COVID-19: We Are Working On Building More Isolation Centres – Ehanire

    The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said the country is working to develop more isolation centres following the outbreak of the coronavirus.  Dr. Ehanire said this on Friday in a press conference where he noted that every country is scrambling to build isolation centres. According to him, Nigeria is working to … Continue reading COVID-19: We Are Working On Building More Isolation Centres – Ehanire

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Senate President Condoles With Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Over Wife’s Death

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over the death of his wife, Evelyn Murray-Bruce. Lawan commiserated with the entire family of the Senator who represented Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the Eighth Senate and the people of Bayelsa State over the tragic loss. READ ALSO: Buhari Commiserates With … Continue reading Senate President Condoles With Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Over Wife’s Death

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COVID-19: Trump Says US On Top As Outbreak Shuts Largest Cities

  New York and Illinois followed California Friday in locking down to stem the coronavirus pandemic as President Donald Trump declared the United States was already “winning” the war despite a rapid rise in confirmed cases and deaths. The move effectively seals off America’s largest cities — New York, Los Angeles and Chicago — with … Continue reading COVID-19: Trump Says US On Top As Outbreak Shuts Largest Cities

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Just In: CBN Sells Dollars At N380/USD

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made an alteration to the price of dollar sales. In a communique to all banks and Bureau De Change on Friday, the CBN advised that the BDC to end-user sales of the Dollar should not be more than N380/1USD. This is the highest official exchange rate between … Continue reading Just In: CBN Sells Dollars At N380/USD

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UEFA Admit Error Over ‘EURO 2020’ Name For 2021 Tournament

  UEFA were forced into an embarrassing about-turn Friday after they mistakenly tweeted that Euro 2020 would keep its original title despite being pushed back to 2021 as a result of the coronavirus. “Although it will provisionally take place from 11 June – 11 July 2021, #EURO2020 will still be known as UEFA EURO 2020,” … Continue reading UEFA Admit Error Over ‘EURO 2020’ Name For 2021 Tournament

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Zimbabwe Reports First Coronavirus Case

  Zimbabwe on Friday reported its first coronavirus case, a man who returned to his home in the tourist resort town of Victoria Falls from Britain at the weekend. “The is the first case of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe,” said Health Minister Obadiah Moyo on state television ZTV. “The patient is a 38-year-old Caucasian man… who … Continue reading Zimbabwe Reports First Coronavirus Case

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Coronavirus: Summon President Buhari Now, Ezekwesili Urges NASS

  Former Presidential candidate in the 2019 General Elections, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged the leadership of the National Assembly to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address the lawmakers and the Nigerian public on his administration’s strategies and account of efforts at containing the Coronavirus pandemic and the global economic shock. In a press statement … Continue reading Coronavirus: Summon President Buhari Now, Ezekwesili Urges NASS

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COVID-19: UK Closes Bars, Nightclubs, Cafes, Leisure Centres

  Britain on Friday announced tougher restrictions to fight the coronavirus outbreak, telling cafes, pubs, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, theatres and leisure centres to close. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said they should shut “as soon as they reasonably can” from Friday night and not reopen on Saturday, but said takeout services would still be allowed.

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COVID-19: Italy’s Virus Death Toll Tops 4,000 After New One-Day Record

  Italy on Friday reported a record 627 new deaths from the novel coronavirus and saw its world-leading toll surpass 4,000 despite government efforts to stem the pandemic’s spread. The Mediterranean country’s daily death rate is now higher than that officially reported by China at the peak of its outbreak around Wuhan’s Hubei province. Italy’s … Continue reading COVID-19: Italy’s Virus Death Toll Tops 4,000 After New One-Day Record

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Reps Effect Withdrawal Of Sack Threat To FCT Doctors

  Following the intervention of the House of Representatives through its House Committee on Health Services, authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have withdrawn a circular, mandating members of the FCTA chapter of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to go back to work within 48 hours or consider themselves sacked. After … Continue reading Reps Effect Withdrawal Of Sack Threat To FCT Doctors

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