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Sokoto governor pardons 17 prison inmates

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday has granted pardon to 17 inmates of Sokoto Correctional centre.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 386 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 386 new COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Saturday.
The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, has requested for more judges and magistrates in the state’s judiciary to fastrack justice delivery.

Oyo judiciary releases names of vacation judges

As the Oyo State judiciary commences its annual vacation, on Wednesday, based on the provisions of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2010 and other enabling laws, the placement of area of operations for vacation judges has been released for judges that have shown an intention to work during the vacation so that there won’t be a vacuum for time-bound cases.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo governor constitutes councils for tertiary institutions

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has constituted the governing councils of tertiary institutions owned by the state.
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Oyo announces one coronavirus death, discharge of 180 patients

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has announced that one coronavirus death has been recorded in the state.
The Oyo State Government, on Saturday, said it has sealed five private health facilities in Saki and Ibadan metropolis over unprofessional and illegal practices.

Oyo shuts five private clinics over quackery

The Oyo State Government, on Saturday, said it has sealed five private health facilities in Saki and Ibadan metropolis over unprofessional and illegal practices.
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Oyo spends N2.7 billion on fight against coronavirus

The Oyo State government said it has spent the sum of two billion, seven hundred and seventy-nine miillion naira (N2,779,000,000) on the effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Governor Makinde: My administration’s commitment to agriculture development not lip-service

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday commenced the renovation and expansion of facilities at the headquarters of the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OSADA) Saki, in Oke-Ogun area of the state.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo records 56 new cases of coronavirus, one death

Governor Seyi Makinde, who made the announcement in his tweeter handle, monitored in Ibadan, said the incident had brought the total number of deaths in Oyo State to nine.
Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.

Student raped, murdered in Ibadan

Despite the promise by Shina Olukolu, Oyo State Police Commissioner, that he will relocate to the Akinyele Local Government Area to stop rising incident of crime, another murder has occured in Oyo State.
Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this, saying that one confirmed COVID-19 patient was discharged after receiving his second negative test result.

Oyo reviews curfew to 8 pm to 5 am

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, on Sunday, relaxed the existing curfew imposed on the state in respect of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic to between 8.p.m. and 5 a.m.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Ghana overtakes Nigeria as coronavirus death toll hits 2,223 in Africa

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries across Africa.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria: 10 die of coronavirus in Kano, Ogun, three other states

No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
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.

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
Nigeria has recorded 245 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 2,802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its website on Monday. 11

Nigeria among top five countries in Africa with most coronavirus cases, deaths

The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) has said that the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has risen to over 54,027 in the past 24 hours in 53 countries across the continent.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

WHO: 190,000 Africans may die of coronavirus in 2020

Up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures fail, the World Health Organisation warned on Thursday.

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