APC group carpets Arowosoge, over attack on party leaders

APC group carpets Arowosoge, over attack on party leaders

..describes him as insipid  and a bird of passage An  Ekiti APC group, the  Ekiti Positive Force  has lashed at a former member of the House of Representatives, Dr Ifeoluwa Arowosoge for what it described as his insensitivity to the plight of the people of the state. The front line group also claimed that the […]

Russia has not passed the peak of epidemic yet – Putin

Russia has not passed the peak of epidemic yet – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday (April 17) that Russia has not passed the peak of coronavirus outbreak yet, as he discussed the situation with federal and regional officials via video-link from his residence in Novo-Ogaryovo. Putin announced that two new hospitals for patients with coronavirus opened their doors today – a military medical […]

At least 300,000 Africans expected to die due to virus: UN agency

At least 300,000 Africans expected to die due to virus: UN agency

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, a United Nations agency said on Friday. The U.N. Economic Commission for Africa – known as the UNECA – is calling for a $100 billion dollar safety net for the continent, but the head of the United […]

Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack

Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack

Boko Haram militants killed nearly 100 Chadian soldiers and wounded dozens more in what President Idriss Deby described as the deadliest attack ever on the country’s military. The soldiers were ambushed on Monday (March 23) in the island village of Boma in the swampy Lake Chad zone in the west of the country, where the […]

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus. Edward Baran reports. The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus. The royal family confirmed it on Wednesday. Charles, eldest son of Queen Elizabeth, is 71 years old. A statement said the Prince has been displaying […]

Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

The 1st death from #COVID19 in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned following a medical procedure in UK He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes, and was undergoing chemotherapy Our thoughts are with his family.

Bala Mohammed Embarks On Self-Isolation After Contact With Atiku’s Son

Bala Mohammed Embarks On Self-Isolation After Contact With Atiku’s Son

Bala Mohammed, the governor of Bauchi State, has embarked on self-isloation over his recent contact with one of the confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease. Mr Mohammed, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met with the son of Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, who announced on Sunday that his son has been confirmed to have tested […]

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

Harvey Weinstein reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the head of the state corrections officers union. Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility, said Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and […]

China reports 39 new coronavirus cases, all imported

China reports 39 new coronavirus cases, all imported

China on Sunday reported a total of 39 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with all those cases imported from overseas, the National Health Commission said Monday. Of the total, 10 were reported in Beijing, 10 in Shanghai, six in Fujian Province, six in Guangdong Province, two in Shandong Province, two in Gansu […]