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Nigeria invites bid for monitoring of spending of Abacha loot

The Federal Ministry of Justice on Thursday opened technical bids for Consultancy Service to monitor the implementation of Abacha loot III.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Lagos records five new coronavirus deaths

Five patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN holds virtual meeting on church reopening today

The Christian Association of Nigeria would hold a virtual meeting with Christian leaders on Wednesday to review guidelines, which would prevent the spread of COVID-19 in churches after the reopening of worship centres in the country.
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: Only one coronavirus test conducted in Kogi

No more than one test has been carried out in Kogi State since the outbreak of the coronavirus in Nigeria on February 27.
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says its medical team on Monday delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient, of a baby girl.

22-year-old coronavirus patient gives birth to twins in Lagos

LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the delivery brings to four, the number of expectant mothers that had put to bed at the isolation facility.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun arrests 10 Chinese, one Ghanaian for ‘illegal mining’

Fifteen days after 27 illegal miners were arrested in Osun State, another 10 Chinese and a Ghanaian have been arrested after raids on four mining sites in the state.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos discharges 15 more coronavirus patients

Lagos State has recorded 15 more coronavirus recoveries.
Former Super Eagles Captain and Coach Sunday Oliseh has backed Bayen Munich to sign Manchester City forward Leroy Sane.

Sunday Oliseh: Bundesliga is the best league in the world

Former Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sunday Oliseh has picked the Bundesliga as the best league in the world, rating it above the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1.

Lagos mob sets vehicle ablaze for crushing okada rider

A mob of protesters has reportedly set a commercial vehicle on fire, accusing its driver of killing an Okada rider in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Gbenga Omotoso

Coronavirus: Lagos begins chloroquine clinical trial this week

The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, has said the state will this week commence the clinical trial treatment of COVID-19 using chloroquine as approved by NAFDAC.

Gunmen kill Jos university lecturer, kidnap daughter

Gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters on Friday night shot dead a lecturer identified as Dr Nendi Drengkat.

Delta Assembly passes revised 2020 budget

The bill to amend the 2020 budget of N395.5 billion has been passed by the Delta State House of Assembly.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo coronavirus recoveries rise to 17

The number of discharged patients in Oyo State has risen to 17.
The Chairman of the Commission, Mr Muhuyi Rimingado, said this in a statement on Sunday in Kano.

Kano threatens to prosecute officials diverting relief items

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has threatened to prosecute any government official found diverting relief materials for personal use.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

EFCC investigates assault on Shawarma seller by officers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has launched an investigation into the alleged assault of Ms Mnena Ato, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Star Shawarma, Makurdi, Benue State.

Former Ogun governor loses aide

Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, has lost his Chief Press Secretary, Ayo Giwa.
Mohammed Abduslsallam of Libya against Ola Aina of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier football match between Nigeria and Libya at Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria on 13 October 2018 @Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix

Ola Aina: England was never going to give me a chance

Torino wing-back Ola Aina has defended his decision of choosing Nigeria over England for his international career.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Ghana tops coronavirus cases in West Africa after easing lockdown

According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than 4,012 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.