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Nigeria has developed COVID-19 testing kit and it’ll be commercially available – FG

The Federal Government has announced the indigenous development and validation of RNA-Swift in Nigeria.   RNA-Swift is a test kit used for the identification of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent for COVID-19.   According to the Ministry of Science and Technology,  the development of the test kit was aimed at speeding up effective testing of Nigerians during the pandemic.   The …

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Italy bans entry from 13 countries over COVID-19 fears

Italy has banned travellers from 13 countries over the COVID-19 pandemic, stopping nations it views as high risk Coronavirus countries from entering the country.   The full list comprises Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama and Peru.   The ban affects anyone who has stayed in or travelled through these countries …

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Magu writes IGP, seek bail from detention

The suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has applied to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to be released on bail. Magu, who is facing a probe panel set up by President Muhammadu over allegations of corruption and insubordination, requested to be granted bail through a letter sent on his behalf by one …

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