• NCDC confirms 389 new cases of Coronavirus

    NCDC confirms 389 new cases of Coronavirus0

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced 389 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 8,733. The update on Wednesday is the highest daily figure so far reported since the beginning of the outbreak in the country. Also, Kogi

  • Ex President, Jonathan Breaks Silence On Nigeria Govt Handling Of COVID-19

    Ex President, Jonathan Breaks Silence On Nigeria Govt Handling Of COVID-190

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has shared his position on the handling of COVID-19 pandemic by Nigeria and Africa at large.   The former president shared his perspective when he featured in webinar organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation on Friday,   has spoken about something he finds positive in Nigeria’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Governor Sanwo-Olu to slash 2020 budget by N248bn as coronavirus persist0

    Following revenue pressures mounting as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos state government has announced a slash of its 2020 budget. Vanguard reports that the total expenditure for the year 2020 is now N920.5 billion, less by N248 billion from the N1.68 trillion it had budgeted. Commissioner for economic planning and budget, Sam

  • US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

    US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours0

    The United States on Sunday recorded 820 new coronavirus fatalities in the previous 24 hours, but the country’s total death count neared 90,000, a Johns Hopkins University tracker reported. The latest toll, marked at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Monday), was the lowest since 776 daily deaths were recorded on May 10, but the count ranged

  • Jigawa Discharges 55 Covid-19 Patient, Says More To Recover Soon0

    More than 55 coronavirus patients have been discharged in Jigawa state. This announcement was made by senior special assistant to the governor on New Media, Auwal D Sankara. He said the 55 COVID-19 patients were confirmed to have been cured of the virus after testing negative twice, which brings the total number of discharged patients

  • Italy to reopen borders on June 3 to restart tourism

    Italy to reopen borders on June 3 to restart tourism0

    Italy will reopen to tourists from early June and scrap a 14-day mandatory quarantine period, the government said Saturday, as it quickened the country’s exit from the coronavirus lockdown. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conteenforced an economically-crippling shutdown in early March to counter a global pandemic which official records show has killed over 31,500 people in