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Coronavirus : Kano Government To Investigate Reports Of Mass Burial In The State

Coronavirus : Kano Government To Investigate Reports Of Mass Burial In The State

Kano State Government on Monday launched an investigation into reports of mass deaths in the state with many cemeteries said to be witnessing a high number of burials. State Commissioner Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, who disclosed this, said the state is concerned with Social Media reports that there has been an upsurge in deaths which could not be explained. ... Read More »

COVID-19: Ekiti Traces 70 contacts of 3rd case – Health Commissioner

COVID-19: Ekiti Traces 70 contacts of 3rd case – Health Commissioner

The Ekiti State Government today announced that 70 out of the 73 people the state’s third coronavirus case had contacts with had been traced, NAN reports. Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, the state’s Commissioner for Health, at a news conference in Ado Ekiti said that the people were identified through an aggressive contact-tracing carried out by the State Government. “Out of the ... Read More »

Lagos hospital shut for admitting COVID-19 patient

Lagos hospital shut for admitting COVID-19 patient

…Asks visitors in last 10 days to self-isolate Verdic Lifecare Hospital in Lekki, Lagos has been shut down for admitting a patient who tested positive to COVID-19 after discharge. Consequently, the management of the hospital has advised those who visited it in the last 10 days to proceed on self-isolation. Two of the hospital staff have contracted the disease. In ... Read More »

MFM Directs Members to Repeat Prayer Retreat

MFM Directs Members to Repeat Prayer Retreat

  The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries has directed both her members and non members who keyed into the 30 Days prophetic prayers retreat of the Ministry to repeat the daily prayers from Thursday, 23 April. Tagged ‘Victory over the Noisome Pestilence’, the first set of prayers, which can be prayed at anytime, started on Sunday, 22 March and ... Read More »

Convid – 19 : Premiership In Trouble, As 57 Out of Contract Players May Void Competition(See Full List)

Convid – 19 : Premiership In Trouble, As 57 Out of Contract Players May Void Competition(See Full List)

They are out of contract on June 30, facing an uncertain future – and they may unwittingly be the biggest single reason as to why the Premier League could end up having to finish early or else the league can end up in court or controversy by clubs who can challenge the winner for winning with illegal players. Relegated clubs ... Read More »

Covid-19: Body of Abba Kyari thoroughly decontaminated before it was released for burial – Boss Mustapha

Covid-19: Body of Abba Kyari thoroughly decontaminated before it was released for burial – Boss Mustapha

“… the body of the late Chief of Staff was thoroughly decontaminated, put in a body bag and then a sealed coffin in Lagos before being flown to Abuja. On arrival in Abuja, all safety measures required to protect those handling the body were strictly adhered to, from the plane to the burial ground. At no time was the body ... Read More »

COVID – 19: Jigawa records another positive case, announces Lockdown

COVID – 19: Jigawa records another positive case, announces Lockdown

By: Dahiru Suleman, Dutse. Jigawa state Government had announced lockdown in Kazaure local Council as it records a confirmed case of Covid 19 in the area.   This brings the total number of cases being managed in the state to two after Kano state Government hands over a Jigawa indigene to his home state.   This was confirmed by the ... Read More »

BORNO COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM REGRETS OUTBREAK, DEATH AT UMTH

BORNO COVID-19 RESPONSE TEAM REGRETS OUTBREAK, DEATH AT UMTH

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Chairman High Powered Response Team for the control and prevention of dreaded Corona Virus (COVID-19), who is also the Deputy Governor of Borno state, Hon Umar Usman Kadafur has regretted the outbreak of the virus which has so far claimed one live of an Aide worker being managed at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital ... Read More »

Jadon Sancho Agrees Manchester United Transfer Terms

Jadon Sancho Agrees Manchester United Transfer Terms

Manchester United have reportedly made huge progress in their pursuit of Jadon Sancho – with the England ace believed to have agreed a switch to Old Trafford. The Borussia Dortmund winger, 20, has had another superb season in the Bundesliga, scoring 15 goals and creating 16 assists. That blistering form has seen him linked with a return to the Premier ... Read More »

Zulum in attendance as Abba Kyari’s family combine 3rd, 7th days post-funeral prayers

