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The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr Don Adinuba said the state government had decided to establish a COVID-19 task force in each of the 21 local government areas.
As part of efforts to fight the Coronavirus pandemic to a standstill, the Anambra State Government has announced its intention to include COVID-19 education as a subject in school curriculum.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired general Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
Retired Commissioner of Police and chairman of Anambra State Vigilante Committee, Mr Ikechukwu Ayodele Aduba, whose men are complementing other security agencies to enforce border closure in Anambra state has expressed the difficulties in recording success in the assignment.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has confirmed another case of coronavirus in the state but urged citizens not to panic as the state COVID-19 taskforce committee is currently handling the situation.
The Enugu Depot Unit of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has called on the Gov. Willy Obiano of Anambra State to urgently address the excesses of the state’s anti-COVID-19 security operatives at various boarders in the state to avoid an impending fire disaster.
The Anambra State House of Assembly has commended Governor Willie Obiano for the steadfastness and stoicism he has exhibited in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries across Africa.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
Anambra State Police Command, has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly, raping a 36 year old woman twice with ‘improvised’ gun.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko, has warned Commercial Tricycle Owners and Riders Welfare Association of Anambra State, CTORWAAS, and their alleged paid agents to desist from peddling false allegations against his Ministry or face the wrath of the law.
According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than 4,012 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday nullified the conviction and sentencing of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, for corruption because the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, lacked the powers to deliver judgment in Kalu’s trial as at the time he did.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) has said that the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has risen to over 54,027 in the past 24 hours in 53 countries across the continent.
Up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures fail, the World Health Organisation warned on Thursday.
Mr Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Trade and Integration, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says African economy will lose 65 billion dollars if there is a full lockdown of the continent due to COVID-19.
African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey has found.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare.
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.
Landlords and traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have been urged to be mindful of fraudsters promising to protect their illegal structures from removal by the security sub-committee, of the state task force on COVID-19.
According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the almost five-decade reign of the monarch has witnessed peace, prosperity and development, with natives and settlers alike in Ogbomoso enjoying the amity that has attended the time of the respected Oba.
The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.
At least 23 more Ugandans have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country’s confirmed cases rose to 198 on Saturday.
The Kogi State Police Command has warned Islamic leaders against breach of public peace during the coming Friday and Eid-el-Fitri prayers.
The military said, yesterday, that air strikes conducted by the air force on several bandits camps located in forests of Katsina and Zamfara states wiped out the camps, killing no less that 135 bandits.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in the states’ governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10.
The Danish Super League is set to restart on May 28 and clubs have been quite inventive when it comes to coping with having to play behind closed doors.