Author: Michael George

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A sixty- bed capacity Isolation centre has been unveiled at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idiaraba, Lagos. Briefing newsmen at the hospital, the Chief Medical Director LUTH, Professor. Chris Bode said the isolation facility was part of efforts put in place to curb the spread of COVID19. Professor Bode who stated that the centre […]

Ogun State government has deployed a mobile application for residents to assess their vulnerability to the Coronavirus disease. This comes a month after the state launched an updated mobile application for health workers in government and private health facilities. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, confirmed this in a statement. She said that the […]

The Federal Government says it will soon constitute a special committee to monitor the disbursement of donations made by individuals, corporate organisations and public sector players towards addressing the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, confirmed the development during an interview with journalists in Abuja. She said members […]

Authorities in Paris have banned exercises outside during the day, as the fight against the coronavirus outbreak continues. The new rule takes effect from tomorrow. Mayor Anne Hidalgo and the Chief of Police said this rule would restrict people to exercise when the streets are generally at their quietest. France has one of the highest […]

There is an urgent need for States and Federal Governments to form a common front to battle the COVID 19 pandemic. This follows the rising number of cases of the disease in states and countries all over the world. A Senior University Lecturer, Health and Related Research, Sheffield, UK, Dr. Muhammad Sodiq made the point […]

Governor Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State and wife, Ibijoke, tested negative to Coronavirus. Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi announced this on his official Twitter account under his #COVID19Lagos Update tweets early this morning. Professor Abayomi also said that the personal aides of the Governor and the First Lady who got tested for the Coronavirus […]

BY INNOCENT ONOH There has been panic buying of food items and other essentials by residents of Lagos state since last night following the declaration of a two-week curfew by President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast. Consequently, the prices of most food items including garri, rice, beans and fish skyrocketed. A custard bucket full […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared curfew in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja in the next fourteen days effective from 11pm tomorrow Monday, as part of the Federal government’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19. The President who gave the directive in a national broadcast, explained that the curfew affects all organizations and businesses except those […]

Penpushing media with stakeholders across the globe has called on Nigerian Governors who attended their forum meeting recently to self isolate and subject themselves for coronavirus test, in their own interest and that of the governed. The advice was contained in a statement by the editorial board and signed by the founder Prince Dimeji Kayode-Adedeji. […]

The coronavirus toll in Italy has shot past ten thousand showing little sign of slowing despite a sixteen day lockdown. The eight hundred eighty nine new fatalities reported in the world’s worst-hit nation came a day after it registered nine hundred and sixty nine deaths on Friday, the highest single toll since the COVID-19 virus […]


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