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Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
Kano State Government on Sunday said no fewer than 1, 213 Almajiris have been evacuated to their state of origin.
The patient’s death is recorded against Ughelli South in the Delta State COVID-19 Chart Update made available to journalists on Wednesday evening by the Commissioner of Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu.
Almajiris are children who are sent to live with Islamic clerics to learn about the religion. However, many of them end up on the streets where they beg for food and other necessities. The practice is common in Northern Nigeria where thousands of almajiri children roam the streets, lacking education and other basic necessities of life.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.
Parts of Jos, the capital of Plateau State was thrown into confusion, on Saturday, following a protest by women on the premise that total lockdown of the state has resulted to hunger without any palliatives to cushion the effects, even as the government has directed those eligible for palliatives to go to their wards.
Akwa Ibom State COVId-19 Incident Management Committee has declared five persons in the state isolation centre at Ibom Specialist Hospital Uyo are not in critical condition and would soon be discharged.
Plateau State government has installed CCTV cameras at various exit and entry points in the state as part of the measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus into the state.
Kano State Government has approved N79 million as a contribution for the implementation of 2019 Health Work Plan.
Barely four days to the sacking of 200 workers of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, there is palpable tension in Ekiti State over another alleged plot by the state government to sack more 10,000 of its core workforce.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has expressed deep gratitude to citizens of the state for their collective will and resolve to stand for peace, unity and development for the state.
Zamfara State governor, Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has approved the immediate revocation of rural water and electrification projects worth over N79.6 billion awarded by the previous administration and warned contractors to refund state fund or face prosecution.
Stakeholders at the 2019 Press Week of the Delta State Council of Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) have bemoaned the recent attempt of the Federal Government to emasculate press freedom in the country.
A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.
Joe Biden squared off with Donald Trump on Tuesday over the wearing of masks one day after the White House challenger emerged from coronavirus-imposed lockdown donning one while the president attended two events bare-faced.
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, suspended the planned expulsion of street children known as almajiris from the state.
Sokoto State COVID-19 tasks force on Tuesday announced the discharge of an additional two patients from the isolation centre in the state.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano state chapter has on Tuesday applauded the leadership qualities of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which it said brought about the availability of products in spite of the lockdown order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has stopped ministers from removing heads of public agencies in the country without due process.
Nigerian Reggae and Dancehall star, Cynthia Morgan, has disclosed why she stayed away from the spotlight due to an ailment and some family issues.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor.
Some officers of the Nigerian Air Force have allegedly assaulted a medical doctor on her way to resume duty at a hospital in Rivers State.