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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 […]

F.G Says Anyone Found Without Face Mask Will Be Prosecuted

The Federal Government has announced that anyone found moving about without a facemask will be prosecuted. This was disclosed in a document by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Friday, May 1, 2020, as part of the guidelines it released for the implementation of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown. The […]

COVID-19: “We Must Reduce The Cost Of Governance” -Fayemi

For Nigeria to emerge stronger from the Coronavirus pandemic, it must take actions to quickly address its short-term challenges, including cutting costs. The Chairman of the Nigeria Governorship Forum (NGF), who doubles as Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi made this statement on Saturday, May 2, 2020, adding that with a reduction in revenue, the […]

COVID-19: “We Are Concerned About Community Transmission In West Africa”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed worries about community transmission of Coronavirus in West Africa. The WHO Africa Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, in a tweet, said although many Countries on the continent are making progress in the fight against the pandemic, the rate of community transmission in West Africa is on the increase. […]

Lockdown: Lagos Govt To Feed 100,000 Youths Daily And Dole

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 introduced a new scheme to feed 100,000 youths daily and also dole out cash to cushion the effect of the lockdown extension in the state. The Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed this at a briefing in the State House. He said that the government will open food […]

Police Deploy Special Forces Against Hoodlums, Arrest 191 In Lagos,

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of additional intelligence and operatives to strengthen security and bolster public confidence in the affected areas. The move is coming after suspected hoodlums had evaded and looted shops and homes in Lagos and Ogun states following the COVID-19 lockdown in both states.  The Force […]