Refugees Flee Into Niger Over Violence In North West Of Nigeria – UN

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said that an estimated 23,000 persons in the northwestern part of Nigeria, have been forced to seek safety and security in Niger in the last one month (April) due to the violence in the region.

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