Coronavirus: Why all Nigerians can’t be tested now

Coronavirus: Why all Nigerians can’t be tested now

09 April 2020
Mass testing for Coronavirus in Nigeria is not feasible for now, Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire has said. Ehanire said…
Orji Kalu, Joshua Dariye — convicts who may benefit from FG’s amnesty

Orji Kalu, Joshua Dariye — convicts who may benefit from FG’s amnesty

09 April 2020
On Thursday, the federal government said it has granted pardon to 2,600 prisoners held across Nigeria. Rauf Aregbesola, minister of…
Buhari pardons 2,600 prisoners

Buhari pardons 2,600 prisoners

09 April 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has pardoned 2,600 prisoners nationwide. Seventy of those pardoned are in Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja, said…
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and crown Prince Mohammed in isolation after 150 members of the royal family 'are infected with Coronavirus'

Saudi Arabia's King Salman and crown Prince Mohammed in isolation after 150 members of the royal family 'are infected with Coronavirus'

09 April 2020
Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have both gone into isolation after 150 members of the…
Lagos discharges seven more Coronavirus patients

Lagos discharges seven more Coronavirus patients

09 April 2020
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday disclosed that seven more Coronavirus patients have been discharged by the state after…
Three killed, 200 houses burnt as Jukun invade Tiv community

Three killed, 200 houses burnt as Jukun invade Tiv community

09 April 2020
Jukun militiamen in Army uniform have allegedly invaded Jootar, a border settlement between Benue and Taraba states and killed three…
Fix refineries before petrol subsidy removal – PENGASSAN, NUPENG

Fix refineries before petrol subsidy removal – PENGASSAN, NUPENG

09 April 2020
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has said any deregulation in the petroleum sector that is still…
We’ll no longer run Nigeria’s 4 refineries - NNPC

We’ll no longer run Nigeria’s 4 refineries - NNPC

09 April 2020
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, said the corporation will no longer be…
Chinese Doctors: ''Hold Buhari, APC responsible for any COVID-19 upsurge'' - PDP tells Nigerians

Chinese Doctors: ''Hold Buhari, APC responsible for any COVID-19 upsurge'' - PDP tells Nigerians

09 April 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Nigerians to'' hold President Buhari responsible'' should there be any upsurge in the…
Trouble time for Lagos as Coronavirus cases surge to 145

Trouble time for Lagos as Coronavirus cases surge to 145

09 April 2020
There is more trouble for Lagos, as the Coronavirus cases surge to 145, with 25 new cases added in two…
Youths invade tanker crash scene, scoop diesel-fuel [+video]

Youths invade tanker crash scene, scoop diesel-fuel [+video]

09 April 2020
There was apprehension at the OPIC end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in Isheri on Wednesday when a diesel-laden tanker fell…
Scientists discover new therapy that helps severely ill Coronavirus patients recover in 72 hours

Scientists discover new therapy that helps severely ill Coronavirus patients recover in 72 hours

09 April 2020
Scientists have discovered a new therapy that ''helps very ill Coronavirus patients recover in 72 hours.'' Researchers say they have…
Benue men burn Ekiti chief alive

Benue men burn Ekiti chief alive

09 April 2020
A Tiv man, identified simply as Sunday, and three others have allegedly burnt to death in a bush the Onibedo…
How 90 percent of COVID-19 patients in Nigeria recover from the virus - NCDC DG

How 90 percent of COVID-19 patients in Nigeria recover from the virus - NCDC DG

09 April 2020
Chikwe Ihekweazu, director general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says 90 per cent of COVID-19 patients recover…
Coronavirus: Chinese doctors can’t attend to our patients – NMA, NARD

Coronavirus: Chinese doctors can’t attend to our patients – NMA, NARD

09 April 2020
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have announced that they won't…
‘Fake charities springing up over COVID-19 donations’ — Magu raises the alarm

‘Fake charities springing up over COVID-19 donations’ — Magu raises the alarm

09 April 2020
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has asked Nigerians to be cautious of making…
Oyo to compel wearing face masks in public -Gov Makinde

Oyo to compel wearing face masks in public -Gov Makinde

09 April 2020
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has said that the COVID-19 Taskforce is working on a law to make the…
Discos to offer customers two-month free electricity

Discos to offer customers two-month free electricity

09 April 2020
ANED PRESS STATEMENT The Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOS) recognise the challenging effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the economic and…
FG slashes N312bn off capital projects in 2020 budget

FG slashes N312bn off capital projects in 2020 budget

08 April 2020
The federal government has slashed N312 billion from projects approved in the 2020 budget. This is in view of reduced…
Coronavirus: 15 Chinese medical experts arrive in Nigeria

Coronavirus: 15 Chinese medical experts arrive in Nigeria

08 April 2020
A 15-member medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, The PUNCH reports. The team…
Ask judges to hear urgent cases via Skype, Zoom - Falana tells CJN:

Ask judges to hear urgent cases via Skype, Zoom - Falana tells CJN:

08 April 2020
Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) to make arrangements for judges…
Coronavirus: UCH chairman tests positive again

Coronavirus: UCH chairman tests positive again

08 April 2020
Ibrahim Shetima, the chairman of the governing board of the University College Hospital in Ibadan, has tested positive to Coronavirus…
Nigerians abroad must test negative for COVID-19 before evacuation - FG

Nigerians abroad must test negative for COVID-19 before evacuation - FG

08 April 2020
The federal government says Nigerians abroad, who wish to be evacuated, must test negative for the coronavirus. This was contained…
UK man jailed for stealing hospital face masks

UK man jailed for stealing hospital face masks

08 April 2020
A man who stole three face masks from a London hospital during the coronavirus crisis has been jailed for three…
[OPINION] Our spirituality and the coronavirus test - Jiti Ogunye

[OPINION] Our spirituality and the coronavirus test - Jiti Ogunye

08 April 2020
This is an era of escapism. Men of God who, hitherto, have boasted of their spiritual prowess in curing all…
66-year-old Briton dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

66-year-old Briton dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

08 April 2020
Lagos state has recorded a third death from COVID-19 complications. Akin Abayomi, the state’s commissioner of health, who disclosed the…
FG revokes 11 oil mining licences as revenue shrinks

FG revokes 11 oil mining licences as revenue shrinks

08 April 2020
• PDP demands probe of subsidy regime under Buhari The Federal Government has revoked the mining licences of about 11…
Top politicians’ names found as police invade shrine belonging to top official

Top politicians’ names found as police invade shrine belonging to top official

08 April 2020
The Zamfara State Government has demolished a mansion suapected to be a shrine in Gusau, the state capital, where rituals…
Doctors flay FG, states for poor handling of COVID-19

Doctors flay FG, states for poor handling of COVID-19

08 April 2020
CNPP cautions against extension of lockdownChinese medical team, medical supplies arrive todayOgun, Oyo record new cases of coronavirus Resident doctors…
Houseparty: Police release Naira Marley, ex-gov candidate, wife on bail - to be arraigned in court today

Houseparty: Police release Naira Marley, ex-gov candidate, wife on bail - to be arraigned in court today

08 April 2020
Partygoers to be arraigned today The Lagos State Police Command has released on bail the governorship candidate of the Action…
Fear grips medical workers as LUTH, UITH isolate 40

Fear grips medical workers as LUTH, UITH isolate 40

08 April 2020
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba and the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital have put no fewer than 40 health…
Bauchi Governor’s kidnapped brother regains freedom

Bauchi Governor’s kidnapped brother regains freedom

08 April 2020
Yaya Adamu Duguri, the kidnapped elder brother of Bauchi State governor, Sen Bala Mohammed has regained his freedom from his…
‘Wuhan virus’ no more: US and China in truce

‘Wuhan virus’ no more: US and China in truce

08 April 2020
The United States and China have reached a truce in a vitriolic feud over the coronavirus pandemic, with the two…
We are not satisfied with how SIP is being implemented during lockdown - Lawan, Gbaja

We are not satisfied with how SIP is being implemented during lockdown - Lawan, Gbaja

08 April 2020
Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, have faulted the manner in which the…
Boko Haram war: Learn from Chadian president - PDP tells Buhari

Boko Haram war: Learn from Chadian president - PDP tells Buhari

08 April 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to learn from the President of…
Delta joins the list as Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 254, with 16 new cases

