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The governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, on Wednesday continued his war on the media by banning for life, the state correspondents of The Sun newspaper, Chijioke Agwu, and the Vanguard newspaper, Peter Okutu, from entering the Government House or any government facility in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has urged members of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 that were at the burial rites of Mallam Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to excuse themselves from the daily briefing.
The Sun Newspaper reporter, Chijioke Agwu, who was arrested on Saturday afternoon by the police on the order of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, was released Saturday night around 10 p.m.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) described as outstanding and courageous, the excellence and professionalism so far demonstrated by Nigerian medical doctors, nurses and other health workers in managing the Coronavirus pandemic since the case was reported in the country.
The FCT Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has inaugurated a seven-man sensitisation and monitoring committee on the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State council, on Sunday, appealed to the Federal Government to save the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan by providing it with enough funds to tackle Coronavirus.
Some residents of Kwara State now use hand sanitisers as mouthwash and to rub on their bodies as prevention against COVID-19 infection.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has urged governments at all levels to provide safety kits and palliatives to journalists, saying that they are vulnerable to infection as social workers.
A socio-cultural group, Oyo Youths United for Greatness (OYYUG), on Tuesday, blamed the Oyo State Government over what it termed as poor handling of the pandemic Coronavirus also known as Covid-19.
The Oyo State government has denied the widely spread reports that the son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, infected by the Coronavirus, attended last week’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southwest zonal unification rally, held in Ibadan to welcome some defectors back to the party, describing the reports as false.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Federal Government to shut down all non-essential government activities immediately to curtail the increasing spread of coronavirus across the country.
The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has urged the Federal Government to shut down non-essential activities to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus disease in the country.
Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.
Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.
A Filipina domestic worker has committed suicide in Lebanon at a shelter run by her embassy, consular officials said Sunday, days after a rights group complained about accommodation at the shelter.
Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs Yetunde Arobieke, said the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has supported 2,204 businesses to expand with the aim of reducing unemployment in the state.
The 30-year-old’s loan from Shanghai Shenhua expires on Monday, and the Chinese Super League club want him back for their new campaign.
The intractable crisis rocking the Cross River All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to be gathering momentum as the two factions have issued conflicting statements on the pending May 30th local government election.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has shut down its office headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State following the sudden death of the Executive Director, Finance, Chief Ibanga Bassey Enang, Thursday morning.