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Worried by the non-compliance to its precautionary measures against COVID-19, the Ondo state government yesterday said that the total ban on all political, social and religious gatherings in the State remained in force.
As the 14 days lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as restrictions of movements devised by states across the country to beat COVID-19 bites harder, prices of goods and services, particularly food items, have gone up astronomically.
The Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), DCP, in Lagos, Olatunji Disu, on Friday appealed to Muslim faithful gathering for Jumat prayers in two mosques in Agege Lagos to comply with the Lagos State Government’s order on religious gathering and social distancing as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”
In a bid to stem the spread of the Coronavirus Disease, the Federal Capital Territory Administration will enforce the cessation of movement order placed on the FCT by President Muhammadu Buhari to the letter. =
Spiritual Head of One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaj Ji, has attributed the ravaging coronavirus across the globe to wickedness, disobedience to God’s commandments by man, among others, declaring that there was an urgent need for a change of attitude to life, “if he (man) actually desires to be part of this creation.”
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with the State government’s directive on the closure of markets, saying that his administration is committed to checking the spread of coronavirus.
Kaduna State government has arrested two clerics for conducting Friday congregational prayers in two communities of Kaduna North local government area, in violation of the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
As part of measures to curb the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus, otherwise called “Covid-19 global pandemic” by the World Health Organization(WHO), the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has announced the immediate suspension of all ongoing sensitization of pilgrims ahead of the 2020 Hajj operation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised not to restrict access to food and medications but urged Nigerians to adhere to instructions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday hinted that the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, is receiving treatment in a secured facility in Nigeria having contracted the Covid-19.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.
There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
The Osun State Government has denied that six positive patients escaped from its isolation centre for Coronavirus Disease in Ejigbo.
A 4-year-old female Malayan tiger, Nadia, has tested positive to coronavirus, becoming the first of its kind to be declared so, officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo in New York said in a statement on Sunday.
Nigerian Pastor T. B. Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.
An Indian couple have done the unthinkable by naming their newborn twins as Corona and Covid, names connected with the pandemic raging in the world.
Manchester United is prepared to go toe to toe against Real Madrid in the signing of £63m rated attacker Erling Braut Haaland.