Horrifying video footage has emerged of dead bodies being loaded onto a refrigerated truck outside a Brooklyn Hospital in New York City as 36,000 have been infected by the virus and over 790 people have died in the state.
The Ogun state police command has arrested a masquerade otherwise known as Egungun in Yoruba parlance, for defying the government’s order banning all public gatherings in the state as part of measures to curb Coronavirus spread.
The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus. The governor confirmed this on his twitter handle @seyiamakinde, on Monday evening. Makinde, who is head of the Oyo COVID-19 task force, said he had handed over his duties in charge of the task force to former Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital, Professor Temitope Alonge.
HOMELESS CHARITY DEPAUL is opening a 100-bed cocooning unit in conjunction with the HSE and the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) as a response to the Covid-19 crisis. The unit, which is located in Dublin’s city centre, will cater to those within the homeless population with serious underlying health conditions.
IRELAND HAS SEEN its biggest rise in deaths from the coronavirus in a single day, after ten new deaths were confirmed by the Department of Health last night. The death toll here has now more than doubled to 19, while the number of cases now stands at 1,819.
The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has tested positive for the rampaging coronavirus. Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, TheGuardian reports. The UK prime minister has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street, but will continue to take charge of the government’s handling of the crisis. He posted a video on Friday morning on Twitter saying he has a temperature and a persistent cough.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been allegedly flown out of the country as his health deteriorates after unconfirmed reports suggest that he has tested positive to COVID-19. According to the former Director of Strategy/Communication under President Goodluck Jonathan, Jackson Ude, President Buhari and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari have been secretly flown out of the country last night for medical treatment.
Abimbola Adelakun explains that this novel coronavirus is no respecter of power, and that is what makes it highly remarkable. On Tuesday, the news broke that the Chief of Staff to the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, tested positive for COVID-19. Three of his aides reportedly also tested positive. Same Tuesday, it was announced that the Bauchi State governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, also tested positive. Then, there is the son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, whose test result was announced on Saturday. Given how many people close to them they might have huddled before diagnoses, we will never know how far and wide they spread the virus.
A woman who happens to be her husband's second wife has set the man's house ablaze over his new wife in Osun. According to Vanguard, the Osun State Police Command has arrested a housewife, Kehinde Salamat for allegedly setting ablaze her husband’s six-bedroom bungalow, worth N3 million. The incident was said to have occurred on March 18, 2020, around Adio, Ori Eru in Iwo local government area of Osun State.
Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo has been caught on camera telling church members to pay to offering online. Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo, the founder and Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) has ignited outrage after he asked his members to pay their offering online amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus update: The plaintiffs have sought USD 20 trillion, which is a bigger amount than China's GDP, claiming coronavirus is the result of a biological weapon prepared by the Chinese authoritiesCoronavirus update: A $20 trillion lawsuit has been filed against Chinese authorities in the US over coronavirus outbreak. American lawyer Larry Klayman and his advocacy group Freedom Watch along with Texas company Buzz Photos have filed the lawsuit against the Chinese government, Chinese army, the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Director of Wuhan Institute of Virology Shi Zhengli and Chinese army's Major General Chen Wei.
Heir to the throne self-isolating at home in Scotland and is said to be ‘up and about’ Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Scotland, Clarence House has said. Charles, 71, is said to be “up and about” and in “good spirits” and has continued to work for the last few days. Doctors believe the earliest he would have been contagious was on 13 March. He last saw the Queen on 12 March, following an investiture. His last public engagement was also on 12 March. He has held private meetings since then. Buckingham Palace said: “Her Majesty the Queen remains in good health. The Queen last saw the Prince of Wales briefly on the morning of 12 March and is following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday evening in a live televised address ordered citizens to stay at home unless it’s for work, as he declared the fight against Coronavirus “a national emergency”.He also stated that anyone found breaking the rules will be fined at least £30 - and up to £1,000 if they fail to self-isolate. Johnson was angry that a lot of Brits were disobeying government advice by going to pubs and public places despite the thousands that have been infected and hundreds killed by the virus.
A woman has shared a screenshot of the text a man's girlfriend sent to her after she sent him her nude photo. @_BasedMistress said she sent the man a photo of her ladybits and it was his girlfriend who texted her back to let her know he has a girlfriend.
A Pakistani Doctor who spent the past weeks screening and treating coronavirus patients in the Middle East country has reportedly died of the disease. American-Pakistani activist @_SJPeace_ said the doctor identified as Usama Riaz knew there was no Personal protective equipment (PPE), but he persisted in treating patients with coronavirus.
A Nigerian Facebook user, Onah Blessed Emmanuel spotted a group of Methodist Church women lying on the road in Ukpute, Benue State, while praying against Coronavirus. Emmanuel who shared photos of the women praying said he wasted no time in joining them in the prayer.
Spokesperson of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe has shared the travel itinerary of his principal's son before he tested positive for coronavirus. Paul Ibe disclosed that Atiku's son who returned to the country on March 17 from Switzerland after some business engagements in France and Switzerland, wore a face mask as a precautionary measure against the virus when he arrived the country.
Women are collecting body fluids like urine and menstrual blood among others to keep their errant husbands in check on witchcraft advice. So, under the guise of needing an urgent solution to a cheating husband, our undercover reporter visited some shrines in Katwe, Makindye and Wakaliga to seek advice from traditional medicine women. I found a number of shrines and herbal shops in Makindye, but the chills of entering a shrine got the better of me, so instead, I eased into a herbal shop. I was warmly welcomed by one lady, Saudah.
