FG Debunks Rumour About Madagascar Billing Nigerian €170,000 For COVID19 Herbal Syrup

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic, Boss Mustapha has denied knowledge of Madagascar demanding 170,000 Euros from the Federal Government for herbal drugs which arrived the country days ago. Mustapha who reacted to claim of the Nigerian government being asked to […]

Money Matters with Nimi: How Entertainers Can Keep the Vibe & Make Money During this Pandemic

The economic effects of the Coronavirus with its social distancing restrictions have had a severe impact on the global entertainment industry, with creatives experiencing significant loss of income. The temporary break in live performances has removed one relatively dependable source of income. Many musicians survive from gig to gig with typical sources of other income […]

Yewande Adeleke: Let’s Talk About the Stigma Surrounding COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects beyond the spread of the virus. In times like this, people worry more about what the future holds. While policy makers, medical experts and researchers are still meandering around on how to demystify the virus, the growing spate of stigmatization remains a major source of concern. In this […]

57,000 Students Resumes School For The First Time Since Lockdown Ended In Wuhan (Photos)

Some 57,000 students in Wuhan, the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first reported, are returning to school today for the first time since a strict 76-day lockdown in the city was lifted. Images show students observing social distancing measures and queueing up to enter the classroom while wearing face masks. More Photos Below…

BREAKING: COVID-19: Nigerian Govt Reveals What Time Banks Should Open And Close From May 4

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, has directed bank branches in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja to open for customers from Monday, May 4. However, the National Coordinator of the task force, Sani Aliyu, stressed that banking halls would be open to customers only between 8am and 2pm. Aliyu also said government offices and staff of […]

COVID-19: Heal One Patient, Get One Thousand Dollars – Witches Group Challenge Apostle Suleman

The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) has challenged Apostle Johnson Suleman of the Omega Fire Ministries, Auchi, Edo State, to heal anyone with a confirmed case of COVID-19 and get a thousand US dollars from the group. Recall that AFAW had on Sunday attacked Suleman for demanding that government should allow pastors into isolation centers […]

Elizabeth Ajetunmobi: Spare a Thought For Your Domestic Staff… They’re Also Affected by COVID-19

Just like every other pandemic that has affected the world, COVID-19 has caused an impact on social interaction and global economies. This has not left family lifestyles untouched – the home front is basically where it might hit harder. If you have a domestic staff in your employ, here are what you should know and […]

Access Bank & 9ijakids unravel Fun and Educative Game for Kids during the COVID-19 Period

“Who wants to be a brainiac”. Did reading these few strings of words incite any familiar feelings?- The popular game show ‘who wants to be a millionaire’ maybe. But what’s different is that this is a fun, engaging and educative online game for children of all ages. Access Bank in partnership with 9ijakids, an educative […]

The Science Behind Life-Saving Hand-washing: How Soap Kills Viruses & Infectious Micro-organisms 

174 years ago in the city of Vienna, a young Hungarian doctor named Ignaz Semmelweis stumbled across a link between pathogens on the hand and the spread of communicable diseases. His solution – a mix of handwashing and instrument sterilization between seeing patients – cut his hospital’s childbed fever rate to below 1 percent and […]