HEALTH

No Corp Member Tested Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

The Zonal Coordinator, National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Southwest Area Office in Osun State, Mr Emmanuel Attah, says no corps member in NYSC Ekiti Orientation Camp tested positive to COVID-19.A statement signed by Attah describes the report as ‘fake and being peddled by mischievous people.”He lamented the fact that such misleading and damaging reports could… Continue reading No Corp Member Tested Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Ondo State Coronavirus Case Still a Suspect_ Ada Nkong

The Ondo state government says the Coronavirus case reported in the state is yet to be confirmed.Reports on Wednesday suggested that a man named David, who came into Nigeria from Maryland, United States of America, has been taken to a government hospital in Ondo State after being suspected of having Coronavirus. According to reports, the… Continue reading Ondo State Coronavirus Case Still a Suspect_ Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Covid-19:UK Closes Schools _Ada Nkong

Lawmakers were earlier told to stay away from Johnson’s weekly question time in parliament amid warnings that Westminster is a particularly infectious area. Some 25 MPs, including a cabinet minister, are already thought to have isolated themselves. “There’s a lot of COVID-19 in Westminster,” tweeted epidemiologist Professor Neil Ferguson, a government adviser, as he announced… Continue reading Covid-19:UK Closes Schools _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Lagos State Bans Religious Gatherings Over 50_Ada Nkong

In a bid to curb the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Lagos State Government has banned religious gathering of over 50 people . A statement released on Wednesday says the decision was arrived at after a meeting of the Lagos State Government with religious bodies in the state, which included both Christian Association of… Continue reading Lagos State Bans Religious Gatherings Over 50_Ada Nkong

EMERGENCY · HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST

COVID-19: Afrika Shrine shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, has cancelled all musical activities this weekend over coronavirus fears. This was made known in an Instagram statement by Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti and Femi Anikulapo-Kuti. The statement reads: “The Management of the New Africa Shrine has decided to cancel all musical activities this weekend as precautionary measures against the spread of the… Continue reading COVID-19: Afrika Shrine shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY

FG Reduces Fuel Price to N125_Ada Nkong

Federal Government has approved a reduction in the pump price of PMS to cushion the effects of the Covid-19 on the economy. The new price was approved after a presentation by Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre to the ongoing meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari… Continue reading FG Reduces Fuel Price to N125_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Covid-19: South Africa Records Surge in Cases_Ada Nkong

South Africa on Wednesday recorded its highest 24-hour increase in coronavirus infections to date, with 31 new cases taking the country’s tally up to 116, government announced. Africa’s most industrialised economy is the most affected in sub-Saharan Africa and second-most impacted on the continent after Egypt, which has recorded 196 cases. The country’s first coronavirus… Continue reading Covid-19: South Africa Records Surge in Cases_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria Rise to 8_Ada Nkong

The total number of Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have risen to 8 with five new cases confirmed. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire confirmed the cases during a press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He explained that three of the victims came from the United States of America including a mother… Continue reading Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria Rise to 8_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

FG Places Travel Ban on 13 Countries_Ada Nkong

Following calls for proactive measures to stop the spread of Coronavirus I Nigeria, the Federal government has placed a travel ban on 13 countries. The countries are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland .