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Buhari shuts down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun for 14 days

Posted: March 30, 2020 at 11:21 am   /   NEWS

Buhari shuts down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun for 14 days President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday announced the shutdown of Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ogun State with a view to containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a nationwide broadcast, the president said: “Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria […]

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Governor El-Rufai tests positive to coronavirus, Nigeria’s cases now 90

Posted: March 29, 2020 at 12:03 pm   /   NEWS, Uncategorized

  Governor El-Rufai tests positive to coronavirus, Nigeria’s cases now 90 moo The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has released a statement announcing that he tested positive to coronavirus. The statement, which he personally signed, reads, “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I […]

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases now 81 as virus spreads to Enugu

Posted: March 28, 2020 at 12:35 pm   /   NEWS

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases now 81 as virus spreads to Enugu The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 81, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Friday night. The NCDC confirmed 11 new cases. Eight of the cases were discovered in Lagos, while two were discovered in Enugu and one […]

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Coronavirus: Davido says his fiancée tests positive for Covid-19

Posted: March 28, 2020 at 11:54 am   /   Gist and Hype, NEWS

Coronavirus: Davido says his fiancée tests positive for Covid-19 Nigeria music star David Adeleke, AKA Davido says his fiancée Chioma Rowland, tests positive to coronavirus. The musician announced on Friday night, March 27, 2020, on his official Instagram page. He says although Chioma has not shown any symptoms, but because of their recent travel history, […]

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Confirmed Cases and Deaths by Country, Territory, or Conveyance

Posted: March 27, 2020 at 4:31 pm   /   NEWS

Confirmed Cases and Deaths by Country, Territory, or Conveyance The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 199 countries and territories around the world and 1 international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan). The day is reset after midnight GMT+0.   Country, Other Total Cases New Cases Total Deaths New Deaths Total Recovered Active Cases Serious, Critical Tot Cases/ 1M pop Tot Deaths/ 1M pop […]

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Government, banks and wealthy individuals contribute billions to fight coronavirus in Nigeria

Posted: March 27, 2020 at 4:22 pm   /   NEWS

Government, banks and wealthy individuals contribute billions to fight coronavirus in Nigeria The Nigerian government has approved a 10 billion Naira grant (about $27 million) to fight the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the country. According to a statement from President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, the money will be released to Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial center, […]

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Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Posted: March 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm   /   NEWS

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock have both tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing them to lead the nation’s response to the pandemic from their homes in self-isolation. Both announced their infections Friday on Twitter and tried to allay concerns that Westminster’s response to the virus […]

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Coronavirus: Trump reacts as US overtakes China with most cases

Posted: March 27, 2020 at 3:38 pm   /   NEWS

Trump reacts as US overtakes China with most cases The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 86,000 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,897 cases) and Italy (80,589). But with over 1,300 Covid-19-related fatalities, the […]

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US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide

Posted: March 27, 2020 at 2:57 pm   /   NEWS

US has most known coronavirus cases worldwide The US has now surpassed China and Italy — two countries hit hard by the coronavirus — with at least 82,100 reported cases, but several health officials and experts say it’s still the beginning. “We are in for a bumpy ride for the next 12 to 18 months,” said Dr. Ashish […]

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Covid-19: Fear grips ministers, govs, Villa guests as Kyari, aides test positive.

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 1:37 pm   /   NEWS, Uncategorized

Fear grips ministers, govs, Villa guests as Kyari, aides test positive. Panic on Tuesday gripped some governors and ministers as the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, tested positive for COVID-19. The panic among the governors and the ministers stemmed from the fact that Kyari after […]

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