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Man commits suicide due to inability to cope with burdens



Man ends it all in Kano over ‘family troubles .

One Ibrahim Abubakar, retailer along Zoo Road in Kano city, ended it all on Thursday night.

His body was found swinging from a rope in his shop.

His child, Abdussalam Ibrahim, told newsmen that his dad was combating with mental illness which further declined by homegrown duties he was unable to deal with, including the wedding of his little girl that is coming up soon.

He said: “Our father was battling with psychological trauma and he is also poverty-stricken. More so, my sister is due to be given out in marriage soon. We performed the evening prayer with him after which he went back to the shop and hung himself. He gave up the ghost despite attempts to save him when he was discovered.”

In his reaction, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, expressed that examination concerning the case is on to figure out what really occurred. In the interim, the essential report shows that the man was discovered hanging in his shop at night.

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Covid-19: NCDC records 1,056 new cases, 21 deaths



Nigeria recorded 1,056 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, acquiring the complete number of infections in the country to 141,447.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this on its official Twitter handle.

The NCDC additionally recorded 21 COVID-19 deaths, bringing the complete casualty up in the country to 1,694.

It expressed that the new diseases were recorded in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A breakdown of cases by states demonstrated that Lagos recorded 214 cases, Osun had 120 cases, FCT, 116 and Plateau, 88 cases.

The breakdown likewise indicated Ebonyi with 75 cases, Kwara 73, Gombe State-70, Ondo-57, Rivers-47, Akwa Ibom-38, Edo-25, Oyo-23, Kano-22, Delta-19, Katsina State-18, Borno-16, Nasarawa State-13, Ekiti and Ogun affirmed eight cases each, Bauchi-4, Benue and Jigawa-1 case each.

The NCDC added that over the span of the COVID-19 pandemic, it kept on supporting states to react, particularly Lagos state as the focal point of the flare-up in the country.

“Effectively responding to disease outbreaks involves collaboration and partnership in a whole-of-society approach,” it noted. Review that numerous Nigerians have kept on testing positive to the infection and more case fatalities have been recorded from its entanglements.

The NCDC said that Nigeria enlisted less COVID-19 diseases and deaths when contrasted with the earlier week.

It additionally detailed expanded recuperations during a similar period. The NCDC said from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, 8,845 patients recuperated and were released contrasted with 7,811 who were released in the earlier week.

In the primary seven day stretch of Jan. 3 to Jan. 9, the NCDC said 4,628 people recuperated and were released.

It added that from Jan. 10 to Jan. 16, Nigeria recorded an aggregate of 5,950 recuperations and 10,534 recuperations between Jan. 17 and Jan. 23.

The NCDC added that 115,755 individuals have been released after effective treatment and right now, there are 23,998 individuals in different disconnection communities the nation over while 1,694 deaths were enlisted.

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Lagos Covid-19 infections exceeds 50,000 cases



Affirmed COVID-19 infections in Lagos remain at 50, 310.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the quantity of affirmed COVID-19 infections in the state presently remain at 50, 310.

Abayomi made the divulgence on Thursday through his Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Feb. 2.

He said that 2,723 tests were directed on the revealed date, out of which 377 new COVID-19 infections were affirmed in the state.

As indicated by him, the new infections expanded the state’s all out COVID-19 diseases to 50, 310.

He said that the all out number of COVID-19 tests led in the state since initiation of the pandemic was 306, 847.

As indicated by him, 3,485 COVID-19 patients who have been effectively treated and recuperated have additionally been released from the state’s health care communities.

Total number of COVID-19 recovery in communities is 37, 545, while cases currently under isolation stood at 195 and active cases under home-based care are 8, 773,’’ he said.

The commissioner, nonetheless, unveiled that the state recorded another two COVID-19 related fatalities, expanding the COVID-19 deaths in the state to 312.

He revealed that the bed inhabitance in the state’s public and private COVID-19 Care Centers had additionally diminished to 57 percent.

As per him, testing limit keeps on expanding with the private labs representing 51 percent of the COVID-19 test.

Abayomi encouraged people in general to consistently notice all COVID-19 safety practices to bring down their danger of being infected. (NAN)

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Covid-19: Nigeria records 1,000 plus cases



The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has affirmed 1,883 new instances of (COVID-19) contaminations, bringing the complete number of infected individuals in the country to 130,557.

The NCDC unveiled this on its authority site late Saturday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the nation has so far tried 1,270,523 individuals since the originally affirmed instance of COVID-19 was recorded in Nigeria on Feb. 27, 2020.

The office additionally affirmed one Covid related death over the most recent 24 hours, bringing the loss of life to 1,578 in Nigeria.

NCDC noticed that the 1,883 new COVID-19 infections happened in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

It expressed that Lagos State enlisted the most noteworthy number with 1,040 diseases, taking the absolute number of contaminated individuals in the state to 48,919.

The NCDC said that the FCT came next with 298 new cases, increasing the absolute number of cases in the country’s capital to 16,863.

In the states 86 new individuals were recorded in Anambra; Rivers-54; Taraba-45; Ogun-42; Oyo-40; Akwa Ibom-38, Sokoto-30, Ebonyi-30, and Imo and Kaduna announced 28 new cases each. Osun has 27 new individuals; Kano-21; Benue-19; Edo-17; Gombe-15; Ekiti-nine; Delta-eight; Jigawa-3; Kwara-2; Bayelsa-2 and Plateau-1.

The NCDC likewise declared that 932 COVID-19 patients were effectively treated and released from the different isolation centres in Nigeria. As indicated by the health office, the releases remember 461 local area recuperations for Lagos State that were overseen in accordance with NCDC rules.

The general health organization noticed that a multi-sectoral public Emergency Operations Center (EOC), actuated at Level 3, is planning reaction exercises from one side of the country to the other.

In the interim, the NCDC gave a warning on social separating, adding that it was a procedure to decrease actual contacts between individuals with the point of easing back down and lessening the spread of COVID-19.

It expressed that the estimates included exacting adherence to “non-actual welcome (dodging handshakes or embraces), and noticing physical separating.

The NCDC said that it had additionally dispatched an interchanges crusade labeled “take responsibility” under which it is urging individuals to be proactive in taking more prominent individual and aggregate duties to forestall and control the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“Through social distancing, you can protect yourself, loved ones and society at large. This is an effective way to limit the chances of catching the virus, slowing down the transmission and reducing the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria,“ the health agency advised Nigerians

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