FG says there is no safe design for reopening the Nigerian tertiary institution

The hope of lifting the ban on the higher institutions in Nigeria has been dampened as the federal government insisted that there is no arrangement for such development. Briefing pressmen on Tuesday, June 30, Sani Aliyu, the coordinator of the presidential task force on Covid-19, made this known as NigeriaContinue Reading

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THE Nigerian Bar Association, Ibadan Branch, has advised Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to rescind his directive on the resumption of pupils and students in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School Class 3 and Senior Secondary School Class 3 for academic activities on Monday, 29 June 2020. The association throughContinue Reading

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Fellow Nigerians,    The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles.    It is a day to honour our founding fathers who toiledContinue Reading

NDDC DIRECT OFFICIALS TO GO INTO SELF ISOLATION, SHUTS DOWN OPERATIONS

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) hurriedly shut down its operations on Thursday. The NDDC, through an internal memo announcing the shutdown, directed all its workers to go into self-isolation for two weeks, creating an impression of a COVID-19 scare within the commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. “All activities inContinue Reading

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  Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this late on Tuesday. According to the agency, of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15Continue Reading

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  Men of the Nigeria Police Force belonging to Orji Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State reportedly arrested a middle-aged man for allegedly violating two minors sexually. According to the report, the culprits, Uchenna Mbahotu sexually defiles two daughters of his neighbours whom he usually plays with, taken advantage of the goodContinue Reading

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  NIGERIA’S E  Channels Telev One hundred and sixty Nigerians who were stranded in the United States following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown have returned to the country. A plane carrying the returnees arrived on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Boeing 787 EthiopianContinue Reading

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    The Abia State government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of residents who go out of their houses without wearing face masks. It also said it would dethrone traditional rulers and village heads of boundary communities in the state who grant entry to vehicles and persons from neighbouringContinue Reading

SOUTH KOREA

  South Korea returned largely to normal Wednesday as workers went back to offices, and museums and libraries reopened under eased social distancing rules after new coronavirus cases dropped to a trickle. The South endured one of the worst early outbreaks of the disease outside China and while it neverContinue Reading

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  The Senate has begun probe on the present status of 5th Generation (5G) network in Nigeria. The Senate has mandated its Committees on Communications, Health, Science and Technology and ICT and Cyber Crimes to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the status of 5G Network in Nigeria and itsContinue Reading

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    In a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health agencies authorized to handle COVID-19, have given some advisories including self-isolation, self-quarantine and social-distancing. Though these advisories and measures have constantly been dissipated through various mediums, still, there areContinue Reading

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Denies Impounding Vehicles Conveying Beverages In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma has directed the release 36 inmates in various Correctional Service centres in the state. The governor has also directed the state’s acting Chief Judge, Ijeoma Agugua, to commence accelerated trials andContinue Reading

FMC FACILITIES

  The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owerri, in Imo says the index case of COVID-19 is currently receiving treatment at its isolation center, says the hospital spokesperson, Mrs Jacinta Achonu. Achonu made the confirmation in Owerri on Sunday while briefing newsmen on the first report of Coronavirus case in theContinue Reading

The Kaduna State Government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown by thirty days.  Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed this via a Twitter thread on Sunday evening. The governor’s statement as posted on Twitter reads: KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir elrufia has extended the quarantine orders in the state for another 30 days, effective from 26thContinue Reading

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 Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr Muhammad Bello has asked wealthy individuals and philanthropists to assist the FCT with palliatives in order to ease the suffering of the masses. Bello made this appeal in Abuja while receiving a donation of food items and other personal protective equipment from theContinue Reading

RAMATU

  Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone. The minister who had last week placed a curse on anyoneContinue Reading

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Imo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The centre also said that Nigeria recorded 87 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday including the one recorded in Imo state, a development which has taken the number of activeContinue Reading

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Details have emerged of how Francis Bissong, a deputy commissioner police in charge of zonal criminal investigation department Edo state died of COVID-19 -The Edo state commissioner of information, Patrick Okundia, had earlier announced the death of Bissong but he did not go into details – However, Paul Yakadi, anContinue Reading

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the use of face masks is to help those who are asymptomatic from spreading COVID-19. In a tweet on its handle, Thursday, the NCDC, shared the guideline on the use of face masks. “This provides guidance on the effective use ofContinue Reading

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The Nigerian Government has said there is no acceptable circumstance under which Nigerians in China can be racially discriminated against.  The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama on Thursday 23rd April, 2020, disclosed the government’s stand while speaking in response to questions about Nigerians in the UK beingContinue Reading

