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Lagos State Government has announced the take over of COVID-19 testing by a consortium of health professionals and private laboratories.
The All Progressives Congress has commiserated with the family of immediate-past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi.
Mr Frank Evbuomwan, Managing Director of Edo State Geographical Information Service (EDOGIS), has called for more community awareness to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus disease in Nigeria.
According to the data compiled by the Nepal Police, the suicide cases, across the country, increased by 16 per cent in the first month of the lockdown.
The North Central Governors’ Forum (NCGF) has congratulated the Muslim community in Nigeria on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, urging Muslims in the country to use the lesson of the Ramadan to foster unity among Nigerians.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Friday, reiterated the need for residents to adhere strictly to stay-at-home order towards curbing further spread of the novel coronavirus disease.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has donated N1.5 billion ($3.8 million) to the ‘Nigeria/United Nations COVID-19 Basket Fund’ to boost the fight against the novel coronavirus disease.
The West African regional bloc, Ecowas, is choosing collective action to save its nearly Sh400 million people from the spiralling effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The Kano State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reactivate the NCDC COVID 19 testing centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.
As many people are now aware, the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) in China has rapidly permeated and profoundly changed the world.
The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this while briefing journalists in Makurdi, the state capital, shortly after the announcement by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control.
Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, is facing criticism on Twitter for posting a comment on the social media site, viewed as an attempt to cast doubt on the existence of the novel coronavirus.
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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.
The five-man panel led by Justice Adamu Jauro had reserved judgments in the suit challenging the decision of the Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which upheld the election of Bello on 30 June after listening to arguments from the lawyers to the parties.
Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports in Oyo State, Seun Fakorede, says he remains asymptomatic.
The Swiss government will impose a 10-day quarantine on arrivals from ‘high-risk’ countries from July 6, according to a statement by the Federal Council.
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce wants “clarity” from the Premier League on the proposed Saudi-backed takeover of the club as he says the delay in approving the deal is “not healthy for anybody”.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to look at the Listed Sites (Prevention) Law, 2015, with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonialism.