South Africa will conduct mass community testing for coronavirus as cases continued to rise, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
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The CONCACAF Nations League finals scheduled to be staged in Texas in June have been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the region’s governing body said Friday. CONCACAF, the ruling body for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, said the four-team finals would take place at a date to be determined.Read More
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) chapter, has advised the Federal Government against inviting medical experts from China to help in fighting Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Saturday confirmed the death of a COVID-19 patient in the hospital.
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UEFA’s ultimatum to national leagues that a failure to complete the football season could lead to exclusion from European competition has left the continent’s less wealthy leagues, like Scotland, in limbo. Scottish clubs were due to meet by video-conference on Friday with the possibility of following the Belgian league’s recommendation to call their season toRead
Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Dr.Hakeem Baba Ahmed has belittled the N20,000 allegedly given as palliative to select Nigerians by the Federal Government.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community who dealt with the whistleblower complaint that ultimately led to his impeachment trial. Trump said he was exercising his power as president to remove Atkinson from office, citing a lack of confidence in him in aRead More
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FTCA), has designated the Asokoro District Hospital as a quarantine facility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Saturday confirmed the death of a COVID-19 patient in the hospital. The LUTH Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, stated this in a statement issued by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of LUTH, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo. He said the man was brought unconscious to LUTH EmergencyRead More
China held three minutes of silence during Tomb Sweeping Day on Saturday for people who have died in the coronavirus outbreak.
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Celebrated Buhari critic, Engr.Buba Galadima has told the Federal Government that unless the appropriate step was taken on the issue of coronavirus, "a calf will turn into a big cow."
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DELTA State Government has urged the military high command to carry out a full investigation into the threat issued by two soldiers in an online video threatening to assault mothers, wives and daughters in Warri, Delta State.
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British light-heavyweight Anthony Yarde says his grandmother has died from the coronavirus just a few days after his father’s death as a result of the pandemic. The 28-year-old fighter appealed to people to just stay home as he announced that his grandmother had died yesterday. ‘It’s serious!’ Yarde wrote on social media. ‘People are stillRead
Shina Abubakar – Osogbo There is palpable tension in Ejigbo local government area of Osun State as six returnees from Côte d’Ivoire in coronavirus isolation at a government facility were said to have escaped. An official statement-making round listed the names, family compounds and mobile phone numbers of the returnees, urging the public to helpRead
“If I’d known that Lola would resort to flirting, and eventually be put in the family way by a first school leaving certificate holder when she fully knew that my undertaking a postgraduate course was to better our lot, I would have waited until I’d completed my course before I plunged into marriage,” Yomi declaredRead More
The world heavyweight title fight between Briton Anthony Joshua and IBF’s mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria originally scheduled for June 20 has been postponed, promoters Matchroom Boxing said on Friday. Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles was set to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. But the coronavirus outbreakRead
President Donald Trump said Friday his administration was now recommending Americans wear “non-medical cloth” face coverings, a reversal of previous guidance that suggested masks were unnecessary for people who weren’t sick. Trump said the recommendations, which came after a week of heated deliberations inside the White House, were voluntary and that he would not partake.Read
Says bagging of food items ongoing By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Friday, complied with President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to release 70, 000 metric tonnes of grains and garri to vulnerable Nigerians over lockdown measures to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. This was madeRead
China held three minutes of silence during Tomb Sweeping Day on Saturday for people who have died in the COVID-19 outbreak. During the national mourning event, national flags across China and at Chinese embassies and consulates abroad were lowered to half-mast, and public entertainment activities halted. The three minutes of silence started on time atRead More