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Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed ASSUMES DUTY AS NEMA DG.

The newly appointed Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Air Vice Marshal Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.), has formally assumed duty at the headquarters of the agency in Abuja. He was received on arrival by NEMA directors and later held a meeting with the management staff, according to a statement from the agency on Wednesday. The […]

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AIRLINES IN NIGERIA LOSING N17bn MONTHLY TO CORONAVIRUS – FG

Airlines in Nigeria are losing about N17bn monthly as a result of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the Federal Government said on Wednesday. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this while speaking in Abuja at the daily briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. “We (aviation sector) are worst […]

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NIGERIAN GOVERNOR UNAPOLOGETIC FOR USING Chloroquine & Zithromax TO TREAT SELF OF CORONAVIRUS.

The Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has said he does not regret telling his health officials to treat COVID-19 patients with Chloroquine. Mr Mohammed said this while responding to the backlash from people who felt such authorisations are exclusively reserved for professional medical personnel. Mr Mohammed, who was the index case of COVID-19 in Bauchi, […]

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FG Of Nigeria EXTENDS BAN ON FLIGHT BY 4 WEEKS.

The Federal Government has extended the ban placed on flights in the country as  part of efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus for another four weeks. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the daily briefing of the task force on Wednesday. Mustapha, who is also […]

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MEEK MILL & MILAN HARRIS WELCOME BABY BOY.

Meek mill is the latest dad in town as his girlfriend, Milan Harris of Milano Di Rouge gave birth to a baby boy on his birthday. The rapper took to Twitter to announce the birth of his newborn son, who arrived May 6, on his 33rd birthday.  He wrote: “Milano dropped me off a king on […]

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DYBALA RECOVERS FROM CORONAVIRUS, TORINO PLAYER TESTS POSITIVE.

Juventus star Paulo Dybala revealed yesterday – wednesday that he has been given the all-clear six weeks after contracting coronavirus, but Serie A rivals Torino confirmed that one of their players had tested positive. “Many people talked in the past weeks ,but I can finally confirm that I am healed. Thank you once again for […]

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RUSSIA RECORDS 10,599 NEW COVID-19 CASES IN 24 hrs.

Russia has emerged as a new hotspot for the dreaded coronavirus and in recent days have been recording the highest number of new infections in Europe. Russia has recorded more than 10,000 new cases of coronavirus for the fourth day in a row on yesterday (wednesday), surpassing Germany to become the country with the sixth-highest […]

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PHOTO: CHINESE RESEARCHER ON THE VERGE OF MAKING VERY SIGNIFICANT COVID-19 FINDING KILLED.

Dr Bing Liu, a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Medical Center’s Computational and Systems Biology Department, has been shot dead inside the home he shared with his wife in Pittsburgh. The well respected 37 year old researcher was alone at his home in the 200 block of Elm Court in Ross Township […]

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UNILORIN SET TO MAKE BREAKTHROUGH IN THE PRODUCTION OF COVID-19 VACCINE IN NIGERIA.

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) is currently leading the race to make a breakthrough in production of the first ever vaccine for Coronavirus (COVID-19). In a bulletin issued on Monday, the school said that a team of medical experts and scientists led by Prof. Mathew Kolawale of Medical Virology, is working on the project. According to the University, the Kolawale-led research […]

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COVID-19 PATIENTS HIT THE STREETS TO PROTEST OVER INADEQUATE MEDICAL ATTENTION IN GOMBE STATE.

Some coronavirus patients in Gombe state were reportedly seen on the streets on Tuesday to protest over inadequate medical attention at the Kwadon Isolation Centre, Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State. The patients who blocked the popular Gombe/Biu Road, were said to be protesting against government’s negligence, inadequate food and medical attention in the isolation centre. Yes, they […]