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

HUMAN INTEREST

Atiku Donates N50 Million Coronavirus Stimulus Fund_Ada Nkong

As his contribution to the fight against the Coronavirus, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has donated N 50 million Naira as relief fund. In a press statement he personally signed on Wednesday,Atiku said his contribution will help “form part of the stimulus package.” He commended the Federal and State Governments for taking precautionary measures to… Continue reading Atiku Donates N50 Million Coronavirus Stimulus Fund_Ada Nkong

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