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Coronavirus: MTN Shuts Down,To Work From Home

Coronavirus: MTN Shuts Down,To Work From Home

MTN Nigeria, on Sunday, said its team would start working from home as part of the precautionary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 Mr Funso Aina, the telcos Senior Manager, External Relations, said in a statement that from March 23, workers are expected to perform their duties from home. Aina said that the telcos operations would continue to run ... Read More »

Coronavirus : German Chancellor, Angel Merkel Quarantined

Coronavirus : German Chancellor, Angel Merkel Quarantined

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made the decision to self quarantine in her home after having contact with a doctor who subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus.Merkel was informed after a press conference Sunday that a doctor who administered a pnueumococcal vaccine to her on Friday afternoon has tested positive for the virus, according to German government spokesman Steffen Seibert. Merkel ... Read More »

Coronavirus : Union Bank Orders Workers To Work From Home

Coronavirus : Union Bank Orders Workers To Work From Home

Union Bank, one of the old generation and leading banks in Nigeria has asked its workers to work from home indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Union Bank said in a statement: “The health and safety of our employees and the larger community is of the utmost importance during this critical time. Starting, March 23rd, Union Bank is activating remote work ... Read More »

Coronavirus Cases jump to 30 in Nigeria

Coronavirus Cases jump to 30 in Nigeria

Nigeria has confirmed three new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of patients with the disease to 30 — but two have been discharged. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new cases were recorded in Lagos state. Two of the cases are said to be returning travellers while one of them had contact with a ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu Orders Lagos Civil Servants To Stay At Home Over Coronavirus

Sanwo-Olu Orders Lagos Civil Servants To Stay At Home Over Coronavirus

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered civil servants from Grade Level One to Twelve (GL1-12) to sit at home for 14 days for an easy containment of COVID-19. He made the announcement on Sunday during a Press briefing. The governor said the move was aimed at curbing the effect of coronavirus in the state. He said: “Lagos State ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Pastor Arrested As Ogun Enforcement Task Force Goes Into Full Operation

Coronavirus: Pastor Arrested As Ogun Enforcement Task Force Goes Into Full Operation

Pastor of The Apostolic Church at Sagamu been arrested for not complying with order of the State Government, Ogun State Government announced on Sunday.   Although the pastor was not named, the government on its official Facebook page said:   “The Enforcement Task Force set up by the Ogun State Government is now in full operation. “Officers of the task ... Read More »

Covid-19: Buhari’s actions speak louder than TV address – BMO

Covid-19: Buhari’s actions speak louder than TV address – BMO

Those calling for the President to address the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic should consider the worth of a television address against getting the country prepared for the fallout of the pandemic, The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has said.   The group in a statement cautioned that getting the country prepared to prevent the spread of the pandemic in the ... Read More »

Buhari asked to instruct EFCC, ICPC to track, monitor spending on coronavirus

Buhari asked to instruct EFCC, ICPC to track, monitor spending on coronavirus

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position to “urgently instruct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to jointly track and monitor spending by federal agencies and state governors to combat coronavirus or COVID19 pandemic ... Read More »

6 Must-Visit Students’ Friendly Resources From Google – By Najeeb A. A. Gambo

6 Must-Visit Students’ Friendly Resources From Google – By Najeeb A. A. Gambo

Najeeb A. A. Gambo Credit: Benjamin Dada This piece is motivated by the World Economic Forum report on the Future of Jobs and Skills that concludes ‘more than 65% of young people will work in jobs that don’t currently exist’. Likewise, the current hiring trend has shifted from putting too much emphasis on paper qualification to transferable skills. It is on this ... Read More »

Football Legend, Paolo Maldini, Son test Positive to Coronavirus

Football Legend, Paolo Maldini, Son test Positive to Coronavirus

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini and son Daniel test positive for coronavirus The 51-year-old is widely considered as the greatest defender of all time while Daniel now plays for Milan as an attacking midfielder The former Italy full-back Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel are the latest high-profile figures from the world of football to test positive for coronavirus. Italy ... Read More »

Former Manchester United Midfielder,Marouine Fellani Tests Positive To Coronavirus

Former Manchester United Midfielder,Marouine Fellani Tests Positive To Coronavirus

Former Manchester united midfielder, Marouine Fellani has tested positive to the dreaded Coronavirus. According to a local health department in the Chinese province of Jinan, a recent test taken by Fellaini has returned positive for the virus which has swept across the globe. The 32-year-old currently plies his trade in the Chinese Super League for Shandong Luneng and tested positive ... Read More »

COVID-19: CAN issues directives on Church Service

COVID-19: CAN issues directives on Church Service

“The National and FCT leadership of CAN advise that churches follow these guidelines and precautions in all their gatherings, as we trust God for victory over the pandemic:…”   The National leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed churches in Nigeria to observe Sunday 22nd and 29th March, 2020, as days of prayers against the Corona virus ... Read More »

Covid- 19: No Sunday Church service in Osun – Govt

Covid- 19: No Sunday Church service in Osun – Govt

The Osun State Government on Saturday announced an outright ban on all gatherings, including Sunday Church Service as part of the measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus. A statement to that effect by the Secretary to the State Government Prince Wole Oyebamiji said: “The State government of Osun, today, announced that all public gatherings in the state under any ... Read More »

Juventus star,Paulo Dybala tests Positive to Coronavirus

Juventus star,Paulo Dybala tests Positive to Coronavirus

Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala has become the latest footballer to test positive for coronavirus. Dybala is the third Bianconeri star to test positive, after defender Daniele Rugani and World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi. His girlfriend, Oriana, has also tested positive for COVID-19. They are currently in isolation together at the player’s home in Turin. Juventus also released a statement, which ... Read More »

FG shuts Lagos,Abuja Airports,As Coronavirus cases hit 22

FG shuts Lagos,Abuja Airports,As Coronavirus cases hit 22

The Federal Government says the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut effective Monday, March 23, The PUNCH has learnt. News reports that Nigeria’s cases of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic increased geometrically from 12 to 22 on Saturday. The Lagos and Abuja airports are the two major entry points into Nigeria. In ... Read More »

Court appoints Chief Registrar as provisional liquidator of Chicason Company

Court appoints Chief Registrar as provisional liquidator of Chicason Company

By Demola Abimboye In order to preserve the assets from being dissipated by the company’s owners or their agents, a Federal High Court in Lagos has appointed the Chief Registrar of the court as provisional liquidator of Chicason Nigeria Limited. He takes charge of all the identified /traceable assets and funds of the company in banks and other financial institutions ... Read More »

BPE rolls out transaction plans for 2020

BPE rolls out transaction plans for 2020

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh, has rolled out transaction plans for the year 2020 pegging it at 19. Okoh made this known when he received members of the Senate Committee on Privatization and Commercialization led by its Chairman, Chief Theodore A. Orji, who were on oversight visit ... Read More »

Dolly Parton shares tearful tribute to Kenny Rogers after death: ‘My heart is broken’

Dolly Parton shares tearful tribute to Kenny Rogers after death: ‘My heart is broken’

Dolly Parton has shared an emotional tribute to her singing partner Kenny Rogers, tearing up as she addressed his death, METRO reports. Posting a video on Twiter, Dolly sat next to her piano as she remembered the iconic country musician. ‘Well, I couldn’t believe it when I got up this morning, turned on the TV, checking to see what the ... Read More »