Avoid Worship Centres, Govt Tells Lagos Residents Above 65 Years

Lagos State Government has advised residents of the state above 65 years to avoid visiting worship centres in order to curb COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi gave the advice during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital. The Commissioner who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered theContinue reading “Avoid Worship Centres, Govt Tells Lagos Residents Above 65 Years”

Trump Threatens To Impose Tariffs Against EU, China

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to impose tariffs against the European Union and China in retaliation for duties imposed on imports of US lobster. At a meeting with fisheries representatives in Bangor, Maine, Trump instructed his hawkish trade advisor Peter Navarro to look into punitive tariffs on EU cars and on unspecified Chinese products. TheContinue reading “Trump Threatens To Impose Tariffs Against EU, China”

Nigeria Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 11,844

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 11, 844. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), announced this on Friday. According to the agency’s report, 121 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 70 in the FCT, and 25 in Bauchi. OtherContinue reading “Nigeria Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 11,844”

Nigeria Reports 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 8,733-katamablog

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Wednesday with 389 cases reported by the country, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter. This takes the country’s total infections to 8,733 out of whichContinue reading “Nigeria Reports 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 8,733-katamablog”

Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions-katamablog

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to halt campaign rallies. Some have raisedContinue reading “Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions-katamablog”

Nigeria’s Economy Slows By -0.68% In First Quarter Of 2020 – NBS

Nigeria’s economy witnessed a slow-paced growth of -0.68% in the first quarter of 2020 as the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 1.87% when compared to the fourth quarter of 2019. In the latest GDP report published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday, Nigeria’s slow economic growth was attributed to theContinue reading “Nigeria’s Economy Slows By -0.68% In First Quarter Of 2020 – NBS”

Makinde Reviews Curfew As Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hits 233-katamablog

Governor Seyi Makinde has reviewed the curfew in Oyo State, despite some spikes in the number of Coronavirus cases within the state. The governor had earlier put in place a 7:00 p.m. till 5:00 a.m curfew in the state but this has now been reviewed to 8:00 p.m till 5:00am. A statement by the ChiefContinue reading “Makinde Reviews Curfew As Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hits 233-katamablog”

WHO Suspends Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine As Treatment For COVID-19-Katamablog

The World Health Organization said Monday it had “temporarily” suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after the publication last week of a study in the Lancet indicating that using the drug on COVID-19 patients couldContinue reading “WHO Suspends Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine As Treatment For COVID-19-Katamablog”

Buhari: Nigeria has ‘No Money’ to import food-Katamablog

ABUJA, Nigeria – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerian farmers must produce enough for the country to eat, saying that the country has “no money to import” food.Advertisementsabout:blankREPORT THIS AD The comments follow concerns around food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic and rising food prices in Africa’s most populous nation. https://s.pubmine.com/click2/pusj14_ruVL_1LqKZo6w-L7J2sPzNfRYKLKOt5A_p5b2zgIQSzeMqyOSUHV5ybp29CsnQso1uDHIgoXawSFYSBM39BYpfHdHR_OMu7R1kgZwRbDF7mElmOmWuN65Z05Sp3aqc0RZsm3PK7PBAciVoEIMqzNE//https%3A%2F%2Fautomattic.com%2Fwork-with-us%2F%3Futm_source%3Dhouseads%26utm_campaign%3Dcw-nooffice According to theContinue reading “Buhari: Nigeria has ‘No Money’ to import food-Katamablog”

Ighalo Set For United Exit As Chinese Club Reject Loan Extension

Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo could be on his way out of Manchester United after his parent club, Shanghai Shenhua rejected the Old Trafford side’s request to keep him for another three months. Ighalo, 30, joined United on the January transfer deadline day this year and has won many hearts with his display which has seenContinue reading “Ighalo Set For United Exit As Chinese Club Reject Loan Extension”