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UNILAG Students Protest Over Killing Of Doctor 24 Hours After Graduation

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A medical doctor said to be working with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr Stephen Urueye, has been reported killed by armed thugs at Idi Araba area of Lagos.

The victim was one of the graduates from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) who participated in the school’s convocation held on Wednesday in Akoka.

However, the Lagos State Police Command has yet to confirm the incident.

Sources close to Urueye told Channels Television on Friday that he was rushed to the emergency wing of LUTH on Thursday night after the attack.

He later died on Friday morning after efforts by doctors to keep him alive were unsuccessful.

Following the news of his death, some students of the university staged a peaceful protest at Idi Araba to condemn the killing.

The protesters took to the streets in the area, carrying placards with various inscriptions and calling for justice for the victim.

They alleged that Idi-Araba has been overtaken by armed thugs and called on relevant agencies to beef up security in the area.

One of the students explained that they were embarking on the demonstration to call the government’s attention to the dangers students of the institution face living in the area.

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Obasanjo Donates His Hilltop Residence As Isolation Centre For Coronavirus

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State as an isolation centre for victims of the dreaded Coronavirus disease.

Obasanjo’s media assistant Kehinde Akinyemi who confirmed the development, said the 32-room apartment located off the Presidential Boulevard in Oke Sari, Abeokuta has been handed over to the Ogun State government for immediate take over. The apartment also has a standby generator.

Akinyemi added;

“And I think those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so.”

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COVID-19: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Allegedly In Critical Condition In A UK Hospital

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is allegedly receiving treatment at a private medical facility in the UK after testing positive for Coronavirus.

Recall the viral leaked audio of a woman revealing the plans of the presidency to fly President Buhari and Abba Kyari out of the country to seek medical aid abroad as the health facilities in the federation can’t cater for the medical needs of the Nigerian leaders.

A report obtained from RootstvNigeria suggests that the CoS, Abba Kyari has been sighted at Wellington Hospital in London.

Wellington Hospital is the largest independent hospital in the United Kingdom, and part of HCA International hospital group.

The source further revealed that the “President’s Chief-of-Staff is receiving medical attention at Wellington Hospital but his medical condition is deteriorating having tested positive to COVID-19.” the source said.

Just after Nigeria recorded its first case of the deadly virus in February 2020, Abba Kyari had visited Germany and Egypt in company of the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman where they met Siemens officials over the power deal signed with the company.

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Nigeria Records 11 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Bringing Total Cases To 81

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11 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, said of the 11 cases, eight were detected in Lagos, two in Enugu and one in Edo state.

This brings a total of 81 confirmed cases in Nigeria.

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