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Three more cases have been confirmed in Borno State, one of which is an Internally Displaced Person. The IDP was identified during contact tracing of an earlier confirmed case, and tracked to an Internally Displaced Camp where he lives and invited for isolation. He was there after tested along sideContinue Reading

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained why the agency is not doing door to door testing for the COVID-19. According to him, door-to-door testing is currently not a realistic strategy for the over 200 million Nigerians in the country. The strategy,Continue Reading

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  The Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, handed over thousands of food items as palliatives to twelve local government areas in his senatorial district. Okorocha through his Special Adviser on Media, Sam Onwuemeodo, said that the palliatives were only for the vulnerables in Imo West senatorialContinue Reading

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  His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Mr. Dan Okoro, a retired Commissioner of Police (CP) as his special adviser on security. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Oguwike Nwachuku, said Okoro comes into the job with a huge experienceContinue Reading

ASUU

Members of the Owerri žone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has donated cartons of alcohol-based hand sanitisers to the Imo State government for onward transmission to the communities in the state to fight and prevent the transmission of the novel Coronavirus (COVID- 19) pandemic in the state.Continue Reading

SADIYA

The Federal Government is set to expand the social register for palliative distribution by employing digital models including the use of Bank Verification Number (BVN). The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja, while responding to questions at Presidential Task Force briefingContinue Reading

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on Friday, Nigeria’s health minister, Osagie Ehanire, joined other members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to provide updates on steps the country is taking to combat the pandemic. Below are the six most important things he said: 1. Number of cases will continue to increase Nigeria is nowhereContinue Reading

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 President Buhari’s personal bodyguard dies 3 hours ago 36104 views by  Kess Ewubare – Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, one of the personal bodyguards of President Muhammadu Buhari has died – The presidency said the officer who had been off duty for three years was treating diabetes before his death –Continue Reading

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Nigeria coronavirus update at 12:00 WAT on Tuesday 21 April 2020. According to the latest figures published by Johns Hopkins University, 2,494,915 cases have been detected worldwide, with 171,249 deaths and 658,009 people now recovered. In Nigeria, NCDC  has recorded over 665 cases, with 22 deaths and 188 people recovering from the virus.

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Thirty-eight new cases of #COVID19 have been recorded;  says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC Has announced that its number of coronavirus pandemic in the country recorded  newly has increased to thirty-eight. According to evergreen newsonline, this was confirmed by The Nigeria Disease Country  (NCDC ). The Chairman ofContinue Reading

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to prosecute victims of COVID-19 who lied to health professionals about their travel history. The governor disclosed this during a press briefing on Monday. Sanwo-Olu revealed that the state executive council has resolved to prosecute people found guilty of this, adding that fourContinue Reading

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The Cross River State Government on Monday began the monthly payment of 30,000 stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. Commissioner for International DevelopmentContinue Reading

NCDC boss

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said it has tested 8,003 samples for COVID-19 in the country. The information was contained in the NCDC’s COVID-19 situation report dated April 19, 2020. The report noted that 9,233 have been identified as ‘People of Interest’ with about 98 perContinue Reading

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One of the largest private hospitals in Lagos, St. Nicholas, has shut down its Lagos Island branch. In a statement signed by its clinical director, Ebun Bamgboye, the hospital said the decision was as a result of exposure to COVID-19. The hospital also said it has contacted the Nigeria CentreContinue Reading

PORTS AIR

Airports in Nigeria will not be reopened on April 23rd as earlier scheduled. Instead, they will remain shut for two more weeks, a statement from the Ministry of Aviation said on Monday. “As a result of the extension on lockdown by Mr President, it is no longer possible for usContinue Reading

CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Imo State yesterday urged the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, to allow them to observe the holy week of Easter. Its Chairman, Iheanyichi Godson-Ibechi, disclosed this during a meeting with the state Chairman of the COVID-19 Prevention Committee, Professor Maurice Iwu and otherContinue Reading

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Tragedy was averted in Aba, Asia state when a commercial bus plunged into a large si hole after been rain caused unexpected damaged and heavy gridlock on the road on Sunday night. Luckily,Trade driver, Victor Daniel who was the only occupant of the bus when the incident occurred at theContinue Reading

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River state has released twenty-two workers of ExxonMobil arrested for violating Governor Nyesom Wike’s border closure order – Zaccheus Adangor, Rivers state commissioner of justice, said the ExxonMobil staff were released without charge following the intervention of well-meaning Nigerians – Adangor stressed that Rivers will do everything to prevent theContinue Reading

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  The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has discharged its first COVID-19 patient from its isolation centre. The patient is one of the five that were announced by the state government to have been discharged in Edo State. The 43-year-old patient was said to have been admitted on 3rdContinue Reading

