Covid-19 Update

Malaysia Strikes Collaboration Deal with China Over COVID-19 Vaccine Development

By Onwuka Gerald Malaysia on Wednesday announced that it has reached an agreement with China for both countries to join efforts and resources for development of effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the agreement, for period of five years, Malaysia will be allowed access to COVID-19 vaccines developed by its partner China.  Malaysia […]

COVID-19: Governor Sani Bello Recovers From Virus

By Seun Adeuyi Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has recovered from the dreaded COVID-19.  Bello, who personally announced his status last week in a tweet via his official Twitter handle, @abusbello, immediately went into isolation for recovery. “I have tested positive to #COVID19. However, I am asymptomatic and have gone into isolation,” he […]

Nigeria, Others Suffer Social Unrest As A Result Of Coronavirus – UN

The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed stated that the socio-economic impact of Coronavirus pandemic is the main factor responsible for the social unrest being witnessed in some countries across the world, including Nigeria. She disclosed this when she addressed State House correspondents at the end of her official engagements at the […]

BREAKING: Niger Gov, Abubakar Bello Tests Positive For COVID-19

The governor of Niger, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has tested positive to the COVID-19 virus. He made the disclosure via his twitter handle. He also states that he had gone on to self-isolation. He tweeted: “I have tested positive to #COVID19. I am however asymptomatic and have taken necessary steps by going into isolation.” The […]

@realDonaldTrump’s Chief Of Staff, Mark Meadows Tests Positive For #COVID19

The White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This comes in the middle of ongoing US electioneering operations. Also, another top campaign official, Nick Trainer, has also tested positive. Meadows last emerged without a mask in the audience on Wednesday when Donald Trump was delivering a speech and […]

#COVID19: Virus Testing Capacity To Increase Across Local Councils – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has unanimously adopted a resolution to increase COVID-19 testing across all local governments so as to prevent a second wave of the pandemic in Nigeria. This was made known in a communiqué issued in Abuja on Thursday after its 21st teleconference meeting. The test was necessary following imported cases of […]