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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.
The second Covid-19 case in Rivers state is a 62-year-old returnee from the UK, who is also a retiree, it has been revealed.
Youths and Sports Development Minister, Mr Sunday Dare, has urged Nigerian athletes to keep hope alive on the occasion of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bimbo Daramola, former member of the House of Representatives, has warned of dire consequences should the Federal Government allowed Covid-19 Support Fund to be mismanaged.
A professor in the Department of Wildlife and Ecotourism Management, University of Ibadan, Lameed Gbolagade, has advised Nigeria to look inward for a cure and vaccine against coronavirus and other forms of viral infections.
The Movement For the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has called on the people of the Southeast region to take advantage of the herbs in curing the COVID-19 ravaging the world.
Spain has shed close to 900,000 jobs, more than half of them temporary, since it went into lockdown in mid-March to fight the coronavirus outbreak, social security data showed on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
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.”
Sierra Leone has confirmed its first Covid-19 case, after a 37-year-old male travelled from France on March 16 via Air Brussels.
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.
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.
Mr Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Industries Ltd., and Mr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director, Access Bank Group, are spearheading a coalition of private sector organisations to support governments’ ongoing efforts at tackling the coronavirus (COVID-19) menace.
Gov. Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of corona virus in the state.
Seven patients who recently tested positive for Coronavirus and housed in the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Abuja have been discharged after fully recovering from the dreaded virus.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University, Ayangba, Prof Mohammed Abdulkadir.
Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has said that the importation of Chinese doctors into Nigeria will be against the national interests of the country.
The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, on Tuesday evening, recorded the confirmation test of two suspected cases of Coronavirus, which came back positive, bringing the total cases of the virus to eleven in the state.
IN its readiness to contain the Coronavirus pandemic, the Oyo State Containment and Decontamination Project on Tuesday expressed its readiness to embark on immediate decontamination of all areas suspected to have come under the attack of the novel virus.
Prof. Temitope Alonge, Acting Chairman of the state COVID-19 Task Force, said in a statement that the exact date of the exercise would be communicated through the heads of markets.
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Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said on Saturday that the agency monitored the repair of the vandalised pipeline at Mosan, Ipaja, Lagos State, by officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Former England captain Wayne Rooney said the public pressure being exerted on elite footballers to take pay cuts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is a “disgrace”, according to a report in the Sunday Times.
European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.