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Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma yesterday made public result of the test conducted on him, declaring that he tested negative again for the second time. In a statement signed by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, he said, “Governor Uzodimma has tested negative to the coronavirus infection. “The resultContinue Reading

UK

The number of people in Britain who have died in hospital from coronavirus has risen by 888 to 15,464, according to daily health ministry figures on Saturday. “As of 5:00 pm on 17 April, of those hospitalised in the UK who tested positive for coronavirus, 15,464 have sadly died,” the ministryContinue Reading

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The Federal Ministry of Health has not accredited any private hospital to treat COVID-19 patients. Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this on Friday during the briefing by Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. The Minister noted that although some private hospitals have shown interest to treat the virus,Continue Reading

DONATIONS

  Nigeria’s Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 has put the total donations into its fund at N25,893,699,791.00. In a statement for the coalition on Friday, Central Bank of Nigeria spokesman, Isaac Okorafor, said the coalition “conveys its gratitude to all the institutions and individuals that have generously donated to thisContinue Reading

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e Presidency has announced that there will be no condolence visits to the family of the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari. The Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, said this in a series of tweets on Saturday, shortlyContinue Reading

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The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari, has died more than two weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, announced Mr Kyari’s death on Twitter. Another of the President’s spokespersons, Mr Garba Shehu, whoContinue Reading

ZAINAB

  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Development Zainab Ahmed, explained on Thursday why Nigeria was not among 25 countries recently granted debt relief by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Quoting the IMF, she said the relief was for the “poorest and most vulnerable”IMF members. And “since Nigeria is not indebtedContinue Reading

Ali Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has dismissed as false, reports suggesting that one of the Chinese doctors that recently arrived in Nigeria, had tested positive for the COVID-19. Mr Mohammed, who is also a member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF), stated this on Wednesday,Continue Reading

NCDC BOSS

 Chikwe Ihekweazu believes every state in Nigeria will have its share of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director-General stated this during his appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. He stressed that the Nigerian government was making efforts to curb the further spread of the disease,Continue Reading

TRUMP

President Donald Trump vowed to unveil plans Thursday to reopen the world’s top economy, following cautious moves in Europe, claiming the US had “passed the peak” of the coronavirus crisis despite a record daily death toll. Since emerging in China late last year, the pandemic has turned the world upsideContinue Reading

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    Ron   The Federal Government says the School Feeding Programme will continue despite the closure of schools nationwide in order not to neglect malnourished children. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, disclosed this while responding to questions at the national briefing of the PresidentialContinue Reading

        Channels Television   The delegation presented food items and cash to the parents. A delegation of commissioners and a lawmaker, sent by the Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Tuesday, visited parents of the Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram exactly six yearsContinue Reading

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POLITICS BUSINESSHEALTHSPORTSTECHAFRICAWORLD MORE    Betsy Obaseki, Wife of Edo State Governor The wife of the Edo State Governor, Betsy Obaseki, has warned that diverting relief materials meant for the vulnerable in the society will further compound the current difficulties being experienced over the coronavirus pandemic. According to her, hunger couldContinue Reading

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F  Federal Government says it has terminated the contract of two Payment Service Providers (PSPs) for failure in disbursing cash to poor and vulnerable residents in four states.FG, has says it has terminated the contract of two paymentsThe “Service Providers” were contracted by the Federal Government to make payments toContinue Reading

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Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has advised that while the battle to stamp out Coronavirus pandemic in the country is intensified, the people should not be left hungry. Adeboye added that “people must be fed” notwithstanding what is happening, even as he urged Nigerians notContinue Reading

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on COVID-19. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party said the presidential speech is very disappointing. Ologbondiyan accused the President of failing to show leadership, thus failing to give any hope on palliativesContinue Reading

Buhari

377 Buhari Signs Quarantine Order President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Quarantine Order which gives legal backing to the lockdown extension announced by the President. The President made the announcement on his Twitter handle on Monday. According to the order, the lockdown and cessation of movement in Lagos State, theContinue Reading

The Chairperson of the African Union, President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr Donald Kaberuka, Mr Tidjane Thiam and Mr Trevor Manuel as Special Envoys of the African Union to mobilise international support for Africa’s efforts to address the economicContinue Reading

Dina hails Buhari stimulus package as a masterpiece d

Imo state Governor, hope Uzodinma has hailed president Buhari stimulus package. The governor called it a masterpiece. Uzodinma also said COVID -19 challenge has brought the best creative imagination in the president. He say’s the stimulus package by president Buhari is a masterpiece. According to him,the COVID -19 challenge isContinue Reading

