Tags : COVID-19

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, […]

FG Appoints Abdulkarim Obaje AS NG-CARES

The Federal Government has appointed Dr Abdulkarim Obaje, as the National Coordinator, Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES). The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Imaobong Udoh, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Abuja. Mrs Udoh said the appointment […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG To Start Administration Of Second Dose to

Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on eligible Nigerians who received the first shots. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal Shuaib, made this known during the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) briefing in Abuja. Dr Shuaib advised health and frontline workers between […]

COVID-19: Medical Practitioners Urged Not To Rest On Their Oars

Nigerian Medical Doctors, Scientists, and Health Researchers have been urged not to rest on their oars as more dangerous variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to develop in parts of the world. The advice was given by a Sports and Health Education Specialist, Professor Olawale Morunkola of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, while […]

Eid-El-Fitr: Buhari Directs Limited Celebrations, Bans Sallah Homage

President Buhari has directed that all celebrations, including the forthcoming Eid-El-Fitr, should be limited due to the global Coronavirus crisis. This Week, Muslims in Nigeria will be joining others globally to observe the Eid el-Fitr, a day that is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan. According to the Presidential Aide, Mr Garba Shehu, the […]

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

Commonwealth Heads of Govt Summit Postponed

The year 2021 summit of Commonwealth Heads of Government has been postponed for a second time. This is because of the Coronavirus pandemic. According to an announcement by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the meeting, scheduled to take place on Monday, June 21, 2021, in Kigali, would now be postponed to an unspecified date in the future. […]

Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon, Says Ramadan Begins Tuesday

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced the sighting of the moon and noted that the 2021 Ramadan will begin on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  This is according to a broadcast by the President-General of NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday night, April 12, 2021. The Sultan of […]