Delta joins the list as Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 254, with 16 new cases

08 April 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19 across the country. This was announced…
Lagos discharges another Coronavirus patient

Lagos discharges another Coronavirus patient

07 April 2020
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday discharged another Coronavirus patient after she tested negative twice. State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed…
FCT to discharge seven COVID-19 patients

FCT to discharge seven COVID-19 patients

07 April 2020
Seven patients receiving treatment for COVID-19 in Abuja have tested negative and are ready to be discharged. Muhammad Bello, minister…
Coronavirus strikes medical doctor dead in Katsina

Coronavirus strikes medical doctor dead in Katsina

07 April 2020
The deadly Coronavirus disease has struck a medical doctor dead in Katsina State, the government has said. The Governor Aminu…
Nigeria Correctional Service lied about Kaduna prison fatalities

Nigeria Correctional Service lied about Kaduna prison fatalities

07 April 2020
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) lied when it claimed that the inmates killed during a riot at the Kaduna prison …
Abuja markets to open three days weekly amid coronavirus lockdown

Abuja markets to open three days weekly amid coronavirus lockdown

07 April 2020
The federal capital territory administration has directed markets in Abuja to operate three times a week amid the coronavirus lockdown.…
Lockdown Violation: Arraignment of Naira Marley, Gbadamosi delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Lockdown Violation: Arraignment of Naira Marley, Gbadamosi delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic

07 April 2020
The Lagos State Police command has said that no date has been fixed yet for the arraignment of singer Naira…
Allah made us kill your soldiers. We are coming after you - Boko Haram leader threatens Chad's President

Allah made us kill your soldiers. We are coming after you - Boko Haram leader threatens Chad's President

07 April 2020
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has issued a threat to President Iddris Deby following the killing of his fighters in…
COVID-19: Only few Nigerians abroad have asked to be evacuated, says FG

COVID-19: Only few Nigerians abroad have asked to be evacuated, says FG

07 April 2020
The federal government says only few Nigerians staying abroad have so far indicated interest to be evacuated because of the…
Another Nigerian-born British health worker dies of ‘COVID-19 complications’ in UK

Another Nigerian-born British health worker dies of ‘COVID-19 complications’ in UK

07 April 2020
Carol Jamabo, a caregiver, has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications in the United Kingdom. The mother of two, who worked…
Scientists find drug that kills COVID-19 in 48 hours

Scientists find drug that kills COVID-19 in 48 hours

07 April 2020
Scientists in Australia have found an already existing drug that kills COVID-19 in the laboratory within 48 hours.The drug, Ivermectin,…
No more payment of oil subsidy - NNPC

No more payment of oil subsidy - NNPC

07 April 2020
GROUP Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has said Nigeria would no longer pay…
Makinde reveals ‘drugs’ he used to fight coronavirus

Makinde reveals ‘drugs’ he used to fight coronavirus

07 April 2020
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has revealed that he took carrots, black seed oil, honey and vitamin C as…
Abacha loot: UK joins US to block $110m payment to Abubakar Bagudu, Kebbi gov

Abacha loot: UK joins US to block $110m payment to Abubakar Bagudu, Kebbi gov

07 April 2020
The U.K. has joined the U.S. in resisting a plan by federal government to hand nearly $110 million of funds…
Nigeria to borrow $6.9bn from World Bank, IMF, AfDB

Nigeria to borrow $6.9bn from World Bank, IMF, AfDB

07 April 2020
The Federal Government is to raise the sum of $6.9bn through external borrowing from the World Bank, the International Monetary…
How COVID-19 exposed FG’s SIP as fraud - PDP

How COVID-19 exposed FG’s SIP as fraud - PDP

07 April 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that the COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed Federal Government’s Social Intervention Programme (SIP)…
COVID-19: Buhari orders recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

COVID-19: Buhari orders recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians

07 April 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the engagement of 774, 000 Nigerians for Special Public Works programme in the country to…
Coronavirus: “Africa cannot and will not be a testing ground for any vaccine,” – WHO

Coronavirus: “Africa cannot and will not be a testing ground for any vaccine,” – WHO

07 April 2020
The World Health Organization chief angrily slammed recent comments made by scientists suggesting a vaccine for the new coronavirus should…
Kwara joins the list as NCDC confirms six fresh coronavirus cases

Kwara joins the list as NCDC confirms six fresh coronavirus cases

07 April 2020
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six cases of coronavirus in the country. The agency announced this…
Killers of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin have been arrested - Afenifere

Killers of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin have been arrested - Afenifere

07 April 2020
The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Monday, revealed that Ondo state anti-robbery squad (SARS) had arrested four suspects over the…
Coronavirus: Fayose proposes stomach infrastructure during lockdown

Coronavirus: Fayose proposes stomach infrastructure during lockdown

07 April 2020
The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose, advised governments at all levels, religious bodies, corporate organisations and…
I’m not impressed with FG’s conditional cash transfer… how do they identify the poor? - Makinde:

I’m not impressed with FG’s conditional cash transfer… how do they identify the poor? - Makinde:

07 April 2020
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says the conditional cash transfer initiative of the federal government is fraught with faults.…
Two more COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

Two more COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

06 April 2020
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday said two more Coronavirus patients have been discharged in the state after testing…
Fake chloroquine in circulation - NAFDAC warns

Fake chloroquine in circulation - NAFDAC warns

06 April 2020
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians to the circulation of fake 250mg…
Only one million households entitled to N20,000 Coronavirus cash transfer- FG

Only one million households entitled to N20,000 Coronavirus cash transfer- FG

06 April 2020
The Federal government has said that only one million Nigerian families whose names are on the National Social Register (NSR)…
UK prime minister Boris Johnson ‘given oxygen to help his breathing’ after arriving in hospital

UK prime minister Boris Johnson ‘given oxygen to help his breathing’ after arriving in hospital

06 April 2020
Boris Johnson was reported to have been given oxygen after arriving in hospital for "routine" coronavirus tests last night. The…
Funke Akindele, husband get three weeks community service for flouting lockdown order

Funke Akindele, husband get three weeks community service for flouting lockdown order

06 April 2020
Actress, Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, and her musician husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello, have been sentenced to three weeks…
‘It’s an embarrassment’ — NMA rejects FG’s decision to invite Chinese doctors

‘It’s an embarrassment’ — NMA rejects FG’s decision to invite Chinese doctors

06 April 2020
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the decision of the federal government to invite doctors from China to assist…
Lagos Guber aspirant, Gbadamosi apologizes for attending Funke Akindele’s party

Lagos Guber aspirant, Gbadamosi apologizes for attending Funke Akindele’s party

06 April 2020
Following the arrest of popular actress, Funke Akindele, former Lagos Governorship aspirant, Babatunde Gbadamosi has also apologized for attending the…
Buhari orders Customs to release seized bags of rice for distribution all over the country

Buhari orders Customs to release seized bags of rice for distribution all over the country

06 April 2020
President Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Customs Service NCS to release for immediate distribution, bags of rice seized from smugglers.…
COVID-19: Our hospitals are overwhelmed, US tells citizens seeking evacuation from Nigeria

COVID-19: Our hospitals are overwhelmed, US tells citizens seeking evacuation from Nigeria

06 April 2020
The US mission in Nigeria says healthcare system in its country is overwhelmed owing to rising COVID-19 cases. The country…
Houseparty: Funke Akindele, husband pleads guilty for breaching lockdown rules

Houseparty: Funke Akindele, husband pleads guilty for breaching lockdown rules

06 April 2020
Actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Rasheed Bello pleaded guilty Monday for violating the social distancing rules of Lagos State.…
Bishop Chukwuma dares govt, holds church service - Vows not to shut church

Bishop Chukwuma dares govt, holds church service - Vows not to shut church

06 April 2020
Archbishop of the Enugu Province and Bishop of Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, yesterday, said the Province will…
I did not donate N1b - Ifeanyi Ubah

I did not donate N1b - Ifeanyi Ubah

06 April 2020
SENATOR Ifeanyi Ubah, representing Anambra South has denied report that he donated N1billion to support the Federal Government’s anti-COVID-19 efforts.…
COVID-19: 33 Nigerian doctors, nurses in isolation after contact

