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OAU Sex-For-Mark Lecturer Released After Two Years Imprisonment

A lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Richard Akindele, who was jailed two years ago for sexual harassment has been released following the completion of the two-year prison term. According to The Cable, an online newspaper, the Management Accounting Professor, was released about two weeks ago. A Federal High Court in Osogbo, […]

FG Asks INEC For 100 Pick-Up Vans To Trace Contacts

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday disclosed that the Presidential Task Force had requested about 100 pick-up vans from the commission’s fleet. The fleet is to be deployed for contact tracing, surveillance/laboratory and infection prevention/control in six states and the Federal Capital Territory. The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, […]

Neymar Makes £775,000 Donation To Fight COVID-19

The PSG star Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The PSG star had split the donation between UNICEF and a fund in his home nation of Brazil to aid in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. Neymar had made the generous […]

Coronavirus: Saving Lives Prerequisite To Saving Jobs – WHO, IMF

The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday stated that saving lives was prerequisite to saving means of livelihoods in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the AFP, the Director-General of the WHO, TedrosAdhanom Ghebreyesus and the Managing Director of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva in an article said […]

FG To Bury All Deceased Coronavirus Victims – Lai Mohammed

Information & Culture Minister Lai Mohammed on Friday revealed that government would not allow families of coronavirus victims claim their remains for burial. The Minister who revealed this during an interview session with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said that the corpses are very contagious at such it would be unwise to […]

COVID-19: FG Set To Evacuate Nigerians Home

The Federal Government has stated that Nigerians willing to return home on account of the coronavirus pandemic would be evacuated shortly. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who disclosed this on Friday in a statement by the spokesperson for the agency, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, said that the federal government has directed […]

COVID-19 Claims Two More Lives In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed two additional deaths resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The NCDC gave the confirmation of the additional deaths via its official Twitter handle. According to the health agency, the deaths were recorded in Lagos and Edo States. The development has raised the total death toll of […]

FG May Extend Stay-At-Home Order – Lai Mohammed

The federal government on Friday warned that it may extend the on-going lockdown of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State and Ogun State if residents continue to violate the stay-at-home order. The Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed, who dropped the hint of a possible extension of the lockdown in an interview with the […]

COVID-19: Kaduna Govt Relaxes Curfew

Kaduna State Government has temporarily relaxed the restriction of movement imposed throughout the state to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, who disclosed this in a state on Wednesday stated that the curfew will be eased from 3pm on Wednesday to 12 midnight on Thursday. According to the Deputy Governor, […]

Nigeria Records 12 New COVID-19 Infections, Total Cases Rise To

The number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Nigeriahas risen to151 as the nation records 12 new cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  who disclosed the new figures in a tweet on Wednesday in its latest update on the disease, gave the breakdown of the 12 news cases as nine in Osun State, two […]