Coronavirus: Pastor Adeboye’s RCCG reacts as governments bans religious gatherings

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has reacted to the ban placed on churches and mosques by the Lagos and Ogun governments on Wednesday. It was reported yesterday that the government of Lagos state placed a ban on all religious gatherings involving over 50 worshippers. The Government took the decision in agreement with religious leaders in the State, following …

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Coronavirus: Lagos govt shuts public, private schools

The Lagos State Government has ordered the closure of all public and private schools due to the coronavirus outbreak. The order is effective from Monday, March 23, 2020. The decision was contained in a statement Wednesday night by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo. She said the move became necessary to prevent children and their teachers from getting more …

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Coronavirus: NFF suspends all football activities

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the cancellation of all forms of football activities in the country for the next four weeks. NFF Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, in a statement on Wednesday, disclosed that the shutdown was “as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic’’. He said the shutdown affected all on-field activities involving the various national teams, …

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Coronavirus: Prepare for worst – WHO warns Africa

The World Health Organization, WHO, has warned African countries to prepare for the worst as coronavirus cases increase in the continent. So far 233 cases of the deadly virus had been registered in sub-Saharan Africa which makes it the least-affected region in a global pandemic. But, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, speaking to journalists in a virtual news conference on …

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Japanese flu drug ‘clearly effective’ in treating coronavirus, says China

Medical authorities in China have said a drug used in Japan to treat new strains of influenza appeared to be effective in coronavirus patients, Japanese media said on Wednesday. Zhang Xinmin, an official at China’s science and technology ministry, said favipiravir, developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm, had produced encouraging outcomes in clinical trials in Wuhan and Shenzhen involving 340 patients. …

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Coronavirus: TB Joshua shares new message, reveals when disease will end, aftermath

Nigerian Pastor T.B. Joshua, has declared that coronavirus, which has caused worldwide panic will vanish soon. “The noise of coronavirus would be silenced before the end of March 2020”, Joshua said on Tuesday. He, however, warned that the effect will be felt worldwide throughout the rest of the year. The cleric spoke while answering several questions related to the coronavirus …

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Coronavirus: Test result of Indian quarantined in Lagos revealed

An Indian, who was under quarantined in Lagos State, has tested negative for coronavirus. This was confirmed by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi. “An Indian national that was admitted in our facility yesterday night with symptoms suggestive of #COVID19 has tested negative to #COVID19. “He is doing perfectly well in our isolation unit. His case will be reviewed …

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