Sunday , 29 March 2020

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BREAKING: El-Rufai tests positive for COVID-19

Kaduna state Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor in a live broadcast said he submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test and the  result came in positive, adding that he has being in isolation according to Doctors order. According to El-Rufai “I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test and the  result came in ... Read More »

COVID-19: Buhari maintains social distancing as he receives updates from Health Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received briefing from the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on the latest developments over the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister, who was at the official residence of the president, updated him on the pandemic and other health issues in the country. NAN observed ... Read More »


Following the directives for partial lockdown in several  States across the country, we will be offering skeletal services in some of our branches across the nation. These branches will be open from 9:00am to 2:00pm, Monday to Friday. We have implemented all necessary health and safety measures across these branches to keep you safe at all our locations.                           For the list of ... Read More »

Access The Stars Reality TV Show: Three contestants take a bow

Access The Stars Reality TV Show: Three contestants take a bow It was an emotional evening for thousands of viewers as the first evictions from Access The Stars reality music show occurred over the weekend. Three contestants—Janet, Anna James and Amarachi—left the show after intense competition. Having scaled through the regional auditions, all 13 successful contestants were finally ushered into ... Read More »

British PM, Health Secretary test positive for COVID-19

..More govt officials, aides expected to go into isolation The Boris Johnson-led assault on the coronavirus pandemic in Britain took a twist on Friday after the prime minister and Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that they had tested positive for the virus. Their announcements came on a day the coronavirus death toll in the country jumped by 181 to 759 ... Read More »

Senators sneak into private hospitals for COVID-19 tests

All the remaining senators refused to either shake hands or engage them in discussions. The usual camaraderie was absent as many senators wanted a snappy session. Findings at press time revealed that most of the senators opted for COVID-19 test only in private hospitals because they feared that their health status might leak from government clinics. All of them are ... Read More »

Union Bank donates N50m to fight Coronavirus

The donation was made into a fund set up by 54gene, an African genomics research, services and development company working closely with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the bank, the money will help increase Covid-19 testing capacity in the country by up to 1,000 additional tests a day, by buying testing ... Read More »

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