The Federal Government through the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has said that investigations have shown that, the herb claiming to cure coronavirus from Madagascar cannot really cure the virus. The herb, called herbal tea, launched in April this year and the main ingredient is a plant...
The Minister of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, has contracted COVID-19, He made this known today on his twitter handle. He said he got tested four times and the fourth test came back positive. He narrated some of the symptoms he felt, Onyeama said he had felt slight itching in...
  Road safety (FRSC) in Rivers says it has started enforcing COVID-19 guidelines on interstate travel in the interest of public health. Road Safety Sector Commander in Rivers, Corp Commander Salisu Galadunci, stated this during a stakeholder meeting held with transport unions and fleet operators in Port Harcourt. He said the enforcement...
The Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Bolaji Abdullahi, has asked the federal government to find “creative ways to maneuver around” the coronavirus pandemic so that Nigerian students can write WAEC examination this year. The Federal Government has said students of its 104 schools across the country will not...
The Federal Government has given school owners up to July 29 to meet all the COVID-19 guidelines released for the safe reopening of schools. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, made this known in a statement. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Education's Director of Information,...
A hospital owner in Bangladesh who was charged with giving a large number of fake negative Coronavirus test results to patients at his two centers has been arrested. Mohammad Shahid, the owner of Regent medical clinic in Dhaka, Bangladesh, was arrested following a nine-day manhunt over claims he gave counterfeit...
The Federal Government says schools should stay closed for the time being until we are in the clear from the COVID-19. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba said this while tending to columnists toward the finish of the eighth virtual government official board meeting. Notwithstanding the interest by guardians...
The Akwa Ibom State Government has asked striking health workers to resume work immediately or risk being sacked. The threat was contained in a statement by the commissioner for information, Mr. Charles Udoh. He added that the strike action by the Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU) was ill-conceived. Udoh also described...
The Russian defence ministry says it has developed a “safe” coronavirus vaccine following clinical trials on a group of volunteers. The service said 18 individuals who took an interest in the research has been released without “serious adverse events, health complaints, complications or side effects”. The results of the trials...
Parents in Ghana have intensified calls for the government to shut down schools because of the fear of the rate at which the Covid-19 is spreading. The National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (NCPTAs) say the children live in fear and panic especially as they hear of colleagues that contract the...
More than 13 million coronavirus cases have now been recorded in the world as the United States and Latin America have the highest number of cases worldwide. According to figures from Worldometers, there are currently 13,299,059 cases and 577,060 deaths have been recorded and the United States is the most...
The Federal Government of Nigeria, Monday has agreed to pay the salaries of teachers in Private schools following the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela. According to him, the association...
The novel coronavirus has dealt severe blows to the world not only through thousands of deaths but also through conspiracies largely attributed to geopolitical motives. By and large, there has been a series of conspiracy theories championed by various influential countries and sadly, these theories have surfaced on both...
Since coronavirus became a pandemic, governments across the world have been tempted to lay restrictions on movements, hence preventing many people from plying their businesses. While coronavirus is compelling more and more physical business spots –such as makeshift shops, stalls and marketplaces –to close down, the pandemic is yet...