– Buhari, Osinbajo lead adherence to self-Isolation Since the declaration of Coronavirus a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, self-isolation amongst other measures are increasingly being adopted as effective means of checking the spread of the disease across the world, including Nigeria where top leaders are also complying with the advisories. Leading the pack inRead
Victor Ogunyinka The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 14 new cases of coronavirus, 12 in Lagos, 1 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and 1 in Bauchi. According to a tweet from the agency, “Of the 14, 6 were detected on a vessel, 3 are returning travellers & 2 are close contacts ofRead More
The presidency Thursday night shared a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari “at work”. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, shared the image on Twitter. He captioned it “President Buhari still at work”. The post might not be unconnected to concerns about the president’s wellbeing. It has triggered several reactions from Twitter […]
Over the last few days I have received extensive briefings on the state of the nation as it relates to the Covid-19 pandemic, from the relevant Federal Government agencies as well as the Lagos State Government. Accordingly, I approved the following: The immediate release of a 10 billion Naira grant to Lagos State, which remains
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for the immediate release of N5 billion special intervention fund requested by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to equip and expand their facilities and laboratories.
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Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says Lagos State still has the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria with 44 cases. Ihekweazu made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country. According to him,Read More
President Muhammad Buhari has approved the sum of N10 billion to the government of Lagos State for the combating of Coronavirus. The Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led government made the request two days ago. The President also approved and ensured the prompt release of N5 billion special intervention requested by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to […]
With developing news around the world and in Nigeria on the Coronavirus pandemic, President Buhari issues the following statement:
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….N5b special intervention fund to NCDC By Gabriel Olawale President Muhammadu Buhari has approved immediate release of a N10 billion grant to Lagos State, which remains the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria and N5 billion special intervention fund to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to equip, expand and provide personnel toRead
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has revealed the identity of the COVID-19 in the State. He identified it to be a 19-year-old model from Edo State. Wike said the patient resides in Port Harcourt and her history reveals that she travelled to France, Italy and Greece before returning to Port Harcourt on the 16thof March, […]
Coronavirus: Wike reveals identity of Rivers
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to assure Nigerians that he (Buhari) is not sick by conducting a live broadcast. Fani-Kayode wants President Buhari to prove that the rumour flying about that he and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari have been secretly flown abroad for treatment is not […]
ABUJA-THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has handed over about 180 candidates that allegedly engaged in various forms of irregularities in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations to the Nigeria Police for prosecution.
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