Lagos Begins COVID-19 Clinical Trial

Lagos state plans to start COVID-19 clinical trial in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other institutions. This was revealed by the Lagos State  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi at a briefing on Monday, April 6, 2020. He added that the state is looking to activate some other testing sites […]

Six New COVID-19 Infections Confirmed, Nigeria’s Total Cases Now 238

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The health agency revealed in a tweet, at 9:30pm on Monday, April 6, 2020, that the total number of cases in Nigeria is 238. It stated that Kwara and Edo recorded two cases respectively while Rivers and the […]

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COVID-19: “My Isolation Time Was Used For…” -Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said aside from using his isolation period to fight the health challenge occasioned by his testing positive to Coronavirus, he also used the period to reflect on his plans and programmes for the people of the State. The Governor who said the State is now ready to […]

President Buhari Orders Distribution Of 150 Trucks Of Seized Rice

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered distribution of 150 trucks of rice seized by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to the 36 States of the Federation. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this while fielding questions from Journalists at a News Conference in Abuja on Monday, April 6, 2020. The News […]

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 Curfew: Kaduna Threatens Total Lockdown

Kaduna State Government has threatened violators of ongoing curfew to desist or Government will close the two-day window it has provided for residents to restock food supplies. Kaduna State Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, who handed down this warning on Monday, April 6, 2020, said Government has ordered Security Agents to deal decisively with anybody […]

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 Lockdown Order: All Attendees Of Funke Akindele’s Party To

Lagos State Government is to prosecute all those who attended Saturday’s birthday party hosted by Nollywood Star, Funke Akindele-Bello. The State Attorney-General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) ), said on Monday, April 6, 2020, that they would be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the State. He made the disclosure in an interview with the […]

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COVID-19: Makinde Resumes, Inspects 100-Bed Infectious Disease Centre

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has formally resumed work and immediately conducted an inspection tour of the sState’s largest isolation centre, Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan. The Governor, who appeared calm and relaxed on Monday, April 6, 2020, said he was thankful to the people of the State for their fervent prayers during his […]