HEALTH

Lagos State Records Another Covid-19 Death _Ada Nkong

Another COVID-19 Patient has died in Lagos, Nigeria.Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health disclosed this in a tweet Wednesday.According to Professor Abayomi, the victim is a 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom who travelled from India via Dubai and entered Lagos on the 17th of March, 2020. The Commissioner also said that… Continue reading Lagos State Records Another Covid-19 Death _Ada Nkong

ACCIDENTS

Video:Fire Outbreak at Accountant Generals Office_ Ada Nkong

At about 10:00 am Wednesday, a fire incidence was reported at the accountant general's office. Though the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as at the time of this report, our source said the fire service was called and were seen putting off the fire. Also spotted at the scene of the… Continue reading Video:Fire Outbreak at Accountant Generals Office_ Ada Nkong

HEALTH

World Health Day 2020: Lifeline Center Kicks Against Importation of Chinese Doctors to Fight Covid-19 _Ada Nkong

Lifeline Centre for Medical and Health Rights Advocacy (Lifeline Centre), has registered its disagreement with the decision to import Chinese medical personnel to help Nigeria fight the Covid-19 Pandemic.In a statement signed by Professor Uwakwe Abugu, President Lifeline center to mark the 2020 edition of the World Health day, the center says it is joining… Continue reading World Health Day 2020: Lifeline Center Kicks Against Importation of Chinese Doctors to Fight Covid-19 _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

16 New Cases of Covid-19 Reported in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria have risen to 254 with 16 new cases confirmed by the NCDC. Ten of the cases are in Lagos, 2 in the FCT, 2 in Oyo,1 each in Delta and Katsina states. So far, 44 persons have been discharged with 6 deaths recorded. The number of active… Continue reading 16 New Cases of Covid-19 Reported in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY · EMERGENCY · HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST

COVID-19: “Essential Relief” for Osun Residence from today_Femi Ehiabhi

Osun State Government said it would from Wednesday commence distribution of food items to residents as part of palliatives to cushion the effects of ‘sit-at-home’ order to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Oluwole Oyebamiji, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), disclosed this in Osogbo on Tuesday after receiving voluntary donations of food items… Continue reading COVID-19: “Essential Relief” for Osun Residence from today_Femi Ehiabhi

EMERGENCY · Governance · HEALTH

COVID-19: Stay-At-Home, Edo Govt Reiterates_Femi Ehiabhi

The Edo State Government has appealed to residents to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts at curtailing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) by complying with all guidelines of the government including the stay-at-home and social distancing directives. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who made the plea while speaking to journalists in Benin City,… Continue reading COVID-19: Stay-At-Home, Edo Govt Reiterates_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Tottenham Hotspur flags down social distancing rule violators_Femi Ehiabhi

Tottenham Hotspur have reminded players of their responsibilities during Britain’s coronavirus lockdown. The reminder became necessary after pictures and video on social media emerged of manager Jose Mourinho and several members of his squad that appeared to show them flouting social-distancing rules. Portuguese boss Mourinho was pictured training with Tanguy Ndombele on Hadley Common, while… Continue reading Tottenham Hotspur flags down social distancing rule violators_Femi Ehiabhi

CHARITY · HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey donates quarter of his wealth to battle COVID-19_Femi Ehiabhi

In a bid to defeat the deadly coronavirus, Twitter Chief Executive Officer and Square founder, Jack Dorsey has founded a new fund called Start Small LLC aimed at battling the Coronavirus. He’s seeding the fund with 28% of his wealth, roughly $1billion. He shared the news via twitter, saying; "I’m moving $1B of my Square equity (~28%… Continue reading Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey donates quarter of his wealth to battle COVID-19_Femi Ehiabhi

WORLD NEWS

New York Records Deadliest Day in Coronavirus Crisis_Ada Nkong

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak is now 5,489, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.“That’s 731 people who we lost. Behind every one of those numbers is an individual. There’s a family, there’s a… Continue reading New York Records Deadliest Day in Coronavirus Crisis_Ada Nkong