COVID-19: 33 Nigerian doctors, nurses in isolation after contact

06 April 2020
- NMA, NARD, TUC kick as medical personnel in Lagos, Benin, Ilorin go under surveillance - Row over govt’s plan…
Lockdown: Fani-Kayode attacks Abiodun for granting Dangote’s trucks exemption

Lockdown: Fani-Kayode attacks Abiodun for granting Dangote’s trucks exemption

06 April 2020
Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun for granting movement exemption to Dangote trucks amidst total lockdown…
I have recovered from coronavirus - Makinde

I have recovered from coronavirus - Makinde

06 April 2020
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says he has received a second negative test for COVID-19. Makinde, who broke the…
Lagos may extend lockdown - Sanwo-Olu

Lagos may extend lockdown - Sanwo-Olu

06 April 2020
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says the lockdown in the state will be extended if the need arises. President Muhammadu…
Coronavirus: FG is biased for giving Lagos N10bn, Rivers nothing – Wike

Coronavirus: FG is biased for giving Lagos N10bn, Rivers nothing – Wike

06 April 2020
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has berated the Federal Government for politicizing the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing…
Coronavirus: Osun discharges index patient, releases 110 Ivorian returnees

Coronavirus: Osun discharges index patient, releases 110 Ivorian returnees

06 April 2020
The Osun state government has released 110 Ivory Coast returnees who were isolated over suspicion of COVID-19. The index coronavirus…
Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson hospitalized

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson hospitalized

06 April 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital more than a week after he tested positive for the…
Chadian president leads soldiers to capture Boko Haram’s ‘arms store’ in Sambisa

Chadian president leads soldiers to capture Boko Haram’s ‘arms store’ in Sambisa

06 April 2020
An arms store believed to be owned by suspected Boko Haram insurgents have been captured by soldiers from Chad. The…
Nigeria confirms eight new cases of coronavirus - toll rises to 214

Nigeria confirms eight new cases of coronavirus - toll rises to 214

06 April 2020
Eight new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said the cases were…
Funke Akindele Bello apologizes after being dragged for holding house party amid coronavirus

Funke Akindele Bello apologizes after being dragged for holding house party amid coronavirus

05 April 2020
Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele has taken to her Instagram page to apologize to her fans and friends for hosting a…
'New Coronavirus strain' which lasts for 49 days discovered in China

'New Coronavirus strain' which lasts for 49 days discovered in China

05 April 2020
A new strain of Coronavirus discovered in China has raised fear of the virus lasting for 49 days. A team…
COVID-19: Five more patients including 10-year-old girl discharged in Lagos

COVID-19: Five more patients including 10-year-old girl discharged in Lagos

05 April 2020
The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the discharge of five patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba,…
Ten new cases of coronavirus have been reported, cases in Nigeria hit 224

Ten new cases of coronavirus have been reported, cases in Nigeria hit 224

05 April 2020
Nigeria on Sunday confirmed ten new cases of the COVID-19 and one new death. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)…
Lagos announces death of 36-year-old COVID-19 patient

Lagos announces death of 36-year-old COVID-19 patient

05 April 2020
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a…
FG, CBN get ultimatum to provide spending details on COVID-19 relief funds

FG, CBN get ultimatum to provide spending details on COVID-19 relief funds

05 April 2020
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide…
Coronavirus kills 3 Nigerians in U.S.

Coronavirus kills 3 Nigerians in U.S.

05 April 2020
Three Nigerians have lost been confirmed dead after contacting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States. The Consul General…
Another Nigerian man dies of Coronavirus in the UK

Another Nigerian man dies of Coronavirus in the UK

05 April 2020
Another Nigerian has died from the coronavirus. The deceased, Bola Omoyeni, died on Friday April 3, in a UK hospital.…
Dubai enters lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Dubai enters lockdown to tackle coronavirus

05 April 2020
Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah…
Oyo state confirms another coronavirus case

Oyo state confirms another coronavirus case

05 April 2020
According to a statement released by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge on…
Trump to Americans: Prepare for lot of deaths

Trump to Americans: Prepare for lot of deaths

05 April 2020
United States President, Donald Trump has told Americans to prepare for a lot of death in the coming week as…
COVID-19: Survey of 6,200 Doctors Shows Hydroxychloroquine is Best Treatment

COVID-19: Survey of 6,200 Doctors Shows Hydroxychloroquine is Best Treatment

05 April 2020
•FG proposes N500bn special intervention fund to NASS•Five more test positive, total now 214 cases•Plateau nurses, midwives threaten to down…
COVID-19: New York landlord cancels rent for his tenants

COVID-19: New York landlord cancels rent for his tenants

05 April 2020
A Landlord in Coronavirus ravaged New York has cancelled this month’s rent for his tenants on account of the pandemic.…
Gov. Bala Mohammed turns the tables against coronavirus

Gov. Bala Mohammed turns the tables against coronavirus

05 April 2020
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state will soon be out of coronavirus-imposed isolation after he tested negative for the virus.…
Abia begins production of face masks

Abia begins production of face masks

05 April 2020
The Abia state government says it has started production of “certified, quality standard” protective medical kits and masks to cater…
Reps propose free electricity for two months as FG seeks NASS approval to spend N500bn on COVID-19

Reps propose free electricity for two months as FG seeks NASS approval to spend N500bn on COVID-19

05 April 2020
• As confirmed cases hit 214• Testing with TB diagnosis machines may be game-changer – Experts The Federal Government projects…
Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases — toll rises to 214

Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases — toll rises to 214

05 April 2020
Five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Bauchi and the federal capital territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for…
Benin Teaching Hospital doctors jittery about contracting coronavirus after 2 negative cases turn positive

Benin Teaching Hospital doctors jittery about contracting coronavirus after 2 negative cases turn positive

04 April 2020
Doctors and nurses at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), are worried that they may have been exposed to…
No Licence Has Been Issued For 5G In Nigeria - Minister

No Licence Has Been Issued For 5G In Nigeria - Minister

04 April 2020
PRESS STATEMENT The attention of my office has been drawn to the public concern about the health implications of the…
Enugu State commissioner for Health dies

Enugu State commissioner for Health dies

04 April 2020
The Enugu State commissioner for Health, Professor Anthony Ugochukwu, is dead. The renowned surgeon was said to have died Friday…
Only one coronavirus patient is missing- Osun govt confirms

Only one coronavirus patient is missing- Osun govt confirms

04 April 2020
The Osun State government on Saturday has confirmed that one coronavirus patient is missing at the Isolation facility in Ejigbo.…
Fuel: PDP rejects N123.5, insists on N90 per liter

Fuel: PDP rejects N123.5, insists on N90 per liter

04 April 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the reduction of the price of fuel from N125 to N123.5 by the…
Covid- 19: Shutdown national assembly, use their budget for the masses - Prof. Utomi

Covid- 19: Shutdown national assembly, use their budget for the masses - Prof. Utomi

04 April 2020
Lockdown can lead to breakdown of law and order Founder of the Centre for Values and Leadership (CVL), Prof Pat…
Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad — but not for free

Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad — but not for free

04 April 2020
The federal government has begun moves to bring back Nigerians who are stranded abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abike Dabiri-Erewa,…
May and Baker Plc produced one million chloroquine tablets for trial –CEO

May and Baker Plc produced one million chloroquine tablets for trial –CEO

04 April 2020
Sequel to this, May and Baker Plc, which affirmed that it was recently contracted by NAFDAC to manufacture one million…
Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

04 April 2020
Weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control approved the use of chloroquine for the clinical…
Why foreigners are leaving Nigeria over COVID-19 - Minister

Why foreigners are leaving Nigeria over COVID-19 - Minister

04 April 2020
Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, says there is no hidden agenda behind some countries evacuating their citizens from Nigeria.…
More trouble: US hits 7,000 Coronavirus death

More trouble: US hits 7,000 Coronavirus death

04 April 2020
Darker days ahead for the United States as it hits 7,000 Coronavirus death, with the most powerful nation on earth…
Kwara govt opens up on UK returnee who died in Ilorin

Kwara govt opens up on UK returnee who died in Ilorin

04 April 2020
The Kwara government on Friday said there are no facts that UK returnee who died in Ilorin had coronavirus. This…
55-year-old man who failed to disclose travel history dies of COVID-19 at LUTH

