Nigeria Records Second Coronavirus Death

The Nigerian Government has confirmed the second death from COVID-19 in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this in a press briefing at Abuja on Monday. The First case COVID-19 death was confirmed in Nigeria on 23rd March 2020, was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the […]

Air Force, Policemen Clash In Abuja Over Traffic Rules

Two young men of the Nigerian Air Force on Thursday bowed to pressure from their superior after they were asked to tender apology before a Nigerian Police Commander in Abuja. Reports had it that the two officers whose name were not mentioned clashed with some men of the Nigerian police force along the Abuja-Keffi road, […]

COVID-19: Nnamdi Kanu Gives Shocking Revelation About Osinbajo, Abba Kyari

IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has made another shocking revelation alleging that the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari are currently critically down with the global pandemic, Coronavirus (COVID-19). The presidency has reacted to rumours that Mallam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to […]

COVID-19: CNN Anchor, Baldwin Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A popular pundit on CNN International, Brooke Baldwin has declared on her social media page that her test result for the global pandemic, Coronavirus, shows positive. According to the programme anchor, in a post on her Instagram page on Friday, her body language suddenly developed some reactions to fever and aches, adding that before then […]

Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad

The federal government has announced that it will be evacuating Nigerians who stay abroad and are willing to return home. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed that the evacuation process was initiated following pleas from Nigerians who are stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic. She further revealed that they are […]

“Mr President, Do Not Allow 5G in Nigeria!” Femi Fani Kayode cries to Buhari

Nigeria’s former Minister for Aviation, and vocal APC opposition leader Femi Fani Kayode has urged the President to reject the new and advanced mobile technology service known as 5G in Nigeria. In a now viral post shared on the former Minister’s verified Twitter account, the Fani Kayode urged the President to reject the 5G technology […]

Coronavirus: Pastor Adeboye donates N20M to Osun State

The General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Adeboye, has pledged the sum of twenty million naira to Osun State in the effort to fight the deadly Coronavirus in the State. The revered cleric shared this on his official Instagram page on Saturday, 4th of April, 2020. “Each time I visit Mount Carmel Prayer Village Ifewara, I […]

International Community Expecting Coronavirus To Crush Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government says International Community are expecting coronavirus to crush Nigeria. The Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this comment yesterday in Abuja during the daily briefing of the Taskforce. Mustapha sought greater cooperation of Nigerians in the Federal Government’s bid to […]

Neymar makes £775,000 donation to fight COVID-19

Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The PSG star has been unveiled as the generous figure who split the sum between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil The Paris Saint-Germain star split the donation between UNICEF […]

COVID-19: UN donates medical equipment to Nigeria

The United Nations has donated €80,000 (N32.5m) worth of medical equipment and supplies to Nigeria to assist in the fight against coronavirus. The materials include diagnostic machines and kits, reagents and laboratory consumables, biosafety supplies, such as personal protection equipment and laboratory cabinets, amongst others. Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this disclosure on Friday […]

COVID-19: Foreigners leaving Nigeria to use their health facilities – Minister

Foreign citizens are being evacuated from Nigeria because they are more familiar with the health systems in their countries, says Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama. The  countries including the US, the UK, Israel and member States of the European Union have started evacuating their nationals from Nigeria amid the coronavirus pandemic. Although the international airports […]

Police bust Abuja gang selling cocaine

Six suspects dealing in cocaine and rohypnol in the Federal Capital Territory have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team. Cocaine weighing about 15 grams and 300 sachets of rohypnol (popularly called refnol) were said to have been recovered from them. City Round learnt that the suspects – Jide Akinsanya, […]

Racism row as French doctors suggest virus vaccine test in Africa

Two French doctors have been accused of racism for suggesting that a potential vaccine for coronavirus should first be tested on people in Africa. The comments were made on the French television channel, LCI, during a discussion on Wednesday about COVID-19 trials set to be launched in Europe and Australia to see if the BCG […]

Trump and Macron urge increased cooperation on coronavirus at the UN

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged top-level UN talks on the coronavirus crisis, with France pushing for a focus on war zones around the world. The two leaders spoke by phone and “discussed convening P5 leaders soon to increase UN cooperation on defeating the pandemic and ensuring international […]

China holds vigil to mourn the thousands killed by the coronavirus epidemic

China on Saturday mourned the thousands of “martyrs” who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout the country and suspending all forms of entertainment. The day of mourning coincided with the start of the annual Qingming tomb-sweeping festival, when millions of Chinese families pay respects to their […]