Nigeria Records New 288 Covid-19 Cases

A record 288 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Friday, bringing Nigeria’s total to 5,445. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said 179 of the cases were in Lagos, and 20 in Kaduna. T he breakdown shows: 15-Katsina 15-Jigawa 13-Borno 11-Ogun 8-Kano 7-FCT 4-Niger 4-Ekiti 3-Oyo 3-Delta 3-Bauchi 2-Kwara 1-Edo A total 1,320 people have been discharged after treatment but 171 have died. Spread the love

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Nigeria May Record ‘Unnecessary Deaths’ As Hospitals Reject Patients …FG

The Federal Government has raised alarm over possible “unnecessary deaths” because hospitals are turning back non-COVID-19 related patients. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF and chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this at the 32nd joint national briefing of the taskforce in Abuja. He also said N792, 121,613.89 was donated by Nigerians as at 14TH May  with some Nigerians donating one naira N1. He said the PTF remained firmly supportive of the development of a cure for the disease, but must follow laid…

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Court Restrains Reps On Infectious Diseases Bill

A Federal High Court In Abuja Has Ordered The House Of Representatives To Maintain Status Quo On The Infectious Diseases Bill Which Has Passed Second Reading. Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu While Ruling On An Ex Parte Application  Also Summoned The Speaker Of The House, Femi Gbajabiamila, The Attorney-General Of The Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN, The Inspector-General Of Police, Mohammed Adamu, As Well As The Clerk Of The National Assembly To Appear Before The Court. Senator Dino Melaye Brought The Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit Through His Counsel, Nkemakolam Okoro, Asking The Court…

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Infectious Diseases Bill: House Of Reps Reacts Says Former Speaker Misguided

The House Of Representatives Has Reacted To The Nigeria Governors Forum Demand That The Infectious Diseases Bill It Passed Into Second Reading Be Stepped Down. The Nigeria Governors Forum Had In A Communiqué On Thursday Said The House Cannot Decided For States Adding That The Bill Should Be Stepped Down Until All The Stakeholders Are Brought On Board. In Its Reaction The House Of Representatives Said The House Had Earlier Resolved To Subject The Bill To A Public Hearing Where Stakeholders Will Have The Opportunity To Contribute Hence The Call…

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