Tags : COVID-19 lockdown

“We Do Not Need A National Lockdown Now” –Chairman, House

The Chairman of the House Committee on Basic Education and Services, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, have said he does not think Nigeria needs a National lockdown at the moment.  Professor Ihonvbere who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics on January 17, 2021, stated that what Government must do is to ensure that Nigerians begin […]

COVID-19: “Behave Responsibly During Holidays To Avoid Another Lockdown”, FG

The Federal Government has tasked Nigerians to comply with COVID-19 health guidelines as the holiday season beckons. The call was part of the National Economic Council resolution after a meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Nigeria, in recent weeks, has witnessed a surge in new infections of the deadly […]

Ukraine President Zelensky Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. President Zelensky disclosed this on Monday, November 9, 2020, noting that he is feeling fine as infections surged in the Country. The 42-year-old leader said on his Facebook account that his temperature was 37.5C but that he felt “good”; adding that he will self-isolate […]

DSS Invites Ex-CBN Deputy Governor Mailafia

The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has once again invited the former deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia, to its office in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. Dr Mailafia, who was also the presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has previously been interrogated by officials of […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: “We Need Maize, Either Local Or Imported”, Poultry

Between March and July this year, many Poultry Farmers have either down sized or folded up because they either cannot get maize to produce feeds or cannot afford to buy finished feeds to feed their chickens. This, according to the Chairman, Poultry Association of Nigeria, PAN, Oyo State Chapter, Mr Gbemisoye Agboola, is one of […]

COVID-19: Oyo Govt Vows To Secure Boundaries To Halt Inter–State

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to halt the influx of people into the State from other States of the Federation to further prevent the spread COVID-19. The Information and Risk Communication Sub-Committee of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force stated this on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, during a sensitization campaign in border towns […]

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 381 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the Country to 3,526. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed this in a tweet on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Of the new cases, 183 are in Lagos State, 55 in Kano State, 44 in Jigawa State, while […]

Makinde/Think Tank: “Emulate Kind Hearted People Who Have Contributed Generously

The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, Prince Dotun Oyelade, has responded to the allegation by Chief Akintola, SAN, that Governor Seyi Makinde does not have a think tank or pool of people who brainstorm for him. Prince Oyelade at an inter-wards meeting in Ogbomoso at the Weekend noted that Chief Akintola […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Over 300 Vehicles, Tricycles, Motorcycles Seized In Katsina

Security operatives have impounded over 300 vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles in Katsina State. The Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He explained that the 159 vehicles, 17 tricycles, and 141 motorcycles were seized for violating the lockdown order of […]

COVID-19: 14 More Almajiri Children From Kano Test Positive In

The Kaduna State Government has announced that 14 more Almajiri Children who recently returned from Kano State have tested positive for Coronavirus Pandemic. In a statement issued on Saturday, May 2, 2020, the Special Adviser to the Kaduna State Governor on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, said the new positive results have increased active […]