As reports of the fast-spreading coronavirus become almost pandemic across the world, the Lagos State government in a bid to prevent an outbreak on Monday launched an Incident Command System.
To show the importance the state government attaches to the prevention of the disease, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be the Commander of the Incident Command System.
Sanwo-Olu, while launching the Incident Command System, said the measure is not to stigmatise citizens of any country but to serve as a precautionary measure taken in the interest of the people.
The governor noted that relevant health professionals, in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health, … >>> Read Full Story
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YouTube said Monday it would remove election-related videos that are “manipulated or doctored” to mislead voters, as part of its efforts to stem online misinformation.
The Google-owned video service said it was taking the measures as part of an effort to be a “more reliable source” for news and to promote a “healthy political discourse.”
Leslie Miller, YouTube’s vice president of government affairs and public policy, said in a blog post that the service’s community standards prohibit “content that has been technically manipulated or doctored in a way that misleads users … and may pose a serious risk of egregious harm.”… >>> Read Full Story
The Board of Directors of Coronation Merchant Bank Limited has announced the appointment of Banjo Adegbohungbe as the Acting Managing Director of the Bank effective February 1, 2020.
This announcement follows the Central Bank of Nigeria’s approval of the appointment. Banjo is positioned to succeed the current Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Abubakar Jimoh, whose retirement takes effect from April 30, 2020.
Announcing the appointment, the Chairman of Coronation Merchant Bank, Mr. Babatunde Folawiyo noted, “The seamless transition is a result of deliberate succession planning by the Board in line with the Bank’s commitment to strong corporate governance standards.
“In the past 18 months, Banjo has … >>> Read Full Story
Shuanghuanglian liquid: Chinese scramble for the drug to cure coronavirus
A claim by Chinese scientists that “Shuanghuanglian”, a liquid made with honeysuckle and flowering plants could help fight the deadly coronavirus has sparked frenzied buying of the traditional medicine, but doubts quickly emerged.
As the death toll from the SARS-like pathogen sweeping the country continues to rise, shoppers have swamped pharmacies in search of the drug.
The rush came after influential state media outlet Xinhua reported Friday that the esteemed Chinese Academy of Sciences had found the concoction “can inhibit” the virus.
Videos shared online showed long lines of people in surgical masks lining up … >>> Read Full Story
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City
Oyo State Governor, Mr. Oluseyi Makinde saturday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could win the next governorship election in Edo State.
Makinde expressed the hope in Benin City after a meeting with the leadership of the PDP on how to conduct free, fair and credible ward congress in the state. After the meeting, Makinde explained the mission of the electoral committee, noting that it was constituted to conduct the ward congress and delegate election in Edo state.
He said: “We have started a process that revolves around the people. At the end of the day, it is the … >>> Read Full Story
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Cross Rivers has described as untrue the social media publication stating that a JSS 2 student impregnated a serving corps member in the state.
In a statement signed by Mr Abdullahi Yuguda, Head, Press and Public Relations Unit of NYSC in the state, the scheme described the report as `fake and untrue.’
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“The attention of the NYSC in Cross River has been drawn to a malicious publication making the rounds in the social media, alleging that a female corps member … >>> Read Full Story
Pamela Anderson and Jon Peters
Hollywood actress and Baywatch star, Pamela Anderson and her 74-year-old husband Jon Peters, have gone their separate ways, twelve days after tying the knot in a secret marriage ceremony in Malibu.
According to Hollywood Reporter the coupledecided to uncouple barely two weeks after their secret nuptials earlier this month in Malibu, California.
The wedding which was attended by members of their family including her sons with ex Tommy Lee, Brandon and Dylan, along with Jon’s daughters and his ex-wife.
The 52-year-old actress in a statement which confirmed their split, asked for ‘support’ from fans.
She wrote, “I have been moved … >>> Read Full Story