Monday, October 19, 2020

I am not the owner of myself, whenever I do anything I do it according to the direction of Almighty God – Archbishop Chukwuma as he celebrate 30 years...

His Grace, Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma, the archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has said that evangelizing in an Islamic domain like Bauchi was his major challenge in his 30 years of episcopacy. Chukwuma, also the bishop of Enugu Diocese, who celebrated his 30 years anniversary of becoming a bishop in the Anglican Communion last...

Activist Arrested For ‘Insulting Prophet Muhammad’ On Facebook Held Incommunicado In Kano, Denied Access To Lawyer

The Kano State Police Command has denied Mubarak Bala, President of Humanist Association of Nigeria, access to his lawyer. SaharaReporters gathered that Bala has been held incommunicado and is being beaten and tortured by the police. He was arrested in Kaduna three days ago following a petition by some lawyers that he insulted Prophet Muhammad on Facebook and...

Tackling Youth Restiveness Through Empowerment

Chinecherem Ojiako writes that youth restiveness in the Niger Delta is being tackled aggressively by the numerous empowerment schemes by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio Before now, youth restiveness, no doubt, has been on the increase in almost all communities of the Niger Delta region. Violence of all forms and killings...

Sokoto NMA Chairman tests positive for coronavirus

The Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Sokoto state chapter, Dr Sani Abubakar, has been confirmed positive to Coronavirus. Abubakar disclosed this via his social media platforms on Tuesday. ”One of my unpleasant responsibilities is when I have to break bad news to my highly cherished brethren. It became worse now that it is about me. ”I have...

Woman, 50, Wakes Up In A Body Bag At Funeral Home After Doctors Mistakenly Declared Her Dead

A woman miraculously came back to life as funeral parlor workers were about to start preparing her body for burial after a doctor at a private clinic in east-central Paraguay declared her dead. Gladys Rodríguez Duarte, who is an ovarian cancer patient, was rushed to San Fernando Clinic in the city of Coronel Oviedo on...

Dubai Tightens Measures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

A picture taken on March 28, 2020 shows a deserted street in the Emirate city of Dubai amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. KARIM SAHIB / AFP   Dubai authorities on Saturday announced tighter measures to combat the novel coronavirus, as the number of cases in the United Arab Emirates surpassed 1,500. For two weeks the movement...

Nigeria’s Unhealthy Healthcare In Eye Of Coronavirus By Runcie C.W. Chidebe

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is here to teach us a lesson; I hope we learn. Nigeria’s healthcare is unhealthy. But instead of fixing it our rulers have been busy flying up and down to benefit from other country's productive health system. With Coronavirus, reality is upon us. No more running overseas for medical vacation. Our rulers...

Nigeria Has Less Than 500 Ventilators For Coronavirus Patients — Sources

As coronavirus spreads to six states in Nigeria, with fear that the infection could get worse, highly-placed health workers have said that the nation does not have up to 500 ventilators across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Findings by our correspondents show that hospitals may experience difficulties in handling seriously ill COVID-19...

Myths About Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation earlier in the month, since then the no of confirmed cases and deaths has been increasing exponentially daily. In the midst of this global health crisis, there is an ongoing brouhaha on the social media platforms making the public carry out...

BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms Four New Cases of Coronavirus, Now 40

Nigeria on Monday night (11pm) recorded four new cases of coronavirus with three recorded in Lagos and one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Two of the cases are said to be returning travellers. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), as at 11.00 p.m. on Monday, there are 40 confirmed cases...

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