Category Archives: Breaking

Sanwo-Olu Confirms The Discharge Of Five More COVID-19 Patients In Lagos

Five more patients have fully recovered from the coronavirus pandemic in Lagos state. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this via his Twitter handle on Thursday, April 16, 2020 noting that the patients were discharged from the Mainland Infectious Diseases Hospital. The patients, who according to the governor included three females and two males were released after they tested…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Task force Urges Tailors To Mass Produce Local Face Masks

Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha has urged Nigerian tailors to start mass producing face mask, using the country’s local fabrics. According the Independent Nigeria, Mustapha said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday in Abuja while addressing the…

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NCDC Says Coronavirus Will Surely Get To All States In Nigeria

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the deadly coronavirus pandemic will get to all the 36 states in Nigeria, Premium Times reports. This was disclosed during an interview on Channels Television Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday where Mr Ihekweazu said it will spread to all states as he compared the virus…

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FG Says Nigerians With More Than N5,000 Account Balance Won’t Receive Conditional Cash Transfer

According to Vanguard News, the Federal Government has revealed that people with over N5,000 in their bank accounts will not benefit from the palliatives (conditional cash transfer scheme) to cushion the effect of  lockdown imposed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq made this known when…

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Three More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Enugu And Kwara

Enugu State Ministry of Health has confirmed the discharge of a coronavirus patient from treatment and isolation after recovering from the disease. According to LIB, the state commissioner for health, Ike Obi who confirmed that the state has two Coronavirus patients, said one of them was discharged after testing negative. Obi also disclosed that the other…

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Tragedy As Doctor Dies After Being Exposed To COVID-19 Patient In Lagos

The death of a private medical practitioner, Chugbo Emeka has been confirmed by Lagos chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) after he was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lagos. The doctor was said to have died on Wednesday April 15, at the isolation ward of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The announcement…

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Workers Protest Against Chinese Company’s Maltreatment In Ogun

A Chinese firm in Ibese area of Ogun state has been reportedly attacked by some of their workers who protested against the company’s decision to lock them within the premises as part of Federal Government’s lockdown directive, TheCable reports. . In the video which has since gone viral, the “youth” were, however, said “to be angry…

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FRSC Sanctions Personnels For Assaulting Lady In Abuja During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) authorities has isssued a query sanctioning its officals who physically and verbally assaulted a lady for speeding off with a policeman on her car’s bonnet in Abuja. AIT correspondent, Khalid Oshoke who shared the video, said the lady refused to wind down her window or park for the security operatives…

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34 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Nigeria As Toll Stands At 407

On Wednesday evening, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 34 new COVID-19 pateints as nationwide’s tally of confirmed cases rose to 407. The health agency in a tweet said the new cases were reported in five states: Lagos, Kano, Katsina, Delta and Niger. The breakdown of the new cases showed that Lagos has 18 cases, followed…

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