#COVID19: Oyo May Enforce Wearing Face Masks In Public — Gov Makinde

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has said that the COVID19 Taskforce is working on the enforcement of a law to make the wearing of face masks in public places compulsory. Governor Makinde, the Chairman of the task force, who recently recovered from the coronavirus infection said this on Wednesday in Ibadan while giving an update […]

Kidnappers Abduct Four Along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road

Four men who went to the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Teaching Hospital Zaria, to pick up the corpse of their father, were kidnapped with the diseased, along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road, on Tuesday. The kidnappers released the corpse, but the young men “are still in the hands of their abductors.” This was revealed by Ex-lawmaker, Shehu […]

#COVID19: Okonjo-Iweala Commends Rwanda’s Food Distribution Style

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, yesterday, hailed Paul Kagame, the Rwandan President, for his government’s style of palliatives’ distribution. Countries across the world have been offering food items to citizens to cushion the effect of the lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The economist in a tweet via her Twitter handle, @NOIweala, said […]

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello Expresses Delight Over Discharge Of 7 #COVID19 Patients

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has expressed delight over the discharge of 7 COVID19 Patients in the Nation’s Capital. According to the Minister in a tweet via his Twitter handle, @MuhdMusaBello, the seven of them were discharged from the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital around 7pm on Tuesday, after their […]

PHOTO: Mammoth Crowd Awaits Trains In Wuhan, China After Two-Month #COVID19 Lockdown Lifted

Yesterday, China ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe. People were pictured waiting for trains in Wuhan, in a tweet by data storyteller, Norbert Elekes, via his Twitter handle, @NobertElekes. See tweet/photo: NEW: People waiting for trains in […]

“Health Care Workers are Our Utmost Priority” says NCDC DG

The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu in a press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Covid19 today started off by appreciating health workers across the Nation as part of the world health day.The NCDC took to their twitter account to say: DG @Chikwe_I starts by appreciating the […]

Chinese Doctors Arrive Nigeria Amidst Protests from Nigerian Doctors

15 Chinese Doctors have arrived Nigeria via AirPeace Flight to aid in the Fight Against Covid19 in the country. Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian; Executive Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Mr Jacques Liao as well as senior officials of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health received the doctors who arrived Nnamdi […]

African-American Woman and Her 3 Sons Die After Contracting Covid19

An African American, Antoinette Franklin, a New Orleans resident and her sons, Herman Franklin jr.,71, Anthony Franklin Sr., 58, and Timothy Franklin, 61, died between March 20th –March 30th after testing positive to Corona virus. The news of their death was announced by the New Orleans coroners office while addressing the press on tuesday. Family […]

Falana Advices NJC to Designate Judges to Attend to Urgent Cases Via Zoom or Skype

Popular Human Rights activists , Femi Falana has advised the chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to direct Judges to attend to urgent cases via zoom or Skype, since the FG has directed a total lockdown due to the pandemic Falana further said that since the FG has replaced the lockdown by allowing […]

AirPeace Aircraft Seen Loading Medical Supplies From Beijing Airport in China, Headed to Nigeria

The Airpeace airline took to twitter to post photos of medical Supplies being loaded on their aircraft at the Beijing International Airport in China. The medical supplies are from the Chinese Government to Fedral Government of Nigeria to aid in the fight against the deadly Corona virus “#COVID-19- Loading of Federal Government medical Supplies into […]