ECONOMY · HEALTH

COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has directed all office-based staff below Management cadre across all its formations to work remotely from home with effect from March 24. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kennie Obateru, in Abuja, on Tuesday. He said the directive was in compliance with the federal… Continue reading COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

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

HEALTH

Bauchi State Governor Tests Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Bauchi State Governor ,Senator Bala Mohammed has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Recall that Bala Mohammed had gone into self isolation saying he had close contact with Atiku's son who tested positive for the virus.

OPINION

Lock Us Down Now And Save Lives_Original write-up by Asim Quereshi and modified by Dr Biodun Ogungbo

In China lockdowns started on 23 January. Daily deaths started falling less than a month later. Another month after that, it was down to less than 10 a day. In Italy, lockdowns started just over a month ago, and the number of deaths has recently fallen two days in a row. Another important statistics is… Continue reading Lock Us Down Now And Save Lives_Original write-up by Asim Quereshi and modified by Dr Biodun Ogungbo

HEALTH

2 New Cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

As at 1 pm ,March 24th, two more cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Nigeria. According to a tweet on NCDC's official page, 1 case is in Lagos and another in Ogun state. While one recently returned from outside the country, the other is a contact of a previously confirmed case. This brings the… Continue reading 2 New Cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Olympic Committee Under Pressure to Decide,US Backs Postponement_Ada Nkong

The International Olympic Committee came under pressure to speed up its decision about postponing the Tokyo Games on Tuesday as athletes criticised the four-week deadline and the United States joined calls to delay the competition. After Canada and Australia withdrew their teams, with the world hunkering down for the coronavirus pandemic, the US Olympic committee… Continue reading Olympic Committee Under Pressure to Decide,US Backs Postponement_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Hantavirus: New Virus in China Causes Scare

A man has been reported dead in Yunnan province of China after testing positive to Hantavirus. Reports say he died on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus.Hantavirus is trending on social media with people panicking that it is another COVID-19. ready.Thankfully, unlike coronavirus, hantavirus is not airborne.Humans who contract… Continue reading Hantavirus: New Virus in China Causes Scare