Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Faces Backlash For Refusing To Address The Nation Amid Coronavirus Scare

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently facing online backlash on social media for refusing to address Nigerians on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Buhari had refused to speak on the matter unlike his counterparts in many other countries battling the virus. Just last week, the Senate had asked the president to address Nigerians which led to one…

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Coronavirus: Osun Bans Public Gatherings In Church, Mosque, Club And Others To Stem Contagion

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has issued a ban on gatherings with high-densities in churches, mosques, nightclubs, sports arenas, schools and other public places to avoid the spread of coronavirus. In a statement issued by Oyetola’s spokesman Ismail Omipidan on Thursday March 19, it was gathered that the ban takes effect from Friday March 20 till…

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Nigerians React As Oyo State Governor Apologizes For Holding PDP Rally Amid Coronavirus Scare

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, apologised for allowing a Peoples Democratic Party ‘mega rally’ in the state amid coronavirus outbreak after Nigerians described the action as ‘irresponsible’, ‘insensitive’ and ‘disappointing’ No fewer than a thousand persons were present at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rally, which had other governors of the party in attendance…

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Lagos Urges Passengers On Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Turkish Flights Of March 13th, 14th To Self-Isolate

The Lagos state government has urged every passenger on board the Virgin Atlantic flight VS411 and Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK625 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact the state ministry of health immediately as contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues. The state government on Thursday March…

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Coronavirus Scares Man Into Taking Overdose Of Chloroquine, Physician Warns Against Panic Usage

Nigerian public health enthusiast, Fidelis Egemba aka Akproko Doctor has taken to Twitter to advise the public against the self-treatment of Chloroquine as well as the panic usage of the drug. The physician warned in a thread of tweet early this morning after revealing how a man reportedly landed at the hospital unconscious due to overdose of the…

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Abule Ado Explosion Death Toll Rises To 21 As Families Search For Missing Relatives

The death toll from the explosion that rocked the Abule Ado area of Lagos state last Sunday March 15th, has risen to 21. According to Daily Post, another body was recovered from the scene of the incident on Thursday evening March 19th. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reportedly said in a statement that 468…

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Coronavirus: North-West Governors, Kwara Shut Down Schools While Anambra, Ogun Ban Huge Gatherings

In a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Kwara State Government and North-West Governors have joined Lagos State to announce the closure of all schools. Eight new coronavirus cases have been detected in Nigeria, majority of them in people who arrived Nigeria via Lagos. Anambra state government has also banned all…

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Italian Man Who Brought Coronavirus To Nigeria Reportedly Test Negative

The Italian citizen who brought the deadly Coronavirus pandemic to Nigeria has now tested negative to the disease. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed this on Thursday at a news conference to give update on the pandemic, TheNewsGuru reports. He said the index case, who had been receiving treatment at the Infectious…

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