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COVID-19: Pastor Adeboye backs lockdown extension of worship centre

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has backed the extension of lockdown ease of worship centres. Adeboye, who is the General...

Breaking: Lagos announces school reopening August 3

The Lagos state government today announced it would be reopening schools for only transitional classes SS3 and TEC3 beginning from Monday, August 3. The state...

NCDC confirms 454 new cases, 628 COVID-19 deaths

Four hundred and fifty-four(454) new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Nigeria. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC revealed this on Friday night. The...

Benue: Gov Ortom’s wife, son test positive for COVID-19

Eunice Ortom, wife of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has tested positive for COVID-19. Mrs. Ortom in a statement on Friday confirmed that her...

Crowd flood commissioner’s burial who died from Coronavirus

The burial ceremony of Ondo state's commissioner for health, Wahab Adegbenro, was held today July 3, however a major highlight of the event was...

Covid-19: Oyo Govt releases guidelines for schools resumption

The Oyo state government has announced some important guidelines which schools are expected to follow to ensure a smooth resumption in the state. The State...

Kwara sets up post-COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Kwara State Government has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme (CARES), to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. Gov....

COVID-19: Ekiti Govt issues strong warning as worship centres, schools set to reopen

Subject to the fulfilment of some laid down protocols, worship centres in Ekiti State may resume for services as from Friday, July 17th. This...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths rise to 573 as country records 566 new cases

A total of five hundred and sixty-six new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced...

2,683 COVID-19 patients yet to turn up for treatment – Lagos govt laments

The Lagos State government has disclosed that 2,683 active COVID-19 patients have not turned up for treatment at the isolation centres. Commissioner for Health, Akin...

Saudi Arabia bars international pilgrims for Hajj due to Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia has banned international visitors from making the Islamic pilgrimage, or Hajj this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Authorities announced in a statement...

COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives update on airport reopening, increase in ticket prices

The Federal Government has confirmed that a simulation trial of domestic flights will be carried out at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos this...

Coronavirus is getting weaker and may die out on its own without a vaccine — Italian expert

A top Italian doctor has claimed that the deadly Coronavirus is getting weaker and could die out on its own without a vaccine. Professor Matteo...

Coronavirus crosses 20,000 in Nigeria as NCDC confirms 436 new cases

Nigeria on Sunday June 21, recorded 436 new cases of Coronavirus. This was confirmed in an announcement the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...

661 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 19, 808 as 661 new cases of the viral disease were recorded on...

Domestic and International flights remain suspended- NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA says Domestic and International flights in the country remain suspended. The flights were banned as part of measures to...

SERAP sues health ministry, NCDC over ‘failure to account for COVID-19 money’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health and Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, Nigeria...

60% of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria were recorded in 20 local governments – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) has revealed that 60 percent of the Coronavirus cases in the country were recorded in 20 local...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria hit 19,147 after 667 people tested positive in 24 hours

The confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 19,147 after 667 people tested positive on Friday, June 19, 2020. According to the Nigeria...

WHO speaks on new, dangerous phase of COVID-19Published on June 20, 2020

The World Health Organization, WHO, has warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. WHO gave the warning as people now neglect...

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COVID-19: UNILORIN awaiting FG’s approved resumption date – Official

The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says the institution has put all necessary COVID-19 prevention strategies in place and awaiting Federal Government’s...

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Appeals For Caution As Rain Persists

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc, has urged its customers and public to be cautious around electrical installations within its network, as the...

Facemask: Ogun lawmaker advocates law to punish defaulters

Mr Ademuyiwa Adeyemi, a member of the Ogun House of Assembly, has advocated the enactment of a law to punish defaulters for not using...

COVID-19 has killed more people in Africa than Ebola – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said COVID-19 has killed more people in Africa than Ebola. The number of people who died of coronavirus in...

2023: Buhari’s Minister, Nwajiuba warns Southeast against ‘Igbo presidency

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has cautioned the Southeast against the campaign for Igbo presidency. Nwajiuba said there was no time in...
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