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Monthly Archives: March 2020

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...

COVID -19: Nigeria Records Second Death

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed the second death from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Nigeria. He stressed that Nigeria has 111 confirmed...

COVID 19: Lagos Discharges Five Patients

The Lagos State Government on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients at Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital. The patients, who had been quarantined at the...

Senators Donate 50 Percent of Salaries to Fight COVID-19

The Nigerian Senate has announced the decision by Distinguished Senators to contribute 50 percent of their salaries to the efforts to respond to the...

Financial Sector to Perform Skeletal Services During Lockdown—FG

The Federal Government has said that the financial sector will continue to perform skeletal services during the 14-day restrictions placed on movement. The Minister of...

COVID-19: NAFDAC Boss Orders Emergency Stock of Chloroquine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday ordered the manufacture of Chloroquine for an emergency stock and possible...

COVID-19: Stop Being Arrogant, Lockdown Oyo State Now, APC Chides Makinde

Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress has reiterated its call on Governor Seyi Makinde to impose a total lockdown on the state...

Telecom Subscribers in Nigeria Increase to 184million—NBS 

The number of active voice subscribers increased to 184.69 million as of the end of 2019 fourth quarter. This represents an increase of 5.52 million...

Bauchi Gov Places Cash Reward of 2 Million Naira for Whereabouts...

The family of Gov. Bala Mohammed  of Bauchi State has offered N2 million for information on the whereabouts of Alhaji Adamu Duguri, the governor’s...

Covid-19: Buhari’s Address Empty, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari’s long awaited address on the COVID-19 pandemic came empty and failed to...

Buhari Lacks Powers to Lock Down Lagos, Abuja – Adegboruwa

Famous human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has said President Muhammadu Buhari lacked the power to restrict movement anywhere in Abuja without recourse to...

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