COVID-19: “There Will Soon Be A Traditional Cure”- Ooni Of Ife As He Donates Motorised Fumigators

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, yesterday expressed optimism that Nigeria would soon win the war against Coronavirus. He said that the traditional cure for the virus had reached an advanced stage and would be made available to the public very soon. The monarch disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, the […]

Reps Minority Leader Ndudi Elumelu Commends High Chief Nwaukoni, Iyase Ogwashi Uku For Supporting His Constituents With Donations

In a bid to alleviate people’s plight during this COVID-19 Lockdown,the Iyase of Ogwashi Uku, High Chief Nwaukoni has showed his benevolent act by donating 1 cow each to 11 wards in his Local Government area, Aniocha South in Delta state. Earlier on, according to reports, he had donated One Million Naira to the Local […]

COVID-19: “We Will Test 2 Million Nigerians In 3 Months”- FG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced its plans to upgrade its testing capacity for the coronavirus pandemic by testing two million Nigerians in three months. This new projection was disclosed by the agency’s Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing of Tuesday in Abuja. The briefing, designed to […]

President Buhari Raises Request For Fresh #850billion Loan, Seeks Senate Approval

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to approve his request to raise a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. He made the request in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in […]

Ghana- The First Country To Use Medical Drones To Fight COVID-19

TIME magazine, the world renowned publication, has commended Ghana for being the first country in the world to use medical drones in the fight against the deadly COVID-19. Vice President Bawumia last year launched the Zipline Medical Drones service in the country, and the drones have since been delivering essential medical service to remote areas […]

COVID-19: FMN Group Donates $1.5million Worth Of Ventilators, Testing Kits, Other PPEs To Nigeria Govt

Mr John Coumantaros, Chairman of the Flour Mills of Nigeria Group (FMN Group) has donated a $1.5 million worth of ventilators and other essential personal protective equipment and testing kits to the Federal Government. Coumantaros, an industrialist and known philanthropist said that the first batch of the supplies, sourced through FMN’s global supply chain, focused […]

Gov. Sanwo-Olu Increases Hazard Allowance Of Health Workers By 400%

The Lagos state government has increased the hazard allowance of health workers in the state by 400 percent. In a circular seen by newsmen, Hakeem Muri-Okuno, head of service in the state,  said Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, approved the increment of the health workers’ hazard allowance from N5,000 to N25, 000. He said the increment […]

“Nigeria’s Economy To Experience Worst Recession In 30 Years”- IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Nigeria’s economy will recede by 3% in 2020. This would be the worst recession in 30 years after the 2015 recession. This is contained in the April 2020 World Economic Outlook report released on Tuesday in Washington. Gita Gopinath, IMF chief economist and director of the research department, […]

COVID-19: IMF Excludes Nigeria From The List Of 25 Countries Granted Debt Relief

The International Monetary Fund has granted debt relief to 25 countries, mostly African nations excluding Nigeria. A statement by the Managing Director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, said it would provide $500m in grant-based debt service relief to these countries. “Today, I am pleased to say that our executive board approved immediate debt service relief […]

COVID-19: FG Commences Comprehensive Review Of Health Sector

The federal government has revealed that it has commenced a comprehensive review of the nation’s health sector in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said the government is building a new robust strategic action plan and structure that would address expected challenges of the imminent community transmission phase. Ehanire, who […]