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  • Susan Akporaiye takes over as NANTA 44th president

    The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Friday in Lagos inaugurated Mrs Susan Akporaiye as the 44th President of the association.   Akporaiye, in...

  • Coronavirus – Rwanda: Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus — 27 March 2020

    Four (4) new coronavirus cases were identified today, bringing the total to fifty-four (54). • One (1) traveller who arrived from Dubai and who has been...

  • Coronavirus – Uganda: 5 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed bringing the total to 23 cases in Uganda

    5 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed bringing the total to 23 cases in Uganda. Out of 227 samples run today at the Uganda Virus Research Institute,...

  • China donates medical equipment to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID -19

    Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhuo Pingjian, on Friday donated medical equipment to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in support of the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria....

  • Americans to get N441,000 each as Trumps signs historic $2.2trn financial stimulus bill

    President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the United...

  • Coronavirus – Nigeria: Federal Government Releases 10 Billion Naira Grant to Lagos State

    The Federal Government has released 10billion Naira grant to Lagos State to increase its capacity to respond to the COVID19 outbreak.  This was made known by the...

  • FG hopes to emerge from COVID-19 with stronger health systems

    The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), says Nigeria will emerge with a strengthened health system at the end of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the...

  • COVID-19 : FG to upgrade Oyo, Abakaliki, Maiduguri laboratories to ensure prompt case management

    The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH)  says it will upgrade Oyo, Abakaliki and Maiduguri laboratories to reference laboratories to ensure prompt case management of outbreaks in...

  • COVID-19: Kwara Gov’t appeals against hike in prices of foodstuffs

    Kwara Government has appealed to traders not to hike the prices of commodities following the restriction of movement in the state to prevent the spread of...

  • Coronavirus: U.S. announces N2.6bn aid to Nigeria

    The United States Government has announced a 7 million dollars (about N2.6 billion) emergency health and humanitarian aid to Nigeria amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This...

  • Declaration by the High Representative Joseph Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, on the situation in Libya

    The European Union and its Member States regret that the fighting has increased in Libya despite the international calls for a humanitarian truce to help contain the Coronavirus pandemic in the country. The challenging...

  • Coronavirus – South Africa: Gauteng Health Department Embarks on a Massive Recruitment Drive to Fight Against COVID-19

    The Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) has embarked on a massive recruitment drive to ensure that there is enough capacity in the province to deal with...

  • NCDC confirms 5 new cases of COVID19 in Abuja, Oyo

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed five new cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. The NCDC, through its...

  • COVID19: Brides-to-be sad over postponement of weddings

    Three brides-to-be, whose wedding ceremonies were to take place on Saturday (March 28), said they were sad and devastated over the postponement of their weddings. The...

  • COVID-19: Bauchi awaiting results of 21 “high risk cases” -Commissioner

    Bauchi State is awaiting results of 21 “high risk persons” in the fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Commissioner for Health,Dr Aliyu Maigoro, said on Friday. Maigoro...

  • Coronavirus – Nigeria: COVID-19 Update (27th March 2020)

    As at 8:00 pm 27th March, there are 70 confirmed cases, 3 discharged, 1 death. Currently; Lagos- 44 FCT- 14 Ogun- 3 Ekiti- 1 Oyo- 3...

  • COVID-19: shortage of personal protective equipment, most urgent threats –WHO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the chronic global shortage of personal protective equipment is now one of the most urgent threats to collective ability to...

  • Coronavirus – Eswatini: Prime Minister’s Statement

    Today the Kingdom of Eswatini joined the rest of the world and more than 2.5 billion people globally to observe a partial lockdown and, for others,...

  • Coronavirus – Rwanda: Update on COVID-19 Coronavirus

    Four (4) new coronavirus cases were identified today, bringing the total to fifty-four (54). • One (1) traveller who arrived from Dubai and who has been...

  • COVID-19: Obasanjo releases former residence as isolation centre

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday, released his former residence, the Presidential Hilltop in Abeokuta, Ogun, to be used as isolation centre for victims of COVID-19....

  • COVID-19: We’re in support of Oyo govt’s stay-at-home directive – CAN

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State chapter, has ordered all churches and Christian ministries to comply with the ‘stay-at-home’ directives of government towards stopping...

  • Okowa hails Adewuyi, 56th ICAN President

    Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday congratulated Mrs Onome Adewuyi on her election as the 56th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria...

  • Coronavirus – Kenya: Mass Testing for Coronavirus

    Starting Sunday March 29th, Ministry of Health, Kenya will embark on mass testing of over 2000 persons, who arrived in the country since March 22, 2020,...

  • Gov. Fintiri sets up verication committee for LG pensioners

    Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, has approved the establishment of a technical committee for verification of local government pensioners in the state. Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, Press...

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