Friday, April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari’s Daughter Reunites with Family after Isolation

One of President Muhammadu Buhari's daughters, who recently returned from the United Kingdom, has reunited with the family after being in self-isolation for two weeks. Her mum, Mrs Aisha Buhari,

Omo-Agege Condemns Killing of Youth in Warri, Demands Thorough Investigation

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has condemned the alleged gruesome killing of Joseph Pessu by men of the Nigerian Army enforcing the stay at home order

Breaking: Lagos Discharges 11 COVID-19 Patients

Lagos State Government has discharged another 11 coronavirus patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, after recovering from the virus.  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made the announcement on Thursday noted

COVID-19: Oyetola Signs Osun Emergency Prevention Regulations, Violators Risk Six-month Imprisonment

In a bid to enforce the lockdown order with a view to preventing the spread of Coronavirus in the state, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday, signed  Diseases (EmergencyPrevention) Regulations 2020.

COVID-19: Osun Records Six New Cases

Osun State Government on Thursday confirmed that six more Ivory Coast returnees tested positive for coronavirus. Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, confirmed that all the 127 returnees had been

COVID-19: Buhari Orders Prompt Payment of Salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning to ensure that Nigerian civil servants get their salaries paid promptly. Buhari gave the directive on Thursday

Saudi Arabia Imposes 24-Hour Curfew on Mecca, Medina

Saudi Arabian authorities have extended curfew restrictions on Islam’s two holiest cities to 24 hours to stem the spread of coronavirus. This was due to the fact that the number

Buhari Mourns Emir of Jere

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Kaduna State over the passing of Emir of Jere, Dr Sa’ad Usman. President Buhari urged them to find solace in

Buhari Hails Awujale of Ijebu Land on 60th Coronation Anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, on his 60th anniversary on the throne. The respected monarch on Thursday becomes one of

Philippines Ambassador Dies of Coronavirus 

The Philippines’ ambassador to Lebanon, Bernardita Catalla, has died of coronavirus on Thursday, according to a statement.  Philippines’ department of foreign affairs in the statement said the official's death was

NMA Committe Advocates Life Insurance for Medical Personnel

The Chairman of the National Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development of the Nigerian Medical Association, Prof Titus Ibekwe ,has sought life insurance...

COVID-19: Osun Records 9 New Cases, Edo Records 2 as Total...

As at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, twelve new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria with 9 in Osun, 2 in Edo and...

Lockdown: National Human Rights Commission Warns Security Agencies against Right Violations

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has warned security agencies against any form of torture in enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown directives issued by the...

Coronavirus Kills Former Olympique Marseille Boss, Pape Diouf

Former Olympique de Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died of coronavirus contamination. AFP quoted a family source who confirmed Diouf’s death on Tuesday night. Diouf, 68,...

Don to World Leaders: Tackle Climate Change Before It Turns Catastrophic like...

As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 34,000 people globally, an academic,  Prof. William Moomaw, has called the attention...

Nigeria Army Directs Tailors to Produce Face Masks for Soldiers

The Nigerian Army has directed its tailors to produce face masks for soldiers and their families as part of the preventive measures against the...

Appeal Court Cases in FCT, Lagos, Ogun, Suspended— Appeal Court President

All cases in the Court of Appeal divisions of the Federal Capital Territory, Ogun State and Lagos State have been suspended by the Acting...

COVID-19: Oyetola Names ex- Governors, Adeboye, Ooni, Others as Relief...

Governor of Osun State,  Adegboyega Oyetola, has put together a 21-man Food and Relief Committee of eminent Nigerians  to cushion the effect of restrictions...

Nigeria’s Female Paralympic Gold Medalist, Ndidi Nwosu, is Dead

Nigeria’s Powerlifting Gold medalist at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Ndidi Nwosu, has been reported dead. The national heroine who also won...

FG Reduces Petrol Price to N123.5 Per Litre

The Federal Government on Tuesday reduced the price of petrol from N125/litre to N123.5/litre. The announcement was made through the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency,...

Bauchi State Government Confirms 3rd Carrier of Covid 19

Bauchi State government has confirmed that a third positive case of Coronavirus has been identified, bringing total to 3 cases so far. The chairman of...

NLC Kicks Against Planned Hike in Electricity Tariff, Says It is...

The Nigerian Labour Congress has described as insensitive the planned increase in electricity tariff by Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, from April 1, 2020. NLC...

Bauchi to Lockdown Effective Thursday

Bauchi State government has  announced a complete lock down of the state effective Thursday 2nd April by 6PM, in an effort to mitigate the...

COVID -19: House of Reps Donate Two Months’ Salary

The 360 members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their two months salary to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in...

COVID-19: Africa Records 5,013 Confirmed Cases,157 Deaths – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 5,013 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 46...

Makinde didn’t Contract Covid-19 at Ibadan Rally- Media Aide

Contrary to insinuations in some quarters that the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, who on Monday, tested positive to Covid-19, contracted  the disease...

Oyo APC Prays for Makinde’s Quick Recovery after Testing Positive for...

Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has wished Governor Seyi Makinde quick recovery after testing positive for Coronavirus.  The party, in a...

COVID-19 Survivor Narrates Ordeal, Urges Nigerians to Stop Stigmatization

A Nigerian COVID-19 survivor, Ayodeji Osowobi, has told a detailed story of how she contracted the ailment and recovered. She urged Nigerians to stop the...

COVID-19: IGP, 11 Others Test Negative

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has tested negative for Coronavirus. The IGP received the result of the test this morning, 31st March,...

COVID-19 Update: Nigeria Records 4 New Cases of Coronavirus, Total Toll...

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria has reached 135 after four new cases were recorded.  Osun State recorded three new cases taking...

COVID-19: TUC Demands Reduction in Cost of Governance

The Trade Union Congress has urged the Federal Government to reduce cost of governance to cope with the effect of the  coronavirus pandemic in...

Sultan Chides Islamic Cleric for Misleading Muslims over Coronavirus

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar,  has lambasted some Islamic cleric for misleading their followers over the Coronavirus pandemic,describing it as an unfortunate development.  The...

Nigeria Records 20 New Cases of Coronavirus, Total Infections Hit 131

Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of Coronavirus taking the total number of infections to 131. Lagos State continues to be the epicenter of the...

COVID-19: Osinbajo Heads Committee on Palliative Implementation, Economy Repositioning 

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Sustainability Committee saddled with the responsibility of implementing strategies to give palliative to Nigerians as the country...

COVID-19: Ondo is Still Free – Commissioner

Ondo State Government has announced that  the state is still free from the COVID-19 pandemic. This is coming on the heels of the results of...

Uzodinma Shuts Down Motor Parks over COVID-19

Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has approved the immediate closure of all motor parks operating within the state. The directive was contained in a statement by...

COVID-19: Mike Adenuga Foundation Donates N1.5Bn for Fight against Pandemic

The Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF), established by business mogul, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has donated the sum of N1.5 billion to support Nigeria’s fight...

Oyo Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has tested positive for coronavirus. This was disclosed on Friday evening by the Governor himself on his official Twitter handle.  He...

COVID-19: FG Advises Journalist to Make Use of Identity Cards during...

All working journalists and other media staff in Lagos and Ogun States, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have been advised to...

COVID-19: Armed Forces to Enforce Presidential Directive on Movement Restriction—DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has said the Armed Forces of Nigeria is ready to implement the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari on the fight...

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