Pray Against Flood, Fire Outbreaks, Postpone Foreign Trips After Pandemic – Adeboye Warns

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said that Nigeria is on the return journey into normalcy from the COVID-19 pandemic which has necessitated the current lockdown. The cleric also warned Nigerians to postpone foreign trips by a month or two after the lockdown. Adeboye in his Sunday […]

COVID-19: ISISD Donates Food Stuffs To Lagos Indigents

As part of measures to mitigate the impact of the lockdown on citizens, especially to ameliorate the suffering arising from the restriction of movement, a non governmental organisation has distributed food items to some indigent residents in some communities in Lagos.  The food items, donated under the auspices of the Initiative for Social Impact and […]

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele, Husband Plead Guilty, Sentenced, For Quarantine

Popular actress, Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have been penalised for disobeying the Lagos State rules on restriction of movement in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. The duo had organised a party in their Lekki, Lagos home which attracted their workers and friends totalling above 20 persons despite the state government’s announcement that […]


Borno State: In The Face Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

  After more than a decade of armed conflict, outbreaks of severe malnutrition, malaria, measles and cholera, approximately 1.5 million internally displaced people in Nigeria’s Borno state now face the spectre of COVID-19. Many displaced people live in vastly overcrowded camps with poor water and sanitation facilities, limited supplies of hygiene essentials such as soap and water, […]

Bukola Bakare

Coronavirus: The World Not Your Home

Coronavirus, Like a bolt out of the blues You penetrated the very fabric of life Setting New Rules A New World Order Young and Old, Rich and Poor, Vulnerable and Abused, You have spared no one A leveller, you’ve become In a flurry, lives gone   Coronavirus, Every Continent, you’ve berthed Like the unwelcome Guest […]


Beware Of Facebook Impostors, NDDC Warns

The Management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has alerted members of the public to the fraudulent activities of some dubious individuals who impersonate the Commission’s Acting Managing Director, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, in dishonest Facebook Accounts. Two such duplicitous Facebook accounts used to deceive members of the public, promising them jobs and contracts in […]

Lai Mohammed

MRA Inducts Federal Ministry of Information into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’,Pledges Legal Action

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture into its Enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its “scandalous failure” to implement the FOI Act, 2011 over the last nine years and vowed to take legal action against the ministry to compel it to comply with the provisions […]

Dapo Abiodun

COVID-19: Ogun Community Protests Proposed Location Of Isolation Centre

Members of Olusegun Obasanjo Hilltop Resident Association II in Abeokuta the Ogun State capital have appealed to the state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun against the proposed plan to site a quarantine centre in the estate. In a release made available to the press and signed by elders in the community,  the community appreciates the thought […]


COVID-19: Nigeria Records Second Death

Nigeria has recorded the  second coronavirus death, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire said on Monday. The Minister made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja the nation’s capital. At present recorded cases in the country is still at 111 and just yesterday the President, Muhammadu Buhari in a broadcast […]


Full Texts Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech On COVID-19 Pandemic

1.   Fellow Nigerians, 2.   From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria. 3.   The whole instruments of government are now mobilized to confront […]