Breaking: Lagos considers full reopening of economy, worship centres

246 ViewsGovernor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said Lagos State Government is considering full reopening of its economy and worship centres. “But, the move will not be pushed in a hurry,” he said at a briefing after the State’s Security Council meeting held at the State House in Marina on Sunday. A statement from the government quoted Sanwo-Olu as saying officials from the Lagos State Safety Commission and Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency would visit restaurants, companies, religious houses to assess their level of readiness. We are reviewing and considering how the…

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BREAKING: Buhari to address the nation on Monday

440 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation in a broadcast on Monday following the end of the first phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. Aliyu Sani, the national coordinator of the presidential task force on COVID-19, made this disclosure when he appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. According to him, the president is to decide on whether or not the country should go ahead with the second phase of the easing of the lockdown.

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Plot to smuggle 68 suspected COVID-19 positives into A-Ibom foiled- Emmanuel

166 ViewsGOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state yesterday disclosed that alleged plot to smuggle sixty-eight suspected to have tested positive to COVID-19 into the state was foiled through intelligence gathering. Emmanuel spoke yesterday when he received the Akwa Ibom caucus in the National Assembly, who was in the state on a facility tour of the newly constructed Isolation Centre for Quarantine and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Ituk Mbang General Hospital, Uruan local government area. According to the governor, Intelligence revealed that the suspected cases, who were from distant…

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PDP reserves Edo guber ticket for Obaseki, Old aspirants kick against move.

274 ViewsAhead of the primary election to choose the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer for the September 19 governorship poll in Edo State, the state chapter of the party has been given a marching order by the national leadership, to reserve its governorship ticket for the state governor, Godwin Obaseki. This is following the decision of a top caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to return Obaseki to office through the APC channel, a situation that had placed the governor and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, at loggerheads. READ…

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Panic as CSP disappears after testing positive to COVID-19

189 ViewsOfficials of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) were alarmed on Friday after a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), (name withheld), attached to 21 Mobile Police Force, Nyanya, Abuja, vanished into thin air after testing positive to COVID-19. This incident occurred just as NCDC officials had been expressing worry over the escalating cases of COVID-19 carriers in Nigeria. According to eyewitnesses, a mild drama played out when NCDC officials came to take the police officer to an isolation centre to commence his treatment. It was learnt that the…

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Breaking:We’ve Discovered Coronavirus Cure ‘That Works 100%’ – U.S Scientists

587 Views Some scientists in the United States have claimed to be in possession of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) cure “that works 100 percent”. The scientists with Sorrento Therapeutics, a California based biotechnology company, said they discovered an antibody capable of completely destroying COVID-19 in human bodies. If their discovery should scale through human clinical trials, the scientists may be on the verge of creating the first COVID-19 drug. In a statement they issued to announce their discovery, the U.S. scientists said a drug for the specific treatment of COVID-19 could…

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Cross River: Prof Ben Ayade Commissioner Went Lose, Attacks UNICAL SUG President With Bottles and Canes

183 ViewsEric Anderson who happens to be the Commissioner for culture and tourism today 16th May, 2020 at about 3.40 pm along Sen. Ewa Henshaw drive, Etta Agbor layout led a group of thugs around Calabar to molest, assault and extort the SUG President Comr. Raymond Moses and his friends. It is gathered that this is how he moves about harassing innocent Cross Riverians on the streets of Calabar. Comr. Raymond Moses who was standing outside the compound of Afufu Anthony, was accosted by the taskforce team. The SUG President…

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Breaking: NARSDA Gets New Boss ,

523 ViewsThere was wild jubilation at the offices of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Abuja over the weekend. This was due to the taking over of Dr Francis Dubem Chizea as the Acting Director-General of the Agency. Dr Dubem was the most Senior Officer and was directed to take over from the out-going Director-General/CEO, Mr. Jonathan Angulu, via a letter from the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. M. B. Umar, dated 15th May, 2020. In the referenced letter, the Permanent Secretary…

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Breaking: Governor Wike’s SA on Electronic Media dies.

151 ViewsRivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu. He worked as both Media aide and Chief press secretary to governor Wike. He has been with him since 2015 long before the election He described late Nwakaudu as a loyal and dedicated professional who contributed immensely to the implementation of the The NEW Rivers Vision. The governor on behalf of his family, the government and good people of the State condoled with the bereaved family. He…

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COVID-19: Chinese doctors in Nigeria, working hard to save lives, not missing ― Embass

217 ViewsThe Chinese doctors and medics, who arrived the country last month to help the Nigerian authorities in containing the ravaging Coronavirus, are actively working with relevant authorities and agencies to save lives, and are not missing. The Chinese Embassy in Abuja confirmed to Vanguard on Sunday that contrary to claims by one of the leading political parties in Nigeria that the whereabouts of the medics in Nigeria remained unknown, the 14 medical experts were effective on their duty posts to meet the mandate for which they came to Nigeria.…

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