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Coronavirus: We will not wait for Nigerian government – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
LAWMA MD, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin and Head of Sales, Mercedez Benz, Mr. Umoh Ekanem at the presentation of the Axor truck to the Lagos State Government

Coronavirus: Mercedez Benz donates truck to Lagos

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Mercedez Benz, a frontline automobile manufacturer, has donated a truck to Lagos State Government to assist the management of waste. The presentation took place earlier today at Lagos House, Marina.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: Five coronavirus cases hale and hearty

The Akwa Ibom state government has stated that all five reported positive test cases of COVID-19 in the state are hale and hearty while awaiting the conduct of a reconfirmation test.
The abducted medical doctor of Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Jerry Isogun, has regained freedom from the hands of his kidnappers.

DELSUTH: We never lamented on face masks shortage

Following report published in one of the mainstream media, that DELSUTH doctors complained about shortage of face masks and other medical equipment’s, the management on Wednesday faulted the report, noting that nothing of such happened in the hospital.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina lifts suspension on Friday prayers with conditions

The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Coronavirus: PDP elders back Oyo governor, say lockdown not necessary

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo State chapter, have thrown their weights behind the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on the measures being put in place to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara seeks action against UITH, professor who hid travel history of late coronavirus patient

The Kwara State Government has called on the Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, to order the immediate sack of a Professor in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Professor Alakija Salami, who hid the travel history of a patient infected with the Coronavirus Disease, who eventually died in the hospital.
Chief Akin Oke, Oyo State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC)

Coronavirus: Oyo APC lauds Nigerian government’s intervention

Oyo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Federal Government for taking decisive action to ameliorate the effect of coronavirus on Nigerians.
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, made the asertion on Tuesday while reviewing the activities of the committee on the COVID-19 Emergency Food Response.

Lagos to commence second round of emergency food distribution

The Lagos State Government says it will soon commence the second round of its Phase One food stimulus intervention to the aged and vulnerable people in the state.
Mr Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said in a statement that the bill would be transmitted to the State House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny after which it would be passed into law.

Ondo: Measures to curb spread of coronavirus still in force

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.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos holds makeshift food markets in schools Thursday

Sequel to the flagged-off of the emergency neighbourhood food markets for residents of the State essentially to address the problem associated with the restriction and promotion of social distancing in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the State, the Easter edition of the food markets comes up on next Thursday.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 5

Lagos discharges another coronavirus patient

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday discharged another Coronavirus patient after she tested negative twice.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers: We will not wait for federal government in our quest to promote the...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara commences fumigation of major markets

Kwara State Government on Tuesday, began fumigation of major markets in Kwara South Senatorial District, after confirmation of two coronavirus cases in the state.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River begins disbursement of over N239million to 11,995 poor, vulnerable households

The Cross River State Government on Tuesday started the disbursement of N239,900,000, two hundred and thirty-nine million, nine hundred thousand Naira to eleven thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five poor and vulnerable households in the state.

Coronavirus is not a disease for the rich – Enugu council chief

The chairman of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Ejike Itodo, yesterday, cautioned the people of the council area against the widely held belief in some quarters that COVID-19 does not affect the poor masses but the rich ones.
Some Kaduna residents have taken advantage of the State Government’s imposed 24-hour curfew to curb Coronavirus Disease spread, to get their bodies in shape, newsmen report. 4

Kaduna residents defy curfew, jog to keep shape

Some Kaduna residents have taken advantage of the State Government’s imposed 24-hour curfew to curb Coronavirus Disease spread, to get their bodies in shape, newsmen report.
Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) says it is obvious the people of Osun voted massively for Sen. Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 governorship poll.

Lockdown: Former Lagos governorship candidate detained

Former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been detained by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread.

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The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: Five coronavirus cases hale and hearty

The Akwa Ibom state government has stated that all five reported positive test cases of COVID-19 in the state are hale and hearty while awaiting the conduct of a reconfirmation test.

Work Health Day: NMA seeks healthy, dignifying working environment for workers

As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
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