BREAKING: China must pay for giving the world COVID-19 - Trump

 Tension between the US and China came to the fore of the annual UN General Assembly in New York, with US President, Donald Trump, blaming China for the spread of coronavirus. He called for China to be held "accountable" for the pandemic. In his speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping said his...... read more


Buhari, others speak on death of Shehu Idris, Emir of Zazzau at 84

President Muhammadu Buhari expressed shock and grief over the incident in a condolence message to Governor Nasir el-Rufai, the government and people of Kaduna State, said the state has lost one of its longest monarchs. According to him, “With the passing of Alhaji Shehu Idris, Nigeria has lost one of its...... read more


AMAZING: Homeless woman delivers baby under Lagos bridge

A 35 years old woman, Ms Blessing Emmanuel, on Saturday, fell into labour and was delivered of a baby boy under the flyover bridge in Ajah area of Lagos State. The incident occurred at about 4.30p.m. The woman, who hails from Cross River State, was said to be homeless, but personnel...... read more


Umahi storms scene, weeps as 30 perish in Ebonyi accident *15 bodies retrieved

Emotions nearly failed Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi on Saturday, as he visited the Akaeze bridge, scene of the tragic accident that reportedly claimed 30 lives. The governor practically battled with tears spotting misty eyes as he spoke at the scene, ordering a full investigation, while warning motorists to always exercise...... read more


Boy, 11, becomes a hero after saving sick mother's life by driving her home in her car

An 11-year-old boy helped save his grandmother’s life, when he drove them both home in her Mercedes-Benz after he noticed that she was unwell while out on a walk. PJ Brewer-Laye from Indianapolis, who was 11 years old at the time of the incident but has since turned 12, was driving...... read more


BREAKING: Russia gives Nigeria samples of “Sputnik V” COVID-19 vaccines

A set of  “Sputnik V” the Russian edition of COVID-19 vaccine, which it claimed to have developed and which was unveiled to the public, on August 15, has been delivered to the Federal Government, for commencement of immediate trials on Nigerian patients. The drug, which Russian President, Vladmir Putin, had declared...... read more


BREAKING: Oyo ends curfews, converts COVID-19 isolation centres to Primary Health Centres

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, headed by Governor Seyi Makinde, has announced the cancellation of the 10 p.m. curfew imposed on the state in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, which contained details of the report of...... read more


Politics aside: Buhari bemoans death of Atiku’s mother-in-law *Writes ex-VP

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, showed that all is not politics when he consoled former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, his major political foe, over the death of his mother-in-law, Khadija Musdafa. Buhari, who conveyed his sentiments via a condolence message through presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said in a statement, also condoled...... read more


COVID-19: Bayelsa now a testing centre, as FG certifies molecular lab

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated the newly inaugurated Bayelsa State Molecular Laboratory, Research and Diagnostic Centre as a COVID testing laboratory in the country. The facility, which was inaugurated by Governor Douye Diri on Tuesday, brought the number of NCDC accredited laboratories in the country to 66...... read more


We've defeated COVID-19 - Diri *Orders all workers back to office

All workers of the Bayelsa State civil service, from grade levels 1-12 are to resume at their duty posts as from Tuesday, September 1, 2020 on the orders of the state governor, Douye Diri, after about five months of staying at home. Diri, who had on March 26 asked that category...... read more


BREAKING: Lagos Commissioner contracts COVID-19, goers into self isolation

Lagos State Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi, has gone into self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, due to contact with infected persons, the state government revealed on Monday morning. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso, who announced the development on social media, however said the commissioner would now be...... read more


Girl, 13, dies after mother who though she was pretending left her for the pub

A callous mother left her dying teenage daughter to go to the pub before returning home to find her slumped across a sofa - and even then told paramedics she thought the dead schoolgirl was 'faking it'. Robyn Goldie, 13, had begged her mother Sharon Goldie to get her medical help...... read more


How Aso Rock Clinic battled to prevent spread of COVID-19 in the Presidency

Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr Tijjani Umar, has described measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the State House as very strong and solid, commending medical workers in the clinic for playing crucial roles since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.  The Permanent Secretary gave the commendation at...... read more


BREAKING: Omotola Ekeinde tests positive to COVID-19, goes into self-isolation

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, also known as Omosexy, on  Saturday said she tested positive for COVID-19. The 42-year-old actress broke the news on her Instagram handle where she told her fans that though she is getting better, she is still in isolation. She said:  “Hello all, I know most of...... read more


BREAKTHROUGH: “Sputnik V” is the magic drug for COVID-19

Russia has come out with the first vaccine for COVID-19, the dreaded virus that has crippled the entire world in the wake of 2020, sending millions of souls to their early graves and accounting for the collapse of many economies, world over. Named Sputnik V, the coming of the new drug...... read more


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