OBITUARY

Former Vice Chairman of APC, Inuwa Abdulkadir, Dead_Femi Ehiabhi

Former National Vice Chairman North West of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Inuwa Abdulkadir, is dead. Abdulkadir was a member of APC’s national working committee that was dissolved recently. The late Inuwa Abdulkadir was also a former Minister of Youth and Sports Development during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. Until his death, Mr. Abdulkadir… Continue reading Former Vice Chairman of APC, Inuwa Abdulkadir, Dead_Femi Ehiabhi

Crime

DSS Arrests Ibrahim Magu _Ada Nkong

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has allegedly been arrested by the Department of State Services.Reports say he was arrested over allegations that he owns four properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds abroad through a third party. According to a report by Sahara reporters, he was arrested at… Continue reading DSS Arrests Ibrahim Magu _Ada Nkong

POLITICS

Edo State Discharges 122 Patients_Ada Nkong

A total of 122 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have been successfully treated and discharged from the isolation centres in Edo State, the government has said. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclosed this to reporters on Sunday in Benin City, the state capital. He noted that the state has recorded 87 new… Continue reading Edo State Discharges 122 Patients_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

CRS NMA Withdraws Medical Services, Questions NCDC Daily Update_Ada Nkong

Following the insistence of the Cross River state government that the state is covid-19 free and the absence of the state from the daily update of the NCDC, medical doctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association in the state have given notice of withdrawal of their services. While appreciating the Federal ministry of… Continue reading CRS NMA Withdraws Medical Services, Questions NCDC Daily Update_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

544 More Covid-19 Cases Confirmed in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

Lagos continues to have many new cases as the NCDC has announced 544 more confirmed Covid-19 cases, 199 of which are from Lagos. Ebonyi has65 cases while Oyo is next with 47 cases. At the bottom of the list are Abia and Rivers with 2 cases and Ekiti with one case. 11665 patients have so… Continue reading 544 More Covid-19 Cases Confirmed in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Sanwo-Olu announces discharge of 45 COVID-19 patients_Femi Ehiabhi

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday announced the discharge of 45 COVID-19 patients who recovered from the virus. Those discharged include 18 female and 27 male, including four foreign nationals. According to Sanwo-Olu, the patients were discharged from its various isolation centres in Eti-Osa, Onikan and LUTH. In his words: “Good people of Lagos,… Continue reading Sanwo-Olu announces discharge of 45 COVID-19 patients_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

Greece Shuts Border To Serbians After COVID-19 Spike_Femi Ehiabhi

Greece announced on Sunday the closure of its frontier for Serbian nationals until July 15 because of a coronavirus spike. Serbia declared a state of emergency on Friday in the capital Belgrade because of the highest rise of coronavirus cases since April. Greece had made its decision after analysing the epidemiological data, said government spokeswoman… Continue reading Greece Shuts Border To Serbians After COVID-19 Spike_Femi Ehiabhi

WORLD NEWS

Madagascar Imposes Another Lockdown as Covid-19 cases Soar_Ada Nkong

Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the presidency announced Sunday. “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement. No traffic will be allowed in or… Continue reading Madagascar Imposes Another Lockdown as Covid-19 cases Soar_Ada Nkong

RELIGION

Covid-19: Nigeria Goes Spiritual_Ada Nkong

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, other government officials and Christian leaders on Sunday attended the interdenominational church prayer service against the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is the culmination of three days of fasting and prayer organised by the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council. Meanwhile, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 had… Continue reading Covid-19: Nigeria Goes Spiritual_Ada Nkong