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Immediate past General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency, LASIMRA, Chief Jide Odekunle, during the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos State is dead. He was said to have died at age 53 of COVID-19 complications.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as at July 3.
As part of its commitment to complement the Federal Government efforts in combatting coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the private sector-led Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID), yesterday donated testing equipment worth N1.4 billion to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
Two youngsters have been hit by stray bullets during a confrontation between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and petrol smugglers at Seme border in Lagos State.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday distributed palliatives to Onigbongbo community in Maryland area of Lagos as part of activities marking the 2020 Army Day celebration.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 603 confirmed new coronavirus cases in the country on Saturday.
One hundred and nine of these Nigerians stranded in India as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have returned to the country while 335 people returned to the country from the United States on Saturday.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated several projects across the eight divisions of Nigerian Army nationwide in commemoration of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2020.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on May 3, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of two Assistant Corps Marshals from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.
The Federal Road Safety Commission Board has during its meeting on 3 May, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by the Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of 2 Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) from the North Central geopolitical zone to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal with immediate effect.
SV Mainz 05 of Germany striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has stated that he will forever be grateful to Referee Marco Fritz of Germany for quickly attending to him after a clash of heads with Augsburg’s Nigerian-born defender, Felix Uduokahi, left him unconscious after only 23 minutes of action in the Germany Bundesliga encounter at Opel Arena on Sunday, June 14, 2020.
The minister added that they all tested negative for the virus and would be subjected to mandatory repatriation protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 upon arrival in the country.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang said the squad is delighted to see Bukayo Saka sign a new long-term deal at the club.
Arsenal are progressing in positive contract talks with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who wants to stay at the club, according to reports.
The third set of young Nigerians for the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship (KIF) were unveiled on Wednesday by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai in Kaduna.
Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has urged midfielder Jesse Lingard to join Inter Milan at the end of the current season.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the Nigerian Police to pay the sum of N5 million each to families of the three slain members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria popularly known as Shiites.