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Banks’ Total Assets Rise to N47.82tn

The total assets of the banking sector rose to N47.82tn as at the end of June. A member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Rafindadi Sanusi, disclosed this during t…

300 More Stranded Nigerians Return from the US

Three hundred more Nigerians who had been stranded in the United States have arrived in Abuja. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission said the returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Ai…

63 Percent of Hand Sanitisers Are Fake - FG

About 63 per cent of alcohol-based hand sanitisers in circulation may not be genuine, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the F…

Opinion: Shisha - Plague or Pleasure?

Hookah, Narghile, Waterpipe, or Hubble Bubble smoking, popular as Shisha in this part of the world –is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruit or molasses sugar, through a bowl and…

COVID-19 is a Scam, Discharged Patient Alleges

A recently discharged COVID-19 patient in Delta State on Monday in an interview stated that the alleged COVID-19 Virus claim in Nigeria is a scam while speaking to Vanguard Newspaper. The patien…

Coronavirus: Our Health in Nose Masks

As Government partially ease lockdown in various Countries globally, world governments through the United Nations World Health Organisation and several Health Organsations have now advised the use o…

Akeredolu appoints UNIMED VC, Fatusi to lead fight against COVID-19 in Ondo

The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has appointed Professor Adesegun Fatusi as the new Chairman of the State Inter-ministerial Committee against COVID-19. It follows the …

Corps Member, Ilori Deborah Sets Covid-19 Standards, Preaches Safety Measures

The impact of Coronavirus in the last few months has cut across all sectors and for many, it is a battle for survival. To survive, the safety measures prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO…

Covid-19 Could Force 23 Million Africans into Poverty, World Bank Reveals

The World Bank has revealed that 23 million sub-saharan Africans could become poor as a result of the outbreak of covid-19. The prediction could mean the affected population may live on less than U…

Lagos State Internal Revenue service Extends Tax Deadline

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has extended the deadline for filing of Annual Tax Returns to June 30, 2020. This according to the agency is in continuous effort to provide th…

NAFDAC Continues Hydroxychloroquine Trials for Coronavirus Patients Despite WHO's Stoppage Orders

The National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC) has said Nigeria will continue with hydroxychloroquine trials for the coronavirus patients. This statement came at the time when the World Healt…

Replaceable Facemask Membranes Designed to Resist Covid-19 Virus Particles

A membrane has been developed to cover N95 face masks used by healthworkers in the coronavirus pandemic which improves their ability to block the minute virus particles. Since the start of the Covid…

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Praises Africa’s Efforts To Stem COVID-19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that the developed world could learn lessons from the preventative measures taken by many African coun…

PTF begins training on COVID-19 prevention among Kano’s Almajirai

Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire, says the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has commenced training on infection prevention and control specifically for the  Almajirai  in Kano State. He …

Madagascar Organic- Could It Be The Cure?

The Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Mrs. Adeyeye Mojisola in an interview in the #TheMorningShow, Arise News expressed her thoughts concernin…

Fake News Hinders Our Efforts Against COVID-19, PTF

The national coordinator of the Presidential task force, Dr Aliyu Sanni has said that the rush of fake news in the country is hindering their efforts against covid-19 as regards the response of the p…

Coronavirus: As New Cluster Emerges, "Coronavirus May Be Here To Stay" Expert Warns

As various Countries of the world plans to ease its lockdown restrictions in order to save its crippled economy and a new way of trying to prevent the second wave of Coronavirus, the World Health …

Coronavirus: New Cases Threaten World’s Moves Back To Work

World powers including Russia and India have pushed on with easing Coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday, despite upsurges in infections in parts of the world and warnings of a second wave epidemic…

So Far So Good - A National Review on Issues Affecting Nigeria

What could be the major problem of Nigeria? What has our fifty nine years of independence taught us? Reality in Nigeria has shown us the hard side of life with no remorse whatsoever. Could it…

Coronavirus: Career Tamed, Professionalism Tampered

It is no longer news that there is partial and total lockdown as the case may be, due to the widespread of Coronavirus across the world. Since the inception of this deadly virus, the basic existi…
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