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Lagos records first COVID-19 death as infected renal patient dies at LUTH

A 55-year-old man who was admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has died in the facility. A reliable source at the tertiary hospital said the man died of (complications arising from) the global...

COVID-19 positive patient is a military officer who returned from India—Akeredolu

The Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has said that the first positive case of coronavirus in the state is a military officer who is a returnee from India. Disclosing this further in his twitter...

BREAKING: Ondo records first confirmed case of COVID-19

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says today on his verified Twitter handle that “We have just received confirmation of our first positive #COVIDー19 case in Ondo State this evening. The infected person is...

Panic As Coronavirus Suspect Dies In Omole, Lagos

File photo A patient who was suspected to have contracted coronavirus has died in Omole, Lagos causing panic in the area. Residents of Omole Estate, Phase II, Lagos are now in perpetual fear following the death...

Exco members in Benue donate salaries to fight Covid 19 .

The Benue State Executive Council has resolved that each member should donate N100,000 every month to the fight against Coronavirus in the state. By this decision, the 28-member Executive Council will be contributing N2.8 million...

Lockdown: Don’t harm Nigerians, Buhari tells security agencies

President Buhari has urged security agencies to deploy tact while enforcing the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory. Buhari had, on March 29, ordered the lockdown in the three locations for an...

Covid 19 :Alex Addingi ,Amokachi donate to FG on behalf of Silk Road Restaurant...

The Vice Chairman Of Silk road restaurant Mr Alex Addingi along with Daniel Amokachi the brand ambassador today made some presentations to the Federation Government to support the fight against Covid 19. As part of...

I never had N30 billion – Davido

Renowned Nigerian entertainer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has told his followers that he never had N30 billion. The ‘If’ singer also told them that he has no money to do ‘giveaway’ amid the...

COVID-19 corpses’ can’t be claimed for burial -Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says corpses of persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be claimed for burial. He said such corpses would be handled by the ministry of health because...

COVID-19: Keyamo angry with army, vows to investigate killing of man in Delta

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has condemned the killing of innocent lives in Warri, Delta State by soldiers. The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa had ordered people of the state...

BREAKING: Lagos discharges four more Coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government on Friday said four more Coronavirus patients have been discharged after they tested negative twice. This bring to 24, the total number of Coronavirus patients so far discharged in Lagos State. Commissioner...

Violence Against Women : Nigerian Women call for the suspension of Kogi State Commissioner.

A coalition of Nigerian women Rights groups have called for the immediate suspension of Abdulmumuni Ganga the Commissioner if water resources in Kogi state who brutalized a girl who asked him for assistance on...

Customers trapped as Spar Mall collapses in Calabar (Video)

There was tension for people in Calabar, Cross River State today as many customers were trapped inside a  portion of Spar Mall after it collapsed. The ugly incident which happened today left some of the...

Covid -19: Benue Index Case Moved To Abuja (Photos)

The Benue Covid -19 Index Case Susan Okpe, 62, has been evacuated to the Isolation Centre at the National Hospital Abuja. Her evacuation follows a request, which was approved by the Honourable Minister of Health...

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Undergoes COVID-19 Test

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom finally took the coronavirus, COVID-19, test on Thursday to find out about his health status. This comes after the Governor ordered the closure of all the borders of the State to curb...

Panic As Commercial Driver Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus Escapes From Niger Isolation Centre,...

File Photo A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed. Similarly, one of the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, simply...

JUST IN: Vaccine for Coronavirus treatment ready soon -Iwu

The drug for the treatment of the dreaded coronavirus will be ready soon if the testing of the vaccine is completed. The assurance was given by the Chairman of the Imo State Taskforce on COVID-19,...

President of Russia, Putin in self-isolation after contact with doctor who tested positive for...

Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, says he would work remotely after shaking hands with a doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus. Denis Protsenko, who heads the country’s main coronavirus hospital said he tested positive...

“I’m Not Aware of Abba Kyari’s Location In Lagos” — Lagos Health Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said he does not know the location of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, in Lagos. Kyari, who tested positive for coronavirus...

Covid-19 : Free money and data to all Household of Love members.

Pastor Yinka Yusuf Of House Of Love Church has disclosed that every member of their in need of financial assistance is entitled to collect 5-10 thousand naira grant from the church, but the grant...