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

HEALTH

Gov. Obaseki Goes into Self Isolation_Ada Nkong

Following the information that the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Muhammed and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, with whom he has had close contact have both tested positive for coronavirus, the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has gone into self-isolationA statement signed by Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication… Continue reading Gov. Obaseki Goes into Self Isolation_Ada Nkong

TECHNOLOGY

NITDA Warns Nigerians Against Websites Offering Covid-19 Relief Funds_Ada Nkong

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has cautioned Nigerians against a “fake” website trending on social media offering Federal Goverment grants to ease Covid-19 stress.A statement on Tuesday signed by the Head, Corporate Affairs & External Relations for NITDA, Hadiza Umar, warns Nigerians not to visit the site which claims the Federal Government is… Continue reading NITDA Warns Nigerians Against Websites Offering Covid-19 Relief Funds_Ada Nkong

TERRORISM

Man Arrested for Licking Toiletries in Walmart_Ada Nkong

A 26-year-old man who filmed himself licking toiletries in Walmart while taunting, 'who's scared of coronavirus,' has been arrested and charged with making a terrorist threat.Cody Pfister, 26, of Warrenton, Missouri, uploaded the video to Snapchat on March 11 and was charged on Tuesday with 'knowingly causing a false belief or fear that a condition… Continue reading Man Arrested for Licking Toiletries in Walmart_Ada Nkong

OPINION

Covid-19: FCT NUJ Faults FCTA’s Approach

Following the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the FCT, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ FCT Council, has expressed worry over the strategic communication plan of the federal government as well as the FCT administration. Chairman of the council, Emmanuel Ogbeche who described both plans as " grossly inadequate' in a statement… Continue reading Covid-19: FCT NUJ Faults FCTA’s Approach