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INEC reviews election rules as regards COVID-19

By Abdulmumin Murtala The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reviewing its regulations and guidelines for political parties operations and activities as well as election observation in view of COVID-19 and insecurity. This was stated by the INEC’s Deputy Director Election and Party Monitoring, Shehu Wahab, at a retreat organized for the technical staff by…

Covid-19: Eight Corps members test positive in Jigawa

NYSC members By Aliyu Dangida, Dutse The Jigawa state government has announced that it has discovered eight new cases of COVID-19 among members of the National youth service (NYSC) corps posted to the State. The Permanent Secretary Ministry Of Health, Alhaji Salisu Muazu Babura made the disclosure in a press briefing yesterday in Dutse, confirmed…

COVID-19 recoveries in Africa pass 2m mark- Africa CDC

The number of COVID-19 recoveries in the African continent has reached 2,010,127, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Saturday. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the number of overall COVID-19 cases in the continent stands at 2,343,128 as of Saturday afternoon. A total…

China COVID-19 testing blunders stemmed from secret deals with firms

In the early days in Wuhan, the first city struck by the virus, getting a COVID test was so difficult that residents compared it to winning the lottery. Throughout the Chinese city in January, thousands of people waited in hours-long lines for hospitals, sometimes next to corpses lying in hallways. But most couldn’t get the…

The Ultimate San Francisco Nature Guide Perfect for Social Distancing

The worst of COVID-19 has yet to come, but you can make the most of quarantine by connecting with yourself and nature in a more spiritual way. The slowness of this year has its strengths. Reconnect to the natural world and disconnect from technology. Here are some beautiful places you can visit as well as…

10 COVID-19 Safe Things to Do in Philadelphia, PA

People from Philadelphia enjoy participating in variety of different activities from drinking at Eagles tailgates to going out for a good cheesesteak. Most Philadelphians will agree on one thing – that socializing comes before everything else. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of Philly’s favorite hot spots can be no longer be regularly accessed…

Your Ultimate Guide to Dating Safely During COVID-19

What better time to meet new people than now, while you’re in college? Everyone tells you before you go off to school that college will bring you the best four years of your life—but no one expected a global pandemic to happen. Although COVID-19 has likely uprooted many of your college plans, it doesn’t have…

COVID-19: NCDC reports 212 new infections

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 212 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country on Thursday. The NCDC made this known via its verified website. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria has so far tested 697,544 persons since the first confirmed…

Breaking: U.S records 131,000 COVID-19 infections, highest daily figure

The U.S. on Tuesday reported 131,000 new cases of COVID-19, the country’s highest single-day infection since the start of the pandemic. The U.S. COVID-19 Tracking Project said the country suffered an average of 120,000 new cases every day in the past week. The disease killed no fewer than 1,347 persons across the U.S. on Tuesday,…

COVID-19 won’t stop our support for Nigerian child -UNICEF

UNICEF says the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not stop its support and interventions toward the welfare and protection of rights of children in Nasarawa state and the country in general. Dr Zakari Adam, Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Kaduna, gave the assurance in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Friday.…

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