First-ever infant death from COVID-19 recorded in US

The US has recorded the first-ever infant death from COVID-19 after the disease claimed the life…

COVID-19: Ogun shuts borders with Lagos, Oyo, others

Ogun State Government has announced the closure of all borders with neighbouring states and the international…

UCH Chief Medical Director tests positive for coronavirus

The Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, has said that he tested…

Season could be lost, says Uefa boss Aleksander Ceferin

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin says the current football season could be lost if it cannot be…

Covid-19 could kill millions in Africa without immediate action, says UN chief

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres fears “millions and millions” of coronavirus cases in Africa, where…

102-year-old Italian woman survives coronavirus

A 102-year-old Italian woman, Italica Grondona, has survived the coronavirus disease or COVID-19 after spending more…

Governors’ Forum boss Okauru, wife test negative for coronavirus

The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mr Asishana Okauru, and his wife, Ifueko, have…

COVID-19: FG mulls giving Nigerians stipends, says Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government is considering…

Sanwo-Olu takes delivery of 110-bed Lagos/GTBank Isolation Centre

Lagos State Government has taken delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility on the Lagos Island, where…

BREAKING: Immigration boss, Babandede tests positive for coronavirus

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede, has tested positive for coronavirus. The CG, who disclosed this…

COVID-19: Nigeria records another eight new cases, toll now 97

The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria hit 97 on Saturday evening with eight fresh…

‘Suspend VAT, provide stipends for citizens’ — Tinubu speaks on COVID-19

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has prescribed measures the federal government…

COVID-19: Ortom orders deputy to undergo test

The Benue State Government on Saturday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus disease otherwise…

Otedola donates N1bn to fight coronavirus in Nigeria

Femi Otedola, Nigerian entrepreneur, has announced a donation of N1 billion to fight coronavirus in Nigeria.…

Coronavirus: Print more naira notes, Tinubu tells FG

All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, has asked the Federal Government to print more naira notes…

JUST IN: Nasir El-Rufai tests positive for COVID-19

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for COVID-19. His is now in…

Covid-19: Buhari meets health minister, NCDC boss

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, received briefing from Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, and the…

(IPDATED) Police say truckload of dynamite caused Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a…

(VIDEO) Akure blast caused by bombs, police confirm

Saturday morning’s explosion in Akure, Ondo State was caused by bombs, which detonated while being conveyed…

Condoms shortage imminent as pandemic spikes demand

The world’s biggest maker of condoms warned of a global shortage as supply falls by almost…

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