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COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

COVID-19: Oyo Releases Testing Centres Across State, Urges Residents To

The Emergency Operations Centre, EOC, of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, has released a list of locations where residents of the State can undertake COVID-19 test across the State. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the list of centres was ratified on Monday, September […]

COVID-19: Oyo Cancels Curfew, Approves Conversion Of Isolation Centres To

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, led by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has announced the cancellation of the 10 p.m. curfew imposed on the State in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, which contained details of the report […]

Coronavirus: 13 More Imo Lawmakers Test Positive

There is fear in Imo State as 13 State Lawmakers test positive to Coronavirus pandemic. This comes as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announces new cases in the State on Monday, June 22, 2020. It would be recalled that the State House of Assembly had been shut down for two weeks on Tuesday, […]

COVID-19: Oyo Records 31 More Cases

Thirty-one more people have tested positive for Coronavirus in Oyo State. The State COVID-19 Task Force confirmed this on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in its latest update on the disease in the State. The Task Force, in a statement, revealed that 30 of the cases were members of Staff of the same organisation based in […]

“Akintola’s Attacks On Makinde Unfounded” -Media Aide

The comments credited to a former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Niyi Akintola, SAN, against the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde is one largely informed by bad blood and undue politicking. Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, said this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan […]

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: 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 […]

COVID-19: Oyo Civil, Public Workers To Stay Off Work For

As part of measures put in place by Oyo State Government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State, the Government has directed Civil and Public Servants in the State, Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) to stay off work for two weeks. According to a statement made available on […]