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The observance of elaborate burials is increasing the burden of coronavirus (COVID-19) in rural communities in Enugu State, Ikechukwu Oke, Chairman, Igboeze South Traditional Rulers Council, has said.
Operatives of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 have shut down a popular hotel in Ado Ekiti, Delight Hotel and Suites, for allegedly violating government’s regulations to contain the spread of the virus.
The Government of Rivers State has appealed to residents of the state to isolate for 14 days any visitor that comes into their homes, following the lifting of inter-state boundary travel and the resumption of domestic flights.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has lifted the ban on burials and wedding ceremonies in the state beginning from Saturday, July 4, 2020.
The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz instructed the army to locate the remains of “Palestinian attackers” held in Israel to use them as “bargaining chip” for captured Israelis in Gaza.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has warned the citizens and residents against violation of the 8 pm to 6 am curfew imposed in the state as part of measures to check criminal activities and the spread of the ravaging novel COVID-19.
The Katsina State Government has shut down the palace of the Emir of Daura as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Bodies of unclaimed victims of coronavirus are now being buried in unmarked mass graves by contract labourers on an island in New York.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that except in cases of haemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, Marburg and cholera, dead bodies are generally not infectious.
Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has donated sanitisers and other items to the people of his constituency, Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.
The Akwa Ibom state government has banned all forms of public gathering, including burials and weddings, as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus.
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The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday, said the federal government has created a N25bn youth fund as part of efforts to address the dissatisfaction of #EndSARS protesters and other youth-related restiveness in the country.
Hoodlums on Sunday attacked the head office of Complete Sports newspapers in Okota, Lagos.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover by 3.1 per cent in 2021 after declining by 3.0 per cent in 2020.
Former Germany international Andre Schurrle has labelled Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho “a brutal guy” and recalled how the Portuguese manager's approach to coaching destroyed his confidence while at Chelsea.
The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has eased the curfew in the state from 08 am to 6 pm.