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The British Prime minister, Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after being in intensive care with COVID -19. Boris Johnson has been receiving treatment for coronavirus at St Thomas Hospital in London since last week Sunday.according to news,he said throughout his time in the hospital, he was in goodContinue Reading

-SCALE INVESTIGATION FOR FIRE OUT BREAKS IN ABUJAPDP DEMANDS FULL

The people’s Democratic party has demanded a full -scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire out break in critical offices at the head-quarters of the office of the Accountant General of federation Abuja on Wednesday being 8th of April 2020. The party says investigation is imperative given”apprehensive in theContinue Reading

Breaking : president Buhari gave Easter massages to all Christians

President Muhammadu Buhari in his good will massage to all Christians in celebration of Easter says this period for Nigerians to remain faithful and hopefull In God. The president said although this Easter comes amid the COVID -19 pandemic, it is an opportunity for all be hopeful that with intensifiedContinue Reading

Breaking : 15 Chinese medical doctors has arrived at nnamdi azikiwe international airport

The team arrived in Nigeria in a chartered air peace aircraft on Wednesday afternoon.They are expected to assist in effort to contain the COVID-19 Pandemic. Addinseter: Block Minister of Health,Dr.Osagie Ehainre was at the Airport to recieve The medical team. News that the Chinese professional medical doctors were coming intoContinue Reading

Buhari approves conversion of 4 stadiums, NYSC camps to isolation centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has given his approval for the ministry of youth and sports to open and make available,the stadium in lago,ibadan,Abuja and Kaduna as less as NYSC camps nationwide for use as isolation center. This decision comes as part of effot by president,to contain the spread of coronavirus inContinue Reading

COVID-19: Shoot dead anyone disobeying lockdown orders – Phillipine President tells military

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the country’s military to shoot dead anyone causing trouble in areas locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic. So far, Philippine has recorded 2,311 cases and reported 96 deaths forcing it into a two-week lockdown, which has resulted in protests from some quarters complainingContinue Reading

NIGERIAN GIRLS AND CHILD MARRIAGE!

Lagos, Nigeria — In a plush living room of a home in a wealthy suburb of Lagos, three teenagers are huddled around a computer. Kudirat Abiola, 15, Temitayo Asuni, 15 and Susan Ubogu, 16, want to change the law on child marriage in Nigeria and they’re deep in discussion, even ignoringContinue Reading

TRUMP

President Donald Trump has grown more and more irate as his attempts to contain the political fallout of coronavirus — much less the health crisis itself — continue to fall short, people close to him said. Trump watched angrily from the West Wing Thursday as stock markets tumbled to their worst percentage loss since the 1987 BlackContinue Reading

9 SUSPECT TESTED NEGATIVE ON COVID-19 IN KANO STATE

Nine suspects on Friday tested negative for coronavirus in Kano State, commissioner for health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa said. The new negative results were confirmed a week after the government revealed that three other suspected cases also turned out negative. While addressing a press conference, the commissioner disclosed that theContinue Reading

UK PRIME MINISTER

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I willContinue Reading

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The governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed, has said he is doing great in isolation after testing positive for the deadly coronavirus. Mohammed who disclosed this information on his official Facebook page on Friday, March 27, thanked everyone for their love and concern he has received. While giving an updateContinue Reading

Nigerian military to recall retired medical personnel

The Defence Headquarters has concluded plans to recall its retired medical personnel back on active duty to help deal with the response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the preparedness of the military to support the fight againstContinue Reading

Government, banks and wealthy individuals contribute billions to fight coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has approved a 10 billion Naira grant (about $27 million) to fight the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the country. According to a statement from President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, the money will be released to Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial centre, which has the highest number ofContinue Reading

NNAMDI KANU REVEALED WERE ABBA KYARI IS SECRETLY RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has alleged that Abba Kyari has “scampered” to Cuba for Coronavirus treatment. Kanu wondered why former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu and former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisah Metuh are in jail while Kyari, who,Continue Reading

Due to outbreak of Coronavirus CBN urges  Nigerian billionaires for assistance against coronavirus

Considering the high fatalities recorded in many developed countries, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday urged Nigerians to prepare for the worst possible effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CBN gave the warning during the launching of a private sector coalition to mobilise support against the COVID-19 crisis inContinue Reading

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus  Tambuwal orders closure of Inter-State entry routes ON MARCH 27,

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state As part of efforts to curtail further spread of COVID-19 among Nigerians, the Sokoto state government has ordered the closure of all inter-state routes into the state effective from midnight of Friday, 27th March 2020. This was revealed by the state governor Aminu WaziriContinue Reading

