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A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Opeyemi Falegan, has stressed the need for government at all levels to make more palliative measures available to all Nigerians as part of efforts to fight the deadly COVID-19 virus.
White House chief medical advisor, Dr Anthony Fauci, warned Friday that the US may soon be hit with a spike in COVID-19 cases — even though the country has administered more vaccine shots than any other nation.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed chairmen of the 57 councils as well as council of traditional rulers, and chiefs across the state to commence a massive sensitisation on prevention of COVID-19 pandemic as part of precautionary measures to combat the second wave of the virus in the state.
Nearly ten months after gates of Nigerian public universities were shut by the protracted nationwide strike embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the management of the Federal University of Agriculture Umudike aka Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUA), Umudike, has said academic activities will resume on January 25, 2021.
The Federal Government, yesterday, said that the economic and social implications may make it difficult for it to impose another lock-down in the country.
Medical doctors under the auspices of Medical Guild have decried what it described as ”complacency” among Lagosians on the effects of COVID-19 even though the country was neck-deep in the second wave of the pandemic.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.
I felicitate with our Christian brothers and sisters in particular and all Nigerians in general on this joyous occasion of Christmas 2020, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Amidst the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Victims Support Fund (VSF) has donated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities to schools in Federal Capital Territory.
Two thousand nine hundred communities in Benue and Cross River states have become open defecation free through the provision of access to basic sanitation facilities in 10 local governments, an international non-governmental organisation, United Purpose, has said.
Senegalese children resumed classes on Thursday after the government closed schools in March in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the West African nation.
The Secretary to the Niger State Government (SSG) and Chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19, Ahmed Matane, has denied a report attributed to him that three commissioners have tested positive to Coronavirus.
The Ogun House of Assembly has approved the extension of the tenure of the present 20 Local Government Transition Committee Chairmen and members by another period of three-months.
The World Health Organization chief said late Sunday that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for Covid-19 but stressed he had no symptoms.
Bauchi State Government has reassured development partners and other stakeholders in the health sector that, it will not relent in its effort of providing a safe and habitable environment in hospitals across the state.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says that the organisation and the Federal Government are working hard toward ensuring safe school reopening considering the importance of health to societal development.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Kwara State Government has donated 50,000 pieces of 200ml hand sanitisers and another 2000 pieces of one litre of hand sanitisers for distribution to schools across the state.
The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order a partial reopening of schools to allow pupils sit for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, said the Federal Government would prosecute 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers.
Nigeria’s renowned musicians, Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia and Chike, ‘boo of the booless’ crooner, are to perform at the launch of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc’s campaign.
He wrote for the Sunday World: “Plenty of Liverpool fans were moaning as Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer picked a second-string team to play Leicester on Tuesday night, but I think they were missing the point.”
In bid to halt piracy and other acts of criminality in Nigeria’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has taken delivery of a Special Mission Aircraft (SMV).
The Cross River Auditor-General and Acting Chairman State Internal Revenue Service (IRS), John Odey, has disclosed that henceforth governement would withhold salaries of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who fail to meet their revenue targets.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it will stop operations of capital market operators (CMOs) that are yet to renew their registration by May 31, 2021.
The Partenopei wanted revenge for a shock home defeat back in January, but there was plenty of other motivation, as Spezia were just three points clear of the drop zone and Napoli had slipped to fifth place after their last-gasp draw with Cagliari. M’Bala Nzola was suspended, while Kalidou Koulibaly, Nikola Maksimovic, David Ospina and Faouzi Ghoulam didn’t make the trip.
Amidst an “unacceptably high plateau” in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, the UN health agency chief on Monday shone a light on last week’s death toll that totalled almost 90,000 people and 5.4 million reported cases.
The management of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), has debunked news making the rounds that a student was found dead on its new campus.The management of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), has debunked news making the rounds that a student was found dead on its new campus.
Fulham joined West Brom and Sheffield United in being relegated from the Premier League following a 2-0 loss to Burnley on Monday.