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Coronavirus: NCDC Records 917 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday evening, 3rd January 2021, confirmed 917 new cases of disease infection in Nigeria.

The new cases of infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 90,080 which includes 75,044 discharged cases and 1,311 deaths.

Below is the breakdown of the latest cases according to states with Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) having the highest number of cases followed by Lagos State.

FCT-222
Lagos-214
Kaduna-119
Plateau-92
Nasarawa-50
Oyo-41
Adamawa-33
Ondo-32
Abia-28
Ogun-19
Rivers-17
Kano-16
Yobe-14
Edo-8
Anambra-6
Ekiti-5
Jigawa-1

Meanwhile, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe is dead.

Ngnews247 gathered Prof. Ibidapo-Obe died on Sunday afternoon at the age of 71.

The death of the former UNILAG VC was announced in a statement by the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNILAG branch, Dr Dele Ashiru.

“Yes, he is dead. We got the sad news this evening. He is a distinguished scholar, a seasoned university administrator whose death remains a very big loss to the Nigerian university system and indeed the Nigerian society,” he said.

Some reports have it that Ibidapo-Obe died of COVID-19 complications.

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