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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor invokes Quarantine Act, firms up response to coronavirus

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Akwa Ibom governor meets health workers, says lockdown won’t affect food markets

Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed that the taskforce for containment of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State be trained and equipped to undertake its critical task, as the state commences a week long lockdown.
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. AP

Group questions billions voted for primary healthcare, as virus outbreak exposes rot in sector

The Niger Delta Movement for Peace and Justice on Sunday lamented that the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly exposed the decay in Health institutions in Nigeria as well as the insensitivity of leaders to issues affecting the people.
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Parents fume over Akwa Ibom university’s refusal to shutdown amid virus outbreak

Parents of students at Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin, have accused the authorities of the school of negligence and refusal to close down the school as ordered by the federal government over the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Akwa Ibom declares one-week stay-at-home for workers

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has advised workers to prepare to stop going to work and stay at home for one week with effect from Monday 30 March 2020.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom: We’ve no record of coronavirus case

The Akwa Ibom state government has maintained that there is no confirmed case of coronavirus disease, covid-19, in the state.
Players of the Nigerian Professional football league side, Dakkada FC have lamented what the coronavirus outbreak has caused them and how the club has refused to pay the players to proceed on the break.

NPFL: Dakkada FC players stranded in Uyo over unpaid allowances

Players of the Nigerian Professional football league side, Dakkada FC have lamented what the coronavirus outbreak has caused them and how the club has refused to pay the players to proceed on the break.

WAEC appoints new head of Nigeria national office

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has appointed Mr. Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan as the new Head of its National Office (WAEC) Nigeria.

NAICOM decries obsolete insurance laws

The National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has decried the obsolete nature of some sections of the laws governing insurance practice in Nigeria and hence called for an urgent amendment.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC: We lost five corps members to death in Akwa Ibom

The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Akwa Ibom, Mr Julius Amusan, said on Thursday that five corps members serving in the state died during the 2019 Batch “A” service year.

Senator Okon: Why Nigerians clamour for true federalism

Akwa Ibom elder and pioneer National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Anietie Okon, has expressed discontent over the current state of governance in the country.
A drama has started playing out in the case of the alleged Port Harcourt serial killer, Gracious David West, as he told the Port Harcourt High Court that he never took any policeman to identify any of the hotels they claimed he killed some girls

Port Harcourt ‘serial killer’ denies killing slain women, says police lied

A drama has started playing out in the case of the alleged Port Harcourt serial killer, Gracious David West, as he told the Port Harcourt High Court that he never took any policeman to identify any of the hotels they claimed he killed some girls in Port Harcourt.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom urges residents not to panic

With the confirmation of the deadly Coronavirus case in Nigeria, the Akwa Ibom State Government has urged residents of the state not to panic.

ECOWAS trains 150 ex-militants in Akwa Ibom

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, will partner Akwa Ibom State government to train 150 repentant militants in the state.

Child trafficking: NAPTIP nabs two suspects in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.
Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.

Man jailed three years for impersonating central bank governor

Julius Nwalozie Onyebuchi, alias Dr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has been sentenced to three years imprisonment without an option of fine.
Sierra Leone head coach, Sellas Tetteh, has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars to clash at Stephen Keshi Stadium – NFF

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

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Gary Neville lifts lid on Sir Alex’s three-step transfer approach at Manchester United

Gary Neville has likened Sir Alex Ferguson’s approach to recruitment at Manchester United to Pep Guardiola’s methods at Manchester City.
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eBay waives seller fees for new businesses to help shuttered retailers move online

eBay is launching a new “Up & Running” program today that aims to help physical retailers move some of their business online if they’ve been shutdown or are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of that program, eBay is waiving seller fees for new businesses to the platform starting today, April 2nd, through June 30th.
Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.

Toyota, Elizade donate three ambulances to Lagos

Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Nigerian military ramps up attacks on Boko Haram locations

In furtherance of the objective of restoring peace and security in the North East of the Country, the Armed Forces of Nigeria (Nigeria Military), through the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has ramped up attacks against terrorists’ locations in Borno State.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian equities market posts 0.10 per cent growth

The Nigerian equities market closed Thursday trading on upward trend, appreciating by 0.10 per cent, amid Dangote Cement gain.