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The Federal Government says there are pharmaceutical processes and standards that must be observed before endorsing any proposed herbal or homegrown drug for use by coronavirus patients in the country.

Nigeria seeks coronavirus patients for herbal drug trials

The Federal Government says there are pharmaceutical processes and standards that must be observed before endorsing any proposed herbal or homegrown drug for use by coronavirus patients in the country.

Oil industry begins third phase coronavirus intervention in Bayelsa

The oil and gas industry in Nigeria weekend embarked on the third phase of its intervention in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with the takeoff of an infectious diseases centre in Bayelsa to serve the entire Niger Delta region.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

FCTA charges beneficiaries to return any defective palliative

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has called on beneficiaries of the Administration’s palliatives to return anyone they feel is defective and unfit for human consumption, to allow for replacement, but at the expense of the suppliers.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Minister tasks Abuja Disco on constant power supply

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, on Monday tasked the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to ensure constant power supply especially during the stay-at-home period.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Minister: Why it’s difficult to divert FCT palliatives

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents particularly the target demography for its Palliatives, that the items would get to them as they cannot be diverted to anyone.

FCT’s Idu isolation center gets additional 100 beds

Earlier, the Group Managing Director of Binani Group, Hajia Aminatu Dahiru Chiroma, said that the Company was making the donation as a show of solidarity with the FCT Administration and residents of the FCT in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani

CISLAC, Transparency call for reform in oil and gas sector

This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa, where the CSOs expressed concern over hemorrhage on revenue flows and oil production that has earned Nigeria’s oil sector a not-too-favorable reputation both locally and internationally.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Coronavirus: FCT minister vows to move diagnosed VIPs opting for home treatment to isolation...

Enraged by reports that some high-profile individuals in the nation’s capital, Abuja who tested positive for the COVID-19 have rejected their evacuation to the isolation centres and instead opted for treatment in their homes, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has vowed to invoke all relevant laws to force such recalcitrant persons to the centres.
Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the ongoing 34th West African Power Pool (WAPP) co-ordination meeting of technical and financial partners, said that this decision was adopted by the ECOWAS ministers in charge of energy on December 4, 2018 and subsequently approved by the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on December 22, 2018 through Supplementary Act.

Minister Jeddy Agba loses mother

The death has been announced of the mother of the Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, OFR. The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday 19th April, 2020, after a protracted illness. The announcement was made in a statement Wednesday by the Media Office of the Honourable Minister of State.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq has declared that her Ministry will focus on the urban poor, National Social Register as well as Bank Verification Number (BVN) to determine who benefits from the distribution palliatives to cushion the biting effect of COVID-19 on Nigerians.

Nigerian government donates 42 trucks of food items to FCTA

The Federal Government has donated 42 trucks of food items to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for onward distribution to the poor and vulnerable people within the city and satellite towns.
As the inks flow in tributes to Abba Kyari by those who loved and despised him, let us not forget that Abba was much misunderstood and often maligned.

Senator Alasoadura: Abba Kyari was patriotic, modest

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Omotayo Alasoadura, has described the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, as a patriot and a man of modesty.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Lockdown: FCTA to begin distribution of palliatives

The FCT administration says it will ensure strict compliance with the presidential stay-at-home order to pave way for hitch-free distribution of palliatives to vulnerable groups.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Minister: We can’t ascertain how Oyo governor recovered from coronavirus

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 Pandemic has said that it could not ascertain how Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde recovered from coronavirus within days of being confirmed positive.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

CSOs commend FCT minister for leading fight against coronavirus

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Nigeria (COCSGIN) has commended the FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu for leading the enlightenment campaigns to educate Abuja residents on the deadly covid-19 pandemic.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

Nigeria: Spike in coronavirus infections fueled by porous land borders

The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 4

President Buhari meets with presidential committee on Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed prompt payment of salaries to all employees. 2

President Buhari directs prompt payment of salaries

He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.

Fuel price reduction threatens our businesses – station owners

Owners and operators of petrol stations across the country, on the platform of Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, on Wednesday, disclosed that the recent fuel price reduction was a risk to their businesses operations.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.