HEALTH

Covid -19: NCAA Harmonizes Preventive Procedure at Airports_Ada Nkong

In a bid to curtail the coronavirus which has found its way into Nigeria, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it is working with all stakeholders to harmonise preventive measures taken against the coronavirus at the country’s airports. Capt Musa Nuhu, Director General, NCAA, revealed this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. A… Continue reading Covid -19: NCAA Harmonizes Preventive Procedure at Airports_Ada Nkong

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Disallowed Goal keeps Scores even at Goodison Park_Femi Ehiabhi

Everton and Manchester United drew 1-1 at Goodison Park in the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday in an enthralling game which ended in VAR drama. A dreadful error from Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea gifted Everton a third-minute opener. The Spaniard dawdled on the ball after a backpass from Harry Maguire and his… Continue reading Disallowed Goal keeps Scores even at Goodison Park_Femi Ehiabhi

DISASTER

Freedom Radio Kaduna Razed By Fire_Femi Ehiabhi

An early morning fire, on Sunday, razed five offices of Freedom Radio, a private radio station in Kaduna. The offices affected with the fire incident included engineering room, office of the Head of Marketing, conference hall, security office and drivers’ room. The station’s Head of Operations, Abubakar Usman, who confirmed the incident to NAN, said… Continue reading Freedom Radio Kaduna Razed By Fire_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

How to Actually Keep Coronavirus Out_Ada Ogar

The natural human response to a strange, new disease making its way to a neighborhood near you is to feel anxiety and want to DO SOMETHING. That’s why many people have been buying up and stockpiling masks. But even if you could buy any in the midst of global shortages, should you?No.And if you already… Continue reading How to Actually Keep Coronavirus Out_Ada Ogar

CAMPAIGNS · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Biden floors Sanders in South Carolina_Femi Ehiabhi

South Carolina has injected a new life to the almost faltering White House bid of former US Vice-president Joe Biden and given him a chance to claim he is the moderate alternative to front-runner Bernie Sanders. With 99% of the precincts reporting, Biden had 49% of the vote and Sanders was a distant second with… Continue reading Biden floors Sanders in South Carolina_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

Ireland Confirms Coronavirus Case_Femi Ehiabhi

Republic of Ireland has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, of a man in the eastern part of the island. Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan associated the man’s infection with travel from an affected area in northern Italy. He said the Health Protection Surveillance Centre was alerted to the case on Saturday and the… Continue reading Ireland Confirms Coronavirus Case_Femi Ehiabhi

BANKING · ECONOMY · FINANCE

UBA hits N89.1Bn in Profit After Tax_Femi Ehiabhi

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has posted a profit after tax of N89.1 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2019. The profit after tax represented a growth of 13.3 percent to N89.1 billion compared with N78.6 billion recorded in the correpsonding period of 2018. Its profit before tax stood at N111.3 billion… Continue reading UBA hits N89.1Bn in Profit After Tax_Femi Ehiabhi

WORLD NEWS

Israeli Researchers Announce Breakthrough in CoronaVirus Vaccine_Ada Nkong

Some researchers at the Migal Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) in Israel have reportedly developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and will soon create a human vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the the researchers , the vaccine against IBV ,a disease affecting animals,has been proven in pre-clinical trials. Israel’s Minister… Continue reading Israeli Researchers Announce Breakthrough in CoronaVirus Vaccine_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Lafarge Identifies Persons Who Had Direct Contact With Nigeria’s Index Coronavirus Case_Ada Nkong

Lafarge Africa Plc, a cement manufacturer, has confirmed that all those who had direct contact an Italian, who is the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria, who visited its plant in Ewekoro, Ogun state, have been identified.A statement signed by Folashade Ambrose-Medebem, a spokesperson of the company, disclosed this on Friday. “As a business, we… Continue reading Lafarge Identifies Persons Who Had Direct Contact With Nigeria’s Index Coronavirus Case_Ada Nkong