Chloroquine not approved for Coronavirus treatment– NCDC warns Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that  Chloroquine has not been approved for the treatment of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, gave the warning in Abuja on Thursday, while reacting to the recent media reports that suggested that chloroquine could protect peopleContinue Reading

COVID-19: Lawyers commend CJN for suspending court sittings

Legal practitioners have applauded the directive by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammad, for ordering the suspension of all court sittings except in matters that are urgent, for 14 days because of COVID-19. Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN), the lawyers said the directive wasContinue Reading

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has tested negative for coronavirus

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) after undergoing a test on Wednesday. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Obaseki had gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, who bothContinue Reading

Questions arise after teen's death was initially linked to coronavirus in California

(CNN)California health officials are reevaluating the death of a 17-year-old boy from coronavirus, saying his case is “complex” and needs further investigation. The Lancaster teen was initially described as the first known juvenile to die from the coronavirus in the United States. Wednesday has been deadliest day in reported coronavirus deaths inContinue Reading

NIGERIA RECEIVED COVID-19 TEST KITS FROM ALIBABA FOUNDER JACK MA

Nigeria on Wednesday received test kits and protective gear from China’s richest man, Jack Ma, to help fight coronavirus, which has so far claimed one life and infected 45 others in Africa’s most populous nation. Nigeria’s top health official, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, told AFP that the country had received 100,000 faceContinue Reading

Due to outbreak of Coronavirus India enters 'total lock down' after spike in case

Media captionPeople panicked after the prime minister said everyone should “forget about” leaving their homes for any reason India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has imposed a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions came into force at midnight local time (18:30 GMT) andContinue Reading

COMEDIAN, I GO DYE LAUNCHED COVIS-19 CAMPAIGN

Visionary comedian, I Go Dye has launched Coronavirus campaign to help the Federal Government promote more awareness on social distancing. As the Covid-19 plague continues to wreak havoc globally, the Global Goals Ambassador, Francis Agoda has urged Nigerians to take precautionary measures to curb the disease. The widely travelled comedianContinue Reading

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ABUJA—THERE is palpable fears at the State House as three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). A presidential source confirmed the development. Meanwhile, all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide didContinue Reading

School Closed

The Edo State Government has shut down and withdrawn the operating license of the Salvation International School, for flouting the directive of the government on the closure of all schools in the state, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Special Adviser to the Governor, ProgrammeContinue Reading

HOUSE-OF-REPRESENTATIVES

ABUJA — THE  House of Representatives on Tuesday,  passed for concurrence by the Senate, an Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020. The Bill was introduced by the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and fast-tracked to Third  Reading, to provide a stimulus for the Nigerian economy and roll back the depleting effect ofContinue Reading

Trump

President Donald Trump appears to have made his choice in the awful dilemma posed by the coronavirus pandemic — whether to destroy the nation’s economic foundation in order to save lives. In his zeal to fire up American prosperity after helping to trigger an unprecedented self-inflicted economic meltdown, Trump is already losing patience —Continue Reading

Scientist

Three months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s still unclear which drugs could combat the viral disease and which won’t, despite public figures like President Donald Trump extolling the unproven promise of some medications. With public health on the line, the scientific community is searching for answers faster than ever.Continue Reading

President of Cameroon National Assembly

For not wanting to comply with government instructions, the behavior of the Right Honorable Cavaye Yeguie Djibril exposed the lives of 167 deputies and their relatives, Ghanaweb reports. According to hospital sources, the President of the National Assembly of Cameroon has tested positive for Coronavirus. Indeed, the latter was partContinue Reading

Germany Bans Gatherings Of More Than Two Over Coronavirus

A couple walks past an indication directing the public to a new coronavirus COVID-19 testing/assessment centre at a hospital in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district on March 22, 2020. Gatherings of greater than two individuals might be banned in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel mentioned Sunday, as Europe’s biggest economy toughened restrictionsContinue Reading

LAGOS STATE GOV'T

•Private sector urged to follow suit, tasks market leaders on hygiene •Oyo gets first positive case; 4 of 39 cases in FCT positive •Confirmed cases in Nigeria now 30; I had vision of forced holiday — Adeboye •Bankers’ Committee directs oil firms to sell forex only to CBN •Kwara govtContinue Reading

GOVERNOR SENATOR HOPE UZODINMA SHUTS DOWN ALL TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, SCHOOLS

The Imo State government has ordered the closure of all tertiary institutions, primary and secondary schools within the state until further notice over the Coronavirus outbreak. Addressing residents of the state throughout a broadcast on Saturday, Governor Hope Uzodinma said an isolation Centre has been set up in Owerri toContinue Reading

WAEC POSTPONED EXAM DUE TO COVID-19

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates, 2020 indefinitely. In a statement, WAEC Nigeria’s Head of National Office, Mr Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan, said the examination scheduled to begin April 6, 2020, in member countries, and was postponed asContinue Reading

What investors couldn’t know is that over the next 30 days, the coronavirus would burst out of quarantine in China, with major outbreaks in South Korea and Italy, then Spain, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. It brought business to a sudden stop, sent stock markets into aContinue Reading

COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Chloroquine for Clinical Trial

  In search of cure for COVID-19, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has approved the production of chloroquine for clinical trials. The Director General of the agency, Mojisola Adeyeye, announced this yesterday. According to Adeyeye, NAFDAC was not approving Chloroquine for the treatment ofContinue Reading

COVID-19: Teaching via broadcast, social media during school closure in Lagos

  The Lagos State Government says it will be teaching students (8) eight subjects, through the television and radio, as school activities are suspended due to the coronavirus disease. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo said in a statement on Saturday, that the method would ensure that students wereContinue Reading

Muslims Praying

Muslim faithful who observe Friday Ju’mat’s prayer in the Presidential Villa, underwent multiple screening for the coronavirus pandemic before they were allowed into the Aso Rock mosque for prayers.  They were also given hand sanitizers before stepping into the mosque. President Muhammadu Buhari was part of those who observed theirContinue Reading

NAIL BITING, ITS CAUSES AND HOW TO STOP IT

nail biting is the act or follow of biting one’s fingernails, particularly as the results of anxiousness or nervousness.it’s also the  exercise of biting the ends of your fingernails, for instance since you are anxious. often known as onychophagy or onychophagia (and even erroneously onyhophagia), is an oral compulsive behavior.generallyContinue Reading

Jack Ma

Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, says he will donate masks, test kits and protective suits to all countries in Africa to help the continent in its fight against the novel coronavirus. Ma’s foundation will donate at total of 1.1 million testing kits, six million masks, and 60,000Continue Reading

As states continue to take measures against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, Ebonyi state government has directed the immediate closure of all public and private schools across the 13 local government areas of the state. In a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government,Dr.Kenneth Ugbala, Ebonyi government also banned all religious gatheringsContinue Reading

EVERY THING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE  VACCINES, TREATMENTS AND CHLORO QUINE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Vaccines to halt the spread of COVID-19 have been trialed in human patients for the first time, but experts suggest they are still a year away. COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory illness first detected in December 2019, has spread across the globe, forcing the cancellation of major events, postponing sports seasons,Continue Reading

DUE TO OUTBREAK OF CORONAVIRUS CALIFORNIA ISSUES STATE-WIDE 'STAY AT HOME' ORDER

Media captionCalifornia governor: “We have to make tough decisions” California has issued a “stay at home” order to residents because it tries to stem the march of the coronavirus throughout the most populous US state. Governor Gavin Newsom instructed Californians they need to solely go away their homes when necessaryContinue Reading

MIKEL ARTETA RECOVERING WELL AS ARSENAL REOPEN TRAINING FACILITIES

An Arsenal statement stated Mikel Arteta was ‘in good spirits, doing detailed planning with the coaches and talking to the players regularly’. Mikel Arteta is on the road to recovery after being diagnosed with coronavirus a week ago, and Arsenal’s training facilities have reopened for everyday upkeep after a deep clean. AroundContinue Reading

stranded traveler

(CNN)Americans stranded around the world after transportation shutdowns and border closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic say they are struggling to get help from the State Department, with their distress potentially set to become the biggest test of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s tenure. While the secretary says his agency has noContinue Reading

coronavirus

(CNN)A New Jersey mother died from coronavirus without knowing that her two children also got infected and died shortly before she did, The New York Times reported. Grace Fusco, 73, died Wednesday and was unaware of the deaths of her oldest son and daughter from Covid-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. A relative toldContinue Reading

5 CASES OF CORONAVIRUS RECORDED IN NIGERIA, CONIRMED CASES NOW 8

Five new cases of the coronavirus disease have been reported in Nigeria, bringing the total number of cases in the country to eight. This was confirmed on Wednesday by the Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie during a press conference in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Nigeria has announced 5 new cases of #COVID19 in NigeriaContinue Reading

INDIA IS EXPECTING 26,000 PEOPLE TO ARRIVE FROM THE GULF. THEY'LL UNDERGO SELF-ISOLATION OR QUARANTINE

Commuters wearing protecting face masks as a precaution towards the new virus wait at a bus station in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, March 18. Rajanish Kakade/AP The Indian city of Mumbai is getting ready for the arrival of about 26,000 passengers, largely Indian nationals, who’re anticipated to return from Gulf countriesContinue Reading

