Buhari Extends Tenure Of NDDC Interim Management Committee

  President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from May 1 to December 31, 2020. This is according to a communique by the President’s special aide, Femi Adesina. In his statement, the special adviser noted that the extension is to … Continue reading Buhari Extends Tenure Of NDDC Interim Management Committee

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COVID-19: Nearly 1.3 Billion Children, Youth Out Of School – UNESCO

  School closures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic affected nearly 1.3 billion students, according to a new report by UNESCO. A new set of guidelines issued by the UN agency, in collaboration with the World Bank, UNICEF, and WFP cautioned that the widespread closures of educational facilities present an unprecedented risk to children’s … Continue reading COVID-19: Nearly 1.3 Billion Children, Youth Out Of School – UNESCO

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Trump Says Evidence Ties COVID-19 To Wuhan Lab, Threatens Tariffs

  US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing as he claimed to have seen evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan. Asked if he had seen anything giving him a high degree of confidence that the Wuhan Institute of Virology was the origin of the … Continue reading Trump Says Evidence Ties COVID-19 To Wuhan Lab, Threatens Tariffs

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Bauchi Governor Mandates Use Of Chloroquine To Treat COVID-19

  Bauchi state Governor, Bala Muhammed has mandated the use of chloroquine and Zithromax to treat coronavirus patients in the state. The Governor, in a briefing on Wednesday, said he accepts responsibility for the consequences that may result from the use of the drugs. Chloroquine, and a related derivative, hydroxychloroquine, have gained attention for the … Continue reading Bauchi Governor Mandates Use Of Chloroquine To Treat COVID-19

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UK ‘Past Peak’ Of Coronavirus Outbreak, Says Boris Johnson

  Britain is “past the peak” of its coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on  Thursday, despite recording another 674 deaths in the last 24 hours. The coronavirus death is now 26,711, the world’s third-most highest behind the United States and Italy, after changing its reporting to include community as well as hospital deaths … Continue reading UK ‘Past Peak’ Of Coronavirus Outbreak, Says Boris Johnson

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Apple Profits Slips But Revenue Grows Slightly Amid Pandemic

  Apple on Thursday reported revenue slipped in the first three months of this year as revenue inched higher despite the pandemic’s hit. Apple said it made a profit of $11.2 billion on sales of $58.3 billion in the quarter, compared to net income of $11.7 billion on revenue of $58 billion in the same … Continue reading Apple Profits Slips But Revenue Grows Slightly Amid Pandemic

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Myth Busters: 19 Wrong Beliefs About The Novel Coronavirus

    There is so much information out there about the novel coronavirus, however, a great percent of what has been said are untrue or misleading. At this time when this pandemic has brought the world to its knees, we cannot afford to be misinformed about the virus we are battling and what can be … Continue reading Myth Busters: 19 Wrong Beliefs About The Novel Coronavirus

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Edo Governor Extends Curfew, Declares Absconded COVID-19 Patient Wanted

  The Edo State Government has extended the curfew it imposed on the state for another 14 days in a bid to curb spread of COVID-19. The curfew will be from 8:00pm to 6:00am. Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki made this announcement during the COVID-19 response team briefing at the government house in Benin City, … Continue reading Edo Governor Extends Curfew, Declares Absconded COVID-19 Patient Wanted

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Russian Prime Minister Reveals He Has COVID-19

  Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Thursday said he tested positive for coronavirus and will self-isolate to protect other cabinet members. “I have just learned that the test on the coronavirus I took was positive,” Mishustin said in a video meeting with President Vladimir Putin. “I have to observe self-isolation and follow orders of … Continue reading Russian Prime Minister Reveals He Has COVID-19

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COVID-19: NLC Rejects 25% Deduction Of Kaduna Worker’s Salary

  The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna State has rejected the deduction of 25 per cent from salaries of senior civil servants in the State. The union is, therefore, demanding the immediate reversal of the decision by the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s administration, and return of the deducted fund or face action from the … Continue reading COVID-19: NLC Rejects 25% Deduction Of Kaduna Worker’s Salary

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