Covid-19 Update

No Guarantee Any COVID-19 Vaccine In Development Will Function, WHO Chief Says

by Gerald Onwukaon September 25, 2020
Chief, World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated that the agency are without guarantee that the developing COVID-19 vaccine will have desired effect on intending users. The WHO Chief made this known at a virtual press briefing, he said the organization are unsure whether the COVID-19 vaccine undergoing development process will work. “The chances […]

#COVID19 Could Create Opportunity For Trade Bodies To Prove Relevance To Poorer Nations – WTO’s Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala

by Gerald Onwukaon September 21, 2020
Nigeria’s candidate for Director-General position of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that the pandemic outbreak could be a chance for trade bodies to redeem themselves and once more, gain back trust from impoverished countries. The former Finance Minister stated that rules governing trade must thrive to ensure that breakthrough achieved in […]

#COVID19: Lagos Govt Approves Full Reopening Of Churches, Mosques, Cinemas

by Gerald Onwukaon September 19, 2020
The Lagos State Government has ordered the full reopening of Mosques and Churches in the State. The announcement was given recently by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday, at the state house in Marina, Lagos. The Governor affirmed that Churches will now carry out midweek activities as Mosques will be allowed to […]

Nations Need To Come Together As A Vaccine Alone Cannot Solve #COVID19 Crisis – UN Chief, Guterres

by Gerald Onwukaon September 18, 2020
United Nation (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has said that developing a vaccine may not see the end of the ravaging coronavirus, says that Nations need to synergize and ensure even distribution of the vaccines. Describing COVID-19 as the most threatening in the world today, Guterres explained that nations must join resources to enable citizens […]

Delta Govt Affirms Progress Against #COVID19 As Cinemas, Eateries Reopen

by Gerald Onwukaon September 12, 2020
Delta State Government explained recently that considerable progress have been made in the collective fight against the coronavirus disease following reopening of eateries, Cinemas and film houses in the state. The confirmation was made known during a press conference in Asaba by Delta state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu. He advised the reopened cinemas […]

“We Could Still Have A #COVID19 Vaccine Ready By End Of Year, Early Next Year” – Soriot

by Gerald Onwukaon September 11, 2020
AstraZeneca Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pascal Soriot revealed that it is still likely possible that a vaccine for the dreadful coronavirus will be produced by the pharmaceutical company before the year 2020 runs out. Despite the delay in vaccine trials by UK-Swedish company after a person became sick with transverse myelitis, AstraZeneca is set to […]