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Doctor Contracts Covid-19 While Treating Infected Patients In Edo State

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, has revealed that a doctor treating COVID-19 patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has been infected with the diseases. Sokomba said this on Thursday while on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. He said six doctors had died […]

Coronavirus Cases Reach 1m Globally As Death Toll Hits Over 50,000

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-More than 1 million people worldwide have confirmed cases of the coronavirus, according to the latest data. The gut-wrenching data from Johns Hopkins University also show a death toll topping 50,000. At 4 p.m. Thursday, 1,002,159 people were confirmed infected across the globe while 51,485 people have died. The US has more […]

Covid-19:Chinese City With 13m Population Pass Law Banning Eating Of Dogs, Cats, Others

LAGOS APRIL2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A city in China has banned its residents from eating dog and cat meat with a groundbreaking new law in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Animal activists have demanded the Chinese government prohibit the consumption of pets for years, and the new accord is the first of its kind in the country.   […]

Nigeria Launches ‘Massive’ Joint Operation With Chad,Niger Against Jihadists

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria on Thursday said it had launched a “massive” joint offensive with troops from Chad and Niger against jihadists waging a decade-long insurgency in the region. The announcement comes after Chad’s defence minister said Tuesday his country had deployed forces across its neighbours’ borders to battle insurgents who killed almost 100 Chadian soldiers last month. Nigeria’s […]

I’m ‘Simple Country Doctor’ Man Who Claimed To Have Cured 100s Of Covid-19 Patients Speaks

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Last month, residents of Kiryas Joel, a New York village of 35,000 Hasidic Jews roughly an hour’s drive from Manhattan, began hearing about a promising treatment for the coronavirus that had been rippling through their community. The source was Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, 46, a mild-mannered family doctor with offices near the village. […]

Covid-19: Panic As Commercial Driver Who Tested Positive Escapes From Isolation Centre

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A commercial driver who tested positive to the novel coronavirus has absconded fron an isolation centre in Niger state. A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed. Similarly, one of the returnees from Côte d’Ivoire, simply […]

Nigeria Govt Loses Billions To False Declaration At Ports

LAGOS APRIL 2ND(NEWSRANGERS)-Despite the establishment of Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) and Automated System for Customs Data plus, plus (ASYCUDA++) designed to facilitate trade and block revenue loss at the ports and borders, one of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is lack of compliance by some importers and agents, investigation has revealed. Non-compliance, […]

12 Of 127 Cote d’Ivoire Returnees Test Positive To Coronavirus In Osun State

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Twelve of the 127 Osun State indigenes who returned to the state last week have tested positive to coronavirus, with state officials saying the figure is likely to increase as 80 other results are being expected. Seven buses brought the 127 Nigerians from Abidjan, Cote d’voire and they were intercepted by the […]

Lockdown: Markets To Open Between 10:00am and 2:00pm Daily-FG

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Government has announced that all markets in states where a lockdown was imposed (Lagos, FCT and Ogun) will be allowed to open between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm daily. The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, said this on Wednesday during a briefing by members […]

Coronavirus: Russia Flies Medical Supplies To US As Death Soar Over 5,000

LAGOS APRIL 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-A Russian military transport plane is on its way to the US, carrying medical equipment and other supplies required to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The shipment, cited by many as a public relations coup for Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, began on Wednesday following a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump forty-three […]

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