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COVID-19: Delta Index Case Receiving Necessary Treatment – Gov Okowa

A file photo of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. Photo: Twitter-@IAOkowa   The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said the index COVID-19 case in the state is getting the needed treatment. He also expressed optimism that the state will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had on Tuesday evening […]

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Trump threatens to cut funding to WHO as US COVID-19 deaths hit daily record

Agency Reporter   President Donald Trump has threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organisation, accusing it of bias towards China during the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as nearly 2,000 people infected with the new coronavirus died in the United States in the past 24 hours. The record daily figure of 1,939 brings […]

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PHOTOS: Gridlock returns to Lagos amid stay-at-home order

Photos: Precious Igbonwelundu MUST READ: Do you want to die in silence, when you know your problem can be solved in 24hhours? Do you believe? Check to know more!

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COVID-19: Katsina Govt Lifts Ban On Friday Prayers

A file photo of Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.   The Katsina State Government has lifted ban on Friday prayers in the state with immediate effect over the COVID-19 pandemic. This is coming after the state government held a stakeholders meeting with religious leaders, traditional rulers and security agencies in the state. In a statement […]

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‘Stop blaming Ajimobi for your failure’

From Bisi Oladele, Ibadan   The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has urged Governor Seyi Makinde to stop blaming his predecessor, Abiola Ajimobi and disparaging Federal Government’s efforts to contain COVID-19. The party said the governor should instead accept his incompetence and failure to deliver on his campaign promises. MUST READ: Do you want […]

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Samsung Heavy Industries donates 5,000 test kits to Nigeria

In line with its corporate strategy of giving back, Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN) Limited has secured the first batch of 5,000 COVID-19 test kits from the South Korea Government to help the Nigeria tackle and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world. The Republic of Korea has become a global model […]

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‘Why I left Nollywood for firefighting job’

From Osagie Otabor, Akure   A former Nollywood actress, Ms Grace Agbo, has said that she left Nollywood to pick up a firefighting job because of her desire to always help those in danger. Agbo, who hails from Idoma in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, said she had found fulfilment since she started […]

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‘Tough time for lockdown violators’

 Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja   THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, said his administration may impose tougher measures to achieve health safety precautionary protocols needed to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in Abuja. Bello who expressed displeasure over flagrant violation of the lockdown order at the rural areas within the territory, […]

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Buhari’s stimulus package good for economy, says Uzodinma

Our Reporter   IMO State Governor Hope Uzodinma on Tuesday said the stimulus package by President Muhammadu Buhari would help steady the economy post-COVID-19. He urged the National Assembly, the political class and economic drivers to support the package aimed at overcoming the economic challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. MUST READ: Do you want to […]

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2022 World Cup: US courts faults Qatar hosting rights

U.S. prosecutors concluded that officials of world football’s governing body were bribed before voting in favour of awarding Qatar and Russia the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022 and 2018 respectively. The conclusion was reached after a lengthy investigation. A 70-page document contains details of the investigation. Several former executive committee members […]