World reaches 1m Covid-19 deaths “tragic milestone” in 2022 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world  has recorded  one million Covid-19 deaths in 2022, a  ”tragic milestone” that must lead to more people being vaccinated against the disease. Dr  Tedros  Ghebreyesus said this on  Thursday during an online…

UK PM faces parliamentary grilling after top ministers quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is struggling to maintain a grip on power in No 10 Downing Street as ministers and aides continue to quit his government in protest at his leadership. It has only been weeks since Johnson survived…

COVID-19 vaccines will save your life

If you’re still not convinced about getting vaccinated, or still believe that we need restrictive mandates to fight COVID, then you should take a look at the latest study by the CDC, highlighted by director Dr Rochelle Walensky. The agency…

Delta tops daily COVID-19 chart with 194 cases

Delta topped Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 chart on Tuesday with 194 out of the 599 cases, the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known on the Website on Wednesday morning. The centre the 194 cases…

*Christmas message: PFN tasks govt to redouble efforts on insecurity (Punch)*At Christmas: Our pain, trauma will soon be history — Buhari (Guardian)

Christmas message: PFN tasks govt to redouble efforts on insecurity (Punch) The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has called on the three tiers of government in the country to redouble its efforts to curb insecurity. The PFN president, Bishop Wale Oke,…

Kate Winslet on reuniting with Leonardo DiCaprio: “I couldn’t stop crying”

Kate Winslet said she “couldn’t stop crying” when she reunited with Leonardo DiCaprio recently after three years apart. The two actors, who have known each other since filming 1997’s Titanic in their early 20s, met once again in Los Angeles…

*COVID-19 guidelines: Lagos begins prosecution of defaulters (Punch)*Nigerian music has taken over the world – Brain (Independent)

COVID-19 guidelines: Lagos begins prosecution of defaulters (Punch) The Lagos State government has commenced prosecution of inbound international passengers who fail to submit themselves for Day Two and Day Seven PCR tests as mandated by the Federal COVID-19 protocols and…

*Lagos approves 135 private hospitals for COVID-19 vaccination, okays N6,000 fee (Punch)*Lecturer, student shot dead at Lagos College of Education (Nation)

Lagos approves 135 private hospitals for COVID-19 vaccination, okays N6,000 fee (Punch) The Lagos State Government has engaged 135 private health facilities for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, saying this will strengthen the mass vaccination strategy targeted at four million…

*Coronavirus: Pain, anguish at Lagos isolation centre (Sun)*Igboho: Yoruba group to sue FG for disrupting Lagos rally (Tribune)

Coronavirus: Pain, anguish at Lagos isolation centre (Sun) As the third wave of Coronavirus is raging and currently wreaking havoc in communities across the country, some survivors have come out to recount the pain and anguish they went through. Their…

I almost died from Covid -19 in a hotel room

I travel a lot from London to Lagos and to Abuja for business; my family isnt in Nigeria so when I flew to Abuja on the 20th of May; I decided to stay a few days in Abuja after I…

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