Coronavirus: Boris Johnson Taken Into Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care after being hospitalised with Coronavirus. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, his Downing Street office said the Foreign Minister, Mr Dominic Raab will take over his duties where necessary. The Downing Street Press Release noted that over the course of Monday […]

FG Declares Friday, Monday Easter Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13, 2020 as public holidays to mark the Easter celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said this in a statement through the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Georgina Ehuriah. Aregbesola urged Christians in the country to emulate the outstanding characteristics of Jesus Christ […]

Lagos Begins COVID-19 Clinical Trial

Lagos state plans to start COVID-19 clinical trial in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other institutions. This was revealed by the Lagos State  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi at a briefing on Monday, April 6, 2020. He added that the state is looking to activate some other testing sites […]

Six New COVID-19 Infections Confirmed, Nigeria’s Total Cases Now 238

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The health agency revealed in a tweet, at 9:30pm on Monday, April 6, 2020, that the total number of cases in Nigeria is 238. It stated that Kwara and Edo recorded two cases respectively while Rivers and the […]

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COVID-19: “My Isolation Time Was Used For…” -Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said aside from using his isolation period to fight the health challenge occasioned by his testing positive to Coronavirus, he also used the period to reflect on his plans and programmes for the people of the State. The Governor who said the State is now ready to […]

Boko Haram: Surrender Or Die, Chad’s President Dares Shekau

As the onslaught against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) continues, Chad’s President, Mr Idriss Deby, has warned the sect’s factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, to surrender or risk being killed inside his Dikoa hideout. Deby issued the warning in a State address to his countrymen shortly after leading his Army in an offensive against the Terrorists that […]

President Buhari Orders Distribution Of 150 Trucks Of Seized Rice

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered distribution of 150 trucks of rice seized by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to the 36 States of the Federation. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this while fielding questions from Journalists at a News Conference in Abuja on Monday, April 6, 2020. The News […]

NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Circulation Of Fake Chloroquine Tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians on the circulation of falsified chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, the Director-General of the Agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said the NAFDAC was notified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the circulation of the […]

COVID-19: Edo Has 11 Confirmed Cases

Edo State Government says it has recorded two new cases of Coronavirus, making a total of 11 confirmed cases in the State. The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclose this while addressing Newsmen in Benin on Monday, April 6, 2020. Dr Okundia said: “Our people have been told, but the message we are […]

COVID-19 Curfew: Kaduna Threatens Total Lockdown

Kaduna State Government has threatened violators of ongoing curfew to desist or Government will close the two-day window it has provided for residents to restock food supplies. Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, who handed down this warning on Monday, April 6, 2020, said Government has ordered Security Agents to deal decisively with anybody […]