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The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, raised the alarm that there was a plot against him and other governors to paint them in a bad light.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.
Nigeria’s 36 governors have denied hoarding the food items donated by the organised private sector to ease the economic hardship imposed on the poor by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Dr Balarabe also dispelled the rumour that the donations were hoarded by the government or any of its officials. She praised law-abiding citizens and appealed for their understanding on the necessity of the 24-hour statewide curfew.
The Oyo State Government has said that the palliatives that were looted by hoodlums on Friday at a warehouse in the Akobo area of Ibadan, the state capital, did not belong to the state government.
The Osun Food and Relief Committee on COVID-19 on Friday said the looted items at a warehouse in Ede town were not hoarded, but rather kept for flag-off of official distribution.
The Federal Government has said only 12 out of 36 States are testing for COVID-19 despite support from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID), the World Bank and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and other bodies.
The private sector Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, Tuesday handed over food items worth millions of Naira to Taraba state government for onward distribution to 26,000 households in the state.
The Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated assorted food items to 67,106 vulnerable households in Katsina State.
Nasarawa State government, on Tuesday, commenced the distribution of 524,436 assorted food items donated by a coalition against COVID-19 pandemic as palliative to the vulnerable people in the state.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has pledged to provide appropriate health and security measures for the 2019 Annual Performance Assessment of States (SFTAS) programme expected to start from Sunday.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to mitigate the adverse effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on vulnerable Nigerians.
As part of its commitment to complement the Federal Government efforts in combatting coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the private sector-led Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID), yesterday donated testing equipment worth N1.4 billion to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday revealed its readiness to partner the private sector in its quest to tackle novel coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, as Lagos State commissions an ultra-modern disease isolation centre in Yaba.
The Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has donated a 150-bed isolation centre and medical equipment worth millions of naira to the Lagos State Government.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has revealed that Nigerians have started selling COVID-19 diagnostic test kits in “black markets”.
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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.
Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.
The Federal Government says the risk of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is high due to the large gatherings of the #EndSARS protesters and the mayhem that followed.
Washington had said the Indian Ocean island must make ‘difficult but necessary choices’ regarding its ties with Beijing.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing a meeting of the National Security Council at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
About 32 civil society groups have jointly signed a petition demanding for prosecution of all the security personnel involved in the bloody shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki TollGate in Lagos on Tuesday night.
Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, has expressed sadness over the shooting of protesting youths by Nigerian security operatives.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs) to carry out trial on National Roaming Service for a period of three months, commencing from August 1, 2020 to end 31 October, 2020.
Glasgow Rangers assistant manager Gary McAllister says he’s pleased with the performance of Joe Aribo and his teammates in recent weeks.