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Ronaldo & Juventus teammates agree pay cut amid coronavirus crisis

Italian Series A champions, Juventus, have agreed a deal with the first team squad to freeze their remaining salaries of the season’s calendar to help the club successfully navigate financial woes accrued due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a statement on its website, the club said both players and coaches agreed to the deal.

May Covikk 1-9 deletes corrupt politicians, judges, religious leaders in Nigeria, Eunice Atuejide prays

Former presidential candidate and lawyer, Eunice Atuejide, is praying that the coronavirus disease eliminate some people in Nigeria.

Atuejide, who is the founder and national chairman of National Interest Party (NIP), shared her prayer points on her social media pages.

Spanish Princess Maria Teresa becomes first royal to die from coronavirus

Maria Teresa, Princess of the Bourbon-Parma royal family in Spain, has passed away at 86 after testing positive for coronavirus.

According to Daily Mail, Prince Sixtus Henry, Teresa’s younger brother, who broke the sad news, said the princess died on Friday.

COVID-19: Lagos gets new 110-Bed Isolation Centre constructed by GTBank (PHOTOS)

The Lagos State Government has taken delivery of a new isolation and treatment centre as additional measures to handle the coronavirus pandemic.

The 110-bed facility which is located within the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, formally Onikan Stadium in Lagos Island was constructed by constructed by Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hits 97 as NCDC confirms eight more infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night says eight new cases of the coronavirus has been confirmed in the country, bringing the total figure to 97.

The centre said two new cases were recorded in the FCT, four in Oyo, one each in Kaduna and Osun Stats.

Governor El-Rufai tests positive for coronavirus

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.

The governor announced this in a video posted on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday evening.

Senator Ben Bruce’s wife laid to rest

Ben Murray-Bruce, on Saturday, committed the body of his late wife, Evelyn Murray-Bruce, to the ground earth.

The entertainment mogul had announced the death of wife on March 20, 2020.

US unveils portable 5-minute coronavirus test

A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has coronavirus in as little as five minutes, it said in a statement Friday.

Abbot Laboratories said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had given it emergency authorization to begin making the test available to healthcare providers as early as next week.

COVID-19: Nigerians react as Emeka Offor donates medical equipment to hospitals in Nigeria, other African countries

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Sir Emeka Offor has made donation of Medical Equipment, Books said to be worth $30 million to Hospitals, Academic Institutions in Nigeria and 18 Other African Countries following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID- 19) that is at the moment, ravaging the world.

The business Mogul and Philanthropist made the donation through his Foundation, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, SEOF.

Benue records first case of coronavirus, Lagos jumps to 59 as Nigeria hits 89

Benue state has recorded its first case of the coronavirus and Lagos state's figure has increased from 52 to 59 in less than 24 hours.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday confirmed eight new cases of the viral disease in the country.

Governor Sanwo-Olu makes U-turn on dusk-to-dawn curfew in Lagos

Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made a U-turn after initially announcing the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the state.

The governor had made the announcement while giving an update on coronavirus in the state on Friday.

Jonathan publicly accepts apology of Dele Sobowale who insulted him in 2014

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has publicly accepted the apology of management consultant and Vanguard Newspaper columnist, Dele Sobowale.

Sobowale had in 2014 written an article on Vanguard in which he insulted the then President Jonathan and his style of governance.

COVID-19: Lagos begin distribution of food packs to households over lockdown

The Lagos state government says it has commenced the daily distribution of food packs to susceptible communities and households over the coronavirus crisis.

This was announced on Friday night by the state governor, Babajide  Sanwo-Olu, who said it will cushion the effects of the stay at home directive to stop the spread of the COVID-19 disease.

‘I struggled to breathe’ - Juventus star Dybala shares Coronavirus nightmare

Juventus player Paulo Dybala revealed Friday how he “struggled to breathe” after contracting coronavirus which has killed over 9,000 people in Italy.

The Argentine international announced last Saturday he was one of three Juventus players to catch the virus along with Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi, who both had no symptoms.

Obasanjo donates former Abeokuta residence as isolation centre

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the presidential hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to be used as isolation centre for the coronavirus pandemic.

Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, announced this in a statement on Friday.

Nigerians cover Chioma, Davido with the blood of Jesus after she tested positive for COVID-19

Since news broke that Davido's fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland, has tested positive for COVID-19, there has been outpouring of empathy and prayers for the celebrity chef and the singer.

Davido had taken to his Twitter page on Friday night to disclose that his wife-to-be has contracted the viral and killer virus following their return from the United States and United Kingdom.

Coronavirus spreads to Enugu, Lagos jumps to 52 as Nigeria confirms 11 new cases

Enugu state on Friday recorded its first two cases of the coronavirus and Lagos state's figure increased from 44 to 52 in 24 hours.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed eleven new cases of the viral disease in the country.

Abuja, Oyo state records new cases of coronavirus as Nigeria hits 70

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on Friday that the country has recorded five new cases of coronavirus, raising the toll from 65 to 70.

In its daily update, the centre said three cases of the virus were recorded in the federal capital territory (FCT) while two were recorded in Oyo.

Davido's fiancee, Chioma tests positive for coronavirus

Music star, Davido has announced that his fiancee, Chioma Rowland, has tested positive for coronavirus.

The singer disclosed this via his Twitter Page on Friday night, saying that he took all his family and close associate for test after they recently came back from abroad.