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GTB delivers 110-bed isolation centre to Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has taken delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility on Lagos Island, where confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus...

Politics

Surrender yourself for COVID-19 test if you are sure of your status – PDP tells Yahaya Bello

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has advised Governor Yahaya Bello to immediately subject himself to the Coronavirus...

Coronavirus not a death sentence – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity has said that the novel coronavirus disease is not...

Osinbajo tests negative for Coronavirus

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria...

Coronavirus: Senate shuts down plenary for two weeks

The Nigerian Senate has shut down plenary sessions for two weeks amid increasing fears of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

Anxiety in National Assembly over COVID-19 spread

There is palpable apprehension in the National Assembly, particularly among the staff of the establishment, over possible spread of the Coronavirus pandemic,...

Coronavirus: APC, PDP shut down secretariats

N ational Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been shut down for two weeks as a...

WORLD

Italy’s coronavirus death toll shoots past 10,000

Italy has now lost over 10,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, three times more than the deaths recorded by China, where the...

51 Italian doctors who tested positive for coronavirus have all died from the disease

The Italian Association of Doctors have confirmed the death of 51 doctors who all died after testing positive for coronavirus.

We have entered recession – IMF chief

The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief...

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Italy’s coronavirus death toll shoots past 10,000

Italy has now lost over 10,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, three times more than the deaths recorded by China, where the...

8 more COVID-19 cases in Nigeria; total now 89

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that eight more coronavirus cases have been recorded in the country, bringing the total...

COVID-19: What Lagos State Governor said about imposing curfew on the state

According to a report by The Nation, the Lagos state government has denied imposing curfew in the state as reported in a...

Coronavirus hits Benue, Ortom discloses name of patient, shuts market, others

Benue State has recorded its first case of Coronavirus. Governor Samuel Ortom, who confirmed the develolment during a press...

Business

Coronavirus: IMF warns on severe recession in 2020

The International Monetary Fund is warning that 2020 could see a severe recession “at least as bad during the global financial...

Nigerian Businesses Need To Position Themselves For Greater Challenges Ahead

Nigerian businesses need to prepare and brace themselves for a highly challenging period ahead as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts day-to-day life and...

CBN devalues naira to N380/$1

Barley a week after it insisted that it was not about to devalue the naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday...

Entertainment

Coronavirus: Davido’s Chioma tests positive

Chioma, wife of Nigeria’s popular musician, David Adeleke, also known as Davido, has tested positive to the Coronavirus Disease.

I have three vibrators; every female should have one- Toke Makinwa

Controversial media personality, Toke Makinwa has averred that every woman needs to have a vibrator in 2020. The outspoken...

Nollywood Actor, Alkali Matthew Dies Filming On Set

Popular Nollywood actor, Alkali Matthew, popularly known as Dareng of the African Magic series “Halita”, has been confirmed dead.

COVID-19: Ambassador’s UK party: Two guests die + List of prominent Nigerians there

Two of the guests who attended the 80th birthday party of Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Justice George Oguntade, are...

Coronavirus: Cinema exhibitors, Filmhouse, Silverbird, and Genesis shut down

Three major Nigerian cinema exhibitors, Filmhouse, Silverbird, and Genesis, have temporarily shut down operations nationwide. This move is in...
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Economy

Nigeria’s local currency, the Naira, depreciated to N410 to the US dollar on the Parallel market on Friday in the face of...
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Sports

Nigeria move up in latest FIFA world ranking

Nigeria climbed one place in the latest FIFA Women’s World ranking, moving from 39 to 38 and thus retain its top spot...

Portsmouth rocked by coronavirus crisis as 3 first-team players test positive

League One club, Portsmouth, has been rocked by coronavirus as three of their first-team squad have tested positive for the disease. 

Ex-Real Madrid president, Lorenzo Sanz, dies of coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president, Lorenzo Sanz, died on Saturday after he was diagnosed with coronavirus and hospitalised. He was 76.

FG suspends all sporting activities

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the suspension of all football activities in the country in the wake of the coronavirus...

Health & Fitness

Nigeria’s confirms 81 COVID-19 cases, two in Enugu

The number of confirmed Coronavirus Disease cases in Nigeria has jumped to 81.As at 8pm on Friday, the figure was 70.

Nigeria records 5 new cases of Coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded five new cases of the Coronavirus Disease. This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock tests positive for coronavirus

UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus, just hours after Prime minister Boris Johnson announced he had also contracted...

British PM, Boris Johnson contracts coronavirus

The Prime Minister says he has mild symptoms or coronavirus - a temperature and a persistent cough - and will continue to lead the...

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Oyewale Tomori: ‘Coronavirus war may have just begun for Nigeria’

The first confirmed coronavirus case in Nigeria was in an Italian traveler who came into Lagos, Nigeria on February 25. He too...

Reuben Abati: Corona Chronicles

This is my third commentary on the Corona virus pestilence (see “E ku Corona o” – ThisDay, March 3, and “Amala and...

Shekau: Chronology of US, Nigeria’s Bounties on Boko Haram Leaders

... Why the fourth bounty may fail......How DSS Operative, Military personnel were previously denied bounty rewardsOn March 3, 2020 the Arabic language...
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Italy’s coronavirus death toll shoots past 10,000

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