COVID-19: Edo Has 11 Confirmed Cases

Edo State Government says it has recorded two new cases of Coronavirus, making a total of 11 confirmed cases in the State. The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclose this while addressing Newsmen in Benin on Monday, April 6, 2020. Dr Okundia said: “Our people have been told, but the message we are […]

COVID-19: 137 Canadians Flown Out Of Nigeria

One hundred and thirty-seven Canadian nationals have been flown out of Nigeria via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. The Canadians were on Monday morning, April 6, 2020, flown out of Lagos Airport on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 flight marked ET8201 with registration number ET-ALO. The Aircraft, however, took off at exactly 1129hrs to […]

COVID-19: NGF Asks FG To Cancel All Deductions, Restructure Debts

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have urged the Federal Government to cancel all funds deductions from States. The Governors also asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restructure all commercial debt service payments from States. The NGF Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi said this at the Governor’s COVID-19 teleconference meeting held on Sunday, […]

Coronavirus: U.K Prime Minister Admitted To Hospital

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson, has been taken to hospital for tests. His office disclosed on Sunday, April 5, 2020, noting that it is 10 days after he tested positive for Coronavirus. Aged 55, Mr Johnson had announced on March 27, 2020, that he had mild symptoms of COVID-19 and had been in self-isolation […]

COVID-19: ASUP Suspends Planned Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended  its planned indefinite strike, billed to begin on Monday, April 6, 2020, after a fifteen-day notice which expired on Friday, April 3, 2020. A statement signed by ASUP’s President, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, stated that the Lecturers’ decision to suspend the strike was borne out of the […]

Coronavirus: 10-Year-Old, Four Other Patients Discharged In Lagos

Five more Coronavirus patients have recovered from the virus in Lagos State. The State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed this in a series of tweets via his verified handle on Sunday, April 5, 2020. He explained that the recovered patients comprise a 10-year-old girl, two males and two females respectively. This comes barely 24 hours […]

“We Didn’t Disobey Makinde’s Shutdown Order” -Oyo Revenue Boss

The Oyo State Internal Revenue Service (OYSIRS) has said the offer of service by its Senior Management is voluntary and without any coercion. This was disclosed in a statement by the Executive Chairman of the State Bureau of Internal Revenue, Aremo John Adeleke. Aremo Adeleke, in the statement, noted that the attention of OYSIRS has been […]

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COVID-19: Oyo State Now Has One New Case, Seven Stabled

Oyo State Government has disclosed that the State has recorded another positive case of Coronavirus, bringing the total of positive cases in the State to nine. A statement made available in Ibadan on Saturday, April 4, 2020, by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge, on behalf the State […]