Breaking: Fresh Covid-19 death hits Bayelsa

June 5, 2020 NAN 0

The Bayelsa Task Force on COVID-19 has confirmed a third fatality in the fight against the coronavirus that is ravaging the world. Dr Inodu Apoku, Chairman of the task force, announced this in a statement on Friday in Yenagoa. Apoku said that the third death was from the nine new cases recorded by the state. The National Centre for Diseases Read More

Babcock varsity researches COVID-19 cure

June 5, 2020 Uji Abdullahi IIiyasu 0

Babcock University has assembled a team of researchers to find a cure to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. Vice chancellor of the university, Professor Ademola Tayo, in an interview featured in JAMB Bulletin that the institution’s public health and agricultural faculties require funding for the research. “Some of our faculties in the departments of public health and agriculture, which are currently Read More

Revealed! When Ronaldo’s Juventus, other Seria A clubs ‘ll restart

May 29, 2020 Agency Report 0

Serie A will officially resume on the weekend of June 20-21 with four games, including Atalanta-Sassuolo and Inter-Sampdoria. As expected, the Italian top flight will restart from the 25th matchday, which was never completed in March due to the coronavirus lockdown. “Lega Serie A held an assembly meeting today in the presence of all 20 clubs via conference call,” read Read More

Octogenarian recovers from Covid-19 in Osun

May 29, 2020 Lateef Dada 0

The Osun state government Friday disclosed that an octogenarian widow had recovered from Coronavirus disease in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, who disclosed this in a statement, said the 82-year-old widow was also suffering from hypertension before she was treated at the isolation centre, general hospital, Asubiaro, Osogbo. According to the statement, the patient was confirmed Read More

FA Cup remaining fixtures rolled out amid Coronavirus

May 29, 2020 Supersport 0

The FA Cup final will be held on August 1, the Football Association announced on Friday, after the Premier League said on Thursday that its season will restart on June 17. The quarterfinals of the FA Cup will be held over the weekend of June 27-28, with the semifinals earmarked for the weekend of July 18-19. The knockout competition, like Read More

Breaking: At last, Premier League returns

May 28, 2020 Editor 0

Premier League clubs have agreed on a restart date of June 20 in what is a huge breakthrough for their Project Restart plans, according to the Mirror. The Premier League have desperately been trying to finalise plans to get the season back underway again following its suspension at the beginning of March amid the coronavirus crisis. And now a big breakthrough appears to Read More

Breaking: UK Coronavirus cases shoot up again

May 28, 2020 TheSun 0

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen to 37,645 after 185 more fatalities were recorded in hospitals across England, The Sun is reporting. It brings the total number of deaths in English hospitals to 26,234, with a 28-year-old included in the latest tally. Of the 185 newly confirmed deaths, patients were aged between 28 and 99 – and five of Read More

Revealed! How Nigeria hauled daily highest Covid-19 cases, nearly 9000 infected, 254 dead… finally, Kogi joins fray

May 28, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded the highest daily coronavirus cases with confirmation of nearly 400 new infections. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), exactly 389 new cases have been recorded. At the moment, the total figures have risen to 8733. Out of which 254 have been confirmed dead, while 2501 perseon have recovered. Also, the centre reported that Read More

Breaking: 87 patients beat Covid-19 in Lagos, rejoin families, friends

May 27, 2020 Editor 0

Up to 87 people earlier infected with coronavirus have regain their full health status and have been discharged from various isolation centres in Lagos state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this Wednesday night via Twitter handle said, “Today, 87 recovered #COVID19 patients; 40 females & 47 males, were discharged to rejoin the society. They were discharged having fully recovered & Read More

COVID-19: Taraba technical C’ttee sends 300 suspected cases to NCDC lab

May 27, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state Technical Committee on COVID-19  Wednesday  said it has forwarded 300 contact tracing cases to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Abuja. The chairman of the Committee, Dr Innocent Vakai, stated this while briefing newsmen  in Jalingo. Vakai, who is also the commissioner for health said that the committee was expecting the results from the NCDC. Read More

Breaking: Another Covid-19 patient is dead in Edo

May 25, 2020 Editor 0

The death of seventh coronavirus patient has been confirmed by Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki. Governor Obaseki who revealed this via his Twitter handle a while ago on Monday said, “We have discharged 1 more #Covid_19 patient from our isolation centres, bringing the total number of those discharged to 58. “Sadly, we recorded a death, making it the 7th fatality. Read More

Eid-el-fitr begins Sunday – Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2020 AFP 0

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday. “Saturday will be the last day of the sacred holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr will take place on Sunday,” the royal court and the supreme court said, quoted by Read More

Ibadan coy’s Covid-19 cases hit 103

May 22, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Oyo state Covid-19 task force on Friday disclosed that there were 27 new coronavirus positive cases at the Ibadan South-west local government area of the state, thus bringing the total to 103 cases within a week from the same organisation. The chairman of the task force, who is the governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, disclosed this on his tweet posted Read More

As the lockdown eases…

May 22, 2020 ELEOJO IDACHABA 0

Life is gradually returning to the pre-Covid-19 era, but unlike what has happened in the past two and half months, ELEOJO IDACHABA looks at the general atmosphere as people and organisations pick up the pieces of their lives from where they left it before the lockdown. For the first time since March 30, 2020, it appears life is returning to Read More

Breaking: 11 more dead as Nigeria records 339 new cases, total now 7016

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Eleven new deaths have confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday as the ongoing efforts to contain spread of coronavirus continue nationwide. With the latest development, a total of 211 persons have died so far in the country as a result of the pandemic. On Thursday, the centre also confirmed 339 new cases from various states. Read More

Coronavirus: Many Senators, ministers land in quarantine

May 21, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Around half of Chile’s 50-member senate and four ministers have been placed in quarantine after coming into contact with at least three colleagues infected with the novel coronavirus, officials said Monday, as jobless protesters in a poor area of Santiago clashed with police to demand food aid. Finance Minister Ignacio Briones and Chief of Staff Felipe Ward both wrote on Twitter that Read More

Almajirai’s return to home states: Northern govs defy FG, insist process continues

The North presently accounts for 54 per cent of the COVID-19 cases and 70 per cent of new ones in Nigeria, the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said.      Also, amidst continued criticism and caution  by the federal government and other major stakeholders,  the governors said the process of returning the Almajirai to their home states would continue with due regard for Read More

Uncertainty as Vice President tests positive for Coronavirus

May 20, 2020 AFP 0

South Sudan’s first vice president, the former rebel leader Riek Machar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office said on Monday.   Machar’s wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and “a number of his office staff and bodyguards” have also been infected, according to a statement posted on the office’s Facebook page and attributed to press secretary James Gatdek Dak. Machar Read More