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Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AFDB president

Saturday, 16 May 2020

Breaking News!!! NCDC announces 176 new cases of #coronavirusinnigeria, 5621 confirmed cases, 1472 recoveries and 176 deaths. See affected states...

176 new cases of #COVID19;


JUST IN: Sad news as Niger State records first COVID-19 death

Nigeria - Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death.

WHO says there is still no proof coronavirus can be spread through surface contact

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has not been proven if people can catch the novel coronavirus by touching surfaces where it lingers, such as handles, doorknobs or keyboards.

President Buhari receives Madagascar's COVID-19 herbal drug

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the Madagascar native formulation against the Coronavirus.

Pregnant COVID-19 patient delivered of a baby boy in Lagos as state discharges 67 more COVID-19 patients

Nigeria - A COVID-19 patient  gave birth to a baby boy after a successful caesarean section delivery at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, Lagos, on Saturday May 16.

How Armed Robbers Were Caught On CCTV Breaking Into A House In Abuja (SEE VIDEO)

Nigeria - A family was saved by God in the early hours of Saturday, May 16 from the hands of heavily armed robbers.

Sadly, three COVID-19 patients die in Lagos

Nigeria - Three more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Lagos, bringing the state’s total number of fatalities to 36.

We send test results to states and not individuals - NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has made a clarification of its role in combating the outbreak of diseases in the country. 

Tragic!!! Kenyan police constable shoots his wife before killing himself after dispute

A Kenyan police constable identified as Michael Siwalo with service number 116272, committed suicide on Friday May 15 after shooting his wife following a domestic dispute. 

COVID-19: Eritrea officially virus-free with 100% recoveries and zero deaths

Eritrea has officially declared itself virus-free after all 39 patients successfully recovered from COVID-19. 

Good news as Kaduna discharges 35 Almajiri who tested positive for COVID-19

Nigeria - It is understood that 35 of the Almajirai infected by Covid-19 in Kaduna State have been discharged.

Nemesis again as Nigerian Military eliminates 27 bandits along Katsina/Zamfara border

The Air Component of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ has eliminated 27 bandits and destroyed some of their dwellings, along the Nahuta-Doumborou Corridor on the border between Katsina and Zamfara States.

#COVID19: Italy to reopen borders on June 3 to restart tourism

Italy will reopen to tourists from early June and scrap a 14-day mandatory quarantine period, the government said Saturday, as it quickened the country's exit from the coronavirus lockdown.

#COVID19: President Trump says US reopening 'vaccine or no vaccine'

President Donald Trump has promised the US will reopen "vaccine or no vaccine", as he announced an objective to deliver a coronavirus jab by year end.

Brazil's Bolsonaro sees second health minister quit following handling of coronavirus

Brazil's health minister has resigned after less than a month in the job following disagreements over the government's handling of the country's escalating coronavirus crisis.

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash post-mortem released

A post-mortem examination of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant has ruled blunt force trauma as the cause of death for all nine victims.

Disturbing as body of nurses and midwives announces that 15 health workers have died of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) yesterday disclosed that about 15 health workers have lost their lives in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Chinese men who offered EFCC official N100m bribe arraigned in court (SEE PHOTOS)

Nigeria - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal office on Friday, May 15, 2020, arraigned the duo of Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, both Chinese, before Justice Mohammed Sa’idu Sifawa of the State High Court Sokoto on two-count charges of conspiracy and offering a bribe to a public servant to the tune of N100,000,000.00 (One Hundred Million Naira).

Alas!!! Benue COVID-19 index case threatens to sue FG if she is not released within 7 days

Nigeria - Susan Idoko, the Benue state COVID-19 index case, has threatened to sue the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC if she is not released from the Abuja isolation center within the next seven days.

Facebook buys animated graphics startup GIPHY

Facebook said Friday it had acquired the animated graphics startup GIPHY and would integrate the company in its Instagram visual social network.


As football gradually returns following the ravaging coronavirus, The Forefront Media Org shall be streaming live the top Bundesliga matches this Saturday and tomorrow Sunday as a way of getting fans back to the groove of exciting football this lockdown.

Saturday shall have;

Breaking!!! NCDC announces 288 new cases of #coronavirusinnigeria, 5445 confirmed cases, 1320 recoveries and 171 deaths. See states affected...

288 new cases of #COVID19;


Friday, 15 May 2020

NCDC DG speaks on the differences between COVID-19 and Malaria hours after Raymond Dokpesi demanded for answers (SEE VIDEO)

Nigeria - Chikwe Iheakweazu, the Director-General of the National Center for Disease Control today spoke on the between the ravaging viral disease, COVID-19 and Malaria.

#COVID19: Ebonyi Government lifts ban on religious gatherings — 4th state to do so in 48 hours

Nigeria - David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has lifted the ban on religious centres in the state.

