Millions of Japanese viewers of the world’s longest-running animated cartoon TV show will have to make do with re-runs from next week after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted production, Fuji Television Network said on Sunday.?
Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins believes test cricket will be much the poorer if using spit and sweat to help shine the ball is banned without some form of replacement in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Damaturu, May 10, 2020 (NAN) The Yobe Government has advised residents to adopt safeguard measures against the heat wave (hot season) bei g experienced in the state. Dr Mohammed Gana, the state Commissioner for Health and Human Services, gave the advice in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Damaturu.
The Network of Civil Societies on Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) Ekiti state chapter, has donated some water collection buckets, stands and soaps to 10 neighborhood markets in Ado-Ekiti. The donation which was made on Saturday to most of the food sellers in the markets was to complement Ekiti Government’s effort in its fight against COVID-19
Kebbi Deputy Governor, Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, says plans are underway to distribute free face masks to residents, to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the state. This was contained in a statement by Abdullahi Musa-Yalmo, Chief Press Secretary to the deputy governor, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.
Niger State Government committee Taskforce on Covid-19 has intercepted no fewer than 59 person en-route to Kano from Lagos and vice versa. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Makusidi disclosed this, in Minna. Dr. Makusidi said that 40 of the intercepted persons were from Kano going to Lagos while 19 others were coming from Lagos and
Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi on Saturday donated food items, clothing materials and cash worth N60 million to religious and traditional leaders and groups. Abdullahi(APC-Kebbi North), while donating the items in Argungu in Argungu council, said it was a palliative to cushion the effect of COVID-19 and welfare of Ramadan period. The News Agency of Nigeria
The Bauchi State Government on Saturday confirmed the death of one Coronavirus patient and dispelled the rumours of multiple deaths in Azare Katagum Local Government Area of the state. The state Chairman of the Task Force on COVID-19 and Lassa fever, Alhaji Baba Tela, dispelled the rumour of multiple deaths of people that tested positive
A journalist working in Bauchi State has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr Baba Tela, announced on Saturday. Tela, who is also the Chairman of the Bauchi State Task Force on COVID-19 and Lassa fever, made the announcement at a news conference at Government House in Bauchi. The deputy
Lagos State Government says it will introduce the management of COVID-19 patients at community levels, so as to enhance the management of cases in the state. The state governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the disclosure while giving an update on the management of COVID-19 and review of the lockdown easing in the state on Saturday. Sanwo-Olu
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 239 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 4151. The NCDC also said that 11 new patients have been confirmed dead to the virus in the country, bringing the total number of deaths to 128. According
(NAN) The first batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are on their way back home. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 160 Nigerians, including eight infants, made the first batch of evacuees. They are returning aboard an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 aircraft under the special
Ifedapo Community Development Association (CDA), Surulere, Lagos, will begin fumigation of the area on Sunday, May 10, starting from Tejuosho market and parts of Ojuelegba to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Chairman of the association, Mr Babatunde Sodipe, made this known on Saturday during a media briefing to thank stakeholders for COVID-19 palliatives received
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says one person died and another injured in an accident on along Minna-Bida road in Bosso Local Government Area. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Joel Dagwa, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Minna. Dagwa said the accident, which
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says it has turned back 791 vehicles from Ogun and Lagos States’ boundaries within five days, while enforcing the Federal Government’s restrictions on interstate movements. Mr Samuel Obayemi, FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of the two states, disclosed this is in an interview with the News Agency of
An Information and Communications Technology (ICT) expert, Mr Jide Awe, has called for stricter restriction of movement to curtail the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. Awe, also Chief Executive Officer of Jidaw Systems Ltd., made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos. The ICT
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has distributed foodstuffs to the poor and vulnerable members of his constituency by proxy. The Chairman of the distribution committee, Alhaji Aminu Tukur said in Bauchi that the foodstuffs would help to cushion the effects of the partial lockdown and Ramadan among the indigent people of
Kaduna State University has announced a mini research grant for a multidisciplinary research on Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its implication on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the state. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Muhammad Tanko made the announcement through a call for proposal, tagged, “Vice-Chancellor Mini Research Fund”, obtained by the News