COVID-19, doctors’ strike combine to render Sokoto women stranded

Coronavirus in Nigeria On Saturday, Nigeria recorded 49 additional fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic with 964 fresh cases reported across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Nigeria’s total infection from the pandemic stood at 195,052 while the fatality toll increased to 2,544 […]

COVID-19 scare: Buhari, delegation to go on isolation after London trip

COVID-19 scare: Buhari, delegation to go on isolation after London trip Buhari and his delegation in London By Terhemba Daka, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his delegation to the United Kingdom are to go on isolation after spending about two weeks in London. This is coming after Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola, the UK High […]

Ending vaccination deficiency vital to reviving African economies – AfDB

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that Africa’s economies will continue to remain in jeopardy until the continent finds an answer to the non-availability of COVID-19 vaccination. Speaking at a meeting of the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra, Ghana, […]

COVID19: UK places Nigeria, others on travel restriction list

The United Kingdom has placed a travel restriction on travelers from Nigeria and other countries in order to contain the spread of COVID-9 in the country. The country listed Nigeria alongside 188 countries on the amber list on its website. Aside from the countries on the amber list other countries were categorised under green or […]

BREAKING: FG restores curfew, restriction on mass gatherings

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja The Federal Government has re-introduced a nationwide 12am to 4am curfew to curtail further spread of COVID-19. The National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, disclosed this at the briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja. Mohammed said the curfew would take effect from midnight on Monday. He also said […]

Philippines president Duterte comes under fire for taking unapproved COVID-19 Chinese vaccine

(NNP) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has come under severe criticism from his countrymen after it was discovered that the iron-fisted president took a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinopharm, that had not been approved by the Philippines health authorities and the World Health Organization. The president acknowledged his lapse in judgement and asked the Chinese Embassy to […]

Covid-19: Nigeria bans travellers from Brazil, India, Turkey

Nigeria announced on Sunday that it has banned passengers from Brazil, India and Turkey as the countries battle third wave of coronavirus with effect from May 4. People who have visited the country within fourteen days preceding their travel to Nigeria will also not be allowed entry. The Nigerian authorities said airlines that fail to […]

Odumakin died of COVID-19 complications – Widow confirms

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Dr. Joe Okei Odumakin, the widow of the late human rights and pro-democracy activist, Yinka Odumakin, has confirmed that her husband died of respiratory issues due to COVID-19 complications which he recovered from about a week Odumakin stated this in a statement she personally signed on Saturday, titled; “A part of me […]

COVID-19 vaccine: Buhari, Osinbajo receive jabs publicly in Abuja

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye,Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari at exactly 11:51a.m and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at 11:57a.m yesterday received the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine jab after some frontline health workers were vaccinated publicly. It was preceded by e-registration of President Buhari and Osinbajo and filling of their vaccination cards by the Executive Director of the National Primary […]

Video: Hydroxychloroquine: Stella Immanuel takes victory lap – demands apology from Biden, others

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Stella Immanuel, the doctor who claimed hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax, were effective cures for COVID-19, has demanded apology from US President, Joe Biden and the media which called her crazy. Immanuel, a Donald Trump loyalist, made the claim on July 28, 2020, at the premises of the US Supreme Court. Immanuel, a […]

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