REVEALED!!! China blocked WHO from issuing alert on COVID-19, says CIA

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) says China blocked the World Health Organisation (WHO) from sounding the alarm on COVID-19 in January.

Boko Haram could exploit COVID-19 pandemic to launch attacks, UN warns Nigeria

The United Nations has warned that Boko Haram insurgents could exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to carry out attacks in parts of Nigeria.

11 COVID-19 patients discharged in Oyo State

Nigeria - Eleven patients were on Friday discharged from the Oyo State Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan after testing negative twice for coronavirus.

EFCC hands over Diezani Alison-Madueke's forfeited property to Lagos state government to use as an Isolation center

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) handed over a property forfeited by the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Lagos state government to use as an Isolation center for COVID-19 patients, today May 15.

Great News!!! Slovenia declares end of Coronavirus epidemic

The Slovenian government has declared the end of the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the first country in Europe to do so after authorities confirmed less than seven new coronavirus cases each day for the past two weeks.

#COVID19: Bauchi State has discharged 40 patients so far

Nigeria - The Bauchi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro, says 40 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have so far recovered and were discharged.

Russia registers more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases

Russia registered more than 10,000 new coronavirus infections on Friday, as Moscow unveils mass antibody testing and a national lockdown eases.

Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma on track to become trillionaires

Jeff Bezos may be the first trillionaire the world has ever seen in 2026 if his wealth continues to grow at the current pace, a new study by Comparisun said.

Mozambique soldiers kill 50 militants - minister reveals

Mozambican security forces have killed around 50 Islamist militants in the oil-rich northern province of Cabo Delgado over the past 10 days, the interior minister said on Thursday.

#COVID19: Don’t drink bleach, you will die – FG warns Nigerians

The federal government has warned Nigerians to stop consuming just anything because of coronavirus.

Why Madagascar #COVID19 cure has not arrived Nigeria, by SGF Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has revealed why the Madagascan Coronavirus cure has not landed in Nigeria yet.

Dubai returnee did not die from Coronavirus - Lagos Commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi finally confirms

Nigeria - Lagos state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi has finally confirmed that the Dubai returnee who died days ago did not die from Coronavirus. 

Dead fishes on Niger Delta coastline linked to toxic waste

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency on Thursday May 14, revealed its findings following investigations carried out after dead fishes were found along the Atlantic Ocean’s coastline. 

Breaking News!!! NCDC announces 193 new cases of #coronavirusinnigeria, 5162 confirmed cases, 1180 recoveries and 167 deaths. See affected states...

193 new cases of #COVID19;


Thursday, 14 May 2020

#COVID19: Government 'opens door for safe return of football in England in June'

The government says it is "opening the door" for the return of professional football in England in June.

Sadly, Delta State records COVID-19 death

Nigeria - Delta state government has announced the death of one of the five new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in the state. 

REVEALED!!! Ondo State uncovers N4.3bn kept in secret account for 10 years

Nigeria - N4.3bn which was kept in a secret account for more than 10 years has been uncovered by the Ondo state government. 

COVID-19: President Trump says does not wish to talk to China's Xi ‘right now’

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he is no mood to speak with China’s Xi Jinping, warning darkly he might cut off ties with the rival superpower over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Good news as Zamfara Government discharges 18 treated COVID-19 patients

Nigeria - The Zamfara State Government said 18 treated victims of coronavirus had been discharged from the State’s COVID-19 Isolation Centre, Damba, Gusau, after the certification of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Report says over 33 Boko Haram targets have been attacked as NAF flies 1,700 hours

Nigeria - The Forefront Media Org has learnt that over 33 Boko Haram targets have been attacked by the air component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE with about 1,700 flight hours recorded in the past four months, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said.

President Buhari set to present amended 2020 budget to NASS next week

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari will next week present the amended 2020 budget to the National Assembly for consideration and approval, it was learnt Thursday.

Court orders DSS to pay N10m to man detained for using President Buhari’s daughter Hanan's previous phone line

Nigeria - A federal high court in Asaba has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay N10 million to Anthony Okolie, the man arrested for using the previous phone line of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter.

Italian minister under fire for shedding tears for irregular migrants

Italy’s far-right opposition on Thursday lashed out at a government minister whose tearful moment while announcing a temporary amnesty for irregular migrants has gone viral on social media.

Sad!!! Oyo State commissioner dies

Nigeria - Oyo Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Kehinde Ayoola is dead.

Gracious!!! 3 men walk away unscathed after a container fell on a car they were travelling in at Apapa (see photos/video)

Nigeria - Three unidentified men walked away unscathed after being involved in an accident which involved a car they were travelling in and a container carrying goods.