• Trump threatens to cut China ties over COVID-19 spread

    Trump threatens to cut China ties over COVID-19 spread0

    ‌ US President Donald Trump threatened to cut ties with China over its role in the spread of the coronavirus, as the global death toll from the disease topped 300,000. Despite fears of a second wave of infections, national and local governments around the world are easing lockdown orders as they try to get stalled

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  • Lagos records 57 new COVID-19 cases as total nears 2000

    Lagos records 57 new COVID-19 cases as total nears 20000

    Lagos State has recorded 57 more coronavirus infections, bringing the total cases in the state to 1,990, NANS reports. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated this on Tuesday night on its website. It said 1,455 active cases were in Lagos while 502 patients have been discharged and 33 deaths have been recorded. It added

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  • Akwa Ibom discharges five more COVID-19 patients

    Akwa Ibom discharges five more COVID-19 patients0

    Akwa Ibom State Government has discharged five more recovered COVID-19 cases with only one positive patient remaining in the state. Updating the press on the situation of the pandemic in the state, the Commissioner for Health and state COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Dominic Ukpong, said the discharge followed two negative test results recorded by the

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  • COVID-19: Bauchi infected health workers rise to 15

    COVID-19: Bauchi infected health workers rise to 150

      Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi The number of health workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Bauchi State since March 24when the index case was recorded has risen to 15, The PUNCH reports. The Commissioner for Health in Bauchi State, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, disclosed this at a press conference at the Government House on Sunday

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  • COVID19- FG warns vice-chancellors against reopening varsities

    COVID19- FG warns vice-chancellors against reopening varsities0

    The National Universities Commission gave the directive through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki. The circular read, “Vice chancellors will please recall that following the ministerial directive of March 19, 2020, the NUC issued two circulars on Friday, March 20, to convey approval for the closure of institutions

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  • COVID19 – Outrage over Wike’s demolition of multi-million naira hotels

    COVID19 – Outrage over Wike’s demolition of multi-million naira hotels0

    From Mike Odiegwu and Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt Condemnation on Sunday greeted the demolition of two hotels by the Rivers State government in Port Harcourt for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules. Activisist, lawyers and opinion leaders in the state faulted the action, which Governor Nyesom Wike personally supervised as “unfair.” Wike had vowed to pull

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