The Osun government said on Saturday the COVID-19 patient who reportedly absconded from the Isolation Centre in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday has been found. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, who disclosed this in a statement in Osogbo, said the unnamed female patient had been returned back toRead More
Says it has little or no expansion potential, Ondo to build three more isolation centres Dayo Johnson – Akure GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has allayed the fear of the people of the state over the confirmed index case of a returnee military Army officer who tested positive to COVID- 19 pandemics. Akeredolu pointedRead More
The coronavirus disease, covid-19, pandemic has affected countries in two major ways namely, loss of human lives and economic meltdown. In response, world leaders are battling the deadly virus with very difficult decisions that have a far-reaching impact on global commerce and trade. Among the commodities worst hit by scaling down of trade is crude oil, which has crashed to an all-time low of less than $20 per barrel.
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The European Union has agreed to try to channel more aid to Africa to help it cope with the coronavirus pandemic. After chairing a foreign ministerial video-conference Friday, EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrel said it is in Europe’s best interest to support the continent. “If we don’t solve the problem in Africa, we willRead More
Explain how School Feeding Program Will Be carried Out Amidst LockdownY By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja Kogi State Government through the Office of the National Social Investment Programmes (Kogi-SIP), said it has concluded plans to commence payment of N20, 000 to over 60, 000 beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) across the state. FocalRead
Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o have slammed suggestions made by two France-based doctors that Africa should be used as a test site for a solution to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. COVID-19 has decimated sport, with major events across the world suspended indefinitely amid pandemic. Professors Jean-Paul Mira of Cochin Hospital in Paris and Camille LochtRead
The mantra of the World Health Organization (WHO) is “test, test, test”. But Africa can ill afford expensive, time-consuming testing. That all may be set to change. Senegal is working with a British company to develop a quick, simple, one-dollar test. More controversially, Senegal has been pioneering the use of an anti-malarial, chloroquine, to treatRead
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ondo State Command says it has deployed no fewer than 500 personnel around the borders of the state following the government’s decision to close them.
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Barely few hours after the kidnap of Adamawa Chairman of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Alhaji Hamman-Julde Gatugel, four suspected kidnappers have been arrested in Mayo-Belwa Local Government Area of the state.
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Wednesday marked the day-2 of the lockdown ordered by the Nigerian President, Muhammdu Buhari, during his national address, to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. The directive has since been enforced in Lagos and Abuja, the epicentres of the virus in Nigeria. Ogun State which was the third state included in the president’sRead More
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the state inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 pandemic to commence distribution of palliative materials to citizens, including food, sanitizers and protective face masks, to all the 17 LGAs in the state from Tuesday, 7th April 2020, ALSO READ: Osun missing coronavirus patient found The materials are to beRead
Residents of border communities in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara have urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to build retail outlets to solve the problem of fuel scarcity in the area.
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Ratings agency Fitch downgraded South Africa’s credit rating further into “junk” territory on Friday, another blow for Africa’s most industrialised economy, which is still smarting from a Moody’s downgrade last week. Fitch lowered its long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating to ‘BB’ from ‘BB+” and assigned a negative outlook. The agency cited “the lack of aRead
The Federal government says no license has so far been issued for 5G deployment in the country. In a statement issued on Saturday by the Spokesperson to the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mrs. Uwa Suleiman, the minister said he was worried by the public concern about the health implications of the deployment of the Fifth Generation Mobile Networks (5G) in Nigeria and affirmed that the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), of which he is the chairman had not deliberated
By Henry Umoru – Abuja Following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID- 19 that is at the moment, ravaging the world, the Federal Government is asking the National Assembly to approve the proposed establishment of a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund as proposed by the Executive. The Minister of Finance, Budget and NationalRead
Broadcasters will be able to screen Premier League games kicking off at 3 pm live for the remainder of the season after UEFA lifted restrictions. The English and Scottish Football Associations have been granted permission to remove the traditional 3 pm blackout by European football’s governing body. The move would appear to be another stepRead More
Kingsley Moghalu “Leadership is not about a title or about a designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration” —Robin S. Sharma Author of “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” The Coronavirus Disease-2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has changed the world as we knew it. By the time this is all over and, hopefully, treatmentRead More
Miracle Chike, well known on social media as Miraboi has finally spoken up his mind regarding his relationship with people.
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By Umar Yusuf, Yola Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the early hours of Saturday stormed the residence of the Chairman of Adamawa state chapter of the. Nigeria Union of Local government Employees, NULGE, Alhaji Hammanjumba Gutagel in Mayo Belwa and whisked him away to an unknown destination. Family sources told Vanguard that theRead More
Shina Abubakar Osogbo The missing COVID – 19 patient from Osun State Isolation Centre in Ejigbo has been apprehended and returned to the centre. The patient, a woman, was apprehended in Ejigbo town and returned to the facility by the police on Saturday afternoon . She escaped from the centre early Saturday morning after sheRead More