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At least 60 persons were killed by Boko Haram and its partner, the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, on Saturday, following attacks on communities in Gubio, Monguno, Nganzai, Magumeri and Bama Local Government Areas of Borno State.
Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday, visited Gajiganna village to sympathize with families of slain and wounded victims of a Boko Haram attack in the area.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno is to establish an outreach office in Auno village of Konduga Local Government, to encourage villagers fleeing from insurgency to return.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections.
The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwani Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen in a telephone interview, said that the victim is a female security guard whose samples was taken Monday and had returned positive for the coronavirus.
The federal government has urged Nigerians to use face masks or improvised cloth mask at public places where social distancing may not be practicable.
“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in color, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,” Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed said during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 briefing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for urgent measures towards the speedy trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command, has threatened to seal all motor parks in the nation’s capital if the operators fail to obey the covid-19 Presidential Lockdown Order.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has concluded plan to donate modular fumigators, estimated at N144 million to the 36 states of the federation.
Africa, the continent that was last to confirm cases of coronavirus now has more than 20,000 cases. As of Tuesday, according to Worldometer, the continent has 24,501 confirmed cases, 1,167 deaths, and 6,531 recoveries.
Checks by newsmen on Tuesday revealed that the face masks were the first batch produced and they were distributed to the officials on April 20, as part of effort to combat the spread of Covid-19 in work environment.
Lille striker Victor Osimhen has reportedly entered into negotiations with Napoli, having made up his mind to join the Serie A side.
The Jigawa Government has announced a one year tax holiday for all existing Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) whose businesses suffered as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned motor park operators against granting entry or access to passengers not abiding by COVID-19 Safety Protocol in their various parks.
The representative of Kaduna South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Danjuma La’ah, on Tuesday, raised a fresh concern over the unending killings in his constituency.
Some parents in Bauchi have enrolled their wards to undergo online training programmers as part of efforts to keep them busy and enable them learn new trades, checks have revealed.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, demanding the probe of a blogger, Jackson Ude, who is also the publisher of an online medium, Point Blank News.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has empowered three of its freed inmates with vocational training and tools to enable them make a difference in the society.
No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government.
Fire on Monday gutted a section of the World Trade Centre building located in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The police on Thursday in Abuja said seven suspects were arrested in connection with robbery operation in three banks.