Category: Politics

British Prime Minister moved to intensive care as covid-19 symptoms ‘worsen’

Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms “worsened”. A spokesman from Downing Street said the 55-year old...

Gun rights group sues L.A. Mayor, Eric Garcetti over closure of firearms stores

A gun rights group is suing the city of Los Angeles, arguing that an order that has shuttered stores selling firearms in L.A. during the COVID-19 pandemic is...

Nigeria Government To Evacuate Nigerians From US

The Nigerian Government intends to evacuate willing Nigerians from the United States of America (USA) over the COVID-19 pandemic, and made provisions for it. In a memo...

Trump to Americans “Brace up for toughest two weeks”

The US President, Donald Trump, has told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the...

Yvonne Nelson Confused About Her Political Ambitions

It’s nothing new that Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson wants to venture into politics someday but the political party she’s going to join is what we are yet to know....

No license has been issued for 5G in Nigeria – Minister of Communications

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim in a statement issued on Saturday said Nigeria is yet to get a license for 5G technology. He said in a...

We May Extend Lockdown, Says Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the ongoing lockdown in the state might be extended beyond 14 days. He said this during a media briefing...

Journalists beg Nigerian government to avoid Chinese medical team; government says they’re only coming to share experience

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has pleaded with its Federal Government not to get Chinese medical team involved in the fight against Coronavirus in the country....

New York now has to Seize and redistribute ventilators

As a measure of ultimate necessity, the US state of New York will execute an order to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, which would see unused Ventilators taken from...

Donald Trump sacks Michael Atkinson over his failed impeachment case

U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community who dealt with the whistleblower complaint that...

COVID-19: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Shares Update On Health Condition (Video)

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has shared update on his health issues after he tested positive for Coronavirus. Boris Johnson shared a video of himself in...

Queen Elizabeth to address Britons on Sunday

Queen Elizabeth will make an extremely rare address to citizens of the United Kingdom at 1900 GMT on Sunday. It comes as the death toll in the United Kingdom among those...

Nigerian Government plans to evacuate interested Nigerian nationals across the world

Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has directed all its missions abroad to compile lists of willing and stranded nationals who wish to return home to Nigeria in...

What Buhari Will Do To Me If I Return To Nigeria – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that if he returns back into the country with the latter still in power, then he would be severely...

US Navy removes Captain who raised coronavirus alarm

The US Navy has removed its commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, Capt Brett Crozier, after he made a public outcry. Capt Crozier claimed in a letter that the US Navy...

Philippine president orders police to shoot lockdown violators

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has told police, security forces to shoot dead anyone causing “trouble” in areas locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic....

Coronavirus: ‘FG distributes N20,000 to 5,000 households – Sadiya Farouq

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq disclosed that the Federal Government is paying N20,000 each to 5,000...

Rivers state assembly donates one month salary to fight Coronavirus in the state

Members of the Rivers State House of Assembly have donated their one month salary, to aid the state government in effectively combating Coronavirus in the state. ...

Garba Shehu slams Wole Soyinka, urges Nigerians to trust scientists, not fiction writers

Media aide to Nigeria’s President, Malam Garba Shehu, has reacted to comments made by Prof. Wole Soyinka, on legal status of 14-day lockdown announced to curb the...

Convicted Orji Uzor Kalu preaches and prays against coronavirus from inside prison

The convicted Senator representing Abia-North Senatorial Zone, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has asked Nigerians not to give up in the face of the coronavirus pandemic that has...

Donald Trump gives US citizens grim warning of ‘very, very painful’ time ahead

US President Donald Trump has told his citizens they should brace for “painful” weeks ahead. US officials gave worsening projections that suggest the...

Nigeria’s Government says other states on Lockdown is illegal

The secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that the lockdown of some states and the closure of their borders by their respective...

Ethiopia postpones election indefinitely due to coronavirus

Largely the first official polls to suffer such extension. Ethiopia’s electoral board has moved the country August 29 general election because of the coronavirus...

Nigeria’s government further reduces pump price of petrol to N123.50 per litre

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in Nigeria has announced further reduction of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol...

See what Nigerian lawmakers are donating to their constituents

Nigeria’s lawmakers went on recess to curb the spread of COVID-19, and one of the reasons was to go and sensitize their constituencies on the need for...

