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Breaking: Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 ( See the 5-paged document)

Breaking: Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 ( See the 5-paged document)

By Mikail Mumuni President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared COVID-19 a dangerous infectious disease. This was in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Act (CAP Q2 LFN 2004) and all other powers enabling him in that behalf. The 5-paged document was made available to ... Read More »

Oyo Governor,Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Oyo Governor,Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Oyo state Governor, Seyi MAKINDE has tested positive to the dreaded coronavirus scourge. I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. In a statement today, the Oyo state helmsman revealed: “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of ... Read More »

How I Conquered Coronavirus-Lagos Survivor

How I Conquered Coronavirus-Lagos Survivor

  Oluwaseun who was among the five patients discharged by the Lagos State government encourages all Nigerians to live a healthy lifestyle. Oluwaseun in series of tweets said; “Life finds ways of throwing LEMON at me. I’ve struggled w/ coming forward, but I want to inspire hope. I returned to Nigeria from the UK post-Commonwealth event (I totally enjoyed) & ... Read More »

Mikel Obi is  Biggest Nigerian Footballer Ever- Amokachi

Mikel Obi is Biggest Nigerian Footballer Ever- Amokachi

The former Super Eagles coach believes the 32-year-old’s achievements make him the greatest footballer to have come out of Nigeria Former Nigeria striker and coach Daniel Amokachi has named former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel as the greatest Nigerian player ever. Mikel enjoyed a successful international career with the Super Eagles before his retirement last July. He played at two ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Barcelona Players Agree On 70% Wage Cut

Coronavirus: Barcelona Players Agree On 70% Wage Cut

Lionel Messi has hit out at Barcelona and at suggestions players at Barcelona were being selfish and mean-spirited in their response to the coronavirus crisis, calling out the club’s board and promising to take an extra pay-cut so everyone gets paid. Messi used his Instagram account on Monday to confirm that Barcelona players WILL take a 70 per cent pay ... Read More »

Oil hits 18-year low as COVID-19 lockdowns reduce demand

Oil hits 18-year low as COVID-19 lockdowns reduce demand

Crude oil fell sharply today with U.S. crude briefly dropping below 20 dollars and Brent hitting its lowest level in 18 years on heightened fears that the global coronavirus shutdown could last months and demand for fuel could evaporate further. Agency reports indicated that U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 1.14 dollars or 5.3 per cent to 20.37 per ... Read More »

Abba Kyari Speaks From Hospital, Says I’ll Resume Soon

Abba Kyari Speaks From Hospital, Says I’ll Resume Soon

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally broken his silence on health status, six days after testing positive for the coronavirus. In a statement signed by him, Kyari said he is feeling well but will transfer from Abuja to Lagos on Sunday for further tests and observations. “This is a precautionary measure: I feel well, but ... Read More »

Covid 19: Full Text Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address

Covid 19: Full Text Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease ... Read More »

I tested negative for coronavirus – Dangote

I tested negative for coronavirus – Dangote

Business mogul,Aliko Dangote has tested negative to the dreaded coronavirus     Suspected by many Nigerians over suspicion that he had contact with some governors and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, who tested positive, he tweeted, “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being. “As a global citizen and business ... Read More »

Coronavirus : WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI STATE-Fayemi

Coronavirus : WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI STATE-Fayemi

Text of the Address by   His Excellency Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria   on the occasion of the address titled:   Text of the Address by   His Excellency Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria   on the occasion of the address titled:   WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI ... Read More »

Covid-19: We are working on palliatives, Makinde tells Oyo people

Covid-19: We are working on palliatives, Makinde tells Oyo people

…Says Testing Centre set to come on stream in state …Compliance with shutdown measures, best way to protect state Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, informed residents of the state that his government is already working on palliatives to ease the pressure on the people following the partial shutdown of activities as part of the precautionary measures to ... Read More »

Spanish princess becomes first royal to die from coronavirus

Spanish princess becomes first royal to die from coronavirus

Princess Maria Teresa of Spain has died after testing positive for coronavirus. The princess, who was King of Spain Felipe VI’s cousin, became the first royal to pass away from the virus when she died aged 86 in Paris on Friday. METRO reports that her younger brother, Prince Sixtus Henry of Bourbon-Parma, announced the sad news, as another 832 people ... Read More »

Stay at home, Boris Johnson writes to every UK household

Stay at home, Boris Johnson writes to every UK household

Boris Johnson has written to every single household in the UK to urge everyone to obey his lockdown and warn ‘things will get worse before they get better’. METRO reports that the prime minister, who is currently self-isolating after testing positive for coronavirus, is said to have spent an estimated £5.8 million on the letters, which will land on 30 ... Read More »

BREAKING: UCH CMD tests positive for COVID-19

BREAKING: UCH CMD tests positive for COVID-19

The Chief Medical Director, UCH, Prof Jesse A. Otegbayo, has tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement he personally signed, the CMD said: “On Monday 23rd March, we commenced a 12man quarterly board meeting which was meant to last 5 days in the hospital, we observed social distancing and other precautionary measures for covid-19 as much as possible. “However, on ... Read More »

Queen Elizabeth,Head of Commonwealth of Nations Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth,Head of Commonwealth of Nations Tests Positive For Coronavirus

  Royal Palace confirms Queen Elizabeth tests positive for coronavirus. Buckingham Palace revealed the monarch held a face-to-face with Mr Johnson on March 11. Her health, the palace added, remains good and stable though she has shown mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus. In a brief statement, the palace said, “HMQ has also tested positive and is currently self-isolating at ... Read More »

Tinubu @68: He’s Leader of Leaders,says Fayemi

Tinubu @68: He’s Leader of Leaders,says Fayemi

As the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 68 years old on Sunday, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has described him as leader of leaders, who has paid his dues in the country’s political firmament and beyond, thus deserving the respect of all and sundry across party lines. Fayemi, who is also Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ ... Read More »

COVID-19: OGUN ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF BORDERS

COVID-19: OGUN ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF BORDERS

  Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with the neighbouring states and the international border with the Republic of Benin. The closure will be effected at 12 Midnight on Sunday, 29th March, 2020. It will be in force for two weeks in the first instance. With this restriction order, movement in and out of the state ... Read More »

Tinubu to Buhari: Print more money to Save the Economy

Tinubu to Buhari: Print more money to Save the Economy

_All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, has asked the Federal Government to print more naira notes in order to save the economy from collapse even as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to bite harder._ _Tinubu said this in a statement he wrote in commemoration of his 68th birthday._ _The former governor of Lagos State said the United States Federal Reserve had ... Read More »

US coronavirus diagnoses hit 112,000

US coronavirus diagnoses hit 112,000

….as 7,681 more people test positive in New York The United States now has more than 112,000 coronavirus diagnoses after 7,681 more people tested positive for Covid-19 overnight. METRO reports that New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the update today, with the US surging far ahead of Italy and China as the country with the most coronavirus diagnoses in ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Italy’s death toll passes 10,000

Coronavirus: Italy’s death toll passes 10,000

…As almost 900 more die in a day Another 889 people have died in Italy after contracting coronavirus. The death toll in the country has risen to 10,023 over the last 24 hours – by far the highest worldwide and the latest in a series of increasingly tragic milestones, METRO reports. Italy’s largest daily total was registered on Friday, when ... Read More »