55-year-old man who failed to disclose travel history dies of COVID-19 at LUTH

04 April 2020
A 55-year-old man, who was admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has died of complications from COVID-19.…
Scientists reveal new ways coronavirus spreads

Scientists reveal new ways coronavirus spreads

04 April 2020
The deadly coronavirus may be spread through mere breathing or speaking and not just coughing and sneezing. This is the…
COVID-19: Over 4,000 UK citizens seek evacuation from Nigeria

COVID-19: Over 4,000 UK citizens seek evacuation from Nigeria

04 April 2020
Over 4,000 citizens of the United Kingdom have indicated interest in returning to their country amid the coronavirus pandemic. The…
Gov. Bello suspends commissioner who brutalised lady

Gov. Bello suspends commissioner who brutalised lady

04 April 2020
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr. Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the…
COVID-19: Saving lives more paramount than saving jobs – WHO, IMF

COVID-19: Saving lives more paramount than saving jobs – WHO, IMF

04 April 2020
The WHO and IMF chiefs insisted Friday that saving lives was a “prerequisite” to saving livelihoods in the coronavirus pandemic…
Nigeria records two new deaths, 20 fresh coronavirus cases - total now 210

Nigeria records two new deaths, 20 fresh coronavirus cases - total now 210

04 April 2020
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths from complications of COVID-19 and 20 fresh cases. The…
Akindele, OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturer, released after jail term

Akindele, OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturer, released after jail term

03 April 2020
Richard Akindele, sacked lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has been released from prison after serving a two-year term.…
COVID-19: Nigeria gets additional labs, tests 4,000

COVID-19: Nigeria gets additional labs, tests 4,000

03 April 2020
Nigeria has obtained additional eight laboratories to test for COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated. It…
Eti-Osa LGA has highest confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos – Commissioner

Eti-Osa LGA has highest confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos – Commissioner

03 April 2020
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest numbers of confirmed…
Coronavirus: Nigerian Army to produce, supply Liquefied Oxygen

Coronavirus: Nigerian Army to produce, supply Liquefied Oxygen

03 April 2020
The Nigerian Army is ready to produce and store pure Liquefied Oxygen for immediate supply to isolation centres and designated…
Coronavirus: We are expecting a medical team from China - FG

Coronavirus: We are expecting a medical team from China - FG

03 April 2020
The federal government says a medical team from China will arrive the country in a few days. Osagie Enahire, minister…
Lagos discharges eight-week-old baby, 3 other Coronavirus patients — recovery toll now 25

Lagos discharges eight-week-old baby, 3 other Coronavirus patients — recovery toll now 25

03 April 2020
The Lagos State Government on Friday said four more Coronavirus patients have been discharged after they tested negative twice. This…
‘COVID-19 corpses’ can’t be claimed for burial - Lai

‘COVID-19 corpses’ can’t be claimed for burial - Lai

03 April 2020
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says corpses of persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be claimed…
Lockdown: Soldier shoots motorist dead in Delta

Lockdown: Soldier shoots motorist dead in Delta

03 April 2020
A motorist, identified as Joseph Pessu, was shot dead in Warri, Delta State, on Thursday, by a soldier for allegedly…
Another Nigerian doctor dies from Coronavirus in US

Another Nigerian doctor dies from Coronavirus in US

03 April 2020
A Nigerian doctor identified as Apostle Caleb Anya, has died of Coronavirus in the United States. The deceased who has…
Nigeria can now test 1,500 people a day for Coronavirus - Minister of Health

Nigeria can now test 1,500 people a day for Coronavirus - Minister of Health

03 April 2020
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has announced that Nigeria now has the capacity to test 1,500 people a day…
Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 190

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 190

03 April 2020
Nigeria has recorded six new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 190. The…
Cross River state government moves ''No mask, no movement'' order to Monday April 6th

Cross River state government moves ''No mask, no movement'' order to Monday April 6th

03 April 2020
Cross River state governor, Ben Ayade, has rescheduled the take off date for the no mask no movement order in…
UCH Chief Medical Director, Prof Otegbayo tests negative for coronavirus, days after testing positive

UCH Chief Medical Director, Prof Otegbayo tests negative for coronavirus, days after testing positive

03 April 2020
The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Otegbayo Jesse, has tested negative for coronavirus, just days…
America missed opportunity to stay ahead of Coronavirus – Bill Gates

America missed opportunity to stay ahead of Coronavirus – Bill Gates

03 April 2020
American billionaire, Bill Gates has said the United States missed the opportunity to stay ahead of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.…
Those behind Abba Kyari’s death rumour are heartless – Fani-Kayode

Those behind Abba Kyari’s death rumour are heartless – Fani-Kayode

03 April 2020
Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at those peddling rumour that Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari…
Coronavirus cases worldwide hit one million in just about three months — but 21% have recovered

Coronavirus cases worldwide hit one million in just about three months — but 21% have recovered

03 April 2020
The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has reached one million — in just about three months. Figures from worldometers, a…
Coronavirus suspect dies in Omole Estate, Lagos

Coronavirus suspect dies in Omole Estate, Lagos

03 April 2020
Residents of Omole Estate, Phase II, Lagos are now in perpetual fear following the death of a patient suspected to…
Atiku’s son speaks from Isolation: ‘I’m well and good’

Atiku’s son speaks from Isolation: ‘I’m well and good’

03 April 2020
Mohammed Atiku, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has spoken from his isolation centre at the Gwagwalada University…
PTF urges state to prepare 300 bed capacity facilities

PTF urges state to prepare 300 bed capacity facilities

03 April 2020
The Presidential Task Force on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has advised all state governments to prepare facilities of at…
Nigeria’s coronavirus toll jump to 184 with 10 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus toll jump to 184 with 10 new cases

03 April 2020
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 10 new cases of coronavirus. The agency broke the news in…
Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter steps out of isolation after 14 days

Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter steps out of isolation after 14 days

03 April 2020
One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari has stepped out of isolation after spending 14 days to prevent spread…
Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief

Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief

03 April 2020
- LASG seeks cooperation on restriction, asks citizens to report violators On Day Three of the lockdown in Lagos State…
Lagos discharges another 11 Coronavirus patients

Lagos discharges another 11 Coronavirus patients

02 April 2020
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said the state has discharged another 11 Coronavirus patients after they tested negative…
Atiku not collecting bio-data of Nigerians to share money - aide

Atiku not collecting bio-data of Nigerians to share money - aide

02 April 2020
Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has denied collecting the bio-data of Nigerians to distribute money as a result of the coronavirus…
Coronavirus: Buhari orders payment of salaries

Coronavirus: Buhari orders payment of salaries

02 April 2020
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the payment of March salaries to federal workers following his movement restriction in Lagos,…
Doctors put Abba Kyari on bed rest as he recuperates - Sources

Doctors put Abba Kyari on bed rest as he recuperates - Sources

02 April 2020
Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is responding “very well” to treatment but his doctors have asked…
Six new cases of Coronavirus hit Osun

Six new cases of Coronavirus hit Osun

02 April 2020
Six new cases of the deadly Coronavirus has been confirmed in Osun State, bringing the total to 20. As at…
President Buhari's PA, Bashir Ahmad also tweets at Elon Musk to ask for ventilators after Ministry of Finance tweeted at the billionaire to 'come to our aid'

President Buhari's PA, Bashir Ahmad also tweets at Elon Musk to ask for ventilators after Ministry of Finance tweeted at the billionaire to 'come to our aid'

02 April 2020
Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has also gone on Twitter to ask Elon…
Edo doctor treating COVID-19 patients contracts disease

Edo doctor treating COVID-19 patients contracts disease

02 April 2020
A doctor treating COVID-19 patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has contracted the disease, the President of…
Africa should adopt a structured lockdown to avoid unintended calamities – CSO

Africa should adopt a structured lockdown to avoid unintended calamities – CSO

02 April 2020
Africa is incapable of managing a total lockdown for weeks, to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, without the situation snowballing…
Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) tells Nigerian Customs to give out seized foods

Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) tells Nigerian Customs to give out seized foods

02 April 2020
Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has urged the government to ask the Customs to…
Chloroquine COVID-19 drug has dangerous side effect

Chloroquine COVID-19 drug has dangerous side effect

02 April 2020
Chloroquine, now a popular drug for the treatment of COVID-19 has a dangerous side effect, a doctor has warned. Dr.…
Full List: 15 countries without confirmed Covid-19 cases

