Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19 won’t hinder our development strides in Kogi – BELLO

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2021

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has assured citizens that the ongoing developmental strides across the state will be sustained by his administration notwithstanding the much ... Read More

New Year Speech By His Execellency, Muhammaduri Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2021

My fellow countrymen and women, First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given ... Read More

Buhari Extends Mandate Of PTF On COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 22, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 “for a further period till the end of March, 2021 ... Read More

FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 21, 2020

Worried about the mutated strain of COVID-19 manifesting itself in the United Kingdom, the Federal Government says it may impose a travel ban to and ... Read More

Civil Defence Receives COVID-19 Testing Equipment

Tanimu- December 21, 2020

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdulahi Gana Mohammadu on Friday in his office received Covid 19 testing equipment (Polymerase chain reaction ... Read More

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

The World Bank Group has approved a 1.5 billion dollars package to help build a resilient recovery post-COVID-19 in Nigeria. This is according to a ... Read More

New Wave of Coronavirus: FRSC Corps Marshal Charges Commanding Officers on Precautionary Measures and Enforcement

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2020

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has tasked Commanding Officers to brace up, be more proactive and ensure immediate deployment of ... Read More

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into self-isolation

Suleiman Idris- December 12, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will go into self-isolation immediately, after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 Mr. Governor and other ... Read More

Recession: Financial expert seeks aggressive implementation of ESP

Abdul Jimoh- November 21, 2020

Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, has called for early passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill and aggressive implementation of the Economic Sustainability ... Read More

Africa on alert of 2nd wave as COVID-19 cases top 2m

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

African countries are on high alert of a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak as the number of confirmed cases in the continent hit two million ... Read More

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ... Read More

COVID 19: NDA donates automatic temperature, hand sanitising equipment to NITDA

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has donated some locally manufactured temperature checker and hand sanitising machines to the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). The ... Read More

Niger State Governor Tests Positive to COVID-19

Suleiman Idris- November 10, 2020

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has announced that he has tested positive to COVID-19. The Governor made this known via his Twitter handle ... Read More

COVID-19 won’t stop our support for Nigerian child says UNICEF

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2020

UNICEF says the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not stop its support and interventions toward the welfare and protection of rights of children in ... Read More

COVID-19 Disruptions and Survival of MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

By Chijioke Okoronkwo One of the critical areas of global economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election: Voters Observe Social Distancing

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing ... Read More

Passengers face 6-month travel ban for dodging COVID-19 test

Suleiman Idris- September 14, 2020

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has placed six months travel ban on Nigerian passengers who dodge the mandatory second COVID-19 test on arrival from ... Read More

Delta 2021 budget to address COVID-19 impacted businesses – Commissioner

Suleiman Idris- September 14, 2020

(NAN) The Commissioner for Economic Planning in Delta, Dr Barry Gbe, says the State’s 2021 budget will address social welfare and revive Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacted ... Read More

COVID-19: Nationwide Curfew Now 12a.m. to 4a.m. – PTF

Henry Solomon- September 3, 2020

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has adjusted the curfew from 12 midnight through 4a.m. as it continued the gradual easing of lockdown measures ... Read More

COVID-19: Plateau govt. calls for calm as cases increase

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

The Plateau government on Thursday called for calm in the state following its ranking among states with highest cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday by the ... Read More