OPINION

Coronavirus: The Individual Experience_Ada Nkong

Few things can bring a person to his knees like being stripped of freewill. Ask the prisoners what they miss most and they will tell you that it is the ability to go and come as they please.Nobody would have imagined that a time will come when people would be holed up in their house,… Continue reading Coronavirus: The Individual Experience_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

IOC Bows to Pressure, Moves Olympic to 2021_Ada Nkong

Less than 48 hours after coming under fire for giving themselves four weeks to make a decision, the International Olympic Committee announced that the Games will be rescheduled for the first time in history because of the coronavirus pandemic. Having been due to begin on July 24, they will now take place on 'a date… Continue reading IOC Bows to Pressure, Moves Olympic to 2021_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Osun records First Case of Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

The National center for disease control has reported the first case of Covid-19 in Osun state and one in Lagos. Both cases are returning travellers within the past seven days. This brings the number of cases in Nigeria to 46, 3 discharged, one death and others receiving treatment. The government has locked down a great… Continue reading Osun records First Case of Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST

Dabiri-Erewa Pays Tribute to Late Sen Rose Oko_Ada Nkong

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the death of late Senator Rose Oko (PDP-Cross River) as very painful and sad. In a condolence statement issued by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of NIDCOM, she describes the late Senator as an outstanding and dedicated parliamentarian. Recalling her… Continue reading Dabiri-Erewa Pays Tribute to Late Sen Rose Oko_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY · HEALTH

COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has directed all office-based staff below Management cadre across all its formations to work remotely from home with effect from March 24. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kennie Obateru, in Abuja, on Tuesday. He said the directive was in compliance with the federal… Continue reading COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST

COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

Lagos markets, offices, showrooms and warehouses operating under the umbrella of Market Leaders and Traders Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, will shut down, on Friday, over the raging coronavirus epidemic. In a statement issued this morning and signed by Comrade Christopher Okpala and Comrade Okey Enwuru, president and secretary respectively, the shutdown will run from… Continue reading COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

Bauchi State Governor Tests Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Bauchi State Governor ,Senator Bala Mohammed has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Recall that Bala Mohammed had gone into self isolation saying he had close contact with Atiku's son who tested positive for the virus.