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Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau spends N366 million to combat coronavirus

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said the State Government had spent about N366.5 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
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Abia governor commissions molecular lab, infectious disease hospital in Aba

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has commissioned a molecular laboratory and diagonistic centre in Aba, for the testing of Covid-19 and an infectious disease hospital with capacity to isolate and treat 50 patients of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at the same time.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

438 coronavirus carriers refuse to turn up for treatment in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 438 active cases of COVID-19 in Lagos communities were yet to turn up for treatment in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Lagos virus deaths rise to 205, 389 patients shun treatment

Lagos State Government says the state’s COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 205.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo seals six health facilities over non-accreditation, quackery

The taskforce set up by Oyo state government to regulate operations of private health facilities has sealed no fewer than six health facilities.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Imo to commence virus testing across 27 local councils

The Imo State Public Health Emergency Operation Centre has announced plans to commence COVID-19 community testing in all the 27 local government areas of the state.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa spends over N700 million in fight against coronavirus

Nasarawa State government has disclosed that the state expended over 700 million naira in combating the further spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

Nasarawa virus task force spends over N700 million, under watch

The Nasarawa State Task Force on COVID-19 says on Tuesday that so far, it has expended N700, 638,568.08 in the fight against Coronavirus in the state.

Anambra: We will collaborate with Nutrition Society of Nigeria to end malnutrition

The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala has inaugurated Anambra State Chapter of Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN).
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa orders doctors working in public hospitals to shut their clinics

Nasarawa State Government on Friday ordered medical doctors working in public hospitals in the state to shut down their private clinics and hospitals.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months.

NCDC certifies molecular laboratory in Bayelsa

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated the newly inaugurated Bayelsa State Molecular Laboratory, Research and Diagnostic Centre for COVID-19 testing.
Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has confirmed that one his daughters has tested positive to coronavirus.

Delta governor inaugurates sickle cell screening equipment for newborn

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta inaugurated a newborn screening equipment for the treatment of sickle cell in the state.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun immunises over two million children in five years – governor

Governor Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that over two million children have been immunised, in the last five years, during the supplemental immunisation campaign, under the polio eradication programme in the country.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba to domesticate NHIS – official

Taraba Government says it has commenced process toward the domestication of the Federal Government’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the state.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

I’ll beat coronavirus – Lagos commissioner

Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, says he is responding positively to treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.
Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health on Monday morning announced that he has gone into isolation after contracting COVID-19.

Lagos health commissioner goes into isolation

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health on Monday morning announced that he has gone into isolation after contracting COVID-19.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Lagos health commissioner contracts coronavirus

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for coronavirus.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun begins tracking of Anchor Borrower’s beneficiaries

The Ogun State government has reiterated its determination to use the federal government sponsored Anchor Borrowers Programme in the state to boost farmers’ productivity towards achieving increased food production in the country.

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NNPC shortlists 78 companies for pipelines rehabilitation bidding

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shortlisted 78 companies to bid for the rehabilitation of oil pipelines and deport infrastructure across the country.
The Indian army says its soldiers exceeded powers under the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the killing of three local civilians in southern Indian-administered Kashmir earlier this year.

Indian army admits wrongdoing in killing three Kashmiris

The Indian army says its soldiers exceeded powers under the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the killing of three local civilians in southern Indian-administered Kashmir earlier this year.
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Edo election: YIAGA Africa to adopt PVT methodology to check credibility of election results

Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll.

Edo election: Over 300 policemen surround Governor Wike’s hotel in Benin – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed the hotel where the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is lodging in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, has been surrounded by over 300 policemen.

30 feared dead as bus plunges into Ebonyi river

Over 30 persons were feared dead in a road accident along Akaeze-Ishiagu highway in Akaeze Development Centre, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.