Oyo gov, Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

Oyo gov,  Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The test was disclosed in a statement posted on his Twitter Handle this... Read more »

COVID-19: More African countries go for total lockdown

Countries applying lockdown are increasing across Africa. Ghana and Zimbabwe are among those that started the measure today while Morocco, Rwanda and South Africa have been under lockdown. Congo Democratic Republic has... Read more »

Updated COVID-19 cases in Africa:

Total cases – 4,760 cases Deaths -146;  Recoveries – 335 North Africa Algeria – 454 Egypt – 576 Libya – 3 Morocco – 450 Tunisia – 278 Virus-free = None West Africa... Read more »

COVID 19: Why wash your hands?

HANDS are one of the most common ways that the virus spreads from one person to the next. According to World Health Organization (WHO), one of the cheapest, easiest, and most important ways... Read more »

COVID-19: Awka tailor turns pieces of cloth into reusable facial mask

WORRIED by the high cost of facial masks and how Awka residents expose themselves to dangers of contracting the Coronavirus, an Awka based tailor, Christian Onyia, has resorted to producing reusable facial... Read more »

Zimbabwe Enforces Three-Week Lockdown To Tackle Coronavirus

Zimbabwean authorities on Monday began enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against the spread of coronavirus after the disease left one person dead and infected six others. President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared... Read more »

Coronavirus: Belgium Death Toll Surpasses 500

Belgium’s death toll from the novel coronavirus passed the 500 mark Monday, with almost 12,000 cases detected since the start of the epidemic. Health authorities in the country of 11.4 million said... Read more »

Iran Records 117 New Coronavirus Deaths

Iran on Monday reported 117 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, bringing the official total number of fatalities to 2,757. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour announced the tolls in a news conference... Read more »

We Are Following Over 6,000 Contacts Of 111 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is following up with no fewer than 6,000 people suspected to have had contact with the 111 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in... Read more »

Anti-Coronavirus campaign: Senators to take half pay

… More firms to follow suit Nigerian senators have agreed to contribute 50 per cent of their salaries to the fight against the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Vice Chairman of... Read more »

B’ Haram commander killed – Army

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says a top commander of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abu Usamah, has been killed. The Acting Director of Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, revealed this... Read more »

NCDC projects rise in Coronavirus cases

… Prioritises test for high profile citizens Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it expects number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country to keep rising. NCDC Director-General,... Read more »

Customs allegedly kill 15-year-old student in Ogun

A 15-year-old girl, Sekinat Agbelade, was said to have been shot dead by men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Agosasa, Ipokia Local area of Ogun State, DAILY POST reports. According... Read more »