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Amidst NMA, PSN Criticism Buhari Receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 Drugs

Against strong criticisms by the Nigerian Medical Association, and Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received the Madagascar COVID-19 herbal drugs. The portions of the herbal drugs was delivered to Buhari, by president of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo. The spokesman to President Buhari, Garba Shehu, quoted …

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Presidency Confirms Abba Kyari’s Death

Presidency has confirmed the death of the chief of staff to president Muhammadu Buhri, Mallam Abba Kyari. The Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, who confirmed this in a press statement, said the deceased died on Friday, April 17, 2020. “The Presidency regrets to announce the …

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Covid-19: Algeria Refuses Over 1,000 of it Citizen Access Back to the Country

More than 1,000 Algerian passengers are stranded at Istanbul airport because of the new coronavirus pandemic, the facility’s operator said Tuesday, as Ankara urged Algiers to allow their return home. Algiers is refusing to let them back into the country, according to IGA Airport Operations. “We, as IGA, Turkish Red …

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30-Year-Old Zimbabwean who Visited US Late Last Month Dies of Coronavirus.

Zimbabwe’s second coronavirus patient, a 30-year-old man, has died in the capital Harare, state broadcaster said on Monday. “The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba, who was the second person to test positive for Covid-19 in Zimbabwe,” the Zimbabwe Broadcasting …

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Nigeria Becomes Africa Biggest Economy as South Africa Slumps into Recession

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the biggest economy in Africa as the latter enters its second recession in two years. South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product shrank by 1.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019, following a revised 0.8 per cent contraction in the third quarter, data from …

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How Ogun State is Fighting Coronavirus with Technology

In bid to contain the coronavirus, the Ogun Government has launched a mobile application to enhance information dissemination among health workers in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, disclosed this at a meeting with the Emergency Operation Committee (EOC) on Monday in Abeokuta. According to her, the …

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Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Dies At 91

Egypt’s former long-time president Hosni Mubarak died Tuesday at age 91 at Cairo’s Galaa military hospital, his family and state TV said. His son Alaa Mubarak tweeted that “this morning my father, president Mubarak, passed away”. Mubarak’s brother-in-law, General Mounir Thabet, told AFP that the family was at the hospital …

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Nigeria, Five other ECOWAS Countries reject Eco

Six countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have rejected the eco currency adopted by eight mostly francophone countries. Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia and Gambia, who are all English-speaking, as well as Guinea, a francophone country, stated their position on Thursday. Eight mostly francophone countries had …

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Zambian Government to Relocate Coffin Sellers to Graveyard

The Zambian government has given coffin sellers until March to move their properties from a health facility in the country’s capital, Lusaka, else they would be relocated to a graveyard. Before now, the traders had been conducting business outside the University Teaching Hospital where they opened shops outside close to …

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Why S’Africa Communities give Nigerians, other Foreigners 12Hours Eviction Threat

Two Communities in northern cape province of South Africa, Keimoes and Upington, has on Thursday Morning, gave Nigerians and other foreign national a 12-hour ultimatum to vacate their communities. Explaining why the said communities gave the ultimatum, the president of Nigerian Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, said the development …

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