The novel Coronavirus has claimed the life of a Nigerian for the first time in the country as the world still battles to curb the pandemic which originated from Wuhan, China. Ex-PPMC Managing Director, Suleiman Achimugu, was revealed as the First Person To Die Of Coronavirus In Nigeria.
Many countries are enforcing a lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, which has already claimed more than 13,000 people and infected over 3 lakh globally. Social media is full of measures taken by respective governments to fight the menace.
controversial Actress, Tonto Dikeh is finally back in Nigeria with her son and they stepped out to church together today!. It was evident that she missed her son so much as she captioned one of the photos ;
Former Presidential aide and popular critic of the Buhari-led government, Reno Omokri has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of endangering the lives of 200 million Nigerians because of his daughter. Recall that one of President Buhari’s daughters recently returned from the UK and has been self-isolating.
Four ministers in Burkina Faso have tested positive for coronavirus, as the country slammed a curfew and closed all land, sea, rail and air links. Foreign Minister Alpha Barry is among the four ministers declared positive in a day. He initially dismissed the news as a rumour. But hours later, in a post on Twitter, he admitted contracting the deadly virus. “The rumour has become reality … I have just been notified positive for COVID-19”, he wrote, without revealing more information about his condition. Barry was the third minister declared infected by COVID-19 in a single day.
Nigerian journalist, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo has disclosed that an anonymous ‘Big’ Nigerian celebrity has just tested positive to Coronavirus. Sharing the news via social media platforms, Twitter and Instagram, she warned Nigerians and celebrities who attended the recent AMVCA award night and an undisclosed night club in Victoria Island, to isolate themselves immediately.
Kenneth Copeland, an American Televangelist may have just sparked controversy after he made a comment about what Christians must do in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The multimillionaire televangelist told his viewers not to stop paying their tithes and sowing seeds even if they lose their jobs because of coronavirus.
Germany’s government agency for disease control revised its official figures on the spread of coronavirus on Thursday, confirming that the number of infections had topped the 10,000 marks. The nationwide statistics went up by 2,801 to just under 11,000 infections, the Robert Koch Institute reported. This matched with DPA's own research, which tallied more than 10,000 cases on Wednesday across the country’s 16 federal states.
French president, Emmanuel Macron has put France on total lockdown with the country's borders closed in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. The President addressed the nation on Monday night after the number of coronavirus cases "doubled every three days" to more than 5,000 people.
A mother has been accused of locking up and torturing her 13-year-old daughter over alleged witchcraft and demonic possession in Oron, Akwa Ibom State. According to Child’s Rights and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) the child identified as Mercy Effiong, was locked up in a dark toilet by her mother after their church prophet claimed that she was possessed by a demon.
Former Minister of State for Defence, Chief Demola Seriki may cut the perfect picture of a very taciturn man, but he sure knows how to enjoy himself. The ever vivacious Lagos politician is one of the most outgoing Big Boys in town. His personality always elicits the attention of the public, not because his political activity is of much impact, but mainly, on account of his marital lifestyle.
A wedding day has been described to be a day where heartfelt emotions are felt between the couple and their immediate family. On this day, the brides are using filled with mixed feelings and under tension especially when it is time for them to say their vows.
A tipsy man died after mistakenly consuming insecticide, thinking it was water, at a restaurant in Lagos on March 24. The man had reportedly attended a wedding in Aguda, Surulere, where he drank a bit too much. He then proceeded to a Chinese restaurant on Adeniran Ogunsanya street, Surulere, to hang out with friends.
Let’s get one thing clear... Tolulope Adeoye (Mesoro) ain’t no celebrity. I remember when she had to make a speech, she was nervous. Her hands were burnt, her knuckles were so burnout and her nails were too long. It made her look like a transgender. Now fast forward when she was giving her speech. Her accent was horrible and her grammar was also poor.
One of Nollywood’s favourite moms, Funke Akindele Bello aka Jenifa has chosen to turn deaf ears to the reports that she had her twins via surrogacy. A few days ago, news broke out that the actress paid a certain Nigerian to help her have the babies.
We are glad the beautiful actress and single mum of one is doing well for herself in Maryland as her newly opened hair salon business is thriving so well. Check out some of the hairstyles she has made for her happy customers. You will recall that one of the reasons Doris Simeon relocated is to be with her son who was previously snatched away from her by her ex-husband, Daniel Ademinokan.
As part of the measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, says henceforth, passengers without valid Yellow card can no longer be allowed to board flights at Nigeria international airports.
Tayo ayanlola that work at spring bank gbagi market and later transfer to Bodija branch, The spring bank is now heritage bank. The children that this woman born for kasali are not bearing kasali as surname Kasali said they should be bearing Adeyemo that is childhood friend surname in order to deceive people.
Madam Esther Aboderin Iya ewe the leader and Ceo of Esabod Herbs And Roots, you are popularly known worldwide for your involvement on social media platforms as a controversial woman and some see you as a blunt truth sayer. I have related to you in the past maam and I have my views too but I must say you are very funny and controversial. You love to create a scene when everywhere is quiet and you know how to manipulate people for your own favour.
Popular Yoruba musician, K1 de ultimate also known as Kwam1 has steered a lot of reactions from social media users after a video of him slapping a photographer on the head during his performance at socialite Ibrahim Dende Egungbohun, a.k.a IBD Dende’s birthday party on Sunday in Lagos.