WORLD NEWS

US Senate OKs $2T Coronavirus Stimulus Package Unanimously_Ada Nkong

By a vote of 96-0, the Senate passed a massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus compromise package just before midnight Wednesday, ending days of deadlock and sending the bill to the House of Representatives -- which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said will soon take up the historic measure to bring relief to individuals, small businesses, and… Continue reading US Senate OKs $2T Coronavirus Stimulus Package Unanimously_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Nigeria Records 5 New Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong.

According to the national center for disease control, 5 new cases of Covid-19 have been discovered bringing the total number of cases in Nigeria to 51. A tweet on NCDC official twitter handle gives the breakdown as follows, FCT 2 Lagos 2 Rivers 1. Of the 51 cases, 2 have been discharged ,1 death recorded… Continue reading Nigeria Records 5 New Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong.

WORLD NEWS

WHO Commends Trump Over Coronavirus Response_Ada Nkong

The head of the World Health Organization on Wednesday praised President Trump for his leadership in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak and said the president is "taking responsibility" for leading the United States' response to the global pandemic. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the United Nations health agency has repeatedly called for the heads… Continue reading WHO Commends Trump Over Coronavirus Response_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Anthony Joshua Goes into Self Isolation Over Recent Contact With Prince Charles_Ada Nkong

Anthony Joshua has gone into self-isolation after Prince Charles tested positive to coronavirus on Wednesday. Joshua had on March 9 spent some time with the Prince but it is unclear if the prince had contracted the virus by then or not. According to Joshua’s spokesman, the heavyweight champion remains ‘fit and healthy’ despite coming into… Continue reading Anthony Joshua Goes into Self Isolation Over Recent Contact With Prince Charles_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Covid-19: Trump Prays With 700 Pastors

There’s hardly a busier, more burdened man in America right now than President Trump. And yet on Friday, when he heard that Vice President Mike Pence was about to jump on an FRC conference call with 700 pastors, he asked if he could join. Hearing his voice was a surprise, even to me — but… Continue reading Covid-19: Trump Prays With 700 Pastors

HEALTH

President Buhari Tests Negative for Coronavirus _Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari test result has shown that the President tested negative for the Coronavirus. The President's spokesman, Femi Adesina in a statement described the status as a thing of joy. The report comes on the heels of a negative result Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as well.

HEALTH

Edo Speaker Becomes Index Case of Covid-19 in His State_Ada Nkong

Okiye is 1st Covid-19 Index case in Edo - Shuaibu The Edo state government has confirmed that Mr Frank Okiye, the 'Speaker' of Edo Assembly is the index case of the covid-19 in Edo state. Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shuiabu who disclosed this to journalists at the Government House, Benin City also said that Governor… Continue reading Edo Speaker Becomes Index Case of Covid-19 in His State_Ada Nkong