Madagascar Capital on Fresh Lockdown, Despite Covid Organics Cure
In spite of the much touted Covid –Organics, produced by Madagascar for the alleged  cure of the coronavirus pandemic and  tonnes of which it distributed  for use , free of charge , to West and Central African countries including  Nigeria ,  the country has placed its capital Antananarivo under... Read more
Petrol Pump Price Rises to N143.8 Per Litre
As part of the price liberalization of petrol  measure , adopted  by the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in March this year , which demands that the consumers may need to pay more or less for fuel,  the retail pump price of petrol has thus been increased  from... Read more
Global Cases of COVID-19 Cross over 10m, Exceeds 24,000 In Nigeria
Sequel to the daily surge in  the cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic, worldwide  figure of the infection  has exceeded 10 million , according to  AFP as at the weekend.In Nigeria, according to the figure provided for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NDDC), 24,077  people have been confirmed... Read more
COVID -19: Lagos Plans Home Treatment for Patients , Predicts Rise In Cases
The Lagos State Government has said the Ministry of Health will commence home-based treatment and deployment of telemedicine forCOVID-19  mild cases, while only severe cases will be taken to the isolation centres. This is as it said that the reported positive cases of COVID-19, as well as fatalities (deaths),... Read more
Kanwa Katsina Backs Govt on Construction of Feeder Road in Ketare
Kanwa Katsina, District Head of Ketare, Alhaji Usman Bello   Government has been applauded for the construction of Gundawa- Masaurari feeder road in Ketare District of Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. Kanwan Katsina District Head of Ketare Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara made the commendation during a tour... Read more
Global COVID-19 Cases Hit 8.7m , 464,000 Deaths, 20,242 Confirmed Positive In Nigeria
More than 8.7 million cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, including nearly 464,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. At his Tulsa rally, President Donald Trump said he had told administration officials to slow down coronavirus testing because of the rising number of cases in America,... Read more
Human Rights Body Opposes ITF over Advisory to Seafarers to Quit Ships
Maritime NGO Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) has denounced the ‘Enough is enough’ call to action by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), which has vowed support to seafarers in enforcing their right to stop working, leave ships and return home. The ITF’s  call had come  after a one-month... Read more
Spike in COVID -19: Lagos Backpedals on Opening of Worship Centres
Lagos State Gov, Babajide Sanwo-olu   Sequel to the increase in the number of  COVID -19 cases  in Lagos,  the Lagos State Government has postponed indefinitely, its earlier plan to  re-open churches and mosques from this weekend . Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made this revelation on Tuesday at the... Read more
WHO Says Africa Now Has over 230,000 COVID-19 Cases , 6,200 Deaths
Over 230,000 cases of the deadly Coronavirus disease with  more than 6,200 deaths have been recorded  in  Africa   as at the weekend , according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Sunday. The body noted  that... Read more
FG Says New Strain of COVID 19 Not Impossible In Nigeria
The presence of a new strain of the deadly COVID-19 in Nigeria is not impossible, as a result of mutation, probably from people, who recently returned from other countries. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, confirmed this possibility, during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on... Read more