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#COVID19: NCDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu Reveals Drugs Not Relevant For #COVID19 Treatment

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has removed antiviral drugs from its new set of guidelines for the treatment of COVID-19. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at a Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 on Thursday. According to him, the decision to stop the use of antiviral drugs on Coronavirus patients was […]

Lagosians Above 65 Years Told To Avoid Worship Centres In Bid To Curb #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
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. Professor Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health, gave the advice during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital. The Commissioner who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered the […]

IGP Adamu Orders Search For Perpetrators Of Kogi Attack

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a full-scale search for the perpetrators of the attack on Isanlu Police station and a commercial bank in Yagba East Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State. IGP Adamu in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP, Frank Mba, condemned the incident which led to […]

WHO Resumes Trial Of Hydroxychloroquine As Potential Treatment For #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) is resuming its trial of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug backed by US President, Donald Trump to combat the deadly coronavirus, after temporarily halting research over safety concerns.  The Data Safety Monitoring Board decided there was no reason to discontinue the international trial after reviewing available data on the drug, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

Buhari Nominates Okonjo-Iweala As WTO Director-General

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has nominated Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the nation’s candidate to be director-general of the World Trade Organization. Special Assistant to the Ruler on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, announced the nomination via his Twitter handle, on Friday afternoon. Brazilian Director-General Roberto Azevedo in May said he plans to […]

JUST IN: Gov Obaseki Dragged To Court For ‘Certificate Forgery’

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Abuja over allegations of certificate forgery. The plaintiffs, Edobor Williams, Ugbesia Abudu Godwin, and Amedu Dauda Anakhu, have accused the governor of forging his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Certificate in Classical Studies from the University of Ibadan. According to the suit […]