Nasir El Rufai, Governor Of Kaduna State, Has Just Tested Positive For Coronavirus [Video]

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has contracted COVID-19. El-rufai announced his status via a video he uploaded on his social media handles on Saturday. His result makes him the second governor to test positive for the virus in Nigeria, after Bala Mohammed, his Bauchi counterpart I wish to appeal to the people of KadunaContinue reading “Nasir El Rufai, Governor Of Kaduna State, Has Just Tested Positive For Coronavirus [Video]”

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Tests Positive For COVID-19

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson has tested positive for the COVID-19. Johnson has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street. “He was tested for coronavirus on the personal advice of England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty,” a statement said. “He will still be in charge of the government’s handling ofContinue reading “UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Tests Positive For COVID-19”

#COVID-19: Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG May Enforce Sit-At-Home Order From Friday

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed concern over the corona-virus outbreak. The cases of the global pandemic in the country have risen to 46 in Nigeria. The body said it may order its members and those of affiliates to stay at home from Friday if the well-being of tankerContinue reading “#COVID-19: Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG May Enforce Sit-At-Home Order From Friday”

BREAKING: Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID-19

Prince Charles in London earlier this month. Pic: James Shaw/Shutterstock Clarence House confirmed that the 71-year-old royal had been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease in a statement released this morning. The heir to the throne is said to have displayed “mild symptoms” but “otherwise remains in good health”, and has been self-isolating in Scotland withContinue reading “BREAKING: Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID-19”

Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff of President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Mr Kyari, it was learnt, was tested on Saturday after returning from an official trip to Germany. Kyari and the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, were together at the meeting with Siemens officials to discuss issues relating to the NigerianContinue reading “Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus”

Just In: China records another outbreak of new Hantavirus

Amidst outrage of the Coronavirus spread, China has reported another outbreak of a deadly disease, Hantavirus. In a report by China’s English tabloid, Global Times, on Monday, revealed that a person from Yunnan Province died while on his way back to Shandong Province for work on a chartered bus. He was tested positive for #hantavirusContinue reading “Just In: China records another outbreak of new Hantavirus”

BREAKING FG Shuts Down Varsities, Unity Schools Over Coronavirus

As part of measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus, the Federal Government through the Ministry of Education has ordered all tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools to immediately suspend all activities and allow students and pupils remain in their houses The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education , Mr Sonny Echono, confirmed thisContinue reading “BREAKING FG Shuts Down Varsities, Unity Schools Over Coronavirus”

BREAKING: US Approves Chloroquine To Treat Corona-virus

The US has approved the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “We’re going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been so great,” Trump told reporters. “They’ve gone through the approvalContinue reading “BREAKING: US Approves Chloroquine To Treat Corona-virus”

Lagos Bans Religious Gathering Of Over 50 Worshippers

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service involving over 50 worshippers. This was part of the communique read by the commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, after a meeting with religious leaders in the state at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa on Wednesday. Present atContinue reading “Lagos Bans Religious Gathering Of Over 50 Worshippers”

Nigeria confirms third case of coronavirus

Lagos State Ministry of Health says a third case of coronavirus has been confirmed in the state. The victim, a 30-year-old Nigerian woman, returned from the United Kingdom on Friday, the ministry said in a tweet on Tuesday. She is said to have observed self-isolation, developed symptoms and tested positive. The woman, the ministry said,Continue reading “Nigeria confirms third case of coronavirus”