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The efficacy of the new breakthrough treatment was highlighted with 10 COVID-19 patients in China who were severely ill in hospital and saw their symptoms disappear or rapidly improve within 72 hours after the therapy.
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.
A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has petitioned the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged plot by the federal government to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for coronavirus.
The Federal Government yesterday announced the cancelation of visas already issued to citizens or travelers from 13 countries with over 1,000 cases of COVID-19, known as Coronavirus.
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors.
A lawyer from Nigeria’s Niger-Delta region, Inibehe Effiong, has questioned the validity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to present the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) budget without the active participation of its governing board
An Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on Friday granted an ex parte motion filed by the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dirkrullahi Akinropo, seeking an order compelling the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, to appear for trial over an alleged assault against him.
Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because in his words, the responsibility for protecting lives and properties lies squarely with government.
It is dark when Abisoye Adeniyi leaves home on the packed Lagos mainland, weaving through cars and minibuses. She reaches her bus stop as the sun rises.
Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos has adjourned the alleged car theft case of a popularly Nigerian Act, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk till February 27.
Fourteen members-elect of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo state have reacted to threats by the state Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, to deal with the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, accusing the governor of planning to take out the party leader.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.
A human rights lawyer and the founder, Women Empowerment and Legal Aids, Mrs Funmi Falana, said on Monday that the opening of offenders’ register was not enough to stem incidents of rape and gender-based violence in the country.
Police in Rivers have arrested a grandmother, called Mama Vera, for stripping her two hungry grandchildren, aged between seven and eight years naked, beating and bathing them with pepper. Their offense? She accused them of eating her garri and sugar as without her consent!
The Federal Government has filed charges against the President in Council, Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SCN), Joseph Olorunjuwon Agbenla, for alleged abuse of office.
The Incorporated Trustees of Human Rights Foundation has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the proposed over 40 per cent increase in electricity tariff.
Africa has so far been spared the worst impact of the coronavirus, but the World Health Organisation is worried the continent could face a “silent epidemic” if its leaders do not prioritise testing for it, a WHO envoy said on Monday.
Manchester United fans will be sad if Odion Ighalo leaves the club this summer.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide.
Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
Contrary to the claims by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that vested interests are against the Forensic Audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari in October last year, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition (NDRC) has restated that all well-meaning Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and persons across the Niger Delta region and beyond support the long-desired forensic audit.
The leadership of the House of Representatives has resolved the issues surrounding the delays in the payment of salary of some health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday said it will take a special miracle from God for Coronavirus to completely leave the world.
The Police Command in Ebonyi, has denied alleged media reports of clash between policemen and soldiers on Thursday in Abakaliki.
Thousands of Ugandans have been displaced from their homes after heavy rains hit the East African country.
Second-placed Borussia Dortmund is set to include chief defender Mats Hummels for Tuesday’s Bundesliga showdown at home to league leaders Bayern Munich behind closed doors with stars Jadon Sancho and Axel Witsel also poised to return.