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FRSC warns park operators, commuters against violating coronavirus protocols

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.

Private school owners beg Nigerian government to review WASSCE suspension

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools has appealed to the Federal Government to review its stand on the suspension of 2020 public examinations.
A security staff uses a thermal scanner to check a temperature of a member of the contact-tracing team, at the Primary Healthcare Centre, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lagos, Nigeria May 7, 2020. REUTERS-Temilade Adelaja

Nigerian virus hunters in race against coronavirus in Africa’s giant

Early one evening, Folasade Fadare and her team of four disease hunters piled into a van and headed for Okegun, a rural community down a narrow potholed road in eastern Lagos state.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC: New evidence suggests coronavirus may be transmitted through air

The Director General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this during the briefing of the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force on Monday.

Proprietors: Private schools ready to resume

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has assured the Federal Government of the readiness of private schools under its fold to resume for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and other terminal examinations.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Nigerian government releases guidelines for schools’ resumption

The Federal Government has released guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools at every level in the country but failed to disclose the dates.
Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues

736 coronavirus patients discharged in Ogun

No fewer than 736 cases of coronavirus have been discharged in Ogun State, State government confirmed on its Facebook handle.

NYSC member donates foot-controlled handwashing apparatus to rural areas

Recently, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Ilori Ayotola Deborah, was in the news after she donated 10 foot-operated soap and water dispenser to some rural communities and offices in Abuja.

NMA vows to prosecute Kogi, Cross River health commissioners over coronavirus handling

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has disclosed plans to prosecute the Commissioners for Heath in both Kogi and Cross River States over alleged unethical conduct in the fight against the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in their states.
Betta Edu

Kogi, Cross River health commissioners to face trial for unethical behaviour

As a preparatory for their formal trial in court, the two commissioners will first face a probe panel put in place by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) for allegedly obstructing the activities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in their respective states.

ECOWAS donates essential medical equipment to Nigeria

The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), through the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), has donated essential medical equipment to the government of Nigeria as part of the regional response strategy to curtailing the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.

Delta governor didn’t order anyone to undergo coronavirus test – aide

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo the COVID-19 test.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 31,987 with 664 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country recorded 664 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 31,987.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

Kwara gets coronavirus test centre

Kwara has officially been designated a test centre for the COVID-19 pandemic by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Northern education commissioners back federal government on reopening of schools

The commissioners made this known in a communique issued in Kaduna on Saturday, after a virtual meeting to consider school reopening and other issues to strengthen the education sector.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

FCT confirms 19 new coronavirus cases, 35 fatalities

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has confirmed 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Abuja.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.

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Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court dismisses Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging Governor Duoye Diri’s candidacy

The Supreme Court has dismissed Timi Alaibe’s appeal challenging the candidacy of Duoye Diri as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 election in Bayelsa State.
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House of Reps urges President Buhari to order partial reopening of schools

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.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the “disgraceful decision” to lift a two-year European ban imposed on Manchester City for alleged Financial Fair Play breaches.

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