ICYMI: Nigerian student dies of coronavirus weeks before graduation

Weeks before he was set to graduate at the Western Michigan University, a Nigerian-America student, Bassey…

US warship in distress as COVID-19 infections soar onboard

The captain of a US aircraft carrier carrying more than 4,000 crew has called for urgent…

SARS operatives nab four suspected child traffickers in Abia

The Abia State Commissioner of Police, Ene Okon has confirmed the rescue of 19 children by…

Don’t use COVID-19 to loot, ICPC warns MDAs, public officers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies…

ASUU ‘willing to join govt in combating COVID-19’ …laments poor health funding

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has offered to supply its members to join government…

Coronavirus: 31 patients recover in Ghana — highest in Africa

Thirty-one coronavirus patients in Ghana have been discharged after recovering from the disease. Kwaku Agyemang, the…

Makinde: I made a joke about COVID-19 but the disease is real

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says though he made a joke about COVID-19, the disease…

11m poor Nigerians will get COVID-19 palliatives, says FG

Over 11 million poor Nigerians have been identified by the federal government to benefit from the…

Coronavirus: Countries we are looking up to for assistance also facing challenges, says FG

The federal government says many of the countries it is hoping will help Nigeria fight the…

IGP, 11 other officers test negative for COVID-19

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, and 11 other police officers have tested negative for…

Russia’s top coronavirus doctor who met Putin tests positive

The head of Moscow’s main coronavirus hospital who met with President Vladimir Putin a week ago…

COVID-19: I’m not aware of Kyari’s location in Lagos – Health commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said he does not know the location…

COVID-19: In a few days, we’ll be conducting 1,000 tests per day, says NCDC DG

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says by the end of…

WHO: Over 50 vaccine trials ongoing for COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are more than 50 trials for a vaccine on…

NERC postpones increment on electricity tariffs

  The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has postponed the take-off of the new electricity tariff…

Oyo index coronavirus patient discharged — after testing negative

The Oyo state government has discharged its index coronavirus patient. This was made known in a…

COVID-19: FG meets service chiefs, reviews lockdown protocol

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said it has met with security chiefs in the country…

Bauchi declares lockdown over COVID-19

The Bauchi State Government has imposed a lockdown for 14 days in order to contain the…

COVID-19: Buhari’s lockdown order is legal, says Osinbajo

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the order for the lockdown of the federal capital territory (FCT),…

Soldiers can’t be deployed to enforce lockdown – Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says it is illegal to deploy soldiers during the lockdown over…

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