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BREAKING: Panic As 1 Of 5 People May Have Contracted Covid-19 Virus In Lagos

BREAKING: Panic As 1 Of 5 People May Have Contracted Covid-19 Virus In Lagos–According to latest reports released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research published earlier this week showed that at least 1 in 5 residents of Lagos, Enugu and Nasarawa states might have been infected with COVID-19 And for Gombe State, it was 1 in 10 persons.

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BREAKING: Panic As 1 Of 5 People May Have Contracted Covid-19 Virus In LagosAccording to latest reports released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research published earlier this week showed that at least 1 in 5 residents of Lagos, Enugu and Nasarawa states might have been infected with COVID-19 And for Gombe State, it was 1 in 10 persons.

The Genius Media Nigeria reports that “Survey findings released today revealed that the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies was 23% in Lagos and Enugu States, 19% in Nasarawa State, and 9% in Gombe State,” NCDC and NIMR said in a statement.

“This means that as many as 1 in 5 individuals in Lagos, Enugu and Nasarawa State would have ever been infected with SARS-CoV-2. In Gombe, the proportion is about 1 in 10.”

Lagos State is the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria and has the highest burden of the virus in the country – official statistics show that the state has recorded 55, 122 confirmed cases and 403 deaths from the virus as of February 24.

But the NCDC and NIMR survey suggests that the official record is grossly understated. With state authorities putting the population of the state at least 24.6 million, about 4, 920, 000 million might have contracted the virus.

Statistics by Johns Hopkin University Coronavirus Centre showed that at least 112.5 million people have been infected with 2.49 million deaths recorded worldwide as of 10:30 am (Nigerian time) on Thursday.

Between September and October 2020, the surveys were designed to improve the estimate of the burden of COVID-19 infection in the country and provide a more detailed estimate of the extent of infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus – the virus that causes COVID-19.

Blood samples were collected from over 10,000 individuals residing in a representative sample of households in the four states. The blood samples were then tested for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies applying locally validated laboratory tests.

Individuals who provided blood samples also answered a brief questionnaire that enabled the study team to characterise factors related to positivity and identify which population groups were most affected.

These rates of infection are higher than those reported through the national surveillance system and reveal that the spread of infection in the states surveyed is wider than is obvious from surveillance activities. This is not surprising for COVID-19, given that a majority of those infected do not have any symptoms.

BREAKING: Panic As 1 Of 5 People May Have Contracted Covid-19 Virus In Lagos

Results of the survey further showed higher rates of infection among: 1) males than females (for example, 10% vs. 7% in Gombe and 21% vs. 17% in Nasarawa); 2) urban compared to rural and residents (for example, 28% vs. 18% in Enugu and 23% vs. 19% in Lagos); and persons aged 18-64 years.

There were also variations across the local government areas (LGA) within the four states. The survey team noted that these observations are in tandem with what had been reported by the NCDC based on the national surveillance system.

In interpreting the results, the survey team noted that “SARS-CoV-2 emerged only one year ago and antibody response according to severity of infection and the duration of antibody persistence are not yet completely understood”.

Given the high proportion of asymptomatic cases in Nigeria, the true seroprevalence of ever having infection may be underestimated in the survey if individuals infected early in the outbreak no longer had sufficient antibodies for detection when the survey was conducted.

The results from the survey show that a significant proportion of people in Nigeria are still at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and therefore, COVID-19. It is very important that Nigerians continue to adhere to public health and social measures including regular handwashing, proper use of face masks and physical distancing.

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US-CDC), the University College London (supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation), the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), and the respective State Ministries of Health supported implementation of the survey.

The survey is being expanded to more states with a priority to capture information from states in the North-West and South-South geopolitical zones which were not included in the initial round of surveys.

The Federal Ministry of Health, its agencies NCDC and NIMR as well as the PTF-COVID-19 remain committed to strengthening Nigeria’s response to COVID-19 and controlling the outbreak.

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BOMB!!! FFK Says Bola Ahmed Tinubu Is Closer To 100 Years Than Claimed 69

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BOMB!!! FFK Says Bola Ahmed Tinubu Is Closer To 100 Years Than Claimed 69

BOMB!!! FFK Says Bola Ahmed Tinubu Is Closer To 100 Years Than Claimed 69—-Past Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has just revealed the real age of Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The Genius Media Nigeria reports that FFK made this known in a recent tweet saying: If anyone tells you that the man in the picture below is 69 tell him that FFK said he is a liar.

He tweeted:

If anyone tells you that the man in the picture below is 69 tell him that FFK said he is a liar. BAT is closer to 100 than he is to 69!

