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Socioeconomic Effects Of COVID-19 On Kaduna State So Far, Its

By Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè. COVID-19 and how it all began: At the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the world was thrown into chaos as the newly discovered virus caused mild to severe acute respiratory illnesses in humans. This virus, known to be predominantly spread from person to person, is transmitted through contacts, droplets of saliva […]

COVID-19: Nigeria logs 187,023 total infections – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigeria has logged 187,023 total confirmed COVID-19 infections as of Sunday, August 22, 2021. The NCDC made this known via its website, adding that the country has reported 388 additional COVID-19 infections. The public health Agency noted that eight COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, which […]

“Over 137 COVID-19 Delta Variant Cases Discovered In Oyo State”

Not less than 137 cases of COVID-19 Delta variant have been detected in Oyo State as of August 3, 2021. This was disclosed by the Oyo State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Taiwo Ladipo while featuring on BCOS TV Breakfast programme, ‘AM120’. Dr Ladipo who stated that 14 deaths have also been recorded between 22nd of […]

COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

Eid-El Kabir: FG Asks Northern Governors, Emirs To Suspend ‘Dubar’

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has asked Northern Governors and Emirs to suspend Durbar activities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  The Federal Government’s Committee made this known in a statement by its Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Durbar is a common […]

Nigeria Explores Agriculture Alternatives To Ailing Oil Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria decided to take Agriculture more seriously when his administration discovered that Petroleum is no longer enough to sustain the economy. The President disclosed this while receiving in audience former Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He affirmed […]

FG Urged To Engage Professional Pharmacists In Attaining Herd-Immunity For

Government at all levels have been urged to engage professional Pharmacists in attaining herd-immunity for citizens of the country. A Clinical Pharmacist, Mr Kunle Tometi stated this on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at an advocacy meeting, tagged “attaining herd-immunity through preventive services in health care delivery; the role of pharmacists”, organised by the Pharmaceutical Society […]

NGF To Meet Over Controversial Financial Autonomy To States’ Judicial,

Nigeria’s 36 Governors are billed to meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, to discuss the controversial financial autonomy to judicial and legislative arms in States. Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF Head of Media and Public Affairs, Mr Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, who stated this in a statement issued in Abuja said the Governors already made efforts in all […]

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June 12: Full Text Of President Buhari’s Address

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY DAY ON 12TH JUNE, 2021. Fellow Nigerians, I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a […]

COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home Directive For Workers Till June 11

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government has extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below. According to the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 domiciled in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, […]