COVID 19: Omotola Jalade tested positive

Victor Eshameh

Nigerian Nollywood ace actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has confirmed being positive to COVID 19. Sharing this information on her social media account, Omotola Jalade (@Realomosexy) wrote; “Hello all, I know must have been wondering where I’ve been. Well, I contracted Covid. I have been ill, in isolation and now getting […]

COVID 19: Update on vaccine production in Nigeria

Victor Eshameh

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with pharmaceutical companies regarding a COVID-19 vaccine. At the virtual meeting with representatives of Pfizer & Biotech, Osinbajo stated that what was critical in the vaccine development is the health & safety of Nigerian citizens. Pfizer & Biotech are promoters of COVID-19 vaccine […]

Daily coronavirus update from around the world

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 17 million late Wednesday, just hours before the six-month anniversary of the World Health Organization‘s declaration of a global health emergency. The world has seen cases confirmed at a rate of over 200,000 per day since mid-July, while the overall pandemic curve has continued to rise […]

COVID-19: Nigeria hits 42,208 confirmed cases

Victor Eshameh

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the coronavirus case in Nigeria has reached 42,208. However, in most states in the country activities are as good as back to normal. With a confirmed 404 new COVID-19 cases, 19,004 recovered cases and 873 fatal cases have been recorded […]

There are nearly 150 COVID-19 vaccines – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that 150 COVID-19 vaccines have been made available, but only 19 are currently undergoing clinical trial. The organization made this known through its Regional  Office for Africa in Brazaville on Thursday night. The information which was passed on the official twitter account of […]

Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths. The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a […]

WHO reports record rise in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) reported a record daily rise in global coronavirus cases with the total increasing by 212,326 in the past 24 hours. The US, Brazil and India reported the highest increases. The previous record increase was of 189,077 on June 28. Also, see: COVID-19 Tracker: Check the […]

COVID-19: Nigeria set to reopen schools

Victor Eshameh

Schools in Nigeria are now allowed to reopen, this was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. This announcement came on Monday, June 29 after the Presidential Taskforce Briefing with President Buhari. Notably, schools in Nigeria has been on the lockdown for […]

coronavirus cases in Nigeria hits 23,293

Nigeria has recorded six hundred and eighty-four new cases of coronavirus in the country bringing the total number to 23,298 confirmed cases. Lagos state remains the state with the highest number of new cases. Lagos recorded 259 new cases on June 26. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, also […]

Domestic violence, the new pandemic amidst lockdown

Domestic violence cases has been on the increase since the compulsory lockdown brought necessitated by coronavirus pandemic. Domestic violence reported around the world during this period are not limited to actions against women; children and men are also affected. The coronavirus lockdown has forced families to bond together than they […]

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