• 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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  • Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients

    Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients0

    Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday disclosed that 21 more COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians, had been discharged from the state isolation centres. He said the patients were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive test readings. “With this, the total number of cases successfully managed

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  • Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown0

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown Muslims across the world began marking the holy month of Ramadan under unprecedented coronavirus lockdowns on Friday as the US added another half a trillion dollars to its already-massive support package for the pandemic-ravaged economy. The virus has upended life around the planet as nations try to stop the spread

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  • FG, Chinese envoy meet over Nigerians’ positive cases in China

    FG, Chinese envoy meet over Nigerians’ positive cases in China0

    Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday held a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, in Abuja over 72 Nigerians who tested positive for COVID-19 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. The parley, it was gathered, discussed the development and other issues relating to the maltreatment of Nigerian nationals

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  • FG summons Chinese Ambassador over maltreatment of Nigerians in China

    FG summons Chinese Ambassador over maltreatment of Nigerians in China0

    The Federal Government has summoned the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian over reports of maltreatment in China. Nigerians in China who had travelled there for business purposes a few days before the federal government announced a lockdown are accusing Chinese authorities of maltreatment, just as they said the Nigerian government did not care

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  • Coronavirus: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Kyari, tests positive

    Coronavirus: Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Kyari, tests positive0

    The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. A top source at the Federal Ministry of Health told NANs on Tuesday that Kyari, who recently returned from Germany, had tested positive. The source, however, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had tested negative but the President

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