HEALTH

Covid-19 Cases in Nigeria Rise to 214_Ada Nkong

With 5 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Nigeria, 3 in Bauchi and 2 in the FCT, the total number of cases confirmed so far has risen to 214. Discharged cases still stand at 25 with 4 Deaths

Governance

Over 400 Vehicles Arrested in Lagos for Flouting Lockdown Orders_Ada Nkong

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo, says the state government has arrested over 400 vehicles for flouting the lockdown order. Sanwo-Olu revealed this on Saturday during a live update to residents of the state on steps taken by his administration to contain the COVID-19. “We have reviewed the situation, we are aware. It is true that… Continue reading Over 400 Vehicles Arrested in Lagos for Flouting Lockdown Orders_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

FG Allays Fears on 5G in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Communication, Dr Isah Ibrahim Pantami says,government will always take the welfare, health and security of the public into account while considering the deployment of any technology. In a statement aimed at allaying fears over the use of 5G in Nigeria, the Minister said,"the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), of which I am… Continue reading FG Allays Fears on 5G in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Osun: Escaped Covid-19 Patient Recovered_Ada Nkong

The Osun State Government has recovered the Coronavirus Disease patient who was declared missing from the isolation centre in Ejigbo area of the state.This was confirmed to The Eagle Online by the state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, in a telephone interview.Egbemode said the patient was found in his family home, also… Continue reading Osun: Escaped Covid-19 Patient Recovered_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

UEFA Lifts Saturday Afternoon Blackout For Premiere League Games _Ada Nkong

UEFA has lifted a ban on the live screening of Premier League games kicking off at 3:00 pm in England and Scotland for the rest of the season. The blackout has long been in place to protect attendances at matches. The move by European football’s governing body is seen a step towards restarting some domestic… Continue reading UEFA Lifts Saturday Afternoon Blackout For Premiere League Games _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

NCDC Admits Error in Reporting,Covid-19 Cases Actually 209_Ada Nkong

The NCDC has acknowledged an error in Its latest reportage in the number of cases. The center took to its twitter handle to say the accurate number of cases confirmed so far is 209.

WORLD NEWS

WHO Warns Against Lifting Lockdown Orders Quickly_Ada Nkong

The World Health Organisations (WHO) has cautioned against lifting lockdown policies implemented to forestall the coronavirus pandemic. The WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, said this at a COVID-19 media briefing on Friday. He warned that if countries rush to lift restrictions, “the virus could resurge and the economic impact could be even more severe and… Continue reading WHO Warns Against Lifting Lockdown Orders Quickly_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Staying at Home This Weekend is Not a Request in UK_Ada Nkong

Staying at home this weekend is an instruction and "not a request", Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said, as he updated the country on the coronavirus. Speaking at the No 10 briefing, Mr Hancock said that while warm weather was forecast in some areas this weekend "the disease is still spreading". England's chief nursing officer… Continue reading Staying at Home This Weekend is Not a Request in UK_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Covid-19: Nigeria Records Two More Deaths, Twenty New Cases_Ada Nkong

Two new deaths have been recorded from Covid-19 in Nigeria, one each in Edo and Lagos bringing the total number of deaths to 4. This comes as the NCDC announced twenty new cases of the pandemic in the country. 11 of the cases are in Lagos, 3 in the FCT,3 in Edo,2 in Osun and… Continue reading Covid-19: Nigeria Records Two More Deaths, Twenty New Cases_Ada Nkong