COVID-19: Cases Rise To 190 As NCDC Confirms Six New

Nigeria has recorded six new coronavirus infections as cases rise to 190. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new cases in Osun State through its Twitter handle at 11:00 am on Friday, April 3, 2020. Currently;Lagos- 98FCT- 38Osun- 20Oyo- 8Akwa Ibom- 5Ogun- 4Edo- 4Kaduna- 4Bauchi- 3Enugu- 2Ekiti- 2Rivers-1Benue- 1

Davido’s Father Donates ₦500 Million To Fight COVID-19

Davido’s father, Mr Adedeji Adeleke, has donated ₦500 million to the Federal Government to help fight the Coronavirus. The popular Nigerian musician whose original name is David Adeleke made the announcement of the donation on his Twitter handle. He disclosed that the Adeleke’s will also be donating 6,640 bags of rice to the Ogun State […]

COVID-19: “Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law” -Osinbajo

Regarding the legality of the shutdowns announced by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, 2020, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said it is entirely legal, proactive, very relevant, important and backed by law. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, Prof. Osinbajo […]

Nigeria Records Four New Cases Of COVID-19

Four new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic have been reported in Nigeria. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement through its Twitter handle on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 11:15am stating that three of the pandemic were reported in Osun State while one in Ogun State. This brings the number of confirmed […]

Police Effect Lock Down Order, Blocks Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

In a bid to curb the COVID-19, the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan express way, as part of measures to lock down the Lagos metropolis. This move follows the recent order by President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with local and global best practices for curbing the spread of COVID-19. […]

COVID-19: Five New Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Nigeria

Five new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria. According to the health agency, this is the latest update on the disease as of 9:45am on March 23, 2020. A breakdown of the figure shows that two cases were confirmed in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Lagos respectively, while one case was confirmed […]

EFCC Arrests 42 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Ogun

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested 42 persons for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. The suspects were arrested in Ilaro area of Ogun State by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency. According to the commission, the suspects whose ages range between 18 and 33 years, were apprehended at different locations […]

Amotekun Public Hearing Result: South-West Speakers To Meet Today

Speakers of the South-West Houses of Assembly will meet on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, over the Amotekun bills, which went public hearing in five States on Monday, February 24. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Mr Gbenga Omole, who disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday, February 25, said the Speakers would […]

Footballer’s Death: Reps Vow To Defend Nigerians Against Extra-judicial Killing

The House of Representatives has vowed to defend Nigerians against extra-judicial killings, harassment and human rights abuses by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Jon. Femi Gbajabiamila, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at a public hearing organised by the House Committee on Police Affairs, […]

One Killed As Residents Protest Death Of Remo Stars Footballer

A yet to be identified protester, was on Monday, February 24, 2020 Killed as residents staged a protest in Sagamu, Ogun State, over the death of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiyamiyu Kazeem. The protesters, who took to the streets also stormed the Palace of the Akarigbo and the Paramount Ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde […]