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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Nollywood actor Daniel Iyamu allegedly killed in sleep by wife

     A Benin-based Nollywood actor, Mr. Daniel Iyamu , has been allegedly killed in his sleep by his wife in Ugbihoko quarters, Egor North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.        Source gathered  that the remains of the late Iyamu were found on his bed by his neighbours, who forced his door open following cries from his children that their father was yet to get out of bed at  10am. It was also gathered that the late artiste was said to have sustained injuries on his head, which suggested that he might have been hit on the head while asleep. The late actor’s daughter, Faith, a student of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, told journalists that their mother has been suffering from suspected mental illness which their father had been treating since last year.       The timely arrival of police at the late actor’s home was said to have saved the suspect, simply identified as Grace, from being lynched by an angry mob which besieged the scene.When contacted, acting spokesman for Edo Stat