Category Archives: Discreet

Drinking Bleach To Treat COVID-19 Can Lead To Death, NCDC Warns Nigerians

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned Nigerians against drinking bleach and other disinfectant to treat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This advise comes days after William Bryan, acting head of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, presented the results of US government research that indicated Coronavirus appeared to weaken more quickly…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Rises To 1,182, Imo State Records Index Case

On Saturday, Nigeria confirmed 7 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the country’s total infections to 1,182. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) who made the announcement in a tweet, 33 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 18 in Borno, 12 in Osun, nine in Katsina, four each in…

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North Korea Leader Kim Jong-un Rumored To Be Dead After Botched Surgery

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has died, according to multiple news outlets. TMZ was the first to report the news, writing, “North Korea’s Supreme Leader/dictator Kim Jong-un has reportedly died, or is on his death bed with no hope for recuperation — according to media outlets in China and Japan.” Britain’s Express has also reported the news, citing “multiple sources…

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US Coronavirus Death Toll Reportedly Surpasses 50,000

The number of reported COVID-19 fatalities has surpassed 50,000 on Friday making up more than a quarter of the world’s known pandemic death toll. This is coming less than three months since the first known coronavirus death in the US. According to a coronavirus tracker by Johns Hopkins University, 52,509 people have now died in the United States from COVID-19…

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Lockdown: FG Introduces Free E-Learning Portals For Primary, Secondary School Students

Following the closure of schools nationwide to curtail the spread of coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has launched free e-learning portals for all students in primary and secondary schools. According to Tribune Online, the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, announced this on Friday in Abuja during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.…

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WHO Appoints Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala As COVID-19 Special Envoy

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named Special Envoy by The World Health Organisation (WHO) for the newly inaugurated Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. According to Director-General of the organization, Tedros Ghebreyesus, who made  the announcement during the launch of the ACT Accelerator from Geneva on Monday, she is to serve alongside British business executive, Sir Andrew Witty in the…

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Update: Osun Police Dismisses Officers Caught On Camera Flogging Lady

Weeks after two Police officers were caught on camera flogging a woman in Iwo, the Osun state police command have confirmed their dismissal from the service of the Nigerian Police Force. The erring police officers are Inspector Ikuesan Taiwo with AP NO 251724 and PC Abass Ibrahim with Force No. 509634. The victim, Tola Azeez, stepped out of her…

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COVID-19 Test Results Of Chinese Doctors Not Yet Ready, FG Says

According to multiple online reports, the Federal Government has said that the results for the Coronavirus tests carried out on the 15-member Chinese medical team that arrived the country to help in the fight against the deadly disease, is not yet ready. This was reportedly disclosed by Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora at the daily briefing…

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American Rapper, Kanye West Officially Declared A Billionaire By Forbes

According to Forbes, Kanye West has officially become a Billionaire, making him the second American rapper to reach that status after Jay-Z. This publication noted that Ye’s Yeezy brand, which he owns in its’ entirety and falls under the Adidas umbrella, helped push him over the $1 billion mark. Forbes dissected the Chicago rapper’s success with…

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