Author: MaryGift Sunday

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday placed on special leave a minister seen lunching at a friend’s house in violation of the coronavirus lockdown. Ramaphosa has ordered a three-week national lockdown to try to break the virus, which has infected 1,749 people, killing 13 of them, according to an official tally. But a picture […]

Doctors treating the over 40 COVID-19 patients at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, have complained about the failure of the Federal Government to pay them their allowances. It was learnt on Tuesday that there are five doctors and four nurses, as well as three cleaners working at the isolation centre who are collectively […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says demand for Nigerian crude oil in March dropped by 6.8 million barrels due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kyari, said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Wednesday. Kyari said the drop in the demand for oil was not peculiar to Nigeria […]

There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday at the Treasury House, which is the headquarters of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation. The cause of the fire, which started at about 10 am, is yet to be known. Reports gathered state that as soon as the incident started, men of the Federal Fire […]

A 66-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom has died of coronavirus in Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, announced this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday. He also confirmed that cases of coronavirus had increased to 130 in the state. He tweeted, “Lagos recorded another #COVID-19 related death: a 66-year-old […]

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