Warning: Stop all mass gatherings now – PTF to state govs

State governments in Nigeria that relaxed sanctions against large rallies have been warned to reconsider their actions, especially on crowded events. The warning was made by Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF)... Read more »

Burundi orders WHO officials to leave in 48hrs

Burundi has expelled the World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in the country, Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo and three other health experts. The four officials were asked to leave the southern African country... Read more »

193 new cases of COVID-19 brings Nigeria’s toll to 5,162

… 118 discharged, 167 deaths NIGERIA has recorded 193 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 5162.   Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new figures... Read more »

Anambra’s second COVID-19 case: No need to panic – Obiano

Being a special broadcast on COVID-19 by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, on Thursday, 14th May, 2020. NDI Anambra ekenem unu.   I am here once again... Read more »

Google, Facebook extend work-from-home plans till 2021

Google and Facebook today told most employees to keep working from home for the rest of the year as part of a response by the tech giants to the deadly coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

COVID-19 triggers sharp decline in manufacturing sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a sharp decline on investments in the manufacturing sector, a survey from the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has revealed. MAN CEOs Confidence Index (MCCI) for the... Read more »

3 billion lack basic protection against coronavirus – UN Experts

AS NATIONS around the world fight the coronavirus pandemic with mass lockdowns and travel bans, UN experts warn that some three billion people lack even the most basic weapons to protect themselves:... Read more »

SON warns against substandard hand sanitizers

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has warned members of the public to be wary of substandard hand sanitiser presently being sold in the market.   The acting State Coordinator of SON... Read more »

COVID-19: Kaduna discharges 35 infected almajirai

KADUNA State Government has discharged not less than 35 of the Almajirai infected by COVID-19 in the state.   Governor Nasir  El-Rufa’i disclosed this on his Twitter handle noting that Kaduna State... Read more »

NUP commends Anambra’s anti-COVID-19 campaign

ANAMBRA state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) has described the efforts of the Obiano administration to contain the coronavirus pandemic as second to none in Nigeria. NUP made the... Read more »

Idemili North healthcare workers receive training on case management

IDEMILI North Local Government Area Health Authority has embarked on case management training for healthcare workers, especially officers in charge of facilities. This is in a bid not to compromise the advice... Read more »