Category Archives: Breaking

Tinubu, Wife Test Negative After Chief Security Officer Dies Of COVID-19

On Monday, the media office of the National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,revealed that he, alongside his wife, Remi tested negative to Coronavirus. This is coming after the death of Lateef Raheem, the late Chief Security Officer to Tinubu, who was diagnosed with the disease. In a statement on Monday by spokesperson…

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COVID-19 Patients Missing In Borno Found And Returned To Isolation Center

Two Borno State patients who were reported to be missing after testing positive to COVID-19 have been found, Channels TV reports. On Sunday, the Borno State government had announced that two patients – Abbas Kaka Hassan (a 24-year-old male) and Hauwa Mohammed (42-year-old female) are on the run after testing positive to COVID-19 at the University of…

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Nigeria’s Front-line Health Workers Battling COVID-19 Get New Allowance

The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora has confirmed that commencement of payment of the Upgraded Hazard allowance for Front-line Health workers. Disclosing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, Mamora said the new incentive including the insurance scheme was a fall- out of an MoU signed between the…

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COVID-19: Buhari Extends Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun, FCT By One Week, Imposes New Nationwide Measures

President Muhammadu Buhari, in nationwide broadcast on Monday, has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory (FCT) by one week. The president who explained that he consulted widely before taking the decision commended Nigerians for the level of endurance shown throughout the four weeks that the lockdown has lasted. He also…

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Coronavirus: Lagos Youths Protest Against Lockdown, Attack Security Agents

According to Daily Post, some Lagos youths on Monday commenced violent protests over the COVID-19 lockdown in the Eleko community of Ibeju Lekki local government area. The protesters were said to have engaged in a faceoff with security agents in the area in which at least five police officers were injured, Premium Times reports. It was gathered…

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Breaking: President Buhari To Address The Nation At 8PM Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address Nigerians on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8pm, according to a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity. The media aide in his communique urged all television, radio and other electronic media stations to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television…

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COVID-19: Five Clerics Convicted In Abuja Over Violation Of Lockdown Guidelines

According to SunNews Online, a mobile court in Abuja has sentenced two Pastors and three Imams to one-month imprisonment or an option of N5000 fine in addition to a supervised community service for one day for violating the lockdown order. They were convicted for holding services in their religious establishments despite the lockdown order in the…

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New Kano Emir Says Mass Deaths In State Has No Connection To COVID-19

The new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has confirmed that the mass deaths reported in the state are not due to COVID-19 as many reports have speculated. According to Channels TV, a statement from the 58th Emir on Sunday noted that he was informed by the State’s Ministry of Health that the ‘mysterious’ deaths which had reportedly…

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