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Reactions have trailed the nationwide address by the President Muhammadu Buhari. Some Lagosians said that they were looking forward to the president’s address with hope that the lockdown would be called off but were disappointed. The lockdown is still inforce but would be gradually eased from the fourth of next month. Also, a curfew from […]

The Federal Government has debunked claims that it distributed weevil-infested rice to South-West states, arguing that the palliatives were certified fit for human consumption. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajtia Sadiya Umar-Farouq, who refuted the allegation at the daily briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, said the distributed trucks of rice […]

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan wants stronger economies and international agencies like the World Health Organisation to support the efforts of Nigeria and African countries to procure the necessary equipment and kits to curb Covid-19. He said lockdown and other measures may fail if there are no testing kits to conduct effective coronavirus tests. Dr. […]

Following the recent shoals of dead fish washed ashore along the Niger Delta coastline states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, and Rivers, and other places within the region the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has commenced an inquiry into the cause. In a statement, signed by the Head, Public Relation Department […]

The National Assembly will today resume plenary after about five weeks of break as a result of the covid 19 pandemic. Both Chambers of the National Assembly had since March suspended plenary following the spread of Coronavirus disease. The clerk of the Senate, Mr Nelson Auewoh and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Patrick […]

A top New York City doctor who was on the front line of the US fight against coronavirus has committed suicide. According to police, Lorna Breen, who was Medical Director of the Emergency Department at New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in Manhattan, died of self-inflicted injuries. The father, of the deceased, Dr Philip Breen, told the […]

With the continued fight against COVID19, Education Stakeholders want Governments to ensure that students in rural areas are not left out of digital learning before schools resume. This is because equality and non discrimination of Education are part of the sub-themes of this year’s Global Action Week for Education which would have be ongoing globally […]

Fellow Nigerians I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation. As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some three million confirmed cases of COVID nineteen have been recorded globally with about nine hundred thousand recoveries. Unfortunately, […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has cautioned the public against consuming bleach or other disinfectants as proffered by United States President, Donald Trump. President Trump had, at a news conference on Thursday, suggested using powerful cleaning agents, through an injection, as a possible COVID-19 cure. Amid global shock and outrage over Trump’s comments, the […]

A coalition of Nigerian lawyers have dragged the People’s Republic of China to court over the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country. They are demanding two hundred billion dollars as damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of the normal daily existence of people […]

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