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Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman has again asked those still debating the legality of the lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states to focus on the bigger picture, saying asking President Muhammadu Buhari to have consulted a National Assembly that is on recess is unrealistic, simplistic and academic.
Succour has come to students who are stranded in various campuses of tertiary institutions in Ogun State following the shutdown of schools as the state government has donated and distributed food items to them to alleviate their hardships.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abeokuta Field Office, has warned the public not to store petroleum products or engage in panic buying during the lockdown.
The Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with its neighbouring states and the Republic of Benin to stem further spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Christian faithful were on Sunday chased out of churches in Ogun State by operatives of the task force deployed by the state government to enforce compliance with the ban on gatherings with over 50 people.
A suspected human trafficker, Abubakar Suleiman, has admitted to Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team that so far, he has assisted in the trafficking of over 100 Nigerian ladies to Libya through the desert and usually charges N10,000 for each of them.
In a bid to make Southwest food basket of the nation, Ogun and Lagos States have partnered to train over 3000 youths on tomatoes, chili pepper, garment value chain, and many others
Traditional worshipers in Remo axis of Ogun State, under the umbrella of “the Osugbo Remo – in – Council” has declared that they are not cannibalistic, warning members of the Ogun State House of Assembly to drop the bill aimed to review the installation and burial of traditional rulers in the state.
The National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has expressed worry over incessant accidents on waterways across the nation.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it expects all public universities in the country to join its ongoing two-week warning strike.
The Ogun state government, in its bid to tame the novel coronavirus disease which was recently reported in the state when an Italian consultant visited Lafarge facility at Ewekoro, has advised it citizens to avoid unnecessary gatherings of people and desist from sneezing into handkerchief.
Ogun State Government will, this week, release 39 people who have been quarantined in connection with the index case of Coronavirus after spending fourteen days within the isolation center located within Lafarge facility in Ewekoro in Ogun State.
The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.
The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
Billionaire businessman and one of Africa’s richest entrepreneurs, Mike Adenuga, on Monday, announced a donation of N1.5 billion to the initiatives to combat coronavirus in Nigeria.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed that the taskforce for containment of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State be trained and equipped to undertake its critical task, as the state commences a week long lockdown.
The Dutch government has recalled over half a million face masks it imported from China after discovering that they were faulty.
Lagos State Government, on Thursday, discharged 11 more patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Yaba, after being tested negative twice for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been allowed to return home to their families.
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Captian Dafieko Sama Foundation, on Friday, said it will be distributing safety kits such as hand gloves, hand sanitizers and face masks to residents of Lagos and Delta States to prevent the spread of the virus.