COVID-19: BORIS JOHNSON RECEIVES OXYGEN TREATMENT IN HOSPITAL

Coronavirus-hit Boris Johnson is having checks in hospital today amid calls to hand over the reins of the UK’s fight against the disease while he recovers. The PM was dramatically admitted to St Thomas’s, near Downing Street, last night after doctors became concerned his symptoms have still not subsided 10 days after his positive test. …

LIBYAN REVOLUTION PREMIER JIBRIL DIES FROM CORONAVIRUS

Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya’s rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on Sunday after contracting the novel coronavirus, an aide and his party said. Jibril was interim leader until the country held its first free elections in four decades in 2012, following the toppling of Gaddafi the year before.…

LAGOS TO PROSECUTE FUNKE AKINDELE OVER HOUSE PARTY

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele may be prosecuted today. She will be charged before Ogba Magistrate Court 1 at about 11 a.m. The prosecuting team will be from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). Akindele on Saturday organised a house party to celebrate her husband JJC’s birthday at her residence in Amen Estate Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos…

SCIENTISTS SAY 5G DOES NOT TRANSMIT COVID-19

There is an increasing wave of public opinion asserting that there is a positive link between Coronavirus and 5G technology. However, Dr Simon Clarke, associate professor in cellular microbiology at the University of Reading, UK, says that this is nothing but “complete rubbish” while also adding that it is biologically impossible for this to happen.

COVID 19: NIGERIA CONFIRMS 8 NEW CASES, TOTAL NOW 232

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 8 new coronavirus cases as at 9:30 pm today. “Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 in Kaduna State As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in…

COVID-19: MAN CITY TO PUNISH KYLE WALKER FOR HOSTING SEX PARTY

England defender Kyle Walker faces disciplinary action from Manchester City after reportedly breaking coronavirus lockdown rules by hosting a party involving two sex workers. Walker, 29, has apologised and urged people to “stay home, stay safe” during the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, City said Walker’s actions had “directly contravened” his responsibility as a role…

CORONAVIRUS : OVER 50 VACCINE TRIALS ONGOING ― WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that there are more than 50 trials for coronavirus vaccine (COVID-19).When she appeared on a Channels Television programme on Tuesday, Fiona Braka, the country officer for WHO in Nigeria, said there is also a multi-country trial for a drug for the virus. Over 828,000 persons have so far…