Abba Kyari Confirms He Is Positive For COVID-19, To Be Moved To Lagos

  The Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari has reacted to his health status following a coronavirus test that he tested positive for. In a statement he personally signed on Sunday, the presidential aide said based on medical advice, he will be transferred to Lagos for additional tests and observation after testing … Continue reading Abba Kyari Confirms He Is Positive For COVID-19, To Be Moved To Lagos

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases

  Nigeria has confirmed fourteen new cases of COVID-19, according to a statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  Nine of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos State with five in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to the NCDC. With this, Nigeria now has –  as at 09:30pm, Sunday March 29th, … Continue reading COVID-19: Nigeria Records 14 New Cases

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Coronavirus: President Buhari Suspends Operations Of Private Jets, Passenger Planes

  President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the movements of all private jets and passenger flights in Nigeria. The President announced the suspension during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He said, “Movements of all passenger aircraft, both commercial and private jets, are hereby suspended,” adding that special permits will be issued on a … Continue reading Coronavirus: President Buhari Suspends Operations Of Private Jets, Passenger Planes

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COVID-19: Hospitals, Medical Establishments And Nine Others Exempted From Total Lock Down

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, imposed a total lock down of Lagos and Ogun states, the order also extended to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In his address to the nation, the President stated that based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, it became imperative that … Continue reading COVID-19: Hospitals, Medical Establishments And Nine Others Exempted From Total Lock Down

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President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

  President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing the Nation. READ ALSO: Buhari Imposes Curfew In Lagos, Ogun And Abuja The Presidency had in an earlier communique on Sunday, informed the public that the President would address Nigerians following recen...

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African Development Bank Launches Record Breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

  The African Development Bank has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies. The Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and official institutions, bank treasuries, and asset managers … Continue reading African Development Bank Launches Record Breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

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COVID-19: Be Vigilant Against Criminal Elements, IGP Warns Nigerians

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned Nigerians to be vigilant against criminal elements Adamu also asked the citizens to take precautionary steps against some individuals who might explore the emergency situation created by the Covid-19 pandemic to increase and diversify their criminal activities. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Force … Continue reading COVID-19: Be Vigilant Against Criminal Elements, IGP Warns Nigerians

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COVID-19: Rather Than Show Support, Nigerians Are Engaging In Meaningless Criticism – The Week In Quotes

  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to its knees.  Thousands are dead and thousands more have been confirmed to have the disease. The coronavirus has changed narratives all around the world and has dominated our quotes for the week. Here are some of the quotes that made the rounds in the passing week, … Continue reading COVID-19: Rather Than Show Support, Nigerians Are Engaging In Meaningless Criticism – The Week In Quotes

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Buhari Stops Repayment Of TraderMoni, Other FG Loans For Three Months

  President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the repayment of TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni. Speaking during a presidential nationwide broadcast on Sunday, the President directed that the suspension of other Federal Government loans be done with immediate effect. “I have directed that a three-month repayment moratorium for all TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni loans be implemented with … Continue reading Buhari Stops Repayment Of TraderMoni, Other FG Loans For Three Months

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54 Inmates Missing After Mass Jail Break In Iran

  Iranian security forces are searching for 54 escaped inmates following a prison break over which four guards were arrested, Iran’s state news agency reported on Sunday. “Some prison guards were summoned and four of them were arrested and others released on bail,” Mojtaba Shirouzbozorgi, a judicial official in Kurdistan province, told IRNA. According to … Continue reading 54 Inmates Missing After Mass Jail Break In Iran

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