Zulum in attendance as Abba Kyari’s family combine 3rd, 7th days post-funeral prayers

Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, early today, returned to the extended family residence of late Malam Abba Kyari for combined third and seventh day post-funeral prayers. Zulum had visited the family on Sunday. Late Kyari’s royal family decided to combine prayers for third and seventh days so that mourners do not have to return in view of the need for ... Read More »

Coronavirus : Ekiti Rolls Out Amotekun To Protect Porous Borders

Coronavirus : Ekiti Rolls Out Amotekun To Protect Porous Borders

Forced by alleged complicity of the Police in maintaining the lockdown in the state, the Ekiti state government rolled out the Amotekun group yesterday to enforce the no-movement law.   Indigene of Ikere Ekiti took laws into their hands by blocking the public highways two days ago, when  they suspected police complicity in the surreptitious entry of Coronavirus cases into ... Read More »

Men’s testicles ‘could make them more vulnerable to coronavirus’- Researchers

Men’s testicles ‘could make them more vulnerable to coronavirus’- Researchers

The Coronavirus could linger in men’s testicles explaining why men are more likely to be severely affected than women, Metro.co.uk reports A study by some researchers suggested that the virus bonds with proteins in the body that are found in the lungs, intestine and heart – and also the testicles. It binds with cells that express the ACE2 protein, or ... Read More »

Beware The Fires Of Hell

Beware The Fires Of Hell

By Sonala Olumhense Sadly, the Nigerian government continues the combat with the United States over its alleged intention to pay $100m of over $321m in Abacha loot to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu, a former Abacha collaborator and friend of President Muhammadu Buhari. The American public is aghast that Buhari somehow finds this to be an option. But the latest ... Read More »

Why we were asked to stay away from Presidential Villa after attending Abba Kyari’s burial – Garba Shehu   

Why we were asked to stay away from Presidential Villa after attending Abba Kyari’s burial – Garba Shehu  

Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu has reacted to trending news that he and other government officials who attended Saturday’s burial of Mallam Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the president, have been barred from the Presidential Villa. In a post on his verified social media handles, the presidential aide wrote: “There ... Read More »

Abba Kyari: FCT Minister condoles with Buhari, family

Abba Kyari: FCT Minister condoles with Buhari, family

Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has offered the heartfelt condolences of the FCT Administration and the residents of the FCT to President Muhammadu Buhari and the entire Abba Kyari family on the passing of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the President. In a statement on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, the Minister ... Read More »

Kyari’s demise: Zulum visits extended family in Maiduguri

Kyari’s demise: Zulum visits extended family in Maiduguri

… Says, ‘6 times, Kyari didn’t disappoint me’ Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday morning, led top government officials on a visit to the extended family of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari who died on Friday. Younger brother to the deceased, Baba-Shehu Zannah Arjinoma, who is the district head of Banki town, received ... Read More »

IGP Orders Arrest Of Policemen Over Assault

IGP Orders Arrest Of Policemen Over Assault

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has ordered the arrest of the police officers involved in the unwarranted assault and brutalisation of a woman in Iwo, Osun State. In a press statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer yesterday, the Inspector General of Police frowned at such unbecoming act. Find below the full details of the Press ... Read More »

COVID-19: Turning Adversity Into Opportunity at the Sub-national Level, By Kayode Fayemi

COVID-19: Turning Adversity Into Opportunity at the Sub-national Level, By Kayode Fayemi

    Never in our lifetime have we endured the kind of socio-economic disruption the world is currently experiencing, as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) ravages people, and continues to cause massive economic displacements across the globe. Since the virus was discovered, it has infected two million people, and caused over 131,000 confirmed deaths in 213 countries, areas or territories.   ... Read More »

BREAKING: Abia apprehends wanted COVID-19 patient

BREAKING: Abia apprehends wanted COVID-19 patient

The Abia State Government on has nabbed the suspected COVID-19 patient who disappeared from custody in the state. Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, commissioner for information, in a news release this evening, said the suspect who had disappeared into the thin air after alerting the National Control Room of the National Center for Disease and Control of manifesting symptoms of COVID-19 was ... Read More »