COVID-19: Why The Government Looked-Away With 2 Dead and Others Infected At The Dangote Refinery Site In Lagos

The Federal Government of Nigeria tend to have deliberately looked away at the violation of its lockdown order by the Dangote Group in Lagos at the site of the Africa’s biggest oil refinery in the making. Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 among the workers, which resulted in the death of at least two Indians, and some others infected at the Lekki site in Lagos; no call to order, strigent or punitive measures was taken by both state and federal government. The Nigerian police have denied knowledge of the ongoing massive…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Update

The following statistic is presented as provided by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) 339 new cases of #COVID19; 139-Lagos 28-Kano 28-Oyo 25-Edo 22-Katsina 18-Kaduna 14-Jigawa 13-Yobe 13-Plateau 11-FCT 8-Gombe 5-Ogun 4-Bauchi 4-Nasarawa 3-Delta 2-Ondo 1-Rivers 1-Adamawa 7016 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria Discharged: 1907 Deaths: 211 Stay home and stay safe…..    

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Cloth Face-Mask Ineffective And Risky; Experts Advised Irish Government

Scientific experts responsible for advising the Government on its Covid-19 response recommended against the use of cloth face masks by the public as it was deemed ineffective and harmful.   While the Government’s Expert Advisory Group on the pandemic recommended the use of “medical face masks” in public transport and shops where “physical distancing cannot be maintained.”   However, this advice was not implemented due to concerns over the effect this might have on the supply of masks for healthcare workers, according to the minutes of the National Public Health Emergency…

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ECOWAS Will Only Support Scientifically Proven Cure For COVID-19

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  disassociated itself and the West African Health Organization (WAHO) from the claim that they ordered Madagascar’s Covid-Organics for the treatment of the pandemic COVID-19.   This was made clear in a statement issued by Oghogho Obayuwana of the Communication Directorate of ECOWAS.   This is in reaction to the Madagascan President, Andry Rajoelina’s, launch of a herbal remedy which he said could prevent and cure patients infected with the virus. Countries like Tanzania, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, and the Republic of Congo have indicated…

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Arakunrin Encourages Traditional Cure For Coronavirus In Ondo State

The Executive Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu stated that Ondo State may soon proffer its own cure for the pandemic Coronavirus.   Arakunrin disclosed this while briefing on the state of coronavirus at the Government House on Monday in Akure.   He said the government had been encouraging traditional medicine practitioners in the state to find a cure for the coronavirus.   In his words; “Whatever the cure the state comes up with will still go through clinical authentication and approval. “There have been various suggestions and unauthorised…

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Boss Mustapha Brief Journalists After Presidential Task Force Meeting With Buhari

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and leader of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, led members to a meeting with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.   After the meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr Mustapha, who is the PTF chairman, addressed journalists on what was discussed at the meeting.   The excerpt follows: SGF: This is part of a routine exercise. I think this is about the third time that we have had cause to…

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