Almajirai: Let The Children Live, PAN Pleads

  The Paediatric Association Of Nigeria (PAN) says it is concerned at the news report of many children called the Almajiri, evacuated from some states in the north and being sent back by the receiving states. In a communique on Monday, PAN said various reports suggest that most of the children have been treated unfairly, … Continue reading Almajirai: Let The Children Live, PAN Pleads

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Trump Says He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine Every Day

  President Donald Trump on Monday made the surprising revelation that he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that his own government experts say is not suitable for fighting the novel coronavirus. Trump, noting that he has tested negative for the virus and shows no symptoms, said he’d been taking the drug “for about a … Continue reading Trump Says He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine Every Day

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UK Regulator Sanctions Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld Over COVID-19 Comments

  Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has sanctioned LoveWorld Television Ministry, a Christian network founded by Chris Oyakhilome, for airing “potentially harmful statements” about the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the regulator in a statement released on Monday, programmes aired in early April by Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld perpetuated baseless conspiracy that the virus is linked to the … Continue reading UK Regulator Sanctions Oyakhilome’s LoveWorld Over COVID-19 Comments

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Kaduna Islamic Cleric Arrested, Penalised For Not Wearing Face Mask

  An Islamic cleric, Sheikh Yusuf Sambo Rigachukun, has been convicted alongside his son by the Kaduna mobile court for violating the stay at home order and not wearing face masks. A statement issued on Monday by the Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General of the State, Aisha Dikko, revealed that the Islamic cleric and … Continue reading Kaduna Islamic Cleric Arrested, Penalised For Not Wearing Face Mask

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US Says WHO ‘Failure’ On COVID-19 ‘Cost Many Lives’

  The United States on Monday slammed the World Health Organization’s “failure” to obtain and provide vital information on COVID-19 that could have reined in the pandemic and saved many lives. “We must be frank about one of the primary reasons this outbreak spun out of control: there was a failure by this organisation to … Continue reading US Says WHO ‘Failure’ On COVID-19 ‘Cost Many Lives’

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Syria Bans Public Prayers During Eid

  Syria will not hold public prayers during Eid al-Fitr holidays at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, authorities announced Monday, mirroring restrictions in Egypt and Algeria. Inviting the faithful to pray at home with family, Damascus announced “the suspension of collective prayer in mosques for Eid,” state news agency SANA reported. … Continue reading Syria Bans Public Prayers During Eid

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COVID-19: France, Germany Propose $542bn Recovery Plan For Europe

  France and Germany proposed Monday a 500-billion-euro ($542-billion) fund to finance the recovery of the European Union’s economy from the devastation wrought by the coronavirus crisis. Putting aside past differences and seeking to prove that the Franco-German core of Europe remains intact, President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the unprecedented package after … Continue reading COVID-19: France, Germany Propose $542bn Recovery Plan For Europe

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FG Extends Lockdown In Kano By Two Weeks

  The Federal government on Monday extended the lockdown in Kano State by two weeks as the northern state continues to be one of the major hotspots for new infections. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary-General of the Federation, Boss Mustapha while briefing journalists … Continue reading FG Extends Lockdown In Kano By Two Weeks

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Sokoto Govt Seeks FG’s Partnership In Fight Against COVID-19

  The Sokoto State government is seeking to partner with the Federal Government on strategic ways to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. State Governor Aminu Tambuwal stated this on Monday when the Ministerial Taskforce Team visited the state. Governor Tambuwal during the visit said that the state will continue to do its best in partnering with … Continue reading Sokoto Govt Seeks FG’s Partnership In Fight Against COVID-19

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Usain Bolt And Partner Welcome Baby Girl

  Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt has become a father for the first time after welcoming the birth of a baby girl with partner Kasi Bennett, reports said Monday. Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness appeared to confirm the birth of Bolt’s daughter in a social media post. “Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain Bolt and … Continue reading Usain Bolt And Partner Welcome Baby Girl

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