ENJOY NUTRITIOUS OKPA

Let’s talk about the health benefits of “Okpa.” Are you one of those people who love to eat Okpa for breakfast on your way to work? Or perhaps you are just hearing about Okpa for the first time and you are wondering what the benefits are. Well, Okpa is theContinue Reading

DUE TO THE OUTBREAK OF CORONAVIRUS OGUN STATE BANS CINEMAS, NIGHT CLUBS, AND RESTAURANTS, OTHERS FOR 30 DAYS

Cinemas, night clubs, eating places, cafes and lots of different businesses that involve large gathering have been banned from working in Ogun State, as the government declares stricter measures after the new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria. The state government took the decision after fresh cases of coronavirus had been recorded in LagosContinue Reading

FG places ban on flight to high risk countries

The Federal Government has placed a ban on travel by public servants to countries highly affected by COVID-19 pandemic disease. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), announced this on Tuesday after a closed-door meeting with the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja.Continue Reading

WHY THESE VOLUNTEERS CHOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE TRIAL

(CNN)Neal Browning and Jennifer Haller are stepping up in an enormous way to assist researchers discover a vaccine to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The 2 are in a group of 45 healthy people who’ve volunteered for a coronavirus vaccine trial in Washington State. They every spoke to CNN Tuesday about why they selected toContinue Reading

BITTER LEAF

Bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) is a vegetable used for getting ready the favored Bitter leaf soup. It is usually generally known as Onugbu, Shiwaka & Ewuro by the Igbos, Hausas& Yoruba’s in Nigeria. The herb generally known as bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) is a shrub or small tree that mayContinue Reading

COPING WITH STRESS

Stress can often be a psychological issue, it is an unpleasant state of emotional and physiological arousal that individuals experience in situations that they see as dangerous or threatening to their well-being. People to have different meaning and understanding regarding to what stress is. Some people define stress as eventsContinue Reading

GOOD HYGIENE: DETTOL

The importance of maintaining good hygiene in the intimate areas of the body cannot be emphasized enough. This is a topic seldom spoken in public and most people are uncomfortable discussing it even with their friends. But hygiene of private parts is a serious matter and it must be givenContinue Reading

 CORONAVIRUS: SWEDEN TO CLOSE HIGH SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES

Swedish secondary schools, colleges and grown-up training focuses were, on Tuesday, prescribed to close and receive separation instruction, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. The move was planned for restricting the pace novel coronavirus was spreading and was suggested by the Health Authorities. “Understudies from secondary school and upwards are notContinue Reading

EIGHT SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES TAKE JOINT ACTION AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Eight South American nations that structure some portion of the local collusion PRO SUR have facilitated their reaction to the novel coronavirus, as per Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno. Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, Peru, and Guyana have consented to “bind together measures for the section of individuals into everyContinue Reading

Government Stimulus Efforts to Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 novel coronavirus has caused an emergency for the world’s economy and markets. With more than 137,000 cases affirmed in nations everywhere throughout the world, the World Health Organization has proclaimed the infection to be a worldwide pandemic, implying that it will have a supported worldwide effect. With numerousContinue Reading

TOOTH PAIN

A toothache or tooth pain is most often caused when the nerve to a tooth is irritated, but there are numerous other reasons for a person to experience tooth pain. Risk factors for toothache include dental infection, gum disease, plaque, dental decay, injury, cracked teeth, poorly placed fillings or crowns, failing orContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS CASES OUTSIDE MAINLAND CHINA THAN INSIDE AS PANDEMIC ACCELERATES

Wuhan resident: ‘Everyone is outraged’ over coronavirus 02:33 Hong Kong (CNN)For the first time for the reason that novel coronavirus was first identified final yr, there at the moment are extra reported cases outdoors of mainland China than inside, marking a new milestone within the evolution of the worldwide pandemic. On Monday, China’sContinue Reading

GOMBE REQUESTS FOR PRAYERS AGAINST GLOBAL CHALLENGES

Gombe state government has encouraged strict and profound pioneers to ask against the worldwide endemic novel Coronavirus that is destroying the worldwide wellbeing segment. This is even as the state representative, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, guaranteed of his duty to giving helpful environment and opportunity of strict practice. In an announcementContinue Reading

MALARIA

Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite. The parasite is transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes. People who have malaria usually feel very sick, with a high fever and shaking chills. Each year, approximately 210 million people are infected with malaria, and about 440,000 people dieContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS: CAFE AND BAR JOBS 'GONE BY MAY' IF LAWS DO NOT CHANGE - TRADE BODY

