NIGERIANS ARE LUCKY TO HAVE BUHARI AS A PRESIDENT – FEMI ADEDINA

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, has said that Nigerians are lucky to have a leader like his principal at a time like this. Adesina stated this via his social media handle while dismissing attempts to pitch him against his boss, the president. According to him, he is a…

CELESTIAL CHURCH DONATES N25 MILLION TO LAGOS AND OGUN TO FIGHT COVID-19

The Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide on Monday said it donated N25m to the Lagos and Ogun states governments to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman of the church’s Press, Publicity and Publications Committee, Kayode Ajala, said the sum also covered support for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Ajala, in a…

WHO SUSPENDS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AS COVID-19 TREATMENT

The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after publication last week of a study in The Lancet which indicated that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their…

COVID-19: THAILAND PRODUCES CHEAPER VACCINE, STARTS TRIALS ON MONKEYS

Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday. More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical trials with humans,…

COVID-19: AFRICAN VACCINE IS POSSIBLE

The Ranking Member on Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa is unwavering in is call for a vaccine for COVID-19 developed in Africa. “A belief that an African treatment and an African vaccine for COVID-19 is possible,” he said in a statement to commemorate AU Day today, May 25, 2020. The African Union was…

LANDLORD SHOOTS AND KILLS TENANT FOR REFUSING TO VACATE APARTMENT

A tenant was on Sunday shot dead by his landlord in Ghana for refusing to vacate the apartment after he was given quit notice some months ago, Ghanaweb, a Ghanaian online news agency, reported on Monday. The landlord, Victor Stephen Nana Kankam, according to police, shot budding musician, Spark Benjamin, at the residence in Spot…

FCT MINISTERS DIRECTS MARKETS IN ABUJA TO OPEN THRICE PER WEEK

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has directed all markets in the nation’s capital to open thrice a week in order to mitigate the sufferings of residents who find it difficult to buy foodstuffs because of the COVID-19 lockdown. Bello said that with effect from Monday, May 25th, 2020, the number…