HUMAN INTEREST

Atiku Donates N50 Million Coronavirus Stimulus Fund_Ada Nkong

As his contribution to the fight against the Coronavirus, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has donated N 50 million Naira as relief fund. In a press statement he personally signed on Wednesday,Atiku said his contribution will help “form part of the stimulus package.” He commended the Federal and State Governments for taking precautionary measures to… Continue reading Atiku Donates N50 Million Coronavirus Stimulus Fund_Ada Nkong

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Dabiri-Erewa Pays Tribute to Late Sen Rose Oko_Ada Nkong

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the death of late Senator Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River) as very painful and sad. In a condolence statement issued by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of NIDCOM, she describes the late Senator as an outstanding and dedicated parliamentarian. Recalling her… Continue reading Dabiri-Erewa Pays Tribute to Late Sen Rose Oko_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY · HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST

COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

Lagos markets, offices, showrooms and warehouses operating under the umbrella of Market Leaders and Traders Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, will shut down, on Friday, over the raging coronavirus epidemic. In a statement issued this morning and signed by Comrade Christopher Okpala and Comrade Okey Enwuru, president and secretary respectively, the shutdown will run from… Continue reading COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

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Florida Man With Coronavirus Says Trump's Drug Saved His Life_Ada Nkong

A Florida man diagnosed with coronavirus claims he was saved from certain death by an anti-malarial drug touted as a possible treatment by Donald Trump. Rio Giardinieri, 52, told newsmen that he struggled with horrendous back pain, headaches, cough and fatigue for five days after catching COVID-19, possibly at a conference in New York. Doctors at the… Continue reading Florida Man With Coronavirus Says Trump's Drug Saved His Life_Ada Nkong

HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST · TRAVELS

Lagos State rolls out preventive measures for Public Transportation_Femi Ehiabhi

In a bid to prevent the further spread of coronavirus in buses, cabs and other Transport means, the state government has rolled out some measures for compliance. As part of the efforts by the Lagos State Government to further prevent a State- widespread of COVID-19 especially in motor parks, garages and other public transportation-related environment,… Continue reading Lagos State rolls out preventive measures for Public Transportation_Femi Ehiabhi

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Covid-19: DJ rakes in £3,000 in Two (2) hours_Femi Ehiabhi

A British Disc Jockey, Lee Marshall, is obviously cashing out on the coronavirus pandemic after selling toilet rolls worth about £3,000 (N1.3million) in 2 hours at the back of his van. The DJ, from Kent, also known as Disco Boy, decided to engage in bulk-buying toilet paper and sold it to people desperately in need… Continue reading Covid-19: DJ rakes in £3,000 in Two (2) hours_Femi Ehiabhi

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COVID-19: Former Vice Presidents Son Test Positive_Femi Ehiabhi

Son to former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has tested positive for cornavirus. This was personally confirmed by Atiku Abubakar on his Twitter page on Sunday. He said his son has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist hospital Abuja for treatment and management. He wrote, “My son has tested positive to coronavirus. @NCDCGov has been… Continue reading COVID-19: Former Vice Presidents Son Test Positive_Femi Ehiabhi