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How Indorama Molecular Lab Will Help Fight COVID-19 and Sustain Agriculture and Industralisation in Nigeria

How Indorama Molecular Lab Will Help Fight COVID-19 and Sustain Agriculture and Industralisation in Nigeria

  Indorama-Nigeria, owner of Indorama Eleme petrochemicals and Indorama fertiliser says that its Molecular laboratory accredited by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will help to fight the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Rivers State and Nigeria in general. NCDC yesterday announced that it has accredited five new Molecular Laboratories, including Indorama Molecular lab in Port Harcourt, Rivers State ... Read More »

COVID-19: Virology Dept affirms Oyo Govt’s support

COVID-19: Virology Dept affirms Oyo Govt’s support

…As Govt. insists total support to UCH, Virology Dept stand at N118.9m The Department of Virology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, today, affirmed the support of the Oyo State government to the COVID-19 Laboratory in the Department, noting that to date, the Virology Department has been supported by the state to the tune of N86.9 million. A letter affirming ... Read More »

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. NGF’s Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message he issued on behalf of his group, said members had hoped Ajimobi would recover from the lung surgery he recently had. Fayemi said: “It ... Read More »

WHO raises alarm on ‘new and dangerous phase’ of COVID-19 pandemic

WHO raises alarm on ‘new and dangerous phase’ of COVID-19 pandemic

The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned yesterday of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic with people tiring of lockdowns despite the disease’s accelerating spread, AFP reports. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same time as the disease was first reported ... Read More »

Meet The Journalist Who Is A 5G Conspiracy Theorist And His New Collaborator – By Alex Berrzow, PhD

Meet The Journalist Who Is A 5G Conspiracy Theorist And His New Collaborator – By Alex Berrzow, PhD

By Alex Berezow, PhD  Discredited journalist and conspiracy theorist Paul Thacker, who became infamous for spreading disinformation about GMOs and biotech scientists, is back. This time, he’s ranting about 5G. But it seems he could only get his most recent work published in a foreign language with the help of a collaborator, Dutch journalist Jannes van Roermund. Credit: Tomás Freres / ... Read More »

Sanwo-olu Postpones Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Indefinitely

Sanwo-olu Postpones Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Indefinitely

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has suspended the reopening of churches and mosques indefinitely. The governor had earlier announced June 19 as the set date for reopening of worship centers before the latest development which may be due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic Read More »

Coronavirus : FG lists conditions for reopening schools, varsities

Coronavirus : FG lists conditions for reopening schools, varsities

  The Federal Government has given conditions for the reopening of schools and tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, announced the conditions in Abuja on Tuesday. He spoke at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. Nwajiuba said, “All Institutions must have (1) ... Read More »

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Slips Into Coma In Lagos Hospital

Former Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi Slips Into Coma In Lagos Hospital

Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has reportedly slipped into coma at the First Cardiologist Hospital where he has been battling the dreaded coronavirus also known as COVID-19 infection. Ajimobi  slipped into a coma after recovering from a cardiac arrest has now been placed on a life support ... Read More »

Breaking : Senator Bayo Osinowo is dead

Breaking : Senator Bayo Osinowo is dead

The Senator representing Lagos East Adebayo Osinowo popularly known as “Pepperito” is dead. He died a few hours ago at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos where he was said to have been battling with the dreaded coronavirus for some time now. A close aide confirmed the sad incident. He was representing Lagos East constituency in the Senate. Osinowo, famously called Pepperito ... Read More »

‘Noah was on lockdown for 150 days’ — Bakare says his Church may not open till end of the year

‘Noah was on lockdown for 150 days’ — Bakare says his Church may not open till end of the year

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, says the church he pastors will not be opened “until the coast is clear”. Speaking at the second edition of the virtual 3Gz — Guys, Girls and God — session of the CGCC Legacy Youth Fellowship, Bakare said “government cannot shut the church, ... Read More »

COVID-19: Satellite data suggests China’s outbreak started months before officials admit

COVID-19: Satellite data suggests China’s outbreak started months before officials admit

