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The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has revealed that one in every five persons tested last week for the virus in Nigeria returned positive.
Ekiti State Government on Sunday night announced that the curfew it imposed on the state from 8 pm to 6 am, including various other restrictions, had been relaxed.
A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine’s party said on Sunday that it was preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory and condemned what it called the house arrest of Wine and his wife.
As primary and secondary schools in Lagos State resume for the second term of the 2020/21 academic year, government-owned schools are to still maintain the shift-system introduced last year when they reopened for the first term of the year.
The Lagos State Government has revealed that since the advent of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, 566 persons have been arrested, 502 convicted and 32 clubs and event centres shut for breaching COVID-19 regulations in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has shifted the commencement date for the orientation programme for the next batch of corps members nationwide, saying camps would now be opened on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has suspended the resumption of schools in the state over the increasing cases of COVID-19.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, as well as the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
Nigerian government suspends visiting days, assembly, lists other measures as schools prepare to resume
The Federal Government has listed measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease as schools prepare to open on January 18, 2021.
The minister, in a statement Thursday, through his ministry’s Director, Press and Public Relations, Bem Goong,said the decision to maintain the resumption date was the aftermath of “extensive consultations with relevant stakeholders, including state governors, commissioners of education, proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students”,respectively.
The rate of COVID-19 infections among health workers in Lagos is causing grave concerns for the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), urging colleagues to approach their duties with utmost caution.
Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to the Federal Government not to further postpone school resumption initially slated for Jan. 18 due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to shift the resumption date for schools.
The Akwa Ibom State government on Sunday held an emergency meeting to discuss the surge in COVID-19 infection in the state.
Lekoil Nigeria Limited, the oil and gas exploration and production company and affiliate of Lekoil Limited Cayman, has announced the appointment of Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode as Chairman of the Board.
Former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, has decried the socio-economic problems bedeviling the country, blaming it on the operations of the 1999 Constitution.
The recent appointment of the Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), is fraught with irregularities, Nigeria’s leading anti-corruption group said on Monday.
In a renewed attempt at further deepening the reforms of the nation’s business environment, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, PEBEC, has resolved that CEOs and Heads of some Federal Government regulatory agencies be presented with the outcome of a recent survey that exposes major pitfalls in the operations of the agencies.
Incoming U.S. president Joe Biden will announce America’s return to the international Paris Agreement to fight climate change on Wednesday, the centerpiece of a raft of day-one executive orders aimed at restoring U.S. leadership in combating global warming.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has assured of the timely completion of Igbogene-AIT Outer Ring Road to boost economic activities in Yenagoa, the state capital.
A Federal High Court in Enugu, Enugu state, presided by Justice R. O Dugbo Oghoghorie today sentenced the duo of Ugwunwani Louis and Enudu Keneth to seven years imprisonment respectively on a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N1.5m).
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has distanced himself from posters announcing his decision to seek for the presidency in the 2023 elections.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde said at least seven road projects, totalling 128.5 kilometres, which were flagged off by his administration in 2020, will be completed and commissioned this year as he reassured the people that he will continue to put their interest first.
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