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COVID-19: Lagos Assembly passes law to jail lockdown offenders

The Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law a bill empowering security agencies to arrest residents, who flout directives aimed at stopping the spread...

UPDATED: Lagos discharges five coronavirus patients 

The Lagos State Government has on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients who were admitted to and treated at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital....

Coronavirus: India begins 21-day national lockdown

In an unprecedented move, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, announced a national lockdown for the next 21 days all across the country. During his second...

Coronavirus: Spain confirms 1,500 cases in one day

Over 1,500 new cases of coronavirus has been confirmed in Spain between Friday and Saturday. This development raises the total cases in the European country to 5,753,...

CAF To Assess Anti-Coronavirus Measures In Cameroon Ahead Of CHANc

CAF medical experts will assess the measures hosts Cameroon have taken to combat the coronavirus pandemic ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN). The central...

Trump Declares State Of Emergency On Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has freed up $50 billion in federal funds for the battle against the coronavirus pandemic as he declares a national state of emergency on...

Health Ministry pledges N36m to scientist who discovers Coronavirus antidote

The Federal government of Nigeria has offered N36 million Naira to anyone who finds a cure for the novel coronavirus that has killed over 1,000 persons. Speaking at a...

FG shuts down Abuja supermarket over fear of coronavirus

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC has shut down Panda Supermarket, Jabi ‘in avoidance of caution considering Coronavirus’. Panda...

Coronavirus: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gives $10m to China, Africa

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have committed $10 million in emergency funds and technical support to help frontline responders in China and Africa accelerate...

Coronavirus: Nigeria at risk as 120,000 Chinese nationals visit annually

Nigerians who visit Chinese cities are prone to the deadly disease and may likely spread  it to others on arrival in the country if stringent measures are not taken at...