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CEO of Stallion Group, Anant Badjatya, who disclosed this in Lagos, said the Group had further committed one staff bus for each of the five government-run COVID-19 hospitals in Lagos.

Stallion pledges free rice, fish to govt hospitals handling coronavirus cases

Stallion Empowerment Initiative, the philanthropic arm of Stallion Group, has pledged its support to the 774 local governments areas across the country with the supply of locally-produced rice and fish to government-run hospitals dedicated to Covid-19 for the next three months.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Nigerian health system can’t tackle large scale coronavirus

A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says Nigeria’s health care system cannot withstand a coronavirus pandemic on the scale of America and Europe.

RCCG donates 50,000 hand sanitisers, hand gloves, facemasks to medical experts

Following the donation of 11 Intensive Care Units (ICUs) fully fitted with ventilators in Lagos, Ogun and Plateau states to curtail the pandemic disease, coronavirus in Nigeria, the leadership of The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has supported the Nigerian health care system with more medial facilities.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

WHO: Six actions all countries must effect now

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged nations to take urgent steps in the fight against coronavirus.
Antonio Guterres

UN: We still live in the shadow of slave trade

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world “still lives in the shadow of the transatlantic slave trade” in spite of rejecting racism.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO considers ‘airborne precautions’ for medical staff after study shows virus can survive in...

The World Health Organization is considering “airborne precautions” for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings.
Republican senator from North Carolina, Richard Burr, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen.

US Senator dumps stocks before market plunge

According to reports from NPR and The Washington Post, Richard Burr, a Republican senator from North Carolina, also in February, warned members of The Tar Heel Club, an exclusive group of North Carolina businessmen, about the impending chaos the virus would wreak on the stock market.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau, stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting on Wednesday at the NGF Secretariat in Abuja.

Gombe restates commitment to ICT for socio-economic development

The Gombe State Government has restated its commitment to embrace Information Communication Technology (ICT) as panacea to the 21st century challenges and socio-economic development.

UNICEF: 17 million Nigerian children still unregistered

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that despite the significant increase in the number of children whose births are officially registered, there still lies a huge number of unregistered births in Nigeria.

Men also have breast cancer

The acting Executive Director of Project Pink Blue, Mr Emeka Nwagboso, has stressed the need for everyone to get involved in breast cancer awareness, saying the ailment also affects men.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo guber: Owan West APC endorses Governor Obaseki second term

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owan West local government have endorsed the second term ticket of Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Hon Philip Shaibu.
More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera.

Protesters in Chile demand President Pinera’s resignation

More than one million people took to the streets in Chile Friday for the largest protests in a week of deadly demonstrations demanding economic reforms and the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC officials take vaccines against yellow fever, other killer disease in Bauchi

Following the recently outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi state which led to the death of over 15 people, no fewer than 500 men of the Federal Road Safety Corps have been vaccinated against the killer disease.

Minister urges FCT council chairmen to develop satellite towns

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has urged chairmen of Area Councils to develop infrastructure in satellite towns to make life more meaningful for the inhabitants.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Military releases 25 detained children with ‘links to Boko Haram’

A total of 25 children — 23 boys and two girls — have been released by the military to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and officials of the Borno State Government.

World Bank, NGF applaud Ekiti developmental strides

The World Bank has congratulated the Ekiti State Government for emerging the Best Performing State under the National Urban Water Sector Reform Project and third Best Performing State under the Community and Social Development Project.

Kogi guber: Joseph Idachaba, Godwin Atawodi emerge PPN, DAP flag bearers

The People’s Party of Nigeria on Tuesday elected Chief Joseph Idachaba as its standard-bearer in the November 16 governorship poll in Kogi State.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.