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109 Senators donate 50% of salaries to fight COVID-19

By Naomi Sharang The 109 senators has announced decision to contribute 50 per cent of their salaries to support Federal Government’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. Acting spokesman of the Senate, Sen. Godiya Akwashiki, announced the decision in a statement in Abuja on Monday. According to him, after due consultations following a keen […]

Senate resumes plenary April 28

The Clerk of the Senate, Mr Nelson Ayewoh, on Monday announced that the chamber would resume plenary on April 28. In a statement in Abuja, he said the members are accordingly notified of the resumption date. “Distinguished senators are by this notice expected to sit in plenary on Tuesday 20th April at 10.00am prompt. “Staff […]

Nigeria records 2,802 COVID-19 cases-NCDC

By Abujah Racheal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,802. The NCDC also said that six new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of death to 93. The […]

COVID-19: 40 countries pledge €7.4bn for vaccine research, dev’t – WHO

By Cecilia Ologunagba The World Health Organisation (WHO), says leaders from 40 countries have pledged €7.4 billion euros for coronavirus vaccine research and development. Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the organisation said the pledge was to support research and development for vaccine, diagnostics and therapeutics with 7.4 billion euros. Ghebreyesus disclosed this at a news […]

Former Sokoto governor, Nadama, dies at 82

Dr Garba Nadama By Muhammad Nasir Bello The Sokoto State Government has announced the death of the second civilian governor of the state, Dr Garba Nadama, who died at the age of 82. According to a statement by the state government, Nadama died after an illness of natural cause. The government said that Gov. Aminu […]

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, welcomes 4th child

Actress Mercy Johnson, husband and their three kids By Taiye Olayemi Mercy Johnson’s husband, Prince Okojie, has announced the birth of their 4th child and displayed the baby’s picture on his instagram page on Monday. The husband of the actress also displayed the baby’s name as: Divine-Mercy Ehinomen Okojie. He said: “Every good and perfect […]

Lockdown relaxation not license to flood streets – Sanwo-olu

By Florence Onuegbu Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has warned that the gradual easing of the lockdown commencing in the state on Monday was not a license for all to flood the streets. Sanwo-Olu, who gave the warning on Sunday while giving update on the management of COVID-19 in Lagos, said there would be zero […]

Anambra: Medics stumble on abandoned Ventilators purchased by ex-Gov Obi

*as citizens ask for Anambra Covid-19 test Centre locations From Chuks Collins, Awka ——————– The rot that has become the lot of the ‘Nigerian system’ became manifest in Awka, the Anambra state capital with the sudden discovery of no fewer than four brand new ventilators by officials of the state Ministry of Health, in the […]

Oshiomhole violating directives to halt Coronavirus spread in Edo –Gov Obaseki

Oshiomhole and Obaseki By Jethro lbileke The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of violating directives to halt the spread of coronavirus disease in the state. The governor, in a statement by the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Media and […]

‘Kano is in trouble’ – Gov. Ganduje gives reasons for mass spread of Coronavirus

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has blamed the massive outbreak of COVID-19 in the State to the delay in testing suspected cases. Hundreds of people are reportedly dying in the State on a daily basis, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday stating that they may have been killed by Coronavirus. Ganduje […]

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