Spain Overtakes China With 3,434 Coronavirus Deaths

  Spain’s coronavirus death toll overtook that of China on Wednesday, rising to 3,434 after another 738 people died as Madrid announced a multi-million-euro deal with Beijing for critical supplies. The spike in fatalities means that across the globe, only Italy — with 7,503 deaths — now has a higher death toll than Spain. In … Continue reading Spain Overtakes China With 3,434 Coronavirus Deaths

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Court Convicts Ex-NNPC Official Over N6bn Fraud In Kaduna

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has secured the conviction of a former Sales Assistant of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Abdulkadir Mohammed Salihu.

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BREAKING: Brother To Bauchi Governor Kidnapped

  The older brother to the Bauchi State Governor Adamu Mohammed Duguri has been kidnapped. He was allegedly whisked away around 7:30 pm on Wednesday evening at Anguwar Jaki in Bauchi metropolis. Although efforts to reach the Police to confirm the incident have been unsuccessful, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor confirmed it to … Continue reading BREAKING: Brother To Bauchi Governor Kidnapped

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FG Proposes Review Of Oil Benchmark To $30pb

The Federal Government is proposing a review of the oil benchmark for the 2020 budget from an initial $57 to $30 per barrel due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the plunge in international oil prices on the nation’s economy.

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COVID19: Kaduna Govt Begins Fumigation Of Markets

  The Kaduna State Government has commenced fumigating all markets across the state in an effort to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the state. This follows the closure of all markets with the exemption of those selling food items and medicals on the orders on the orders of the state governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai. After … Continue reading COVID19: Kaduna Govt Begins Fumigation Of Markets

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UK Parliament Shuts Early Over Coronavirus

  The British parliament will shut down on Wednesday because of the coronavirus outbreak, with MPs sent home a week early for their Easter break. “The House of Commons has agreed to adjourn for Easter recess and will next sit on 21 April 2020,” the lower chamber announced on its Twitter page. Housing Secretary Robert … Continue reading UK Parliament Shuts Early Over Coronavirus

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Arik Air, Aero Suspend All Flight Operations

Arik Air has announced that it will temporarily suspend all scheduled commercial flight operations effective 11:00 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020.

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Anthony Joshua In Self-isolation After Meeting Prince Charles

  World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with coronavirus victim Prince Charles. Chales, the eldest son and heir to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of coronavirus and is self-isolating in Scotland, officials said on Wednesday. It remains unclear when Charles caught the illness but … Continue reading Anthony Joshua In Self-isolation After Meeting Prince Charles

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S.African Virus Carriers Charged With Attempted Murder For Not Isolating

  South African police have charged two men with attempted murder for allegedly continuing to go out after they tested positive for the coronavirus, exposing others to the infection. Police minister Bheki Cele announced the charges on Wednesday during a press conference detailing the enforcement of an incoming lockdown meant to curb the spread of … Continue reading S.African Virus Carriers Charged With Attempted Murder For Not Isolating

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila Meet Ministers Over Planned 2020 Budget Review

The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.

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