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Enugu: Traditional Ruler Allegedly Killed By Police

The Traditional Ruler of Oruku Community in Nkanu East Local Government area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Mba is dead. The Traditional Ruler died from gunshots by men suspected to be Policemen from Force Headquarters. Subsequently, many houses, cars and other properties were razed in the community, an orgy of violence that started on Saturday, […]

49 Health Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 In Enugu

49 health workers are said to have tested positive for COVID-19 in Enugu State. But despite this, the government says the health workers have continued to do their best in the prevailing circumstances to deliver on their mandates. On Monday, June 22, 2020, the state confirmed 68 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its […]

Enugu lawmaker, Chijioke Ugwueze, Dies

The member representing Isi-Uzo Constituency in the Enugu State House of Assembly, Mr Chijioke Ugwueze is dead. The death of the lawmaker came three days after the death of the Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Chief Patrick Omeje. Confirming the sad development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Enugu on Saturday, June […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Five New Cases, Total Infections Now 323

Nigeria Records Five New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on its verified Tweeter handle on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Two cases in Lagos, two in Kwara and 1 in Katsina. There are 323 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Ten New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed ten new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 224. Six of the ten new cases are in Lagos, two in Edo, while the other two are in the FCT. So far, five persons have died from the virus […]

COVID-19: Cases Rise To 190 As NCDC Confirms Six New

Nigeria has recorded six new coronavirus infections as cases rise to 190. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new cases in Osun State through its Twitter handle at 11:00 am on Friday, April 3, 2020. Currently;Lagos- 98FCT- 38Osun- 20Oyo- 8Akwa Ibom- 5Ogun- 4Edo- 4Kaduna- 4Bauchi- 3Enugu- 2Ekiti- 2Rivers-1Benue- 1

F.G Suspends Work In Enugu Airport Over COVID-19

The Federal Government has suspended work at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, over the rising cases of Coronavirus in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika stated this on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, during a working visit to ascertain the level of work done. According to him, the Easter deadline initially […]

Enugu Records First Cases Of COVID-19

Enugu State has recorded two cases of the deadly coronavirus. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on Friday, March 27, 2020. According to the Enugu State Ministry of Health, the patients voluntarily contacted the Government on arrival from the United Kingdom (UK) and requested for the COVID-19 test. According to a statement […]

COVID-19: Confirmed Cases In Nigeria Rise To 81

Nigeria now has 81 confirmed cases of the coronavirus after 11 new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Friday, March 27, 2020. For the first time, the disease showed up in the country’s south-east as two cases were confirmed in Enugu state. Lagos State, which has been described as […]

Suspected Case Of COVID-19 In Enugu

Enugu State has reported a fresh suspected case of COVID-19. This is confirmed in a statement from the Permanent Secretary in the State’s Ministry of Health, Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi. Dr Agujiobi said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been informed, while a sample has been collected and sent for investigations. The suspected case, […]