Despite the health sector being in shamble as the coronavirus spreads in the country, Nigeria’s House of Representatives has started taking delivery of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members as official cars, despite huge public outcry.
Somalia has tragically lost former footballer, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Somali Football Federation has confirmed.
Amid rumours of being sick with symptoms of coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved N10 billion for the fight against the disease.
Confirmed cases of coronavirus continues to surge as the country records 14 new cases, bringing the total number to 65.
Former governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu has failed in his bid to quash his conviction for corruption as a court of appeal in Abuja has dismissed an appeal filed against his sentence.
A 62-year-old resident of Bauchi has tested positive for coronavirus, Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro, announced in a press conference on Thursday.
The coronavirus continues to spread in Nigeria, with Rivers State recording its first case.
Adamu Mohammed Duguri, elder brother of Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, has been kidnapped.
World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with Prince Charles, who tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.
Spain joined Italy on Wednesday in seeing its death toll from the coronavirus epidemic surpass that of China, as more than a billion Indians joined a lockdown that has confined a third of humanity.
Former Nigerian vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to put in place palliative measures to help Nigerians survive the economic crisis that would be super-imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Pre-existing health conditions may hamper the recovery rate from coronavirus of Abba Kyari, the powerful chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, accused by Nigerians of heading an influential cabal that hijacked governance in the country.