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

WORLD NEWS

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Prince Charles has tested positive for Coronavirus.Clarence House confirmed that the 71-year-old royal had been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease in a statement released this morning.The heir to the throne is said to have displayed "mild symptoms" but "otherwise remains in good health", and has been self-isolating in Scotland with the Duchess of Cornwall -… Continue reading Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

VP Osinbanjo Tests Negative for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Nigeria's Vice President, Prof Osinbanjo can now heave a sigh of relief as he tested negative for the Coronavirus. Newsannexonline recalls that 24 hours ago, he went into self-isolation amidst fears that he could have contracted the virus through physical contact with some persons who tested positive. A tweet by his special advicer on political… Continue reading VP Osinbanjo Tests Negative for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Pep Guardiola Donates Personal Funds to Fight Covid-19 in Barcelona_Ada Nkong

Pep Guardiola has donated €1million (£900,000) in the fight against coronavirus in Barcelona. The Manchester City manager has earmarked the money, sent to the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation, to be spent on purchasing medical equipment. The fund is named after a doctor from Santpedor - the town Guardiola hails from - who passed away in… Continue reading Pep Guardiola Donates Personal Funds to Fight Covid-19 in Barcelona_Ada Nkong

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