Says incurred N5m losses By Bashir Bello – Kano Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, have appealed to Governor Wike Nyesom of River State to review and relax the Coronavirus lock down order in the state to enable it members dispose it cattles in stock which have continued to die on dailyRead More
Bayern Munich’s contract negotiations with a quartet of key players will not be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, insists CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller, David Alaba, and Thiago Alcantara are all out of contract in 2021 and are mulling over the offer of fresh terms from the Bundesliga champions, who extended Hansi Flick’sRead
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it on an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.
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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has pleaded with the Federal Government not to get Chinese medical team involved in the fight against Coronavirus in the country.
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There are now more than over 6,700 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic. According to the latest data by the Africa Center for Disease Control on COVID-19 in Africa, the breakdown remains fluid asRead More
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has tested negative for Coronavirus. Hamzat stated the result of his status through his twitter handle on Saturday.
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Imo people have been assured by the state governor , Sen Hope Uzodinma, that under his watch they will be safe and healthy beyond COVID- 19, as he commissioned six isolation centres and released 30 state of the art ambulances for the Coronavirus fight. Speaking in Owerri yesterday at the launch of a policy programmeRead More
“It is wrong always,everywhere and for everyone to believe anything upon insufficient evidence” William James Thankfully Emmanuel Aziken in his “The contradictions in Mallam Nasir El-Rufai” refused in some instances to toe the sickening line of many other cynics and half baked analysts, who in their characteristic manner attempted to create unwarranted doubts as to the sincerity of Governor Nasir El-Rufai, that the presidency should “naturally” shift to the South after eight (8) years
By Kingsley Omonobi, Abuja The Joint Operation Task -Team for the Enforcement of Presidential Lockdown order on Covid-19 in FCT, under the leadership of CP Bala Ciroma, the FCT Commissioner of Police has impounded Fifty-one (51) Cars, Nine (9) Tricycles and Forty-six (46) Motorcycles in FCT for violating the subsisting presidential lockdown directive, aimed atRead
The International Monetary Fund, IMF has warned that Zimbabwe needs urgent aid as the coronavirus exacerbates the impact a food shortage following the worst drought in nearly four decades. The southern African nation needs hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid in the coming months to fend off a humanitarian crisis that’s likely toRead
By Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar The Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River has launched a free Healthcare Connect Service at the Calabar Women and Children Hospital for residents in the state. Speaking during the launching of the Connect Service on Saturday in Calabar, Dr Ofem Enang, 2nd Vice President of NMA, National, said the serviceRead
The Osun government said on Saturday the COVID-19 patient who reportedly absconded from the Isolation Centre in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday has been found. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo, said the unnamed female patient had been returned back toRead More
Says it has little or no expansion potential, Ondo to build three more isolation centres Dayo Johnson – Akure GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has allayed the fear of the people of the state over the confirmed index case of a returnee military Army officer who tested positive to COVID- 19 pandemics. Akeredolu pointedRead More
The coronavirus disease, covid-19, pandemic has affected countries in two major ways namely, loss of human lives and economic meltdown. In response, world leaders are battling the deadly virus with very difficult decisions that have a far-reaching impact on global commerce and trade. Among the commodities worst hit by scaling down of trade is crude oil, which has crashed to an all-time low of less than $20 per barrel.
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The European Union has agreed to try to channel more aid to Africa to help it cope with the coronavirus pandemic. After chairing a foreign ministerial video-conference Friday, EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrel said it is in Europe’s best interest to support the continent. “If we don’t solve the problem in Africa, we willRead More
Explain how School Feeding Program Will Be carried Out Amidst LockdownY By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja Kogi State Government through the Office of the National Social Investment Programmes (Kogi-SIP), said it has concluded plans to commence payment of N20, 000 to over 60, 000 beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) across the state. FocalRead
Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o have slammed suggestions made by two France-based doctors that Africa should be used as a test site for a solution to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. COVID-19 has decimated sport, with major events across the world suspended indefinitely amid pandemic. Professors Jean-Paul Mira of Cochin Hospital in Paris and Camille LochtRead
The mantra of the World Health Organization (WHO) is “test, test, test”. But Africa can ill afford expensive, time-consuming testing. That all may be set to change. Senegal is working with a British company to develop a quick, simple, one-dollar test. More controversially, Senegal has been pioneering the use of an anti-malarial, chloroquine, to treatRead
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command says it has deployed no fewer than 500 personnel around the borders of the state following the government’s decision to close them.
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Barely few hours after the kidnap of Adamawa Chairman of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Alhaji Hamman-Julde Gatugel, four suspected kidnappers have been arrested in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of the state.
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