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Kaduna Governor El-rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Is Self-Isolating

  Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, he announced Saturday. In a video announcement, El-rufai said his test came out positive and self-isolating at this time.  “The result came in this evening, and...

NNPC’s N11bn Unprecedented Rally Against Coronavirus

  Wale Solomon Nothing exemplifies the harmony and sense of corporate responsibility that now permeates the oil and gas industry as the recent announcement by the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, of the industry’s $30...

Obasanjo donates his 32-room Hilltop mansion for COVID-19 isolation centre 

  In a rare magnanimity, Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has handed over his 32-room mansion at Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State, to the state government with immediate effect. The 85-year-old soldier-turned politician  has directed that the imposing facility on one of the highest...

COVID-19: CBN unveils billionaires club, other committees to fight pandemic

    … Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu, Femi Otedola, Herbert Wigwe, Jim Ovia, Segun Agbaje, Abdulsamad Rabiu, CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele made the list The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a Nigerian Private Sector Coalition against the lethal COVID-19 and...

Lagos Govt. imposes N100,000 fine, jail term for defaulters as lawmakers pass COVID-19 bill

    In a bid to ensure total compliance with its emergency regulations on Coronavirus, Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to that effect. The bill stipulates a fine of N100,000 for defaulters of coronavirus lockdown and one month imprisonment...

COVID-19: FG Releases N10bn To Lagos, N1bn To Pharmaceutical Companies

  In a bold move to combat COVID-19 scourge, the Federal Government says it will release N10 billion to the Lagos State Government and another N1 billion grant to some pharmaceutical companies in the country. The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan...

COVID-19: UBA Donates N5Bn For Relief Support To Nigeria, Africa Countries

  ...Lagos gets lion share of N1bn, FCT N500m, N1bn to 35 states   A megabuck of N5 billion ($14 million) has been donated by the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) through the UBA Foundation to swell the fund for a...

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

  The prince of Wales has been infected by the coronavirus. A spokesman for Clarence House, the official residence of Prince Charles, confirmed in a statement that the 71-year-old royal has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease. Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's eldest...

COVID-19: After self-isolation, VP Osinbajo tests negative

  After more than 24 hours in self-isolation, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), says he has tested negative for COVID-19. “Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo tests negative,” the Political Adviser, ex-Senator Babafemi Ojudu, announced the result of COVID-19 test conducted on him...

What is the difference between Covid-19 and coronavirus?

  Many media reports and people have used “coronavirus” and “COVID-19″ interchangeably. But one is actually a subset of the other. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines coronavirus as a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common...
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Kaduna Governor El-rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Is Self-Isolating

  Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, he announced Saturday. In a...
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COVID-19 Lockdown: NNPC nods uninterrupted petrol supply

  …says it has robust stock and supply plans, warns against panic buying The nation’s petroleum industry leader, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised...

NNPC’s N11bn Unprecedented Rally Against Coronavirus

  Wale Solomon Nothing exemplifies the harmony and sense of corporate responsibility that now permeates the oil and gas industry as the recent announcement by the...

High Number of Chinese Tourists Responsible for Italy’s Coronavirus Woes – US Task Force

  Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, said Thursday that Italy has been impacted particularly badly by the...

The Day In Pictures: Buhari, minister of health and DG NCDC at the Villa

  President, Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, and the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre...