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How To Help Stop Excessive Bleeding

Follow the steps below carefully. Do not panic. Try as much as possible to keep the injured person calm.

Happy Marriage – Stay Motivated during COVID-19

Love and marriage are perhaps the most important elements of a happy, fulfilling life.

COVID 19: Omotola Jalade tested positive

Nigerian Nollywood ace actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has confirmed being positive to COVID 19. Sharing this information on her social media account, Omotola Jalade (@Realomosexy) wrote; “Hello all, I know must have been wondering where I’ve been. Well, I contracted Covid. I have been ill, in isolation and now getting better. More on these details…
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COVID 19: Update on vaccine production in Nigeria

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with pharmaceutical companies regarding a COVID-19 vaccine. At the virtual meeting with representatives of Pfizer & Biotech, Osinbajo stated that what was critical in the vaccine development is the health & safety of Nigerian citizens. Pfizer & Biotech are promoters of COVID-19 vaccine pushing for how Nigeria will…
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COVID 19: Some states set to resume school in Nigeria

Nigeria with a total number of 44, 129 COVID 19 confirmed cases and 20, 663 recoveries, there has been a constant rescheduling of school resumption. Despite this increase in confirmed cases in Nigeria, some schools are set to resume classes. Secondary schools in Delta State has resumed academic activities on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. This…
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Daily coronavirus update from around the world

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 17 million late Wednesday, just hours before the six-month anniversary of the World Health Organization‘s declaration of a global health emergency. The world has seen cases confirmed at a rate of over 200,000 per day since mid-July, while the overall pandemic curve has continued to rise at a steady clip since…
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COVID-19: Nigeria hits 42,208 confirmed cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the coronavirus case in Nigeria has reached 42,208. However, in most states in the country activities are as good as back to normal. With a confirmed 404 new COVID-19 cases, 19,004 recovered cases and 873 fatal cases have been recorded in Nigeria. The NCDC revealed…
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COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the world

COVID-19 which sprung up in the year 2019 in a town in China has gone around the world. Coronavirus have long been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. COVID-19 remains an infectious disease and social distancing as been long advised. We have provided COVID-19 tracker to help monitor the spread of the…
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No herbal medicine manufacturer can claim effectiveness to treat COVID-19 – NAFDAC

The Director General of The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has on denied Paxherbal product as treatment for Coronavirus. Prof. Adeyeye, revealed on Saturday that no clinical study has been done on any product to prove their efficacy. The Director-General of NAFDAC further debunked the information spreading…
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There are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 150 COVID-19 vaccines have been made available, but only 19 are currently undergoing clinical trial. The organization made this known through its Regional  Office for Africa in Brazaville on Thursday night. The information which was passed on the official twitter account of the regional office @WHOAFRO disclosed…
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Not everyone should wear nose mask – Expert

Are you wondering if wearing a mask pose a health risk? Do you feel uncomfortable while on the nose or face mask? Who shouldn’t wear a nose mask? Are children to wear nose mask? Experts have requested that babies and toddlers should not wear masks as they could suffocate as a result of insufficient air.…
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Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths. The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a “bomb”, lamented that the country…
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COVID-19: Nigeria announce plans to impose total lockdown

Nigeria has hinted on plans to impose total lockdown on movements in the country. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force, Boss Mustapha made this known during a press briefing. Mustapha warned that there will be total lock down if the coronavirus cases in the country does not decrease in the next two weeks. In…
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COVID-19: World most expensive nose mask made out of gold

Amid the pandemic, several preventive measures have been generated; a golden nose mask is another. The new and world most expensive nose mask is made of gold and costs $4,000. An Indian businessman, Shankar Kurhade was seen wearing the 60 grams nose mask. Kurhade explained that the idea of a golden nose mask was birthed…
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WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases with the total increasing by 212,326 in the past 24 hours. The US, Brazil and India reported the highest increases. The previous record increase was of 189,077 on June 28. Also, see: COVID-19 Tracker: Check the spread of coronavirus around the…
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Sierra Leone abandon COVID-19 patients

Of some 1,500 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sierra Leone, 160 have been health workers. The country’s ranks of medical staff were already hit hard during an Ebola outbreak from 2014-16 that killed 250 medical workers out of a total of only around 4,000.

