Coronavirus: Boris Johnson Taken Into Intensive Care

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care after being hospitalised with Coronavirus. In a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020, his Downing Street office said the Foreign Minister, Mr Dominic Raab will take over his duties where necessary. The Downing Street Press Release noted that over the course of Monday […]

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 […]

Taraba Commissioner Dies

Taraba State Commissioner for Rural Electrification, Alexander Markus Senlo, is dead. Mr Senlo died after a brief illness. It was reported that the Commissioner, a former Local Government Council Chairman and two-time Commissioner, died in a Yola hospital.

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COVID-19: Makinde Resumes, Inspects 100-Bed Infectious Disease Centre

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has formally resumed work and immediately conducted an inspection tour of the sState’s largest isolation centre, Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan. The Governor, who appeared calm and relaxed on Monday, April 6, 2020, said he was thankful to the people of the State for their fervent prayers during his […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown Order: Funke Akindele, husband Arrive Court

The Lagos State Police Command has taken Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello, and her husband, Mr Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, to Court for flouting the lockdown order in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Bala Elkana, confirmed that the actress, popularly called ‘Jenifa’, had been taken to a Chief Magistrates […]

COVID-19: ASUP Suspends Planned Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended  its planned indefinite strike, billed to begin on Monday, April 6, 2020, after a fifteen-day notice which expired on Friday, April 3, 2020. A statement signed by ASUP’s President, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, stated that the Lecturers’ decision to suspend the strike was borne out of the […]

Gunmen Kidnap Special Adviser To Nasarawa Governor

The Special Adviser to the Nasarawa State Governor on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Mr John Mamman, has been abducted. The Chairman of Kokona Local Government area, Mr Saidu Kurki, while speaking to Channels Television, revealed that Mr Mamman was whisked away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at about 8pm at his house […]

Coronavirus: 10-Year-Old, Four Other Patients Discharged In Lagos

Five more Coronavirus patients have recovered from the virus in Lagos State. The State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed this in a series of tweets via his verified handle on Sunday, April 5, 2020. He explained that the recovered patients comprise a 10-year-old girl, two males and two females respectively. This comes barely 24 hours […]

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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 […]