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The Ebonyi State Government has appealed to traders to desist from unnecessary hikes in prices of food and other essential goods in the State, taking undue advantage of the global pandemic to extort the people.
Edo State index case of the Coronavirus, who happens to be the speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, will be discharged this week after he has tested negative in the latest test carried out on him.
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation on Monday donated N28.5 million to Plateau Government as part of efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
Some stakeholders in Niger State have called for the balkanization of Minna Emirate into five autonomous emirates.
Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast.
A human rights lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), says President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the power to restrict movement without recourse to the National Assembly.
A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Temitope Adewale, has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the state to take advantage of the stay-at-home period to fix some of the bad roads in the state.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, again on Sunday said the current COVID-19 outbreak will end soon.
The Speaker, Plateau House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has decried the low level of compliance with the State Government’s directive to the people of the state to adhere to preventive measures against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Monday Ubani, immediate past Second Vice President of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Muhammad to ensure that the police officers caught in a trending video destroying alcoholic beverages of a trader for flouting the order of the Lagos State government, in respect of COVID-19 pandemic, are not only arrested but the trader whose goods were destroyed should also be compensated.
Amid threat of Covid-19, its business as usual for members of the Kano State House of Assembly as Friday plenary holds, swelling the conspiracy theories among clerics and socialites.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law an emergency bill to help the state combat the Coronavirus, the pandemic currently spreading across the world.
The Member representing Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency of Osun State, Honourable Busayo Oluwole Oke, has appealed to the Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), to facilitate the immediate restoration of electricity supply to Esa Oke town in Obokun Local Government area of Osun State which had been in total darkness for six months.
The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) said it is worried that some members of the Ogun State House of Assembly, who just returned from foriegn trips, have allegedly refused to isolate themselves and get tested for Coronavirus.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has donated five ventilators and has also agreed to a pay cut amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Ronaldo has returned to Portugal to self-isolate as COVID-19 has taken a devastating toll in Italy with 86,498 cases and 9,134 deaths confirmed.
The NCDC revealed that three of the five fresh cases are travellers who just returned to Nigeria, while two are close contacts of one of the confirmed cases the country has.
Enyimba midfielder, Ekundayo Ojo, and Abia Comets’ Benjamin Iluyomade, who were kidnapped on Sunday, have regained their freedom.
The La Liga giants made this known in a tweet on their official Twitter but the did not reveal the cause of Minchola’s death.
Former Chelsea head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has opened up on his ill-fated reign at Stamford Bridge, admitting that he failed to see eye to eye with Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka.