Can and NSCIA draw up guidelines to govern worshipping as government looks set to allow churches and mosques to open

FAITH bodies the Christian Association of Nigeria (Can) and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) have begun drawing up guidelines to govern safe worshipping in churches and mosques ahead of an impending lifting of restrictions by the government.

 

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Aviation officials begin putting plans in place as Nigeria prepares to open up her airports

NIGERIAN aviation officials have begun putting plans in place to re-open the country's airport amid indications that the federal government will soon lift the suspension on all domestic and international flights.

 

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Amokachi joins list of sports stars handing out palliatives as his foundation hands out food in Kaduna

FORMER Super Eagles striker Daniel Amokachi has joined the growing list of sports stars providing the Nigerian public with Covid-19 palliatives after he distributed food items to 1,100 families in Kaduna.

 

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Is Nigeria aware of the fact that Indonesia has enjoyed some success in using guava as a potential cure for coronavirus?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I am sure you are all tired of hearing about how Nigeria is sitting on several goldmines but alas refuses to tap into their potential. Do you know Nigeria’s is the world’s 10th largest guava producer with an annual crop of about 800,000 tonnes?

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El-Rufai says parents who allow their children to become almajiris in future will face jail terms

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has warned that any parent who sends their offspring to an almajiri school in Kaduna State from henceforth will be charged to court as his government battles to control the spread of coronavirus which they bring with them.

 

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Nigerian traditional medicine practitioners submit 19 coronavirus drug applications to Nafdac

NIGERIAN health officials have revealed that they are considering applications from 19 different local firms that have produced herbal drugs which they claim can cure the dreaded coronavirus.

 

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Thai scientists court controversy by carrying out Covid-19 vaccine trials on macaque monkeys

THAILAND has raised ethical questions over its attempts to develop a vaccine for the Covid-19 virus after its scientists began carrying out tests on macaque monkeys in an bid to produce a cheap and effective drug.

 

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Worshipper collapses and dies at Eid prayers in Kano amid fears he was another coronavirus victim

HEALTH officials in Kano State have reported the death of man from the Unguwar Sharada district of the state capital who slumped and died after observing Eid-El-Fitr prayers at the prayer ground on Sunday.

 

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Chris Ngige drops hint that he may vie for APC's presidential ticket come 2023 elections

LABOUR and employment minister Dr Chris Ngige has hinted that he may throw his hat into the ring for the 2023 presidential race by seeking the nomination of his party the All Progressives Congress (APC).

 

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Muslim Rights Concern calls for impeachment of governors who allowed Eid prayers to hold

ISLAMIC human rights organisation Muslim Rights Concern (Muric) has called on lawmakers in several states to impeach their governors for defying the lockdown order and allowing Eid-el-Fitr prayers to take place within their domains.

 

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