Lawmakers representing the people's democratic party have allegedly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari, of his poor responds to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to their leader Kingsley Chinda on saturday, he said Nigeria is yet to come up with any tangible plan for its citizens unlike other countries ravaged by the virus. Mr Chinda said in his statement, “The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has followed with amazement, the poor response of the Federal Government and the lacklustre attitude of President Muhammadu Buhari to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in the country,” Mr Chinda said in his statement. He further emphasised that, “Neither has President Buharı thought it expedient to address the citizens of Nigeria, to assure them of
The CBN governor Godwin Emefiele in a communique to all banks and Bureau De Change on Friday, advised that the BDC to end-user sales of the Dollar should not be more than N380/1USD. This is the highest official exchange rate between the dollar and naira in over two years suggesting a devaluation might be in the pipeline, Channels news reports.
A few days back, the lagos state police force undergone a brief operation in an attempt to capture the notorious leader and so called sons of the satellite town and suburbs in Lagos. In which they successfully arrested about 40 persons who were suspected of being members of the notorious gang terrorising those areas. But luckily for the gangs leader he fled before the police arrived. It was learned that he fled his area with a motorcycle a few days before the police stormed his area. Residents of Abule-Ado, Vin-Niger, Abule-Osun, some parts of Trade Fair, Mile 2 and Festac town had constantly complained about the ceaseless attacks. extortion, forceful takeover of their hard-earned property, torture, intimidation and harassment by thugs led by this mastermind kingpin. His thugs reportedl...
Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has confirmed yesterday that chloroquine drugs contains an ingredient that may help in treatment of COVID-19. In his briefing on the agencies activities towards the containment of the virus , he said clinical trials has shown that a proper application of the chloroquine can aid in the treatment of the virus as it contains anti viral properties, which prevents the replication of viruses. “NAFDAC as the agency had initially communicated the Ministry of Health and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on the efficacy of chloroquine even before the United States President, Donald Trump made a public announcement. Chloroquine which is an old anti-malarial drug that had been ban
The Kogi state governor Yahya Bello, in measures to contain and prevent the spread of the CoronaVirus has ordered the closures of public and private schools. Which includes tertiary, secondary and primary schools. This was disclosed in a statement issued by his chief press secretary, Onogwu Muhammed in lokoja on friday. She said the closure of public schools and other public gathering places will take effect on Monday 23, 2020. As the governor also banned any form of public gathering that involves more than 30 people. According to Yahya Bello, the measures became imperative given the strategic location of the state which served as transit point for travellers connecting various parts of the nation. His statements reads, "As part of its preparedness, the state government has set up an is...
The Lagos state governor, Sanwo-Olu has just confirmed the number of confirmed cases in his live address made some minutes ago. He said “As the chief incident commander of Lagos State, it is my duty to update you on this disease and on the steps we are taking in Lagos State working in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, NCDC and other partners including WHO and UNICEF. “We now have confirmed 11 cases in Lagos and eight are under admission and isolation in a health facility in Yaba. “The index case has tested negative and will be discharged soon as confirmed earlier by the health minister.”
In a bid to avoid the further spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Nigerian Government has added Austria, and Sweden to travel ban. Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the minister of health made this announcement on Friday in Abuja. The Nigerian Government on Wednesday, restricted travels to and from 13 countries. They are the United States of America, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Iran, Switzerland, Norway, Netherland, France, South Korea, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Ehanire said, “We have identified two more high risks countries – Austria and Sweden which were added in the past 24 hours to the list,”
Kaduna state Government has restricted religious and large gathering in the state in order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic. In a statement issued by the governor of the state, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai Via his Twitter handle he said there is no case of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in the state but its the responsibility of the government to protect the citizens therefore primarily, secondary and tertiary institutions in the state wil be coled for 30 days effective from Monday 23 Match 2020. The statement reads As part of measures to protect residents from, and slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Kaduna State Government is restricting religious services, social events and all large gatherings. While no
Johns Hopkins University in the US has said that more than 10,000 people died because of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Worldwide. The University revealed this Friday, 20, March 2020. Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic started from Wuhan China in last December and has since spread to 160 Nations, infecting more than 244,500 people. 86,000 people were said to have recovered from the Virus
The United states president Donald Trump, has approved the use of chloroquine for the treatment of COVID- 19. He told journalist at the white house on thurday that , “It’s been around for a long time, so we know if things don’t go as planned, it’s not going to killing anybody,” Chloroquine has been use for decades to treat maleria , but has been relinquished from treating maleria after researchers discovered malaria is becoming resistant to the drug. Doctors in China had earlier revealed the use of it to treat CoronaVirus, but the world health organization is having doubts about the eficacy of the drug for treatment.