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Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa coronavirus index case, two others test negative, to be discharged

Bayelsa Taskforce on COVID-19 has said that the state’s index case and two others have tested negative and would be discharged.
A civil society organisation, the Open Justice Initiative, OJI, has petitioned the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha, asking him to investigate the leadership tussle in the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON.

Nigerian government inaugurates Ajaokuta presidential project implementation team

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Ajaokuta Presidential Project Inauguration Team (APPIT) to help revamp the company in line with the recent agreement reached with Russia to resuscitate the steel company.
Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Justice has urged the federal government to probe the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Mines and Steel, Edet Sunday Akpan.

Group accuses permanent secretary of forgery

Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Justice has urged the federal government to probe the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Mines and Steel, Edet Akpan.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has not approved any drug or vaccine for the treatment of COVID-19.

PTF: NAFDAC screening local cures for coronavirus

The Federal Government said yesterday it has evaluated claims by local researchers that they have manufactured curative drugs for COVID-19.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints new procurement bureau chief

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr. Dominic Bako, as the Director General (D-G), of the newly established state’s Bureau for Public Procurement.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Nigerian government decries flouting virus protective measures

The Federal Government has decried the continued violation of the new guidelines to check the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.

Nigerian government decries violations of lockdown, guidelines

The Federal Government has decried the continued violation of the new guidelines set up as part of measures to check the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.

Nine pastors arrested for holding church services

Nine pastors have been arrested for holding church services in Bayelsa State despite the lockdown order to curb Coronavirus pandemic.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, Tuesday, at the weekly PTF briefing on COVID-19, said the first set of Nigerians anxious to return to the country would be evacuated soon.

Minister donates medical equipment, palliatives to Enugu

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday donated medical equipment to the Enugu State Government in support of measures to curtail the fight against the coronavirus disease.

Kano community leader Isa Hashim dies at 86

Less than 24 hours after the death of Tafida Abubakar, the emir of Rano in Kano State, another elder statesman and community leader has passed on.
Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos debunks report on third term resumption

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has debunked a social media report alleging that a decision had been purportedly reached with an unnamed “Honourable Commissioner for Basic Education” regarding a new set of guidelines for schools resumption in the State.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna announces new appointments, reassignment

The Kaduna State Government has announced new appointments and reassignments as it continues the implementation of its Governance Continuation Plan, designed to ensure that the state government delivers on its core priorities in the much altered and challenging circumstances created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.

Four more prominent persons die in Kano

Four more prominent persons have died in Kano State in the last twenty-four hours. They include Alhaji Aliyu Daneji, father of National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force, PTF On COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, who died at the age of 96 on Wednesday night in Kano.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Imo contracts: I’ve been receiving threatening calls – witness

A former member of Imo State Executive Council, Ichie Best Mbanaso, yesterday, told the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Contracts that he has been receiving threatening calls since he appeared before the commission.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Nigeria: Our online learning based on NERDC approved curriculum

THE Federal Government has clarified that the online learning programme introduced for schools in response to COVID-19 pandemic is based on the approved curriculum by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC).
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos: We’re committed to flattening the curve in coronavirus spread

Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources Mr Tunji Bello stated this when he received donations of chemical materials from some organisations to disinfect more areas in the state against community transmission of COVID-19.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi governor approves N2.4 billion for payment of gratuities to retirees

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has graciously approved the sum of N2.4 billion naira for the immediate payment of gratuities to retired State Civil Servants, Local Government, and Local Government Education Authorities retirees.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the announcement in Abuja at a world press conference, explained that in arriving at the amnesty various issues were looked at and several options considered.

Workers’ Day: Nigeria declares May 1 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration.

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, total now 8068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, issued the threat in a circular marked HCSF-109-S.1-120 with the title, ‘Unauthorised circulation of official documents-information on social media.’

Nigerian government threatens to dismiss workers leaking official documents

The Federal Government has threatened to dismiss officers caught leaking official documents on social media.
Bash Ali

Nigerian government forecloses involvement in Bash Ali’s novelty bout

The Federal Government has foreclosed any involvement in the novelty boxing match (Guinness World Boxing Project), being promoted by former World Cruiserweight Champion, Bash Ali.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN seeks roundtable over reopening of churches, mosques in Ogun

The Ogun Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a meeting between leaders of religious groups and the state government to discuss modalities for the reopening of worship centres.
Yves Jean-Bart, president of the Haitian Football Federation, attends a hearing last week. Dieu Nalio Chery-AP

FIFA suspends Haiti football president accused of rape

FIFA on Monday suspended the president of Haiti’s football federation for 90 days pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls at the country’s national training centre.