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    COVID-19: What President Buhari has done, and is doing – Presidency
    In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 816
    COVID-19: Ikeja Electric suspends disconnection of customers
    Ikeja Electric (IE) has announced the suspension of all disconnection activities of non-paying customers for a period of two weeks effective April 1, due to the lockdown of Lagos State caused by COVID-19. Mrs Folake Soetan, Acting Chief Executive...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 622
    Nigeria Government begins distribution of N20,000 relief fund to homes
    The Nigeria Government on Wednesday commenced the disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to poor homes in the country. Speaking at the commencement of the cash transfer at the Kwali Area Council of Abuja, Nigeria’s humanitarian...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 590
    COVID-19: 3 suspected cases in Delta test negative
    Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday in Asaba declared the state free from COVID-19 pandemic as three suspected cases tested negative. The governor, who received the test results of the three suspected cases from the Irrua Specialist...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 759
    Join Gov Abiodun to fight Coronavirus – Ogun students beg Amosun, other Senators
    NAOSS also called on Senators Lekan Mustapha (Ogun East) and Tolu Odebiyi (Ogun West) to support Abiodun in his efforts to combat the spread of the dreaded virus. In a statement made available to CandyNews on Wednesday by NAOSS National...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 462
    COVID-19: Buhari govt begins payment of N20, 000 to poor Nigerians
    Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, disclosed this on Wednesday at Kwali Area Council in the FCT, NAN reports. Farouq said the payment was in line with the directives by...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 527
    ‘Star Wars’ actor dies of coronavirus two days after being diagnosed
    The 76-year-old actor who garnered popularity after starring in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’ as General Ematt, died from coronavirus complications. Jack’s agent, Jill McCullough confirmed that he died in a hospital in Surrey on...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 616
    FG reacts to death of Paralympic Gold medalist, Ndidi Nwosu
    A former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), Queen Uboh-Idris confirmed she died after battling a lung infection. She told Brila FM that Ndidi sustained an injury from the 2018 Commonwealth Games and has had two surgeries...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 356
    EPL: Tottenham sets price tag for Harry Kane
    Kane has drawn interest from Manchester United in the past few weeks. The player has been out of action since January with a hamstring injury, as Tottenham exited all competitions and are in danger of missing out on next season’s Champions...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 427
    Iran hits out at US as virus death toll passes 3,000
    Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has passed 3,000, the health ministry said on Wednesday, as President Hassan Rouhani accused Washington of missing a “historic opportunity” to lift sanctions. Tensions between the arch-foes have soared since...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 497
    Kenya president sorry for coronavirus cop violence
    Kenya’s president on Wednesday apologised for the violence meted out by police following the declaration of a nationwide curfew last week to curb the spread of coronavirus. “I want to apologise to all Kenyans for… some excesses that were...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 554
    Coronavirus: Prophet T.B Joshua predicts what’ll happen to Nigeria after COVID-19
    In a series of tweets, TB Joshua encouraged Nigerians to keep looking onto God, who alone, according to him, has the solution to the disease ravaging the entire world. He said that believers must take control of their situation instead of...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 533
    COVID-19: DSTV owners, MultiChoice shun subscribers, donate N1.2bn to FG, Lagos, TV shows
    Many Nigerians at home and on social media have been begging MultiChoice to reward their loyalty by giving them either free subscription for a certain period or reduction in rates. On Wednesday, the company announced N250million to the...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 476
    COVID-19: Nnamdi Kanu reacts as Lagos govt denies knowing Abba Kyari’s whereabouts
    The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, had on Tuesday said he did not know the whereabouts of Abba Kyari, contrary to reports that the CoS is at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) Isolation Center in the State....
    By candynews April 1, 2020 502
    Nigeria cases of coronavirus rise to 151
    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday confirmed 12 new cases of coronavirus. “Twelve new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Osun, 2 in Edo and 1 in Ekiti State,” NCDC tweeted. “As at 12:30 pm 1st April there...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 417
    Spain death toll hits 9,053 as virus cases pass 100,000
    The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged over 9,000 on Wednesday after a record 864 deaths in 24 hours, with the number of confirmed cases passing the 100,000 marks, the government said. Spain has the world’s second-highest death toll...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 415
    Iran floods leave 21 dead
    Flooding in Iran caused by heavy rainfall has left 21 people dead and one missing, an emergency services spokesman said Wednesday, even as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. Mojtaba Khaledi told Iran’s ISNA news agency that 22...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 458
    Virus crisis forces UK banks to axe billions in payouts
    Britain’s banking sector on Wednesday scrapped billions of pounds (dollars) in shareholder dividends and share buybacks after the Bank of England requested the move to boost liquidity and help cope with the coronavirus crisis. The British central...
    By utaka1596 April 1, 2020 503
    11-year-old Indonesian girl dies after contracting virus
    An 11-year-old girl has become Indonesia’s youngest person to die after contracting the coronavirus, officials said Wednesday, as the country’s death toll from COVID-19 nearly tripled from a week ago. The girl, who was also suffering from...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 628
    Coronavirus: ‘Wise Up’ – Patoranking takes swipe at colleagues
    Patoranking, on his Twitter page, stated that those at disadvantaged situations were people in the slums, lacking access to internet. According to him, Nigerian artistes should be contributing money to help those offline not online. The...
    By Ola April 1, 2020 605
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