Full List: 15 countries without confirmed Covid-19 cases

02 April 2020
Though the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic, with no place safe from its effects, a handful…
COVID-19 cases to hit 1m within the next few days

COVID-19 cases to hit 1m within the next few days

02 April 2020
Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), says within the next few days, the world will record one…
Nigeria’s Coronavirus donations hit N15bn

Nigeria’s Coronavirus donations hit N15bn

02 April 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday said that monetary contributions to its relief fund under the auspices of…
Nigeria, others seek $100b debt relief

Nigeria, others seek $100b debt relief

02 April 2020
AFRICAN Ministers of Finance have launched a coordinated attempt to secure $100 billion debt relief following the economic impact of…
How 127 Ivory Coast returnees escalated Coronavirus in Osun

How 127 Ivory Coast returnees escalated Coronavirus in Osun

02 April 2020
The Coronavirus cases in Osun State escalated because of 127 indigenes who returned from Ivory Coast, recently, investigation has revealed.…
We Are Suspending Business In Abuja, Lagos – Commercial sex workers

We Are Suspending Business In Abuja, Lagos – Commercial sex workers

02 April 2020
The National Coordinator, Nigeria Sex Workers Association, Amaka Enemo, says sex workers in the country have been forced to suspend…
Foreign returnees import 12 COVID-19 cases into Osun - Results of 56 tests expected

Foreign returnees import 12 COVID-19 cases into Osun - Results of 56 tests expected

02 April 2020
THERE is anxiety in Osun State over the 12 coronavirus confirmed cases from among returnees from Cote d’Ivoire. They arrived…
Coronavirus lockdown: Woman jumps into Osun River over hunger

Coronavirus lockdown: Woman jumps into Osun River over hunger

02 April 2020
A woman has been rescued after she jumped into the Osun River in Osun State in a bid to commit…
COVID-19: We’ve tested over 2,000 people - health minister

COVID-19: We’ve tested over 2,000 people - health minister

02 April 2020
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said over 2,000 people have been tested for the new coronavirus disease. Ehanire,…
With 35 new coronavirus cases, Nigeria records its highest daily tally - toll rises to 174

With 35 new coronavirus cases, Nigeria records its highest daily tally - toll rises to 174

02 April 2020
With 35 cases of COVID-19 announced on Wednesday, Nigeria saw a new record in the number of those infected with…
Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy raises hope on readiness of Coronavirus drug

Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy raises hope on readiness of Coronavirus drug

01 April 2020
Maurice Iwu, a Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has raised the hope of readiness…
Putin in self-isolation after contact with doctor who tested positive for coronavirus

Putin in self-isolation after contact with doctor who tested positive for coronavirus

01 April 2020
Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, says he would work remotely after shaking hands with a doctor who tested positive for…
No respite for UK, Coronavirus takes 563 lives in one day

No respite for UK, Coronavirus takes 563 lives in one day

01 April 2020
There is no respite for the United Kingdom (UK) as the deadly Coronavirus killed 563 people in less than 24…
Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video

Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video

01 April 2020
Some COVID-19 patients in the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Yaba have produced a video to improve awareness about the virus…
Coronavirus infections fall in China

Coronavirus infections fall in China

01 April 2020
China where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged in December reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday. For the first time it…
JAMB supports FG on fight against COVID-19 - Donates three ventilators

JAMB supports FG on fight against COVID-19 - Donates three ventilators

01 April 2020
These are, indeed difficult times for all Nigerians as we collectively battle to contain the spread of COVID-19. It is…
I did not donate N1 billion to COVID-19 fund — Obi

I did not donate N1 billion to COVID-19 fund — Obi

01 April 2020
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the last Presidential elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has dismissed reports…
Nigeria records 12 new coronavirus cases — toll rises to 151

Nigeria records 12 new coronavirus cases — toll rises to 151

01 April 2020
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 12 new cases of Coronavirus, with total number of cases in the…
FG plans 1,500 tests daily, Oyo, Edo decry kit shortage

FG plans 1,500 tests daily, Oyo, Edo decry kit shortage

01 April 2020
• Govt searching for 500 contacts with infected persons, cases reach 140 • People with COVID-19 symptoms not being tested…
Coronavirus: India's race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

Coronavirus: India's race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

01 April 2020
In an 8,000 sq ft (743 sq m) facility in the western Indian city of Pune, a bunch of young…
Coronavirus: Presidential aide reacts to reports of Ajimobi replacing Kyari

Coronavirus: Presidential aide reacts to reports of Ajimobi replacing Kyari

01 April 2020
The Presidency has reacted to the news making the rounds on social media that President Buhari has sacked his Chief…
Spain death toll hits 9,053 as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

Spain death toll hits 9,053 as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

01 April 2020
The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged over 9,000 on Wednesday after a record 864 deaths in 24 hours, with…
Coronavirus: Japan begins clinical trials of anti-flu drug Avigan

Coronavirus: Japan begins clinical trials of anti-flu drug Avigan

01 April 2020
Clinical trials have begun in Japan to test the effectiveness of the anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with coronavirus.…
Coronavirus worst humanity crisis since WWII - UN Secretary-general

Coronavirus worst humanity crisis since WWII - UN Secretary-general

01 April 2020
United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has described coronavirus pandemic as humanity’s worst crisis since World War II. He spoke…
Shake-up as Army appoints new theartre commander, GOCs, others

Shake-up as Army appoints new theartre commander, GOCs, others

01 April 2020
The Nigerian Army has made appointments and several deployments. Major General F. Yahaya was appointed as the new Theatre Commander…
Akeredolu orders fumigation of markets, parks in Ondo

Akeredolu orders fumigation of markets, parks in Ondo

01 April 2020
• Youths mount hand-washing points on streets, junctions• Sensitise residents on personal hygiene, safety measures Barely 24 hours after Ondo…
I made a joke about COVID-19 but the disease is real - Makinde

I made a joke about COVID-19 but the disease is real - Makinde

01 April 2020
Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says though he made a joke about COVID-19, the disease is real. At a…
COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home – Minister of Foreign Affairs

COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home – Minister of Foreign Affairs

01 April 2020
Minister of Foreign Affair, Geoffery Onyeama, says no Nigerian residing abroad has asked to be evacuated back home as the…
US in trouble: 240,000 Americans may die from Coronavirus

US in trouble: 240,000 Americans may die from Coronavirus

01 April 2020
United State’s President, Donald Trump has warned of a “painful” and “tough” two-week ahead as he extended nationwide distancing measures…
Government suspends increase in electricity tariff till July

Government suspends increase in electricity tariff till July

01 April 2020
Planned review insensitive, says Labour, threatens strike The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday suspended increase in electricity tariff from…
None of COVID-19 patients in Lagos is likely to die, says government

None of COVID-19 patients in Lagos is likely to die, says government

01 April 2020
• Denies knowledge of Abba Kyari’s whereabouts in Lagos• Affirms authenticity of SMS on stimulus package for aged• ‘418 pensioners…
With four new coronavirus cases, Nigeria’s toll rises to 139

With four new coronavirus cases, Nigeria’s toll rises to 139

01 April 2020
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed four new cases of coronavirus in the country. The agency broke…
Coronavirus: 'If Nepa bill can reach every house then relief material must reach every family'

Coronavirus: 'If Nepa bill can reach every house then relief material must reach every family'

01 April 2020
Former BBNaija housemate, Ifu Ennada, has shared a few words for the federal government concerning the distribution of relief materials.…
WHO: Over 50 vaccine trials ongoing for COVID-19

WHO: Over 50 vaccine trials ongoing for COVID-19

01 April 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are more than 50 trials for a vaccine on COVID-19. When she appeared…
FG announces new reduction in pump price of petrol

FG announces new reduction in pump price of petrol

01 April 2020
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced further reduction of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)…
Coronavirus: ICPC to prosecute health workers who divert funds

Coronavirus: ICPC to prosecute health workers who divert funds

31 March 2020
Amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has warned government and emergency officials…
Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19

Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19

31 March 2020
Members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their salaries for two months to the fight against COVID-19…
Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

31 March 2020
The only coronavirus-hit patient in Ekiti State has tested negative and allowed to go home. TVC news reported that the…
Nigeria records 4 new Coronavirus cases in Osun, Ogun