Resort, cafe and eating chains will fail and jobs will go if the government doesn’t do more to assist the industry, a trade group has warned the chancellor. In a letter to Rishi Sunak, lobby group UK Hospitality mentioned coronavirus was an “existential threat” to the sector. It needs toContinue Reading

Coronavirus

1 hr 5 min ago There are more than 142,000 cases worldwide There are now more than 142,000 coronavirus cases globally and more than 5,300 related deaths, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization. Here’s the latest breakdown: Total cases: 142,320 Deaths: 5,388 Countries or territories with cases: 129 ChinaContinue Reading

TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY OVER CORONAVIRUS AND CALLS ON HOSPITALS TO ACTIVATE EMERGENCY PLANS

Donald Trump has declared a nationwide emergency while below intense pressure from Democrats and health officers over his administration’s dealing with of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, as his approval scores fall and the inventory market has plunged throughout the week. Flanked by business executives and top health officials in his administration, the market noticed an uptick becauseContinue Reading

HOUSE PASSES A SWEEPING RELIEF PACKAGE AS THE CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 49 STATES.

The House early Saturday morning handed a sweeping relief package to help people affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, transferring to confront a rising pandemic that has upended lives and wreaked havoc on monetary markets. The vote followed a roller-coaster day of negotiations that threatened to veer off trackContinue Reading

TRUMP IS CONCERNED ABOUT COMING INTO CONTACT WITH PEOPLE INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS

(CNN)A source close to Donald Trump said the President is telling people close to him that he is indeed concerned about coming into contact with people who have contracted the coronavirus, including the Brazilian official who tested positive after coming face-to-face with Trump at Mar-a-Lago. “He is very concerned about all the people he metContinue Reading

AMERICA FACES A NEW NORMAL AS CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKS SHOW NO SIGN OF SLOWING DOWN

Travel restrictions into the US are going into effect today. Leaders across the country are banning public gatherings, dozens of school districts and universities hit the pause button on classes, sports leagues suspended their seasons and major entertainment venues — including Broadway and Disney World — announced a halt in activities. Despite the unprecedented measures, one topContinue Reading

WHAT TO DO IF THERE'S A CORONAVIRUS CASE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD OR APARTMENT BUILDING

First of all, don’t panic It won’t help, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention bluntly says, “Stay calm.” There has been some fear-mongering, though, making people susceptible to misinformation and panic-buying. “On the one hand, (the response is) understandable, but on the other hand it’s excessive,” said StevenContinue Reading

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World Health Organization has called for the promotion of regular and thorough hand-washing hygiene saying coronavirus (COVID-19) can be contacted when someone infected coughs or exhales. The global health body said that people can contract the virus if droplets of infected fluid fell on nearby surfaces and objects such asContinue Reading

Mikel-Arte

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. “Our London Colney training centre has been closed after head coach Mikel Arteta received a positive Covid-19 result this evening,” the Arsenal statement read. Arsenal, due to play at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday, saidContinue Reading

Trump and Democrats each say employees affected by coronavirus pandemic ought to receive a commission sick go away

Republicans got here out Thursday in opposition to a COVID-19 reduction bundle launched by Home Democrats. The 2 main events clashed this week on how finest to assist employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as GOP lawmakers opposed two Democrat measures aimed toward securing paid sick go away for impacted staff. CoronavirusContinue Reading

Top Brazilian political aide tests positive for coronavirus days after meeting Trump

A top Brazilian political aide tested positive for coronavirus days after he met with Donald Trump, according to Brazilian news outlets. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten, accompanied his boss at a dinner with Trump at Mar-A-Lago on Saturday. On Wednesday, Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo reportedContinue Reading

Rauf Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola has cautioned Nigerians to reduce the culture of handshakes and hugs to avoid contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). Aregbesola said this at the ground-breaking ceremony of a 3000-capacity custodial center in Karshi, Abuja on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the countryContinue Reading

HEALTHY EATING

Healthy eating means eating varieties of food that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. These nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals. That is to say, nutrition is very important in the body for everyone. Eating a healthy dietContinue Reading

Nutritionist warns: Don’t eat suya without onion, cabbage

REGULAR consumers of grilled and  barbecued beef and chicken popularly called  suya, have been advised to always eat the delicacy with generous portions of the slices of onions, cabbage, tomatoes and other vegetables usually served along with the meat. REGULAR consumers of grilled and  barbecued beef and chicken popularly called Continue Reading

HEALTHY DIET

A healthy diet has been scientifically proven to provide numerous health benefits, such as reducing your risk of several chronic diseases and keeping your body healthy. However, making major changes to your diet can sometimes seem very overwhelming. Instead of making big changes, it may be better to start with a fewContinue Reading