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Madagascar records first COVID-19 death

Madagascar yesterday announced the first death of a patient suffering from novel coronavirus, nearly two months after it was first detected in the country. The 57-year-old hospital worked died on Saturday and had underlying diabetes and high blood pressure before he was infected, an official from the anti-coronavirus task team[…]

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Nigerians Evacuated From UK Arrive In Abuja

Some Nigerians who were stranded in the United Kingdom following the COVID-19 lockdown have arrived in Abuja. They reportedly arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 7:54 pm on Friday, hours after an initial flight from the UK had landed in Lagos State. The returning Nigerians will, thereafter,[…]

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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Returns

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, BORIS JOHNSON MADE HIS FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE THIS MORNING SINCE BEING HOSPITALISED WITH CORONAVIRUS THREE WEEKS AGO, SAYING BRITAIN WAS BEGINNING TO “TURN THE TIDE” ON THE OUTBREAK. IN A STATEMENT FROM HIS GOVERNMENT RESIDENCE, JOHNSON APOLOGISED FOR BEING AWAY FOR MUCH LONGER THAN HE PROJECTED. HE[…]

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Corona Virus cases hit 2 million globally

The worldwide death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic rose to 160,685 today, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT. More than 2,334,130 declared cases have been registered in 193 countries and territories since the epidemic first emerged in China in December. Of these[…]

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Americans depart Nigeria for the US

OVER 340 AMERICANS LEFT NIGERIA FOR THE UNITED STATES YESTERDAY, AMID THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. ACCORDING TO THE US MISSION IN NIGERIA, THE CITIZENS LEFT THROUGH THE MURTALA MUHAMMED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, LAGOS ON A CHARTERED OMNI AIR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT. THE MISSION ALSO DISCLOSED THAT IT PRIORITISED THOSE WITH UNDERLYING HEALTH CONDITIONS[…]

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Facebook bans high-profile people, including Louis Farrakhan.

Facebook have placed a ban on some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, for violating its policies.Notorious for making inflammatory anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks, the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, was banned on Thursday.Also banned is right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The Infowars founder was suspended[…]

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