3 of 5 people who die of COVID-19 are 50 years and above

In Nigeria, it has been reported that 3 out of 5 deaths of COVID-19 cases are of people above the age of 50. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu made this known at the recent briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Ihekweazu: “As more people are infected across the world, you…
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For the avoidance of doubts, schools have not resumed – Nigeria

“For the avoidance of doubts, schools have not resumed” the Nigerian government have declared. Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha made this clear. “Only critical examination classes will be allowed to resume for those who need revision before examinations. As we have informed you, the Federal…
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COVID-19: Nigeria set to reopen schools

Schools in Nigeria are now allowed to reopen, this was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. This announcement came on Monday, June 29 after the Presidential Taskforce Briefing with President Buhari. Notably, schools in Nigeria has been on the lockdown for about three months since the…
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coronavirus cases in Nigeria hits 23,293

Nigeria has recorded six hundred and eighty-four new cases of coronavirus in the country bringing the total number to 23,298 confirmed cases. Lagos state remains the state with the highest number of new cases. Lagos recorded 259 new cases on June 26. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, also announced on Friday that 554…
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COVID-19: 361 recent cases and 103 deaths in Ghana

Ghana is one of the countries in Africa that has reopened more sectors of it economy including education regardless of the coronavirus situation. It has been reported that Ghana’s COVID-19 cases as at June 26, has reached 15,834, with 361 new cases were recorded. This was disclosed officially by the Ghana Health Service. Ghana has…
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Premier League records new coronavirus case

The Premier League has recorded a new coronavirus case ahead of June 17 reopening. It disclosed that among the 1,213 players and club staff tested, one tested positive. The announcement which came via the league’s official website stated that; “The Premier League can today confirm that on Monday, June 8 and Tuesday, June 9, 1,213…
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Coronavirus: Sex ban to be lifted by weekend

For 11 weeks, many have been forced to give up sex; a protective measure implemented to curb coronavirus. This is about to end as from this coming weekend. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a statement revealed that people who live alone will be able to stay with their partner overnight from after midnight on Saturday.…
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Fiji declared coronavirus free after discharging it last patient

Fiji’s Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama has announced the discharge of the island nation’s last COVID-19 patient on Friday. With this announcement, the island nation which recorded it first case in March has become coronavirus free. Breaking the news on Twitter, the Prime Minister wrote, “Fiji has just cleared the last of our active COVID-19 patients,”…
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Senegal halts school reopening plans while other africans are back to sch

As some African countries set to reopen their schools, Senegal has to halt it earlier plans to commence classroom work amidst the pandemic. This immediate response is coming as a teacher in Senegal test positive to the coronavirus. Despite the increasing number of confirmed cases in Africa, countries such as Ivory Coast, Cameroun and Burkina…
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Nigerian Government issues directives for religious services as lockdown easing continues

Nigerian Government has issued fresh directives to guide religious services as the country eases lockdown of places of worship. It has been declared that churches will have one hour of church service every Sunday. The Nigerian Government also made it known that programmes such as night vigils and Sunday school remain are unallowed. This was…
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COVID-19: We shall fight through

You are not alone in this world, You’re not the only one with worries and trouble. This heat has got us all. The pressure is everywhere. Majority of us are depressed, But contracting the virus Will end up killing us Giving up is not the solution. We have come this far, We can’t just give…
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COVID-19 and Humanity

Heal the world. Make it a better place for you and for me to thrive and to survive…and our own could be better, if we care enough for each other to make it a better place for you and for me.” – Micheal Jackson It is no more a news that COVID-19 has reached our…
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How to make your own facemasks at home

Facemasks are becoming the in-thing as government all over are reopening their societies; so here is how to make facemasks. In China, Italy, and others countries, we have found more people wearing facemasks. But several medical persons have debunked that assumption that facemasks can guarantee protection from coronavirus. The masks you see in the news…
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Why Coronavirus Will Become Africa’s Catastrophe – Omoshola Deji

Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is giving humanity its toughest challenge since 1918 – when influenza killed more people than during World War I. Since its outbreak late last year in Wuhan, China, Covid-19 has infected over 3.3 million persons and killed more than 234,000 globally. The fatality keeps mounting as the virus is alive in every…
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