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Lagos University Teaching Hospital Sends Away Man Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus Over Lack of Bed Space

by Badejo Oluwaseun Benson, who had hoped to be quarantined and treated at LUTH after being tested at the government-owned hospital on March 21, was asked to go back home over lack of bed space to admit him at the facility.  SaharaReporters gathered that since the refusal of LUTH to admit Benson,

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WHO warns against lifting social distancing measures too soon

by Badejo Oluwaseun The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Adhanom Ghebreyesus strongly warns against lifting social distancing measures too soon on Wednesday. “The last thing any country needs is to open schools and businesses, only to be forced to close them again because of a resurgence,” he said. Ghebreyesus said, Aggressive measures

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Buhari to Nigerians: Stay away from public, religious gatherings

by Badejo Oluwaseun President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to stay away from public gatherings, including religious events. President Buhari was quoted as giving the charge in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu. The President also asked Nigerians to observe all advice issued

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BREAKING: Osinbajo tests negative for COVID-19

by Alli Mustapha Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has tested negative to Coronavirus (COVID-19) just after it was announced he has entered into self-isolation after making contact with the country’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari who tested positive to the virus. The announcement of the Vice President’s status was made

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UNILAG Stakeholders Ask Vice-Chancellor to Proceed On Leave

by Badejo Oluwaseun On March 5, 2020, the university announced the suspension of its 51st convocation after a disagreement between the management and Pro-Chancellor of the institution, Dr. Wale Babalakin. Some concerned stakeholders of the University of Lagos have asked the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to proceed on immediate

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