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The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, NUAHP, on Wednesday, demanded life insurance scheme and immediate payment of N100, 000 special coronavirus allowances to all health workers at the frontline of the war against the disease as presently done to other health workers globally.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has condemned in strong terms Sunday’s harassment of drivers of newspapers distribution vans by overzealous security agents in some states.
World Council of Churches, WCC, general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and WCC moderator, Dr Agnes Abuom, have urged people and churches to give highest priority to “doing whatever we can do to protect life” and “ask churches not to have public services tomorrow as this can become hubs of transmission of the virus” and to follow strictly the rules and guidelines from authorities based on WHO guidelines.
Following instructions by various states across the federation that large gatherings be avoided to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Supreme Council of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), has ordered authorities in all its Districts and Assemblies with over 50 members to split their services to ensure a safe and hygienic environment during services and in compliance with the social distance rule.
South African trade unions are digging in for a fight over public sector wages, after they rejected the government’s latest attempt to renegotiate a previously agreed pay increase for the fiscal year starting in April.
The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has stopped the use of one cup for the sharing of wine during Holy Communion as one of the steps to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has commended the House of Representatives for initiating a bill to criminalise casualisation of workers in Nigeria.
The Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN), has warned against plans by the Senate to create an agency for the education, rehabilitaton, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared 21 January of every year as the CAN National Day of Prayers for the persecuted Christians in Nigeria in honour of the late CAN Chairman in Michika Local Government of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi, and other victims of terror and herdsmen attacks.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday ruled that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick and general secretary, Muhammed Sanusi would remain as witnesses in the alleged mismanagement of $9.5m FIFA grant meant for football development.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
National leaders of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, have advised Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to reopen the secretariat of the state council of NLC without further delay and not try their patience.
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s lockdown in some parts of the state capital following outbreak of Coronavirus.
Cameroon and Abia Warriors Goalkeeper Charles Tambe was reportedly shot in Apata area of Ibadan, Nigeria by hoodlums on Friday morning.
Coronavirus lockdown: Security agencies, task force should treat Nigerians with dignity – Reps deputy whip
The Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha on Friday urged security agencies and Task-Force set up by Federal and State Governments to treat people with dignity and respect as it is needless to stop people from getting coronavirus by harassing and shooting at them.
Medical charity Alima planned to open an emergency operating theatre this week in Burkina Faso, but the project has stalled because the country closed its borders before a surgeon and anaesthetist could fly in, its director told Reuters.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
Manchester City are convinced Arsenal are behind the plot to have their European ban upheld if the Covid-19 crisis prevents an appeal.
Nigeria needs to embark on massive testing and isolation of patients to check the spread of COVID-19 infection in the country, a member of the House of Representatives, Mansur Soro (APC, Bauchi), said on Sunday.
Libya's justice ministry announced on Sunday that over 450 prisoners were being freed in a bid to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the wake of the war-torn country's first declared infections.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,