Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson return home after recovering from coronavirus

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson have arrived back home in Los Angeles after both tested positive for coronavirus and spent weeks in isolation in Australia. The actor was seen stretching down to touch the tarmac then doing a celebration dance before entering a terminal after he and Wilson touched down in Los Angeles by […]

Americans to get N441,000 each as Trump signs historic $2.2trn financial stimulus bill

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. This came hours after the country’s House of Representatives approved the bipartisan bill, which the Senate passed on Wednesday. U.S. is currently the hardest-hit country in terms of […]

Ministers donate 50% of March salary to COVID-19 efforts

Nigeria’s 43 Ministers have donated 50% of their March 2020 salaries to support Federal Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigeria has recorded 81 cases with one death and three discharged as at March 27, 2020. Though what the 50% amounted to was not disclosed, a statement in Abuja on Saturday stated that the […]

COVID-19: Lagos projects 39,000 cases

The Lagos State Government is projecting that the coronavirus pandemic may explode to 39,000 cases across Nigeria in the worst case scenario. There are currently 81 confirmed cases in the country, 52 of which are in Lagos State alone. The figure rose by 16 from the 65 recorded on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease […]