Category Archives: Breaking

COVID-19 Lockdown: Ekiti Reopens Schools And Places Of Worship

Weeks after the Ekiti warned that it might cancel the current relaxed lockdown, the State Government has directed worship centres in the state to resume services from Friday July 17. According to multiple reports, the new order is n line with the agreement reached by the state government and leaders of religious organisations in the state. Worshippers and religious leaders were urged…

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Lagos Assembly Urges Renaming Of Sites, Monuments Named After Colonial Masters

The Lagos House of Assembly has urged the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to issue an order for the renaming of all sites and monuments that have been named after colonial masters in the state. The move comes as Americans have continued to destroy statues and monuments of slave masters in the wake of the Black Lives Matter…

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Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa And His Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Dame Edith Okowa, have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The governor who had gone into isolation last week with his family after one of his daughters tested positive for the virus announced this on social media on Wednesday July 1. He wrote: ‘‘My wife…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Now 25,694 As NCDC Records 17 New Deaths

On Tuesday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 561 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 25, 694. This was confirmed on the health agency’s official Twitter page where they noted that the new cases were recorded across 18 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Giving…

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Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Says COVID-19 Is Only Out To Create Panic

Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State, has alleged that the global pandemic, COVID-19 is an artificial creation which is aimed at causing fear and panic among people. This is as the governor said the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajana, did not die of coronavirus. On Tuesday, Bello spoke at the third-day prayers for the repose…

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has contracted the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Akeredolu disclosed this on his verified Facebook and Twitter accounts on Tuesday. The governor said he was already in self-isolation as required by the case management guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for someone that is not showing symptoms.…

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COVID-19: Oyo Discharges 180 Recovered Patients, Records New Death

180 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Oyo isolation centres after they returned negative for the virus, according to the State Government . Governor Seyi Makinde announced this in a tweet on Monday. According to him, the number of COVID-19 cases successfully managed and discharged in Oyo State has risen to 688. He, however said the state recorded…

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Nigeria’s Records 556 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Top 25,000

Nigeria’s coronavirus toll crossed the 25,000 mark on Monday following the report from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of 566 new infections. The health agency confirmed the new figures in a late-night post via its verified Twitter handle stating that the new cases were recorded across 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital…

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