Nigeria records 4 new Coronavirus cases in Osun, Ogun

31 March 2020
Nigeria has recorded four new coronavirus cases in Osun and Ogun States, bringing the total national figure to 135 cases.…
Coronavirus: Ajimobi wishes Seyi Makinde quick recovery

Coronavirus: Ajimobi wishes Seyi Makinde quick recovery

31 March 2020
he Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the immediate-past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi…
Nigerians to pay more for electricity from Wednesday

Nigerians to pay more for electricity from Wednesday

31 March 2020
Nigerians will from Wednesday, April 1, 2020, pay more for electricity, The PUNCH reports. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had…
Coronavirus: Countries reject Chinese-made equipment

Coronavirus: Countries reject Chinese-made equipment

31 March 2020
A number of European governments have rejected Chinese-made equipment designed to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Thousands of testing kits and…
COVID-19: We don’t know how long this will last – FG

COVID-19: We don’t know how long this will last – FG

31 March 2020
The Federal Government on Monday said it did not know how long COVID-19 would last in the country. The Secretary…
Coronavirus: We’ve started immediate cash transfer to poorest households - FG

Coronavirus: We’ve started immediate cash transfer to poorest households - FG

31 March 2020
Sadiya Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says the ministry has commenced cash transfer to poorest…
Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF) supports fight against coronavirus with ₦1.5 billion.

Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF) supports fight against coronavirus with ₦1.5 billion.

31 March 2020
The Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF), established by business mogul, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has donated the sum of N1.5 billion…
Coronavirus: First Bank donates N1bn

Coronavirus: First Bank donates N1bn

31 March 2020
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the donation of N1 billion toward the joint effort by the Nigerian Private…
Buhari signs quarantine regulations on lockdown

Buhari signs quarantine regulations on lockdown

31 March 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Covid-19 Regulations 2020 to declare Covid-19 as a “dangerous infectious disease”. In a statement…
Oyo coronavirus index case now negative, back to his house

Oyo coronavirus index case now negative, back to his house

31 March 2020
Oyo state coronavirus index case tested negative on Monday and has been released from isolation centre. The patient’s release followed…
Abiodun tests negative, shifts Ogun lockdown to Friday

Abiodun tests negative, shifts Ogun lockdown to Friday

31 March 2020
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Monday said he had completed his 14-day period of isolation for coronavirus. Abiodun…
Lagos Coronavirus survivor breaks silence: I thought I was going to die - Osowobi

Lagos Coronavirus survivor breaks silence: I thought I was going to die - Osowobi

31 March 2020
For Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Monday, 30 March, 2019 will linger in her memory, that was the day she was discharged…
Ooni of Ife reveals cure for Coronavirus

Ooni of Ife reveals cure for Coronavirus

31 March 2020
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II on Monday recommended a tested herbs for the treatment of …
Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jump to 131 as NCDC announced 20 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jump to 131 as NCDC announced 20 new cases

31 March 2020
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 20 new Coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total figure…
University of Ibadan team predicts 312 COVID-19 cases by Friday

University of Ibadan team predicts 312 COVID-19 cases by Friday

30 March 2020
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria will be at least 312 by Friday, April 3, the University of…
Oyo Gov., Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

Oyo Gov., Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

30 March 2020
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus. The governor disclosed this on his twitter handle…
Prince Charles recovers from coronavirus, out of self-isolation

Prince Charles recovers from coronavirus, out of self-isolation

30 March 2020
Prince Charles has reportedly recovered from coronavirus and is out of self-isolation following his diagnosis for the deadly disease. The…
COVID-19: Sultan cautions Muslim clerics against misleading followers

COVID-19: Sultan cautions Muslim clerics against misleading followers

30 March 2020
The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has cautioned Islamic preachers…
Coronavirus: US regulator approves 2 malaria drugs

Coronavirus: US regulator approves 2 malaria drugs

30 March 2020
A limited emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by the…
Coronavirus strikes another Nigerian dead

Coronavirus strikes another Nigerian dead

30 March 2020
Nigeria has recorded yet another death from the cornavirus, Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, disclosed this during the presidential task…
Kwara Gov donates 10 months salary to fight Coronavirus

Kwara Gov donates 10 months salary to fight Coronavirus

30 March 2020
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State on Sunday announced the donation of 100% of his 10 months salary from May…
Five Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

Five Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

30 March 2020
The Lagos State Government on Monday said five Coronavirus patients at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital have been…
Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives - Fauci

Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives - Fauci

30 March 2020
A senior US scientist issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives…
Stipend for the vulnerable, suspension of loan repayments… 7 lessons from Buhari’s address

Stipend for the vulnerable, suspension of loan repayments… 7 lessons from Buhari’s address

30 March 2020
After four weeks since Nigeria’s first case of the novel coronavirus disease. (COVID-19) was recorded, President Muhammadu Buhari finally addressed…
Coronavirus: My take on Buhari’s nationwide broadcast – Fani-Kayode

Coronavirus: My take on Buhari’s nationwide broadcast – Fani-Kayode

30 March 2020
Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode said he was pleased with the nationwide broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari on coronavirus on Sunday. Buhari …
‘We are testing the wrong people’

‘We are testing the wrong people’

30 March 2020
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said the focus on a particular group of people to be those…
Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

30 March 2020
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has applied to the Federal Government for the sum of N1bn to secure his…
Alakijas donate N1bn to fight Coronavirus

Alakijas donate N1bn to fight Coronavirus

30 March 2020
Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Modupe and Folorunso Alakija have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against…
Nigerian final year student dies of coronavirus after being refused test in US.

Nigerian final year student dies of coronavirus after being refused test in US.

30 March 2020
A Nigerian student who was expected to graduate in a few weeks time has died after contracting the deadly coronavirus.…
Coronavirus: Abba Kyari takes survival battle to Lagos

Coronavirus: Abba Kyari takes survival battle to Lagos

30 March 2020
Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff is heading to Lagos for proper treatment as he battles for survival…
Akeredolu lied, Akure blast caused by meteorite - Professor Adepelumi

Akeredolu lied, Akure blast caused by meteorite - Professor Adepelumi

30 March 2020
A Professor of Geophysics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has debunked the explanation given by Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu…
Coronavirus: Air Peace evacuates 274 Israelis from Nigeria

Coronavirus: Air Peace evacuates 274 Israelis from Nigeria

30 March 2020
Air Peace has evacuated about 274 Israelis from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International…
‘Fed Govt requires N2 trn to assist the poor’

‘Fed Govt requires N2 trn to assist the poor’

30 March 2020
A political economist, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, says the Federal Government will require about N2 trillion to provide financial assistance to…
Tragedy hits as airplane carrying Coronavirus materials and patient crashes, no survivors

Tragedy hits as airplane carrying Coronavirus materials and patient crashes, no survivors

30 March 2020
A chartered medical evacuation flight on Sunday crashed during takeoff in Manila Philippines. The plane carrying emergency medical supplies to…
Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 111 as NCDC announces 14 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 111 as NCDC announces 14 new cases

30 March 2020
14 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 5 in FCT and 9 in Lagos State. As at…
Address by H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, president of the Federal republic of Nigeria on the COVID- 19 pandemic

Address by H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, president of the Federal republic of Nigeria on the COVID- 19 pandemic

29 March 2020
1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially…
German finance Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

German finance Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

29 March 2020
Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, has committed suicide after becoming "deeply worried" on how to cope…
Spain lost 832 lives to coronavirus in one day — 2nd highest toll after Italy’s

Spain lost 832 lives to coronavirus in one day — 2nd highest toll after Italy’s

29 March 2020
Spain has lost 832 lives to coronavirus in 24 hours, making it the highest single day death toll in the…
First-ever infant death from COVID-19 recorded in US

First-ever infant death from COVID-19 recorded in US

29 March 2020
The US has recorded the first-ever infant death from COVID-19 after the disease claimed the life of a child younger…
Global coronavirus death toll hits over 30,000

Global coronavirus death toll hits over 30,000

29 March 2020
The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reached a new milestone overnight on Sunday with nearly 31,000 people dead worldwide.…
Dangote to establish 600- bed isolation centre in Kano