Soldiers can’t be deployed to enforce lockdown – Falana

Nigerian Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana has stated that it is illegal for soldiers to be deployed to enforce the lockdown order issued by President...

Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Arrives Lagos In Air Ambulance

Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Lagos. He was transferred from Abuja to Lagos to continue his treatment for coronavirus. Kyari...

Reno Omokri Says “Buhari’s Nationwide Broadcast Is Confusing”

Reno Omokri has reacted to President Buhari’s nationwide broadcast. Buhari announced that there will a lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja from yesterday, starting from...

Ogun state government shifts Buhari’s lockdown order to Friday

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has  announced that the total lockdown of the state which was scheduled to commence today (Monday by 11pm) has been shifted to...

Thailand’s King becomes a playboy to isolate from Coronavirus in a German hotel

The King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn, is now self-isolating from coronavirus; no news in that until you read that he paid for an entire luxury German hotel for...

Sanwo-olu Reacts As Buhari Orders Lockdown Of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has instructed that Nigerians, especially those residing in Lagos should abide by President Muhammadu Buhari’s orders....

Trump rejects US security for Meghan and Harry…”they must pay”

The US President, Donald Trump, took time out of finding ways to tackle the COVID-19 ravaging his country, to tackle another “pressing” issue; Prince Harry...

Fani Kayode Reacts As El-rufai Confirms Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has reacted to the report that the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tested positive for coronavirus. We had...

Ekiti State Governor, Fayemi’s Test Result Is Out

The Ekiti state governir, Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to take coronavirus as a serious threat. Despite having meetings with two people who have tested positive...

Obasanjo Donates 32-room Residence As Isolation Centre

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Ogun State, as Isolation Centre. He approved that the residence be...

House of Representatives deny rumours of distributing cars to members

The House of Representatives has denied reports it is distributing Toyota Camry cars to its members. The Punch newspaper had published a report with claims that the...

Adams Oshiomole tests negative for Coronavirus

Following the recent news of top politicians contracting the virus, Adams Oshiomole, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress decided to get tested for coronavirus....

Photos Of Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri Undergoing Coronavirus Test

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa has finally undergone a coronavirus test after initially denying having any contact with Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President...

Brazil’s president says churches are “essential services” and allows them to stay open

Different strokes for different folks… While many countries are limiting social gatherings and congregating to couple numbers, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro...

Coronavirus: Enugu State Governor Celebrates Birthday With Crowd (Video)

The Enugu state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been called out on social media for celebrating his birthday with a crowd amidst the coronavirus scare across the country....

‘Coronavirus Cannot Survive In The Body Of Jesus’ – Tanzania’s President (Video)

President of Tanzania, John Magufuli has reacted to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic in his country. While other countries are on lockdown and have paused all social...

New York becomes worst coronavirus city in US

New York has become the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the US with over 25,000 confirmed cases and over 200 deaths. Its Governor, Andrew Cuomo, pleaded yesterday...

Nigerian Senate Shuts Down Over Coronavirus

Nigeria Senate today adjourned sitting for two weeks over the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. The decision which was announced by the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim...

Again, CBN Retains Benchmark Lending Rate At 13.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria today retained the Monetary Policy Rate at 13.5 per cent. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, announced...

Senator Rose Oko dies from an undisclosed illness

The Nigerian senator, Rose Oko who represented Cross River Northern senatorial district is dead. A close relative, Mr Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji speaking about he demise...

President Buhari tests Negative to Coronavirus

President Muhammad Buhari has tested negative for Coronavirus, after his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has reportedly tested Positive to the virus. According to reports,...

Winnifred Oyo-Ita to face trial today over N3billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will today Monday arraign the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winnifred Oyo-Ita, for N3bn graft,...

Iran rejects help offer from US to tackle COVID-19

The political rivalry between the US and Iran has encroached into the fight against a visibly “common enemy”, Coronavirus. The mention of US and Iran in one...

Rep calls for release of inmates in Nigeria for this odd reason

House of Representatives member, Rep. Chukwuma Umeoji, called on the government of Nigeria, to free inmates of correctional centers across the country so that prisons...

FG Adds Two More Countries To List Of High Risk Countries With Coronavirus

The Federal Government has added Austria and Sweden to the list of high-risk countries following the outbreak of coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire...