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    Alfa Saadu: Nigerian doctor who died of coronavirus after leaving retirement to save lives
    With no cure discovered yet, the disease declared as a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is unrelenting in its spread across the world, leaving in its wake, stories of outright pain and anguish. For the family of Alfa...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 111
    COVID-19: FRSC impounds 3 vehicles for overloading in Oyo
    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, says it has impounded three commercial vehicles for disobeying government’s order on overloading. The state FRSC Sector Commander, Mrs Uche Chukwurah, disclosed this in a telephone...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 63
    COVID-19: Kaduna Govt says patients are stable on medication
    The Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Baloni, says the four confirmed coronavirus cases in the state are stable and doing well on medication. The commissioner said this in a statement issued on Thursday in Kaduna while giving an...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 48
    Abuja: NAPTIP arrests Pharmacist for allegedly sodomising 12-year-old boy
    He was nabbed for allegedly sodomizing a 12-year-old boy in Abuja. The Head, NAPTIP Press and Public Relations Unit, Mrs. Stella Nezam, made the announcement on Thursday. She said Daraka, who resides in Spring Valley Estate, Abuja, is a...
    By utaka1596 April 2, 2020 463
    Chelsea in talks to sign Alex as Tottenham takes decision on Coutinho
    Chelsea’s Premier League rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, has decided to sign Barcelona midfielder, Phillippe Coutinho, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich. This was disclosed by a respected transfer expert and sports journalist, Nicolo...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 447
    Coronavirus: Infected Chelsea star discharged after testing negative
    Hudson-Odoi disclosed this in an interview with Chelsea TV on Wednesday. According to the 19-year-old, he is now feeling perfect and fit. CandyNews recalls that Hudson-Odoi and Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, were the first people from the...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 383
    LASEMA confirms death of six in Epe road accident
    The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu has confirmed that six persons died after a truck fell on a commercial taxi on Epe Expressway. Oke-Osanyintolu told News Agency of...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 850
    Ayade issues executive orders on COVID-19 response
    Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has issued Executive Orders in the state following the prevalence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in neighbouring Benue and Akwa Ibom. The orders are contained in a statement issued on Thursday in...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 637
    Ganduje, wife test negative to COVID-19
    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje have tested negative to Coronavirus. Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Kano.‎ ‎“We thank Almighty Allah for...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 621
    COVID-19: Test result for ex-Ekiti Gov. Ayo Fayose revealed
    Fayose confirmed this in a tweet on his official Twitter page on Wednesday night. The 59-year-old also urged Nigerians to go for the test and remain at home in line with the Federal Government’s directive. “I took a Covid-19 test yesterday...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 715
    PDP hails El-Rufai over curfew relaxation in Kaduna
    A statement signed by the State PDP Publicity Secretary, Abraham Alberah Catoh, advised the state government to open more distribution centres for palliatives in a bid to cushion the effect of the lockdown. The party noted, “In order to...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 606
    Coronavirus: Lagos confirms 9 new cases of COVID-19
    The State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Thursday. CandyNews had reported that the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 23 new cases. “Twenty-three new...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 560
    Coronavirus: Davido gives update on Chioma’s health
    Recall that Davido was persuaded by fans to take another test after Chioma tested positive for Coronavirus. Also, Seyi makinde, Governor of Oyo State who came in contact with the singer also tested positive for Coronavirus days ago,...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 562
    6-week-old baby dies of coronavirus in US
    Governor Ned Lamont made this known on his official Twitter account on Wednesday, stating that a test carried out on Tuesday night confirmed that the baby had COVID-19. According to him, the baby girl was found unresponsive and taken to the...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 965
    Coronavirus: Accept whatever bad government gives you, it’s your fault – Pastor Giwa tells Nigerians
    Giwa stated that the only solution to the challenges facing Nigeria was for individuals to conscientize themselves and stop collecting money before voting politicians into power. In a statement he personally signed and made available to...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 833
    COVID-19: ‘Hunger may kill Nigerians’ – Nnamdi Kanu reacts to lock down
    Kanu lamented that hunger may kill poor Nigerians as a result of the lock down. In a post on his Facebook page, the IPOB leader stated that government should be more particular about the welfare of Nigerians. Recall that President Muhammadu...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 800
    COVID-19: AELTC cancels Wimbledon 2020
    Ian Hewitt, AELTC Chairman, who made this known in a statement on their official Twitter account, stated that the decision to cancel the 2020 championship was due to public health concerns linked to the coronavirus epidemic. Hewitt said that...
    By Ola April 2, 2020 677
    Scramble for COVID-19 test
    There are concerns of global shortage of testing capacities, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators, which threatens the chances of the patients to survive and nations to stop the spread of the virus. The situation has created...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 801
    Coronavirus: Surviving the lockdown in Nigeria
    “United we stand, divided we fall”, this has been the mantra of many Nigerians for many generations. Since independence, the country has faced many challenges, from the upheavals caused by the civil war in the late 1960 to the oil boom and...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 748
    Six die, one injured as truck falls on car in Lagos
    Oke-Osanyintolu, while speaking to newsmen in Lagos, said that there were seven people involved in the accident that occurred on Wednesday but six out of seven of them died while one was injured. The DG said that the truck, which had an...
    By utaka1596 April 2, 2020 856
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