Covid-19 News

Ohigbu Acholalo: Idoma International Carnival 2020 holds special programme to give back to the...

Due to the government and health experts directives on coronavirus safety protocols on social distancing, ban on large gatherings, the 2020 edition of Idoma International Carnival will...

Nigerians expose Lagos Assembly Member, Alli-Macaulay, for using COVID-19 palliatives as birthday gifts.

Member of the Lagos state House of Assembly Hon. Mojisola Alli-Macaulay has been accused of beating up her father and using COVID-19 as a birthday souvenir.

NLC makes fresh demands from Nigerian govt.

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on governments at all levels to end medical tourism by improving funding to the health sector. Mr...

“To the people saying government must have paid me to say I got...

Nigerian media personality, Toke Makinwa has slammed those accusing her of getting paid by the government to fake her illness. Media personality announced that she tested...

COVID-19 has created a lot of confusion in the university system ― VC

The outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the Benue State University, BSU, Prof. Moses Kembe, Thursday lamented that the coming of the COVID-19 pandemic created a...

Toke Makinwa tests positive to coronavirus

Popular media personality, Toke Makinwa has revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19. Toke in a post on her Instagram page said she tested...

FG flags off special grant for rural women, earmarks over N140 billion.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the Special Grant Project for Rural Women which will see that over 700,000 women receive grants of N20,000 each to...

COVID-19: NCDC records 225 new cases

Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 count recorded another increase with 225 new positive samples confirmed on Tuesday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the...

Breaking: Open all schools now, FG orders

After about six months of stemming and preventing the spread of Covid-19, which of course led to the closure of all schools and borders, Federal government Friday...

Lagos State approves full reopening of churches, mosques

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of worship centres in the state. He announced this...

‘Fear is the real killer’ – Segun Awolowo narrates COVID-19 ordeal

Segun Awolowo, grandchild of Obafemi Awolowo, former premier of western Nigeria, says the fear of COVID-19 is a killer. Awolowo...

Seven students writing WASSCE in Gombe contract COVID-19

Seven students of Government Girls’ College, Doma, Gombe state, have tested positive for COVID-19. The federal government had permitted schools...

NHRC seeks better protection for humanitarian workers.

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2020 World Humanitarian Day, WHD, the National Human Rights Commission in the country, NHRC, has called...

We spent over N500m to feed school children during lockdown -Buhari’s Minister, Sadiya.

The federal government says it spent more than N500 million to feed pupils during the lockdown imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.Sadiya Umar-Farouq,...

BREAKING: COVID-19: FG extends phase two of eased lockdown by one week

The Federal Government on Monday extended the phase two of the ease of lockdown in the country by another one week. Secretary to the...

COVID-19: Nigeria takes delivery of 7-tons of hydroxychloroquine from India

Nigeria has received seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine from India.This was confirmed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha while speaking at Thursday’s...

Reps order NCDC to test Multichoice CEO for COVID-19 immediately.

The House of Representatives has told Director-General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Ihekweazu Chikwe, to locate the Chief Executive...

Oyo releases school reopening exams timetable.

The Oyo State Government has approved the measures that would guide the resumption of schools and associated educational activities in the state. This indication...

BREAKING] Mallam Isa Funtua is dead

Late Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua Newspaper patron and influential media leader, Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead. He died in Abuja while undergoing a routine medical...

Lagos Seals Farms City, Quilox Pool, Others

Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, has sealed Farms City, Quilox Pool and Bar, as well as two other facilities in the Ajah area of the State for contravening...