Governance

Full Text of Lai Mohammed’s Address on Covid-19 Measures_Ada Nkong

TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE HON MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, IN ABUJA ON THURSDAY, 26 MARCH, 2020. Good afternoon gentlemen, and welcome to this press conference, called to update you on the measures being taken by the Federal Government to tackle the #Coronavirus pandemic. I want to say… Continue reading Full Text of Lai Mohammed’s Address on Covid-19 Measures_Ada Nkong

Governance

Covid-19: Abuja Municipal Council Closes Markets_Ada Nkong

The Abuja Municipal Area Council, Amac has ordered an immediate closure of all markets within the council's jurisdiction as part of effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the country. This was disclosed in a statement by the According to a statement by Council's Secretary, Mrs. Rahmat Abdullahi, "the closure is inline with… Continue reading Covid-19: Abuja Municipal Council Closes Markets_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

US Offers $15 Million for Arrest of Venezuelan President_Ada Nkong

The US has charged Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro and other senior officials in the country with drug trafficking crimes. The move, which will increase tensions between the two nations, was announced by Attorney General William Barr. The US also offered a $15m (£12.5m) reward for any information leading to Mr Maduro's arrest. It has long… Continue reading US Offers $15 Million for Arrest of Venezuelan President_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Bosch Develops Test Kit That Detects Coronavirus in 3 Hours_Ada Nkong

Robert Bosch on Thursday said it has developed a diagnostic tool for detecting the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in under three hours, potentially aiding the challenge of understanding how far the virus has spread. Bosch’s rapid molecular diagnostic test, which runs on its Vivalytic analysis device, can detect a SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in under two and a… Continue reading Bosch Develops Test Kit That Detects Coronavirus in 3 Hours_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

6 Covid-19 Cases in Lagos State Recover Fully_Ada Nkong

In what can best be decribed as cheering news ,Lagos State Government on Thursday said six coronavirus patients have recovered in the state and will be discharged soon. Lagos State health commissioner Akin Abayomi revealed this in an interview on Nigeria Info. “Tomorrow, we are going to discharge six of the (coronavirus) patients in Lagos.… Continue reading 6 Covid-19 Cases in Lagos State Recover Fully_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Governor Obaseki Tests Negative for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who has been in self isolation following contact with infected persons has tested negative for coronavirus.He has however decided to remain in self-isolation. A statement, by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, says the result is that of the rapid… Continue reading Governor Obaseki Tests Negative for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Italian Priest in Same Guesthouse With Pope Francis Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

An Italian priest working in the Vatican and residing in the Santa Marta guesthouse where Pope Francis lives has tested positive for coronavirus and has been hospitalized, Italian media reported this evening, and America confirmed the story from Vatican sources. The priest, identified as Msgr. Gianluca Pezzoli, 58, is head of the Italian section of… Continue reading Italian Priest in Same Guesthouse With Pope Francis Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong