NCDC discovers new COVID-19 variant in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that a new variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Nigeria and 15 other countries. The new strain, B.1.2.5, which is different from the highly infectious B.1.1.7 has, however, not been described as a variant of concern yet. Disclosing this…

How Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat Lost Younger Brother To COVID-19

Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hamzat, has appealed to residents of the state to take the COVID19 protocols seriously as the new variant of the virus affects all age groups. The first variant that was recorded in Nigeria in February 2020, affected mostly the elderly. The deputy…

UNILAG Suffer Another Death-Blow As Prof. Ajeyalemi Bows To Covid-19

The Ivory Citadel Of Learning, UNILAG, has been thrown into mourning as Prof. Duro Ajeyalemi, a former Dean of the UNILAG Faculty of Education bows to Covid-19 related illness. The late Ajeyalemi was the pioneer registrar of the Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board (JUPEB). Prof. Ajeyalemi reportedly died…