COVID-19: Ondo returns lorry-load of almajiris back to Sokoto

NOT less than 25 almajiris coming into Ondo State from Sokoto has been sent back.   The intercepted almajiris set out to enter Ondo State through Kogi which shares border with Ondo.... Read more »

We’re not ruling out local herbs for COVID-19 treatment – Ehanire

THE possibility of using local herbs in the treatment of coronavirus in Nigeria has received boost with Federal government stating not ruling out the possibility.   Speaking during the presidential task force... Read more »

Brazil struggles under high COVID-19 fatality

MAYOR of Manaus, the biggest city in the Amazon rainforest region of Brazil, Arthur Virgilio yesterday asked world leaders for help in his country’s fight against the novel coronavirus, which has brought... Read more »

Pressure of COVID-19 will soon phase out – Igwe Agbala

UKE town is blessed. We pride ourselves in our progressive nature and brotherly cooperation. There is a need to find comfort from within when challenges arise.   Traditional ruler of Uke Kingdom,... Read more »

Jigawa deaths rise to 100

… Lagos discharges 60 COVID-19 patients TENSION is mounting Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State as number of deaths in the area rises to 100.   While some fear that the... Read more »

Rising African COVID-19 cases worry WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concerns over continuing rising of COVID-19 infections in African countries.   WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo said the number of coronavirus cases in... Read more »

In Onitsha, face mask row lead to one death

A PRIVATE guard attached to Cocoa Market, Onitsha, has reportedly killed 22-year-old Cletus Chisom at the Cocoa Cola Market, Onitsha, over face mask issues.   National Light gathered that the incident which... Read more »

COVID-19: UN makes case for disabled persons

UNITED Nations’ Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, today called on governments around the world to specifically take into account the billions of people with disabilities in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   He... Read more »

COVID 19: CFL, British partners launch fast test kits in Lagos

ONE of Nigeria’s leading facilities management and marketing companies, Confederated Facilitators Limited (CFL) in collaboration with its British partner, will today launch a fast result oriented medical test kit into the Nigerian... Read more »

NCDC releases new guidelines for Nigerians, companies

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has listed coronavirus preventive measures for citizens and businesses.   Director General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said the new directives followed evolving knowledge of... Read more »

Abacha loot to fund Lagos-Ibadan road, 2nd Niger Bridge, others – Presidency

THE latest funds repatriated from Abacha loot will be deployed to construction works on Lagos to Ibadan Expressway in the South-West, Abuja to Kano Road in the north and second Niger Bridge... Read more »

Over 30 firms join call for ‘open’ 5G

MORE than 30 technology and telecom firms unveiled an alliance Tuesday to press for “open and interoperable” 5G wireless systems that eliminate the need for a single supplier.   The move comes... Read more »

FG to lower 2020 budget oil benchmark to $20/pb

… N2t ready for investment PLANS are ongoing by the Federal Government to review the 2020 budget to reflect an oil benchmark of $20 per barrel.   Federal Minister of Finance, Budget... Read more »