Recall that Jgaban celebrated his 69th birthday on March 29, 2021 as claimed, and Wikipedia page also confirmed that he is 69. However, what is confusing in the age issue is that his daughter who is the Iyaloja of Lagos, FolasahdeTinubu Ojo is 60 years, according to Wikkipedia, she was born in 1961

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Shina Peller Celebrates 45th Birthday..Host NATIONAL SECURITY AND PEACE SYMPOSIUM As Industry Icons And Elites Celebrate Entertainment Mogul In Style

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Shina Peller Celebrates 45th Birthday..Host NATIONAL SECURITY AND PEACE SYMPOSIUM As Industry Icons And Elites Celebrate Entertainment Mogul In Style—Worried by myriads of security challenges plaguing the country, the lawmaker representing Iseyin, Kajola, Iwajowa, Itesiwaju federal constituency Honorable Shina Abiola Peller has taken up a national responsible to host a National Security and Peace Symposium today 14 May, in commemoration of his 45th birthday.

Shina Peller Celebrates 45th Birthday..Host NATIONAL SECURITY AND PEACE SYMPOSIUM As Industry Icons And Elites Celebrate Entertainment Mogul In Style

A week long activities of the politician and leader in entertainment industry’s birthday has seen the lawmaker share valuables and dine with students of Iseyin School for The Handicaps iseyin Oyo State, donated healthcare facilities and ambulances to his constituency healthcare centers and conducting of free eye test with donation of free eye glasses to the needy among others takes its peak today with what the lawmaker considers most pressing of urgency in his heart.

Choosing a non profit and non partisan platform the LEAD GENERATION INITIATIVE with which he is the chairman and board of trustee, Shina Peller today assemblies notable politicians, industry movers and professionals to dig up emergency discus and Peace way forward. Among the guest and participants at the Symposium include the guest speaker and immediate past speaker, House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogora, Professor Isaac Olawale Albert, Dr Nathaniel Danjibo, President Society for Peace Studies and Practice, Chief Tunji Alapini, Retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, Prof Temisaren Ebijuwa, General Studies Department, LAUTECH Ogbomoso among others.

The Symposium which will be chaired by Ambassador Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari will also have Alaafin of Oyo His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi iii and His Imperial Majesty Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as Royal Fathers of the day.


State governors to participate in the Symposium include Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Governor Olusola Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Governor Abubakar Sank Bello of Niger State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of On do State, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, while the chief host is Engineer Seyi Makinde, Executive Governor of Oyo State.

Shina Peller Celebrates 45th Birthday..Host NATIONAL SECURITY AND PEACE SYMPOSIUM As Industry Icons And Elites Celebrate Entertainment Mogul In Style
Accolades and greetings have been pouring in from friends, government and industry shakers to encourage the giant strides of the lawmaker as a first term legislator

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Fearless Energy Drink Powers Max Live Concert on May 16—-Fearless energy drink, a premium brand of Rite Foods Limited, a truly world-class and proudly Nigerian Food and Beverage Company, has shown its commitment to the growth of the music and entertainment industry through the sponsorship of the upcoming Max Live Concert in Lagos.

The concert with the theme “Music Experience” and the slogan “Party of all Parties,” which is scheduled for Sunday, May 16, 2021, is being organised by Max FM 102.3.

The show will be featuring favourite artiste such as Reekado Banks, Ladipoe, Laycon, Blackbonez, Ckay, Skales, Falana, Crayon, Idahams, Ruger and Candy bleakz and other known artistes who will grace the concert.

Interestingly, Laycon who is the winner of the Big Brother Naija season 5, will be participating on stage. Known as Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe, he is a Nigerian media personality, rapper, singer and songwriter and currently the youth ambassador of Ogun State.

Fearless Energy Drink Powers Max Live Concert on May 16

One of the featured artistes, Reekado Banks, who has huge fan base in Nigeria and other countries in Africa including Ghana, will be adding colour to the event. He is a Nigerian singer and songwriter, with the real name Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon.

This live entertainment show is majorly sponsored by the market leader in the energy drink segment, the Rite Foods’ Fearless energy drink brand comprising the Fearless Classic and Fearless Red Berry.

Speaking on the sponsorship, Rite Foods’ Brand Manager, Boluwatife Adedugbe, in an interview, said the lion mentality of I CAN, I AM of Rite Foods which has led to the production of premium brands has prompted the Fearless energy brand to identify with the hugely popular broadcast station in promoting entertainment.

She stated that the narrative of the Fearless brand as a market leader in the energy drink segment is no longer news, as its large share in the sector speaks for itself and has graciously become a reflection of the preference for the Fearless brand by consumers.

She pointed out that everything about Rite Foods is intentional, from the state-of-the art facilities to the products, hence it has continued to produced brands of global standard, especially with the ground-breaking first ever packaged polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle brands for the leading Fearless energy drink.

Established in 2007 as a subsidiary of Ess-Ay Holdings, Rite Foods’ has also set the pace in the beverage sector with its 12 leading variants which include the Bigi Cola, Bigi Orange, Bigi Apple, Bigi Bitter Lemon, Bigi Soda Water, Bigi Lemon & Lime, Bigi Tropical, Bigi Chapman, Bigi Tamarind, Bigi Cherry Cola, Bigi Ginger Lemon, and the Bigi Ginger Ale.

Also, on the company’s stables are the Rite Spicy, Bigi Beef and Rite Sausages which have been the mark of excellence for the industry, while it’s Bigi Premium Table Water, produced with global best practices in purification, offers quality, freshness, confidence and reliability.

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