Dangote to establish 600- bed isolation centre in Kano

29 March 2020
Billionaire businessman Alhaji Aliko Dangote has promised to establish a 600-bed isolation centre within the Kano’s Sani Abacha Stadium. Governor…
At last, President Buhari to make nationwide broadcast tonight at 7pm

At last, President Buhari to make nationwide broadcast tonight at 7pm

29 March 2020
After much pressure, President Muhammadu Buhari will finally address Nigerians by 7 pm on Sunday. His Special Adviser on Media…
Chief medical director, UCH Ibadan tests positive for coronavirus

Chief medical director, UCH Ibadan tests positive for coronavirus

29 March 2020
Jesse Otegbayo, chief medical director, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo state, has tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement…
Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, tests positive for coronavirus

Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, tests positive for coronavirus

29 March 2020
The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive to the coronavirus disease, an official said. Sunday…
Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus - after meeting el-Rufai

Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus - after meeting el-Rufai

29 March 2020
The former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, and his wives have tested negative for COVID-19. This was contained in a…
How Boko Haram ambushed, killed 70 soldiers – Military sources

How Boko Haram ambushed, killed 70 soldiers – Military sources

29 March 2020
Fresh information has emerged on how Boko Haram insurgents ambushed and killed over 70 Nigerian soldiers of the Operation Lafiya…
Police storm Obalende market, allegedly destroy food items

Police storm Obalende market, allegedly destroy food items

29 March 2020
Nigerians on social media have accused the police of destroying food stuff at Obalende Market, Lagos State. This action was…
Doctors, nurses flee as four white men suspected to have coronavirus visit Lagos hospital

Doctors, nurses flee as four white men suspected to have coronavirus visit Lagos hospital

29 March 2020
There was pandemonium at the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, on Thursday when four white men suspected to have coronavirus were…
Lagos achieves “world-class” isolation facility within a week

Lagos achieves “world-class” isolation facility within a week

29 March 2020
Lagos state government on Saturday announced the delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility for the management and treatment of confirmed…
US lab unveils portable 5-minute COVID-19 test kit

US lab unveils portable 5-minute COVID-19 test kit

29 March 2020
A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has COVID-19 in as little as five…
Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 97 as NCDC announces 8 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 97 as NCDC announces 8 new cases

29 March 2020
8 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and…
COVID-19: Presidency clarifies report of Buhari approving N30,000 relief fund to Nigerians

COVID-19: Presidency clarifies report of Buhari approving N30,000 relief fund to Nigerians

29 March 2020
Nigerian Presidency on Saturday refuted a report that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the distribution of N30,000 each to every…
Governor Bello tests negative for coronavirus

Governor Bello tests negative for coronavirus

29 March 2020
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger on Saturday tested negative for the Coronavirus, his Commissioner for Health, Dr Maku Sidi…
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus

29 March 2020
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the dreaded novel COVID-19. The former minister of the…
Garba Shehu tests negative for Coronavirus

Garba Shehu tests negative for Coronavirus

29 March 2020
Garba Shehu, the Official Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, revealed he tested negative for Coronavirus. Shehu made the declaration in…
Two Islamic clerics arrested for conducting prayers in Kaduna during lockdown over coronavirus

Two Islamic clerics arrested for conducting prayers in Kaduna during lockdown over coronavirus

28 March 2020
Two Islamic clerics have been arrested in Kaduna State for conducting prayers in spite of a lockdown order by the…
U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

28 March 2020
The U.S. coronavirus crisis keeps aiming for the stratosphere as it reached new milestone of 112,560 on Saturday. New York…
U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

28 March 2020
The U.S. coronavirus crisis keeps aiming for the stratosphere as it reached new milestone of 112,560 on Saturday. New York…
Italy loses over 10,000 to coronavirus

Italy loses over 10,000 to coronavirus

28 March 2020
Italy has now lost over 10,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, almost three times the deaths recorded by China, where…
Coronavirus hits Benue, total cases soar to 89, with 8 new cases

Coronavirus hits Benue, total cases soar to 89, with 8 new cases

28 March 2020
Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases have soared to 89 after eight new cases were reported on Saturday afternoon. According to the Nigerian…
COVID-19: FG mulls giving stipends to Nigerians, says Zainab Ahmed

COVID-19: FG mulls giving stipends to Nigerians, says Zainab Ahmed

28 March 2020
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government is considering giving out stipends to…
Coronavirus: Gombe suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries

Coronavirus: Gombe suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries

28 March 2020
Gombe State suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage on Saturday following dwindling finances due to the effect of coronavirus…
43 Nigerian ministers donate 50% of salary in aid of coronavirus war

43 Nigerian ministers donate 50% of salary in aid of coronavirus war

28 March 2020
Nigerian Ministers have supported the Federal Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country by donating 50% of…
Actress, Ngozi Ezeonu finally replies her ex-husband on allegedly marrying their daughter off without his consent

Actress, Ngozi Ezeonu finally replies her ex-husband on allegedly marrying their daughter off without his consent

28 March 2020
Nollywood veteran actress, Ngozi Ezeonu, about a month and few weeks ago was in an excited state as her daughter,…
Gov Akeredolu reveals cause of Akure massive explosion

Gov Akeredolu reveals cause of Akure massive explosion

28 March 2020
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion…
Coronavirus: US Govt set to evacuate citizens in Nigeria

Coronavirus: US Govt set to evacuate citizens in Nigeria

28 March 2020
The US government has revealed plans to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria despite airport closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.…
Consult native doctors, soothsayers for solution — Monarch urges FG

Consult native doctors, soothsayers for solution — Monarch urges FG

28 March 2020
The traditional ruler of Owerre Autonomous Community in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State, Igwe Emeka Ugwu has called on…
Meteorite blast in Akure: Road splits into two, about 100 houses destroyed [+video]

Meteorite blast in Akure: Road splits into two, about 100 houses destroyed [+video]

28 March 2020
About 100 residential buildings, school and churches were destroyed in an explosion that rocked Akure, the Ondo state capital, on…
APC national chair tests negative

APC national chair tests negative

28 March 2020
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has tested negative to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The…
Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks

Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks

28 March 2020
Many policemen resident in Traffic Training School Barracks, Ikeja, Lagos, say they are on the verge of being homeless following…
Coronavirus: Buhari must hold live broadcast on his health – Fani-Kayode

Coronavirus: Buhari must hold live broadcast on his health – Fani-Kayode

28 March 2020
Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to conduct a live television broadcast to assure Nigerian people that he…
Why Rev King, 2,744 others have not been executed

Why Rev King, 2,744 others have not been executed

28 March 2020
There are 73,102 inmates in Nigeria. Over 2745 of them have been sentenced and are waiting to die for over…
Trump to give minimum of $1,200 to poor Americans

Trump to give minimum of $1,200 to poor Americans

28 March 2020
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of…
Coronavirus: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu donates N50m

Coronavirus: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu donates N50m

28 March 2020
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday announced the donation of N50m to fight Coronavirus…
Coronavirus: Obasanjo donates former Hilltop residence for Isolation centre

Coronavirus: Obasanjo donates former Hilltop residence for Isolation centre

28 March 2020
Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, announced that his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State…
Nigeria will go into recession if COVID-19 continues beyond six months – Finance Minister

Nigeria will go into recession if COVID-19 continues beyond six months – Finance Minister

28 March 2020
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zaina Ahmed, has said the country will go into recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists longer…
World’s economy in recession -  IMF chief

World’s economy in recession - IMF chief

28 March 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world’s economy into a recession and the situation is even worse than the 2009…
Lagos Coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Lagos state Commissioner for Health

Lagos Coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Lagos state Commissioner for Health

28 March 2020
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state may witness up to 39,000 cases of…
Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 81, with 11 new cases

Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 81, with 11 new cases

28 March 2020
11 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 8 in Lagos, 2 in Enugu & 1 in Edo…
Davido’s fiancee, Chioma tests positive for Coronavirus

Davido’s fiancee, Chioma tests positive for Coronavirus

28 March 2020
Nigerian Afropop singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has disclosed that his fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland, who recently returned…
[OPINION] A historical antecedent which every doctor in Nigeria must know - Dr. Akpabio

[OPINION] A historical antecedent which every doctor in Nigeria must know - Dr. Akpabio

28 March 2020
In 1985, 35 years ago, I, Edmundson Thompson Akpabio, was the President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA. Late Dr…
Ekiti state governor tests negative for Coronavirus

Ekiti state governor tests negative for Coronavirus

27 March 2020
Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, has tested negative for Coronavirus. The governor took the test after Governor Bala Mohammed of…
Coronavirus: Adeboye donates ICU beds, ventilators to Lagos, others

Coronavirus: Adeboye donates ICU beds, ventilators to Lagos, others

27 March 2020
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has donated Intensive Care Unit beds with…
COVID-19: Nigerians are not cooperating, they are so busy engaging in meaningless criticisms - Lai Mohammed

COVID-19: Nigerians are not cooperating, they are so busy engaging in meaningless criticisms - Lai Mohammed

27 March 2020
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lamented that many Nigerians are not cooperating with the Federal…
House of Reps take delivery of exotic cars and begin distribution amidst Covid-19 outbreak

House of Reps take delivery of exotic cars and begin distribution amidst Covid-19 outbreak

27 March 2020
The Nigerian House of Representatives has started taking the deliveries of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members…
Coronavirus: France evacuates 260 citizens from Nigeria through Lagos airport

Coronavirus: France evacuates 260 citizens from Nigeria through Lagos airport

27 March 2020
260 French citizens were evacuated from Nigeria on Thursday March 26, following an approval given by the Federal Government to…
2Baba donates N10 million to fight coronavirus

2Baba donates N10 million to fight coronavirus

27 March 2020
2Baba Idibia has pledged a donation of N10 million to the fight against pandemic, coronavirus. According to the singer, the…
Smile alert, asks those who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days to self-isolate

Smile alert, asks those who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days to self-isolate

27 March 2020
Smile Nigeria, an internet service provider, has asked anyone who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days…
Coronavirus index case in Rivers is 19-year-old Edo Model, traveled to Italy, Greece, France

Coronavirus index case in Rivers is 19-year-old Edo Model, traveled to Italy, Greece, France

27 March 2020
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has confirmed the index positive case of coronavirus is a 19-year-old model, who recently traveled travelled…
Lagos converts stadium to isolation centre

Lagos converts stadium to isolation centre

27 March 2020
THE Lagos State Government is setting up a makeshift isolation centre at the Onikan Stadium, it was learnt on Thursday.…
Bauchi second coronavirus case - Governor Bala’s friend

Bauchi second coronavirus case - Governor Bala’s friend

27 March 2020
Bauchi State confirmed its second case of coronavirus on Thursday. He is an unidentified 62 year-old person, a friend of…
Orji Kalu to remain in prison as appeal court upholds his conviction

Orji Kalu to remain in prison as appeal court upholds his conviction

27 March 2020
Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and chief whip of the senate, will remain in prison as a…
Fidelity Bank staff tests positive for coronavirus

Fidelity Bank staff tests positive for coronavirus

27 March 2020
Fidelity Bank on Thursday revealed that one of its staff who returned from a holiday in the United Kingdom has…
‘Not addressing Nigerians on coronavirus is a matter of style’ — Femi Adesina defends Buhari

‘Not addressing Nigerians on coronavirus is a matter of style’ — Femi Adesina defends Buhari

27 March 2020
Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the style adopted by President Muhammadu Buhari over the coronavirus pandemic is different from his…
U.S. overtakes China, Italy as world’s worst-hit by coronavirus

U.S. overtakes China, Italy as world’s worst-hit by coronavirus

27 March 2020
The United States overtook China and Italy on Thursday as the world’s worst-hit country by the raging coronavirus pandemic. The…
Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 65 — 12 new patients in Lagos

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 65 — 12 new patients in Lagos

27 March 2020
Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number from 51 to 65. The Nigeria Centre…
N100,000 fine, jail term for coronavirus lockdown defaulters in Lagos

N100,000 fine, jail term for coronavirus lockdown defaulters in Lagos

27 March 2020
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law an emergency bill to help the state combat the…
Stop wasting testing kits on politicians - AIED tells NCDC

Stop wasting testing kits on politicians - AIED tells NCDC

27 March 2020
The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED) has urged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to stop wasting…
BUA donates N1billion cash and also orders medical equipment to support COVID-19 response in Nigeria

BUA donates N1billion cash and also orders medical equipment to support COVID-19 response in Nigeria

26 March 2020
NIGERIAN INDUSTRIALIST, ABDULSAMAD RABIU DONATES N1BILLION IN CASH TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE IN NIGERIA …AND ALSO PLACES ORDERS FOR MEDICAL…
COVID-19: FG traces 4,370, says Buhari is not coughing

COVID-19: FG traces 4,370, says Buhari is not coughing

26 March 2020
The Federal Government said it is still on the trail of 4,370 people of interest over COVID-19 pandemic. It expressed…
Nine doctors die after contracting coronavirus from patients

Nine doctors die after contracting coronavirus from patients

26 March 2020
Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country’s top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were…
Coronavirus: Patients recovered, re-infected in Wuhan

Coronavirus: Patients recovered, re-infected in Wuhan

26 March 2020
As at Thursday, it is recorded that between 3% and 10% of patients cured of the coronavirus in Wuhan have…
Coronavirus: Presidency begins intensive fumigation of Buhari’s offices, others

Coronavirus: Presidency begins intensive fumigation of Buhari’s offices, others

26 March 2020
Intensive fumigation of the State House has begun, The PUNCH report. Fumigation experts arrived at the Villa about 9.30 am…
Coronavirus: FG to ban inter-state travel, close motor parks

Coronavirus: FG to ban inter-state travel, close motor parks

26 March 2020
The Federal Government has announced plans to ban inter-state travel and possibly close down motor parks as part of measures…
Coronavirus: Six patients to be discharged in Lagos

Coronavirus: Six patients to be discharged in Lagos

26 March 2020
The Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr Tunde Ajayi, has disclosed that six of the patients…
Pope Francis in coronavirus danger as Vatican worker tests positive

Pope Francis in coronavirus danger as Vatican worker tests positive

26 March 2020
Pope Francis is in coronavirus danger after a Vatican worker who lives in hisresidence was hospitalised for testing positive for…
Akeredolu tests negative for COVID-19

Akeredolu tests negative for COVID-19

26 March 2020
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tested negative to COVID-19. His samples were collected after some persons in the presidency…
Obaseki tests negative for Coronavirus

Obaseki tests negative for Coronavirus

26 March 2020
...remains in self-isolation The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but has decided to remain…
Coronavirus: Bauchi nurses demand protective equipment

Coronavirus: Bauchi nurses demand protective equipment

26 March 2020
Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, has called on the State…
Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua goes into self-isolation after contact with Prince Charles

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua goes into self-isolation after contact with Prince Charles

26 March 2020
World Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with Prince Charles who tested positive…
Take coronavirus seriously – Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed tells Nigerians after testing positive

Take coronavirus seriously – Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed tells Nigerians after testing positive

26 March 2020
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has charged Nigerians to take Coronavirus seriously. He said this from the isolation center where…
COVID-19: Buhari resumes work

COVID-19: Buhari resumes work

26 March 2020
A Presidency source said President Muhammadu Buhari resumed work on Wednesday without receiving any visitor. The source said President Buhari…
Nigeria confirms five new coronavirus cases, first in Rivers

Nigeria confirms five new coronavirus cases, first in Rivers

26 March 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus in Lagos, Rivers, and Abuja, taking…
[OPINION] The Front Line of COVID-19 War - Olusegun Adeniyi

[OPINION] The Front Line of COVID-19 War - Olusegun Adeniyi

26 March 2020
Northern politicians had just concluded their meeting in Lagos with the Chief Minister of pre-independent Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.…
Italian nurse commits suicide after testing positive for coronavirus

Italian nurse commits suicide after testing positive for coronavirus

25 March 2020
An Italian nurse has killed herself after testing positive to coronavirus and worrying she has infected others. The 34-year-old Daniela…
Wife sets husband’s house ablaze for marrying another wife

Wife sets husband’s house ablaze for marrying another wife

25 March 2020
The Osun State Police Command have arrested a housewife for allegedly setting ablaze her husband’s six-bedroom apartment worth N3 million.…
Niger Governor goes into isolation

Niger Governor goes into isolation

25 March 2020
Niger Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has gone on self-isolation as a result of his presence at the Nigeria Governors’ Forum…

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