COVID-19 global updates

Global deaths pass 40,000. Data collected by Johns Hopkins University researchers show at least 40,636 people have died across the world, while 174,019 people...

Coronavirus: Presidency releases photos of President Buhari washing his hands

As part of efforts to sensitize Nigerians on the need to wash their hands regularly during the Coronavirus pandemic, the presidency this evening posted...

Late Kobe Bryant’s towel sold for $33,000

Late basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s towel has been sold for over $33,000 at auction, the US media said on Sunday. Bryant wore the towel over...

Photos: Lagos and Abuja streets deserted as lockdown begins

The 14 day total lockdown order issued by President Buhari on Sunday March 29, was effected in Lagos and Abuja from 11pm on Monday...

R. Kelly asks to be released from jail in light of coronavirus pandemic

American singer-songwriter R. Kelly is seeking release from federal prison in Chicago over concern of the coronavirus pandemic that is accelerating worldwide. The 53-year-old singer...

Plane carrying coronavirus supplies to Japan crashes & explodes, eight dead

An airplane carrying coronavirus supplies to Japan crashed and exploded during takeoff and it is believed that eight crew members died from the crash. Mirror.co.uk...

14 new cases of Coronavirus reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos and 5 in...

Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos and 5 in FCT As at 09:30 pm 29th March there are...

Full text of President Buhari’s speech on Coronavirus

Read below the full text of President Buhari's speech on the fight against Coronavirus today March 29th. ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE...

#Coronavirus: Pastor arrested for holding church service despite ban on public gatherings in Abuja...

The General Overseer of Jesus Reign Family Church, Apo, Pastor U Uden, pictured left, was arrested by an enforcement team led by the Chairman...

Governor El-Rufai Test Positive for Coronavirus (Here is What he Says)

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has tested positive for Coronavirus. The governor’s wife, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai announced this on Twitter on Saturday evening. She tweeted,...

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