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Nigerian Senator Rose Okoji Oko is dead.(Cross River State)

PHOTOS: Nigerian Senator Rose Oko has died.

The distinguished Senator Rose Okoji Oko representing Cross River North Federal Constituency has died. Born on the 27th of September 1956, Senator Oko was a former Commissioner for Education and Member of the Federal House of Representatives from the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP),representing Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency in Nigeria’s 7th class of the National Assembly.

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CORONAVIRUS: Support materials from Jack Ma to Africa arrive Ethiopia ; PM Ahmed to cordinate distribution.

Ethiopia has publicly acknowledged receipt of the support materials from the Jack Ma foundation. This comes days after President Paul Kagame of Rwanda thanked Ma for sending relief items their way.

Taking to social media, Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wrote: “Thank you @JackMa & the @AlibabaGroup for sending the first wave of #COVID-19 prevention materials. Support includes 1.1million testing kits,6million masks & 60,000 protective suits to be distributed throughout Africa. Distribution to other countries will begin as of tomorrow”.

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Former MD of PPMC Suleiman Achimugu is first Coronavirus death in Nigeria.

The former managing director of Pipelines and Product Marketing Company. Suleiman Achimugu died over night from corona virus.. He is the first casualty in Nigeria. He got back from the UK 2 weeks ago. Started exhibiting symptoms on Tuesday. The family reported to the NCDC.
They came to the house and took his blood specimen. They never got back to the family.
As of yesterday afternoon, he was coughing profusely. So they called the NCDC to inquire about his results.. It turned out positive.
They picked him up and rushed him to Gwagwalada. He died at 2am this morning.
His family are currently under quarantine in their house. The NCDC will handle the burial.

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Atiku’s son tests positive for #Coronavirus; asks for prayers.

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has called for prayers after his son tested positive for #CORONAVIRUS.

“My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov has been duly informed, and he has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja for treatment and management. I will appreciate it if you have him in your prayers. Stay safe, coronavirus is real. -AA” he wrote on Twitter.

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Researchers in France detail how anti malarial medication, antibiotics could treat coronavirus.

Researchers in France have issued a statement detailing how a combination of antimalarial medication and antibiotics could be a vital weapon in the battle against coronavirus.

The researchers’ work has garnered global attention, notably from President Trump. Researchers prescribed the antimalarial hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin to patients earlier this month, according to the research, which is published in the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.

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