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Breaking – COVID-19: Reps pass economic stimulus Bill, shut down

March 24, 2020 Editor 0

Following the economic effects of the Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, the House of Representatives on Tuesday hurriedly passed an intervention Bill, with hope of cushioning the effects. The bill was intended to grant some measure of temporary tax reliefs for corporate entities who keep their  employees in spite of economic effects of COVID-19, remove import duty on medicines and Read More

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Breaking – Confirmed: IOC, Japan postpone Tokyo 2020 Olympics

March 24, 2020 Editor 0

Japan’s prime minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games by a year Tuesday in an extraordinary move, unprecedented in peacetime, as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic. “I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,” Shinzo Abe told reporters referring to Thomas Bach, Read More

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Breaking: Another Nigerian serving Senator is dead

March 24, 2020 Editor 0

Again, death has visited the ranks of Senators in the 9th Senate with the passing on of Senator Rose Okoji Oko (PDP Cross River North) at the age of 63. The late Senator Oko, who died last night at a UK medical facility, was a second term member of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly and the serving chairman, Read More

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Breaking – COVID-19: Stay at home, Ramaphosa orders South Africans

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, Monday ordered residents to stay at home until midnight on April 16. curb the spread of the coronavirus. Ramaphosa who spoke via a nationwide address said, “Immediate, swift and extraordinary action is required if we are to prevent a human catastrophe of enormous proportions “While this measure will have a considerable impact on people’s livelihoods, Read More

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Breaking: Zamfara shuts down over Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

Zamfara state government has closed down all ministries, departments, agencies,and Parastatals as part of efforts to complement federal government measures in containing the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle made this known in a statewide broadcast Monday on the danger of coronavirus pandemic in the state. According to the governor, “As part of our drastic steps to ensure Read More

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Breaking – COVID-19: UK shuts down

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

Strict new curbs on life in the UK to tackle the spread of coronavirus have been announced by the prime minister. From this evening people must stay at home except for shopping for basic necessities, daily exercise, any medical need and travelling to and from essential work. Shops selling non-essential goods are being told to shut and gatherings in public Read More

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CJN shuts down courts over COVID19

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has suspended all judicial activities in courts nationwide as from Tuesday March 24, 2020. Justice Muhammad who gave the directive, Monday, through the spokesman of the Supreme Court, Dr. Festus Akande, asked all courts’ heads to adhere to his directive. The statement reads in part: “Re-Preventive measures on the spread of Read More

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Breaking – COVID-19: Tougher measures await Nigerians -FG

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

The federal government Thursday said it was planning to roll out tougher measures to stem the tide of the ravaging Coronavirus disease otherwise called COVID-19. It was however silent on the measures which would be rolled out in the next 24 or 48 hours. Also, the government threatened it may be forced to use the military or police to enforce compliance with the measures as Read More

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Breaking: 3 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Lagos

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

Three new cases of COVID-19 pandemic has been discovered and confirmed in Lagos, Monday. Lagos state ministry of health revealed this via its official twitter handle. The ministry said, “Three new #COVID19 cases confirmed in Lagos. The first case is a Ukrainian who arrived in Nigeria on March 15 via a vessel. “The second case is a United Kingdom-based Nigerian, Read More

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Breaking – COVID-19: Vice President quarantined

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

According to Spanish TV station La Sexta, Carmen Calvo, one of Spain’s vice presidents, has been admitted to the Clínica Ruber Internacional for respiratory problems. The respiratory difficulty is suspected to associated with deadly coronavirus.

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Breaking: Popular American film producer Harvey Weinstein tests positive to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

Former film producer, Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for coronavirus. The 68-year-old American has been placed in isolation at Wende correctional facility in New York state, said Michael Powers, the president of the state’s Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association. Powers said he learned the test came back positive Read More

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Breaking: New COVID-19 case confirmed in Abuja

March 22, 2020 Editor 0

A new case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) while revealing this Sunday via twitter said the total cases in the country have become 27. NCDC said: “One new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in FCT, Abuja,  Nigeria. As at 11:00 am on the 22nd of Read More