KYLIE JENNER TOPS WORLD’S HIGHEST PAID CELEBRITY LIST

American business magazine, Forbes has said that even though not a billionaire, Kylie Jenner is the highest-paid celebrity in the world. During the annual Forbes list, Kylie and her brother-in-law Kanye West topped as the highest-paid celebrities, but sports stars, including Roger Federer and Lionel Messi, dominated the top 10. The 22-year-old half-sister of Kim…

LAGOS STATE TO MEET STAKEHOLDERS ON SCHOOL REOPENING

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the decision to reopen schools in the state will be taken in two weeks. He said this during a televised press briefing on Thursday. Sanwo-Olu said the decision would be taken after an extensive meeting with stakeholders in the education sector. He said, “I know we are all eager to…

COVID-19: NCDC SAYS NEGATIVE RESULT NO LONGER REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE PATIENTS

A negative laboratory test result of COVID-19 patients is no longer required for such patients to be discharged, a Nigerian official has said. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday. Mr Ihekweazu said the new…

COVID-19: LAGOS CHURCHES, MOSQUES TO REOPEN WITH ‘AT MOST 500 WORSHIPPERS’

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said on Thursday that religious centres in the state will reopen from June 19 and have in attendance not more than 500 persons.  The governor made the announcement on Thursday during a press briefing at the Lagos State House, Marina.  Mr Sanwo-Olu said children below the age of 15…

OSUN RELAXES LOCKDOWN FOR 14 DAYS

Osun state governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday, announced new set of guidelines that would guide the second phase of the gradual reopening of the state’s economy, following the lockdown imposed by the government in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He said all major markets would remain shut, while other markets would be opened…

I WILL REOPEN MY CHURCH WHEN GOD TELLS ME TO – TB JOSHUA

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has reacted to the announcement from the Nigerian Government regarding the reopening of churches, insisting he will only open The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) when he “hears from God” to do so. Joshua, whose church is one of Nigeria’s major tourist attractions, said he received a “revelation” from…

812 HEALTH WORKERS INFECTED TILL DATE, SAYS FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday said not less than 812 health workers have been infected with the COVID-19 virus in the line of duty. It however, reiterated that the protection of health workers, especially those in the frontline of the pandemic are its priority, and will ensure the constant provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs),…