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Today's Headlines: Covid-19:NCDC Record Additional 12 Infections,2 deaths, South Africa faces fourth day of unrest after Zuma jailing

COVID-19: NCDC records additional 12 infections, 2 deaths

photo credit:The Guardian Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 168,552 as of July 11.

The NCDC disclosed this on its website handle on Monday morning.

It disclosed that the 12 additional coronavirus infections and two additional COVID-19 related death were reported in three states.

South Africa faces fourth day of unrest after Zuma jailing

Photo Credit:Punch Newspapers

Buildings were set on fire and properties looted in South Africa on Monday as unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma last week continued for a fourth day.

The country’s top court, which ordered Zuma jailed for refusing to appear before a corruption probe, is holding a review of its decision with a ruling expected later on whether the sentence will be upheld.

Arrest of Nigerians: NANS threatens face-off with Benin Republic citizens in Ogun

photo Credit:Daily Post Nigeria

The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students has threatened a showdown with citizens of Benin Republic in Nigeria over the refusal of the Beninoise government to release two Nigerians “illegally arrested” at Igbokofi area of Ogun State.

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