By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan THE Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Professor Abiodun Otegbayo who had tested positive to COVID-19, has said a repeat test that was conducted returned negative. This was disclosed by the Public Relations Officer of the hospital, Mr Tunde Akinrinlola. The erudite CMD had declared on hisRead More
…Suspend new contracts ….As Price of Bonny Light drops further to $22.20 per barrel By Udeme Akpan The International Oil Companies, IOCs, indigenous oil companies and servicing firms have further scaled down their operations as the price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade has fallen from $23.42 to $22.20 per barrel in the globalRead
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, who chairs the presidential committee, said this in Abuja while answeringRead
Akwa Ibom state government has demanded reconfirmation test on the five reported cases of COVID-19 from the state by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC).
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……Many convicted get 10,000 bail each By Davies Iheamnachor, Port-Harcourt No fewer than 123 persons have been arrested and arraigned before three Magistrate Courts sitting in Port Harcourt for violation of the 24 hours lockdown orders By Governor Nyesom Wike on some parts of Rivers state. Although, unconfirmed reports say over 200 people have beenRead
Flagship airline British Airways will temporarily lay off 28,000 employees, or 60 percent of its workforce, due to the coronavirus crisis which is paralysing the sector, trade union Unite announced Thursday. Unite said in a statement it had “reached agreement with the company” to use the government’s business support programme for around 28,000 staff, guaranteeingRead
IN a bid to cushion the effect of recent slash in the price of petroleum products, the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, has appealed to the federal government to come to the aid of its members with soft-loans.
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By Peter Duru, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom and his Deputy, Mr. Benson Abounu, Thursday voluntarily had their specimen taken for the COVID-19 test. Also taken for the COVID-19 test were samples of the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. David Olofu. Speaking on his decision to willingly go for the test, GovernorRead More
Barely 24 hours to the deadline of the lockdown order imposed on the state, the Bauchi State Government has reviewed its restriction order. The government said the lockdown will only affect entry points into the state with effect from Thursday, April 2. Recall that the Bauchi State Government had earlier imposed a total lockdown on […]
COVID-19: Bauchi govt reviews lockdown order
A cross-section of Ilorin residents, have lauded the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) for a stable electricity supply during this sit-at-home order occasioned by the spread of coronavirus. Some of the residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin, on Thursday, expressed satisfaction with the stable electricity supply during the period.Read
Scottish comedian, Edward Hugh McGinnis, popularly known as Eddie Large, has died after contracting coronavirus. The 78-year-old comedian, who was best known as ‘one half of the comedy duo Little and Large’, had been suffering from heart failure before he contracted the deadly virus. Large’s death was announced by his son, Ryan McGinnis, who in […]
Comedian, Eddie Large dies
The market value of Trabzonspor star Anthony Nwakaeme has reached an all-time high on the back of his consistent performances in the Turkish Super Lig, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. One of the most in-form Nigerian players in Europe this season, the center forward turned winger is now valued at five million euros. ALSO READ: Coronavirus: Lagos council sealsRead
Akwa Ibom State Government has been commended for taking the bold and courageous step to have their citizens tested for the Coronavirus disease - the result of which yielded five positive cases yesterday.
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