COVID-19 creates chances for Africa’s economy

TODAY’S trillion-dollar question is: What will the post-Covid-19 world look like? Will the world indeed deglobalise, will supply chains shorten, and what will all of this mean for Africa’s many already-fragile economies?... Read more »

9-yr-old tests positive in Enugu

ENUGU State government has confirmed a new positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. In a statement today, Commissioner for Health in Enugu, Obi Ikechukwu, revealed that the case involved a... Read more »

Anambra debunks schools’ resumption rumour

ANAMBRA State Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, has debunked the rumour on the re-opening of schools in Anambra State next week. Prof. Omenugha said there is no iota of truth... Read more »

Osodieme launches operation wear-your-face-mask

WIFE of Governor of Anambra State and Founder of Caring Family Enhancement (CAFÉ) initiative, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano, has launched operation wear your face mask. The event took place yesterday at Aguleri... Read more »

Gunmen abduct 80-year-old father of Bayelsa LGA chairman

UNKNOWN gunmen have kidnapped 80-year-old Pa Napoleon Alale, father of the Chairman of Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Mr Embeleakpo Alale.   As reported the octogenarian was abducted in the... Read more »

In Awka, even fitness clubs feel COVID-19 bite

IN LINE with the order of the government of Anambra State towards measures to prevent the coronavirus pandemic, Healthy Living Fitness Club and few other clubs currently operate by dividing participants in... Read more »

COVID-19 triggers over 20m US job losses

THE coronavirus lockdown wiped out 20.5 million United States jobs in April, destroying nearly all the positions created in the prior decade in the world’s largest economy.   A release from the... Read more »

WHO projects 190,000 deaths in Africa

UP TO 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures fail. The warning was handed down in a release by World Health... Read more »

COVID-19: Over 4,000 Nigerians stranded globally

MINISTER of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, has said there are over four thousand Nigerians stranded across the world since COVID-19 pandemic assumed global dimmension.   Onyeama stated this in a remark he... Read more »

Eight arrested for illegal business in school premises

OYO State Government has arrested eight persons illegally operating a block making industry on the premises of Community Basic School, at Ologuneru Area, Ibadan. The arrest was sequel to enforcement and monitoring... Read more »

21 laboratories now operational for COVID-19 testing nationwide – Health Minister

MINISTER of Health, Dr. Esagie Ehanire has revealed that 21 Testing Laboratories are now operational nationwide as his Ministry works to drive up demand.   Ehanire disclosed this at the daily Presidential... Read more »

Wike impounds two trailer loads of cows for violating lockdown

RIVERS State Governor, Nyesom Wike has impounded two trailers loaded with cows and effected the arrests of 14 Persons hidden in the trailers conveying cattle from Adamawa State to Port Harcourt. The... Read more »

COVID-19: Kano commissioner 15 others discharged

KANO state government disclosed that it has discharged 16 more COVID-19 patients from its facilities after they tested negative for the virus.   A statement signed by the commissioner for Information, Malam... Read more »

WHO cautions on Madagascar’s COVID-19 ‘herbal cure’

AS the world continues to grapple with the devastations caused by the novel coronavirus and the heightened race to find a vaccine, the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged caution in consuming... Read more »

Interesting how what we thought was important fades amidst Covid19

Fear paralysed me as I gazed at the television screen My ears were ringing at the mention of deaths of people from the coronavirus. The numbers were so large, and I couldn’t... Read more »

Rafael to shun football games until COVID-19 vaccine is found

RAFAEL Jiménez Jarque, known as Fali says, he will not partake in football until coronavirus vaccine is found.   Though Spanish government has given teams green light to return to training this... Read more »