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El-Rufai Tests Positive to Corona Virus

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive to the dreaded Corona Virus. In a Statement he personally signed, Saturday evening and made available to newsmen, Governor El-Rufai said he is observing self isolation, in conformity with the advice of the National Council for Disease Control-NCDC. The statement reads in...

Zamfara Governorship: Supreme Court Dismisses APC’s Application to Review Judgment

The Supreme Court of Nigeria, Friday, dismissed an application asking it to review its earlier judgement which nullified the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress at the 2019 general elections in Zamfara state. With one out of seven justices dissenting, the court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, held that...

Low Number Of Coronavirus Test In Nigeria Raises Suspicion

With the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control in charge of testing and confirming the number of infected persons in the country, the agency seems compromised as data are being hidden from the public. While the Nigerian Government may have announced only 65 confirmed cases of Coronavirus so far, the numbers clearly do not reflect...

Aso Rock: Nnamdi Kanu Makes Shocking Revelation

Destiny Ugorji Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has been flown out of the country to Cuba for Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment. Igbere TV earlier reported that Kyari had tested positive to the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic and was...

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and will self-isolate in Downing Street. He has mild symptoms and will still be in charge of the government’s handling of the crisis, a government spokesperson confirmed. In keeping with the guidance, the Prime Minister is self-isolating in Downing Street.

The Week Ahead – A Black Swan

By SBM Intelligence A black swan might be an unpredictable or unforeseen event with extreme consequences but the COVID-19 pandemic is laying bare the impotence of Nigeria’s health policy, the incredulity of Africa asking for debt relief, the complicated synergy between insecurity and health challenges, the unsustainability of everyone looking to Abuja, the rising toll of artificially propping a currency and the imperative of forcing citizens...

Constitutional Implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Nigeria

If there were any lingering doubts in the minds of Nigerians about the reality of the coronavirus  (COVID-19) pandemic that is rapidly spreading all over the world, then such doubts were certainly shattered by the news, which came in quick succession in the last 48 hours, first, Nigeria's first fatality from the virus following the death of...

Concerns As Tinubu Fails To Self-Isolate After UK Trip

There are concerns in Lagos on Wednesday over the health status of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who was seen in public gathering on Tuesday. Many had criticized the former Lagos State governor for failing to self-isolate after returning from a trip to the United Kingdom (UK).

Coronavirus: Agbaje Expresses Concern Over Violation of Sit-at-Home Directive

The 2019 Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Jimi Agbaje has expressed his worries over too many people still moving around in Lagos despite the risk of contacting coronavirus. Jimi Agbaje said, “I’m worried there are still too many people moving around, rubbing shoulders on the streets, behaving as if lives are...

NMA TO Buhari: Enforce Unified Lockdown Over Coronavirus

The Nigerian Medical Association has faulted government's response to the Coronavirus pandemic in the country while calling for a uniform and immediate lockdown of the country. Nigeria has so far recorded 51 confirmed cases of the virus and one recorded death. The NMA in a statement by Francis Faduyile, its President, on Thursday said key strategies in containing the...