Udom Orders Immediate Shut Down Of All Livestock Markets In Akwa Ibom

  Governor Udom Emmanuel has ordered the immediate shutdown of all livestock markets in Akwa Ibom state, for the rest of May 2020. This is according to a statement by Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, the secretary to the state government. READ ALSO: Kano Govt Extends Lockdown By One Week “By this announcement, no new consignment of … Continue reading Udom Orders Immediate Shut Down Of All Livestock Markets In Akwa Ibom

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JUST IN: Kano Govt Extends Lockdown By One Week

  Kano state government has announced a one-week extension of the lockdown imposed. This the government says is to help further combat the spread of the novel COVID-19 pandemic. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the announcement said the decision was reached after due consultations with the federal government and key … Continue reading JUST IN: Kano Govt Extends Lockdown By One Week

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Trump Rules Out Renegotiating China Trade Deal

  US President Donald Trump on Monday ruled out renegotiating the trade agreement signed with China. “I’m not interested in that,” Trump told reporters when asked about reports that China was looking to reopen talks about the trade deal signed in January. “Not even a little bit,” Trump said. “Let’s see if they live up … Continue reading Trump Rules Out Renegotiating China Trade Deal

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WHO Recommends ‘Extreme Vigilance’ As Countries Exit Lockdown

  The World Health Organization on Monday hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show “extreme vigilance” as they begin loosening their restrictions. Swathes of Europe began the long process of reopening from coronavirus lockdowns on Monday, with officials in countries like France and Spain emboldened by … Continue reading WHO Recommends ‘Extreme Vigilance’ As Countries Exit Lockdown

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IMF Approves $2.77bn Emergency COVID-19 Loan For Egypt

  The IMF board approved $2.77 billion in emergency aid for Egypt on Monday, to help the country deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but said the government will need more financial help. The country had seen a “remarkable turnaround” prior to the COVID-19 shock, under a fund-supported economic reform program, but that … Continue reading IMF Approves $2.77bn Emergency COVID-19 Loan For Egypt

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Court Dismisses SERAP’s Request To Compel CCB On Assets Declaration Of Politicians

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed an application brought before it by the Socio-economic Right and Accountability Project, SERAP, seeking specific details of the assets declaration information of all Presidents, VPs, Senate Presidents, Speakers of House of Representatives, State Governors and their deputies from 1999 till 2019. In the application filed … Continue reading Court Dismisses SERAP’s Request To Compel CCB On Assets Declaration Of Politicians

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China Sends Doctors, Equipment To Help Zimbabwe Fight COVID-19

  China on Monday deployed a team of doctors and donated a consignment of medical equipment to Zimbabwe to help the southern African nation’s fight against coronavirus. “The Chinese medical experts will make a contribution to the battle … against the coronavirus,” Chinese ambassador Guo Shaochun said at Robert Mugabe International Airport after the plane … Continue reading China Sends Doctors, Equipment To Help Zimbabwe Fight COVID-19

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English Premier League To Restart In June

  Premier League clubs received a boost to their hopes of completing the season on Monday as the government published a “roadmap” that could see the return of elite sport in England from June 1. As the 20 English top-flight clubs met for further talks on “Project Restart”, ministers announced plans to ease the coronavirus … Continue reading English Premier League To Restart In June

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We Are Getting Sample Of Madagascar Cure To See How It Works – Health Minister

  Health Minister Osagie Ehanire has revealed plans by the Federal Government and the Federal Ministry of Health to get the Madagascar cure to COVID-19. The Minister disclosed this on Monday while briefing journalists at the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19. He noted that the plan is to get the product and subject it … Continue reading We Are Getting Sample Of Madagascar Cure To See How It Works – Health Minister

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BREAKING: Lagos Discharges 33 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

  Lagos State Ministry of Health has announced that 33 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in the state after fully recovering and testing negative twice. The ministry in a tweet via its official Twitter handle said the patients are all Nigerians and this brings to a total number of 502, the cases that have … Continue reading BREAKING: Lagos Discharges 33 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

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