Category Archives: Breaking

NCDC Recommends Wearing Of Face Mask To Curtail Spread Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recommended the use of face masks for members of the public, noting that it could act as an “additional layer” in the battle against COVID-19 in the country and also adding that it was not compulsory. This information was contained in the NCDC’s ‘Advisory on the Use of Masks by Members…

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Sanwo-Olu To Feed 100,000 Lagos Youths Daily During COVID-19 Lockdown

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced  a feeding programme that will cater to 100,000 youths daily to cushion the effects of the lockdown on residents. The governor made the announcement during a media briefing on Tuesday. He said the exercise tagged, “Daily Food Kitchen Programme” will help to reduce hunger among youths who are unable…

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COVID19 Lockdown: Residents Invade, Loot Truck Conveying Rice In Abuja

Following the extended lockdown in the FCT, Ogun and Lagos states by President Muhammadu Buhari, the economic effect on citizens have been adverse which has led many into committing distasteful acts, all captured on camera and making waves on the internet. The latest which has since gone viral sees some residents invading a truck conveying bags of rice in Abuja.…

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Lai Mohammed Reveals Why Donated COVID-19 Funds Can’t Be Disbursed To Nigerians

Hours after Nigerians clamored on social media, Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, has explained why the Federal government cannot share to Nigerians the N15 billion-worth funds donated by private Nigerians and organizations for the fight against COVID19. The Minister was featured on a Radio Nigeria programme today April 14, where he discussed about the money donated…

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Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Says “Poor Communication Made Nigerians Misunderstood China”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday said that poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, was responsible for the tensions that arose concerning the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians. He disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abuja in company with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian.…

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Lagos State Records The Discharge Of Eight More COVID-19 Patients

Lagos State has recorded the discharge of eight more COVID-19 patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba today April 14, the state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says. According to the governor, the discharged patients include two females and 6 males. He said they were discharged after they tested negative for the virus and were said to have fully…

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Breaking! EU Supports Nigeria’s Battle Against Coronavirus With €50 million (N21 Billion)

The European Union has donated €50 million to Nigeria in order to fight the coronavirus disease which has killed at least 10 people and spread across 19 states. The donation was announced when President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience the EU Delegation at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The Presidency made this known via a tweet…

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