Tag Archives: COVID-19

Abuja Warehouses Under Attack As Residents Loot COVID-19 Palliatives

Amid several reports of looting across the country, Abuja residents on Monday took law into their hands by breaking into a warehouse in search of COVID-19 palliatives. According to footages shared by eye-witnesses via social media, the looted items varied from rice and semovita to macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers. The warehouse which is located near West…

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ICYMI: Brazilian Football Legend Ronaldinho Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Brazilian soccer star, Ronaldinho has tested positive for novel coronavirus, popularly known as COVID-19. The former Barcelona forward shared a video to his Instagram story revealing his diagnosis. He said he is asymptomatic and is self-isolating in Belo Horizonte, having arrived in Brazil’s sixth-largest city on Saturday. “I have been in [Belo Horizonte] since [Saturday], I came to…

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COVID-19 Palliative Looting Spread Across Plateau, Enugu And Benin

As the #ENDSARS, protest takes a different turn, residents stormed a warehouse for COVID-19 palliatives in the Bukuru community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and carted away stock stored therein. In videos shared across social media platforms, the looters were sighted carrying bags of stock through the streets of Jos unchecked on Saturday…

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Poland’s President Andrzej Duda Has Been Infected With The Novel Coronavirus

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has contracted the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19, an aide said on Saturday, as the country faces a record rise in cases. “Ladies and Gentlemen, as recommended President @AndrzejDuda was tested yesterday for the presence of coronavirus. The result turned out to be positive. The president is fine” Blazej Spychalski, secretary of…

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Records 77 Fresh COVID-19 Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Giving the latest update via their website, the agency said that the new infections brought the nation’s confirmed cases to 61,882. The reports also showed that two COVID-19 related deaths in 10 states and the Federal Capital…

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Residents Outraged After Discovering COVID-19 Palliatives Warehouse In Osun

Hundreds of Osun residents on Friday broke into a cocoa industry warehouse located in the Ede, Ido-Osun and Ofatedo areas of the state, ransacking and looting varieties of food items meant to serve them as COVID-19 palliatives. In videos being circulated by eye-witnesses on social media, many thronged the area around 11:40 AM and could seen running away with packs of noodles,…

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Lagos Warehouse Full Of COVID-19 Palliatives Looted Amid Statewide Curfew

A Maza Maza warehouse in Lagos full of undistributed COVID-19 palliatives, most food items was discovered Thursday October 22 by local residents following recent riots in the state. Following the discovery of the supplies, dozens broke into the facility, carting away the items which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE,’ include bags of rice, macaroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar and cartons of noodles.…

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All Lagos Schools To Close Until Further Notice Due To #ENDSARS Protests

Schools across the Lagos has been ordered immediate closure following the tension generated by the #EndSARS protests. This directive was issued on Monday October 19 by the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, on behalf of the government, as part of the measures aimed at ensuring the safety of the pupils/students, parents, and all staff working…

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Nigeria Records 54 More COVID-19 Recoveries,133 New Cases

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 133 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the country’s toll to 61,440. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a late-night tweet noting that Lagos, the nation’s epicenter confirmed 90 new cases of the viral disease. Other states with new cases include Rivers-13, FCT-8, Kaduna-8, Oyo-6, Ondo-3, Katsina-2, Nasarawa-2 and Plateau-1. So far, 56,611 patients…

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