Tag: death toll

Death toll in Zamfara rises to 200 after the massacre in 5 villages

An estimated 200 victims have been buried as of Saturday morning after the attacks by an army of bandits on rural communities in Zamfara State, earlier this week. Gunmen on motorbikes arrived in large numbers in as many as nine communities between Tuesday and Thursday night, opening fire on residents[Read More…]

Death toll from the collapsed high-rise building on Gerrard road in Ikoyi, Lagos has increased to 36

The death toll from the collapsed high-rise building on Gerrard road in Ikoyi, Lagos has increased to 36. This was confirmed on Thursday morning by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). “So far, 36 people – 33 males and three female — have been confirmed dead, while there were nine[Read More…]

Nigeria’s COVID-19 total infection now 3145

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday recorded 195 new cases of Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 3145. The NCDC also said that five new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths[Read More…]

Philippine typhoon death toll rises above 5,000

by Oliver Teves MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, although recovery efforts are beginning to take hold, Philippine officials said Friday. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said 4,919 people were killed on[Read More…]