By Funmi Ajumobi At the Government Technical College, Ikorodu, residents flocked out to get essential commodities after three days lockdown in the state to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Lagos State. The Emergency Food Market, which took place under canopies were occupied by market sellers of essential foodstuffs and perishables from individual stores andRead
By Emmanuel Aziken The global coronavirus pandemic has seemingly struck the chord of charity among Nigeria’s ruling class. The members of the House of Representatives said this week that they would donate two months’ salary to the COVID-19 relief efforts. As with everything money concerning the National Assembly, the donation is dogged in secrecy andRead More
By Emma Nnadozie After days of lockdown, the police are warning Nigerians especially Lagos residents to be on the alert because hoodlums maybe on the prowl from now. Their investigations informed this alarm. Already, they have received some reports of attacks at some bus stops at Mile 2 area of Lagos. Investigation carried out revealedRead More
•I have a special key to open any bus -suspect boasts By Bose Adelaja For 29-year-old Joseph Femi, removing Vanagon buses from where they are parked, is like child’s play, no matter how tight the security lock is. This is because he boasted to have a key that could disconnect any security lock in suchRead More
The post How
•Husband alleged to have killed her for money rituals •Suspect opens up, says it was a mistake •Attempt to thwart evidence revealed By Evelyn Usman Had anyone told Rita Onyebuchi Atansi, that her meticulous care at choosing Ikechukwu Atansi, as a life partner, among several other men who sought her hand in marriage, would endRead More
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Germans to remain at home over the upcoming Easter holiday, saying it would be “irresponsible” to give a date for when restrictions on public life would end. “We will all experience a very different Easter than ever before,” Merkel said in a video message posted late on Friday, in herRead More
It was not by the whimsical arbitrariness of autocracy that the revered royalty of Auchi Kingdom in Edo State conferred on him the title of Omokpa Nabebho (one man, one nation). In reaching that significant decision, the Otaru had enjoyed sufficient approbation by his subjects and a Kingdom-wide consensus that Comrade Adams Aliyu Eric Oshiomhole was a very worthy son (and still is) who had distinguished himself as a fighter for justice, equality and liberation from the shackles of oppressive
China will on Saturday hold a national mourning for martyrs who died in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and compatriots who died of the disease, according to the State Council. During the commemoration, national flags will fly at half-mast across the country and in all Chinese embassies and consulates abroad, andRead More
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) says there will be no disconnection of electricity to non-paying customers during this period of lockdown in Coronavirus pandemic. Its Chief Operating Officer, Mr. John Ayodele made this known in a statement issued in Lagos on Friday. According to him, this is in recognition of the current precariousRead
By Fred Iwenjora Pastor Oluwadamilola Emmanuel is the General Manager of the Lagos state waterways Authority ( LASWA) In the wake of the ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles in parts of Lagos, Pastor Emmanuel speaks to FRED IWENJORA on the upsurge in passengers on the Lagos waterways urging commuters to try using ferries toRead More
"Furthermore, although schools are closed, I have instructed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to work with State Governments in developing a strategy on how to sustain the school feeding program during this period without compromising our social distancing policies."
How do you implement this when schools are closed, children are at home, and everywhere is on shutdown? Is there no inherent contradiction in the above statement? Honestly, I tend
The Corona virus pandemic that is presently ravaging the world, is one that has brought powerful nations, their kings, presidents and leaders, to their knees. It is gradually but steadily inching into Nigeria as the number of those being infected continues to increase by the day.
The post Now that we are all at home … appeared first on Vanguard
What should a country that is caught between two tribulations do? Should it stick to the one that it is
familiar with or should it engage the one it has never tried? Nigeria is caught between two debilitating disease epidemics – Lassa fever and coronavirus disease 2019 a.k.a COVID-19. To millions of Nigerians, Lassa fever is a “home disease”. The COVID-19 - a deadly viral disease that has sickened more than one million worldwide and killed more than 50,000, is the newcomer.
One of the greatest benefits of the investments by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike in the security of lives and property , is the increased inflow of local and foreign investments. Today, Rivers State is the epicentre of investments in the country.
The post Improved Security: Greater Inflow of Investments to Rivers State appeared first on
When President Muhammadu Buhari announced a two weeks lockdown of Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, earlier in the week following the COVID-19 pandemic, some eminent Nigerians kicked against the move, citing the need to walk the path of the law in doing so.
The post Quarantine Act: Buhari finally toes path of rule of law appeared first
By Dayo Johnson Akure Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State confirmed Friday the state has recorded its first case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease patient. Akeredolu reported this on Twitter when he posted; “We have just received confirmation of our first positive #COVID?19 case in Ondo State this evening. “The infected person is currently underRead
Global Coronavirus infection passed the much anticipated one million mark yesterday as business continues to boom for coffin makers in many countries.
The post Business booms for coffin makers as worldwide Coronavirus infection passes 1.1m appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Emeka Obasi Tomorrow is Resurrection Day, it does not matter where you are. Those of us who claim to be Christians should not fear anymore. What we call COVID-19 shall be seen no more. Christ Jesus must be celebrated and nothing can stop believers from making merry on Easter Sunday. I have a strongRead More
The post This
By Juliet Ebirim Fast-rising Nollywood actress, Calista Okoronkwo is one thespian who has been able to create a niche for herself in the Nigerian make-believe industry. In this interview with Juliet Ebirim, the beautiful and talented dark-skinned beauty who has featured in over thirty movies spoke about her career, relationship, challenges among other issues. ReadRead
By Ayo Onikoyi Nigerian DJ, record executive, songwriter and record producer, Kingsley Dumnoi, known professionally as DJ Val Exclusive has explained why he wears mask. According to him, he said, “bringing a different flavour in the game means I have to start by branding myself with a unique style. The mask is not about meRead More
The post My