A sharp rise in traffic at major hospitals in Wuhan last autumn suggests coronavirus may have been spreading well before Chinese officials let on, according to a new study. Researchers at Harvard Medical School also found a rise in searches related to Covid symptoms on China’s equivalent to Google at the same time. Dr John Brownstein, the epidemiologist and professor ... Read More »

Plant protein ‘healthier than meat’ and swapping to substitute adds four years to your life

Plant protein ‘healthier than meat’ and swapping to substitute adds four years to your life

…. New data confirms – again – that you’re better off getting your protein requirements from beans rather than beef The type of protein you eat matters. Last year, Men’s Health did a feature on steak versus seitan, asking ‘which is better?’ It found that seitan – a plant-based meat substitute made from gluten – had three times the protein ... Read More »

Boko Haram attack: Zulum visits Gubio village, told 81 died, village head, 6 others abducted

Boko Haram attack: Zulum visits Gubio village, told 81 died, village head, 6 others abducted

By :Inusa Ndahi,Maiduguri * Gov evacuates injured victims, *calls attack barbaric, wants final onslaught by military Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday travelled to Faduma Kolomdi village in Gubio local government area, scene of a deadly attack by Boko Haram. Faduma Kolomdi, a nomadic village, is located 35 kilometres in the north of Gubio, the headquarters of Gubio ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury Confirm ‘Financial Agreement’ For Two World-title Fights

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury Confirm ‘Financial Agreement’ For Two World-title Fights

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed to face each other not once, but twice, after successful talks between both camps, promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed.Discussions over a mouthwatering Battle of Britain, which would see all four major world heavyweight titles on the line, have been ongoing for months. And now Hearn, who represents Joshua, has confirmed that the financial ... Read More »

Bama: Zulum revokes allocations on empty estate, reallocates to homeless IDPs

Bama: Zulum revokes allocations on empty estate, reallocates to homeless IDPs

  … Shares food to 25,000 vulnerable Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday revoked all allocations of houses that have remained unoccupied at Indimi Estate for more than a year, in Bama local government area. Zulum said since it was obvious that those given the houses do not need them, internally displaced persons, many of whom live in government ... Read More »

5G Coronavirus Link: ALTON blames negative power of social media, uninformed persons

5G Coronavirus Link: ALTON blames negative power of social media, uninformed persons

Negative use of the power of social media has been blamed over the amplification of porous claims by uninformed individuals who said that Fifth Generation (5G) Mobile Networks have links to Coronavirus. This was the position of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) at the webinar tagged, 2020 Digital Rights Series on Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable hosted by ... Read More »

Rudman explains why stakeholders must embrace IPv6

Rudman explains why stakeholders must embrace IPv6

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), Mr. Muhammed Rudman has explained the need for new Internet Protocol (IP) and why stakeholders must embrace the Internet Protocol version Six (IPv6). Rudman, who also is the chairman, IPv6 Council Nigeria, gave this insights at the 2020 Digital Rights Series webinar on Nigeria IPv6 Roundtable hosted ... Read More »

Bald men are more at risk of getting severe coronavirus because they carry hormones that HELP the virus attack cells

Bald men are more at risk of getting severe coronavirus because they carry hormones that HELP the virus attack cells

Bald men could be at a higher risk of dying from coronavirus because male hormones help the virus attack cells, scientists have revealed. The hormone Androgen, which causes hair loss in men, has been linked to some of the worst cases of Covid-19 in Spanish hospitals The discovery could be named the Gabrin Sign, after the first US physician to ... Read More »

Final Medical Examiner’s Autopsy Reveals George Floyd Had Coronavirus

Final Medical Examiner’s Autopsy Reveals George Floyd Had Coronavirus

A full autopsy report on George Floyd, the man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police last month, reveals that he was positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The 20-page report also indicates that Floyd had fentanyl and methamphetamine in his system at the time of his death, although the drugs are not listed as the cause. ... Read More »

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’  And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’ And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

The family of George Floyd has hired their own pathologist for a separate autopsy after the official results claimed he did not die of strangulation or asphyxiation. The preliminary results of the county’s autopsy instead concluded Floyd, 46, died from a combination of heart disease and ‘potential intoxicants in his system’ that were exacerbated by the restraint placed on him ... Read More »