Kogi conducted only one COVID-19 test – NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday has published the number of COVID-19 tests conducted around the country.   According to NCDC a total of 35,983 samples have been tested... Read more »

We’re not trying new drugs, says WHO

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has refuted the report it’s not trying out new drugs in developing an effecting regimen for the treatment of COVID-19, but repurposing available ones to determine their... Read more »

UK sanctions Oyakhilome’s TV over 5G, COVID-19 claims

UNITED Kingdom’s broadcast and telecommunications industries regulatory agency  has blacklisted a religious cable channel, Loveworld Television, for airing what it called “unsubstantiated claims linking the pandemic to 5G technology.”  The television network... Read more »

New Chinese drug may cure COVID-19 without vaccine – Scientists

A CHINESE laboratory is developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt.   A study published on the research team’s scientific journal ‘Cell’ said... Read more »

COVID-19: Lagos begins advocacy on usage of face masks

LAGOS State Ministry of Information and Strategy, has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of facemask usage as part of efforts to curb... Read more »

EU backs WHO after Trump pull-out threat

THE European Union (EU) backed the World Health Organisation and multilateral efforts to fight the coronavirus today after United States’ President, Donald Trump, threatened to quit the global agency.   EU made... Read more »

COVID-19 patient gives birth to twins in LUTH

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient has given birth to twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The patient gave birth to a boy and a girl today, bringing the total number of... Read more »

In Rivers, court convicts owner, manager of demolished hotel

THE owner and manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel in Eleme, Gogorobari Needam and Bariledum Azoroh have been convicted and fined N50,000 by a magistrate court in Port Harcourt for contravening the... Read more »

FG begins verification of proposed local COVID-19 drugs

THE Federal Government said it has begun the verification of all locally made COVID-19 drugs meant for the treatment of the dreaded virus.Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this... Read more »

COVID-19: Brazil becomes third highest in global case toll

TWENTY-FOUR hours after Brazil rose to become fourth COVID-19 worst-hit nation, it today becomes the third-highest novel coronavirus endemic country in the world.    According to official figures, a troubling surge that... Read more »

Keke riders receive Enugu govt’s relief

ENUGU State Government, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, donated food items to Tricycle (Keke) riders operating in Enugu Metropolis.   They also... Read more »