Author: Michael George

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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 […]

The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, has called on all owners and operators of hotels and tourism-related establishments to comply with the Lagos state government’s directive on gatherings of more than twenty five persons at a time. The move is part of efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. […]

The United States’ Senate has passed a two trillion dollar corona virus disaster aid bill that seem to be the largest economic stimulus in US history. The vote was delayed by a last-minute row between Republican and Democratic senators over unemployment benefits. The plan includes direct payments of one thousand two dollar to most American […]

Residents of Nitel FIIRO Community Development Association have raised an alarm over invasion of their community by miscreants and area boys from Oshodi. They lamented that the miscreants have turned the abandoned Digital bridge institute and primary school to their abode thereby constituting nuisance to the community. The CDA Chairman, Alhaji Mustapha Lawal, said residents […]

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