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Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has expressed disappointment that the federal government approved N10 billion for Lagos state while his state is yet to receive any monetary support for the fight against coronavirus.
Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benn Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of politicising the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing the selective support to states as unfortunate.
The Acting President of the Court of Appeal, Monica Dongban-Mensem, has ordered the suspension of all cases before its Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states divisions.
From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, had video conferencing with his staff, as he continues to discharge his official duties from home.
Apparently disturbed by the criticisms that have trailed the mega rally held in Ibadan by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has regretted his decision to host the rally.
A bill that proposes Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors, passed second reading on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the National Assembly to exempt animal feed from the list of items that would attract payment of the Value Added Tax.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has congratulated the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on the 63rd anniversary of his birth, thanking God for his life and the indelible contributions he has made in the development of the nation and the church in Nigeria.
The Speaker, Plateau House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has described the appointment of Justice Dongban Mensem as Acting President of the Court of Appeal by President Muhammadu Buhari as well deserved.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday inaugurated a Joint Committee of the National Assembly and the Executive to ensure seamless passage of bills into law.
The Federal Government has donated the sum of 235,000 RMB (over N12 million) to Nigerians in Wuhan, the epidemic center of the coronavirus, China.
As part of activities marking the 3rd Anniversary of the Rotimi Akeredolu led administration in Ondo State, the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday declared Tuesday, (today) February 25, 2020, a Public Holiday in the state.
A Political Analyst, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has commended the Senate for the inauguration of the Deputy Senate President-led Constitution Review Committee.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has sacked two of his aides allegedly involved in a murder during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) councillorship primaries on Feb.21.
A legal practitioner, Nelson Okedinachi, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital to sack the speaker of the Imo state of Assembly and 19 other members for dumping their political parties for the All Progressives Congress.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.
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The head coach of Mountain of Fire Miracles Ministries FC, Tony Bolus, has given training programs to his charges as they observed the unavoidable break due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
Spain has shed close to 900,000 jobs, more than half of them temporary, since it went into lockdown in mid-March to fight the coronavirus outbreak, social security data showed on Thursday.
Newsmen observed that the movement of vehicles was restricted, as the police and other security personnel mounted roadblocks in several areas.
The government has put Britain into a virtual lockdown, closing pubs, restaurants, and nearly all shops, while banning social gatherings and ordering Britons to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential to venture out.