Tags : Coronavirus

Coronavirus: US Surpasses Three Million Cases

More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 131,000 deaths have been reported, and on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the US broke its record for most new cases reported in one day. Despite the rise, the White House wants to press forward on […]

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“No School Under My Watch Will Participate In Scheduled WAEC

The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu has announced that no Unity Schools will participate in the scheduled WAEC exams. Mr Adamu stated this after the Federal Executive Council meeting held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. He said none of the Schools under his Ministry will resume until Schools are considered safe. The Minister urged […]

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Late Ajimobi’s Fidau: “Family Not Aware That Oyo Deputy Governor

The spokesperson to the late Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, has clarified that Ajimobi’s family was not aware that the State Deputy Governor was going to attend the Fidau prayers, as neither the advanced team nor the protocol of the Deputy Governor informed them. According to a statement by the […]

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Former Governor Ajimobi’s Fidau: Oyo Deputy Governor, Head Of Service,

A delegation of Oyo State Government led by the deputy Governor of the State, Engr Raufu Olaniyan, were turned back from entering the Oluyole residence of late former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, venue of the 8th day Fidau prayer for the deceased. Security details attached to the venue were said to have resisted efforts to enter […]

Coronavirus: Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, Tests Positive

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has tested positive for the COVID-19. This was confimred by the Governor in a signed statement by him on Saturday, July 4, 2020. In the statement, he disclosed that he and some of his close aides had tested positive for the virus after the test of the result was out. […]

LASG Seals 10 Private Schools For Flouting Closure Directive

The Lagos State Government has sealed Ten Private Schools that flouted the closure directives of the Federal and State Governments as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic to ensure the safety of students. The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who led the Monitoring and Investigation Team of the Office, […]

86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

Coronavirus: New Zealand Minister Resigns After Lockdown Blunders

New Zealand’s health minister has resigned after criticism of the government’s response to coronavirus and his own breaches of lockdown rules. David Clark had already been demoted after breaking rules to take his family to the beach. He said continuing in his role was distracting from the government’s overall response to the pandemic. Prime Minister […]

Ondo Governor Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has tested positive for coronavirus. The Governor announced this in a Facebook post, on Tuesday, April 30, 2020. He disclosed that his sample had been collected to test for COVID-19 and the result came back positive earlier before the announcement. The governor, however, noted that he was asymptomatic and […]

Burna Boy, WizKid Win BET Awards

Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy and Nigerian music superstars, Wizkid, have emerged winners at the 2020 Black Entertainment Television, BET Awards. Burna Boy emerged winner in the Best International Act, the second time the self-acclaimed African Giant would win a BET Award which he did in the same category last year, beating Innoss’B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, […]