The Katsina State Government has announced the death of the state’s first coronavirus case.
The governor, Aminu Masari, who announced this to newsmen, said the deceased, Dr. Aminu Yakubu, a Daura based private medical practitioner, recently returned from Lagos to the state and died three days after. His blood sample was taken to the NCDC office in Abuja for examination and it was confirmed he was positive for Coronavirus.
According to the Governor, the late Dr Yakubu who is a native of Kogi State, had been battling with Hypertitis and threats of hypertension. He said contact tracing for all those the late Yakubu might have come in contact with from Lagos to katsina between Tuesday and Wednesday morning has begun
”His samples were taken to NCDC for diagnosis where it was confirmed to be COVID-19 positive”.
” Our medical response team are in Daura right now for contact tracing of all that came into contact with him, we hope by this night and tomorrow morning to take complete samples of those he had contact with to the NCDC” the governor said
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday April 7, declared a one-month state of emergency following increased cases of Coronavirus in the country.
In a televised news conference, Abe said the recent sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Tokyo and other urban areas made him rethink their approach in curbing the spread of the virus.
“We are not at a stage where rapid nationwide spread is being observed, but some areas are under pressure, so we don’t have the luxury of time. The rise in infections is straining our health service.
“To relieve that pressure there will have to be a transformation in people’s behaviour. Preventing an explosion in cases, saving people in serious conditions and protecting you and your loved ones depends on how we change...
‘Funke Akindele is suffering the consequence of not attending her late father’s burial’ – Man claims
A Nigerian man has taken to social media to claim that embattled actress, Funke Akindele is suffering the consequence of not attending her late father's burial.
The actress and her husband, JJC Skillz were both on Monday 6th April sentenced to 14 days community service for flouting the new Lagos state infectious disease control law 2020. This law was signed recently by the Lagos state governor to restrict gatherings and movement of crowded people at this period of the pandemic Covid-19.
Oluwafemi Bankole, took to the comment section of a facebook post and wrote: "I believe by now she will know that life is personal not everybody around you want good for you. a lesson to everyone... someone said it might be spiritual because she refused to attend her father's burial, instead she went...
The Nigerian police have uncovered the names of top politicians in Zamfara State that were written on a paper at a shrine recently busted in Gusau.
The state commissioner of police, Mr Usman Nagogo, said the discovery was made when his men invaded the hideout of some suspected cultists.
He said the police command had earlier received a credible information that some people were planning attacks against some of the top leaders of the state using fetish means.
Nagogo said the informants said residents noticed whenever the cultist entered the house, all sorts of living creatures such as lizard and ants would die.
A team of policemen invaded the house but on sighting the headlights...