Tag: COVID-19

Commissioners for Education in Northern states support Minister’s decision to suspend reopening of schools
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Commissioners for Education in Northern states support Minister’s decision to suspend reopening of schools

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 11, 2020

The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States have thrown their weight behind the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu's decision to suspend the reopening ... Read More

Lagos State government shuts down illegal COVID-19 lab in Ikoyi
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Lagos State government shuts down illegal COVID-19 lab in Ikoyi

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 11, 2020

The Lagos State Government has shut down a private laboratory in the Ikoyi area of the state for running Covid-19 tests without approval. It was ... Read More

Atiku Abubakar and Reno Omokri kick against Federal Government’s decision to cancel WASSCE
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Atiku Abubakar and Reno Omokri kick against Federal Government’s decision to cancel WASSCE

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 10, 2020

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and former presidential media aide, Reno Omokri, have kicked against the Federal government's decision to cancel the West African Senior ... Read More

Cinema Operators Urge President Buhari to Save Their Businesses from Collapse
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Cinema Operators Urge President Buhari to Save Their Businesses from Collapse

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 8, 2020

Nigerian cinema exhibitors, distributors, and employees have sent an urgent save-our-soul (SOS) message to the federal government, and President Muhammadu Buhari, urging them to speedily ... Read More

Iran’s COVID-19 Deaths Cross 12,000
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Iran’s COVID-19 Deaths Cross 12,000

Paul Fakayejo- July 8, 2020

Iran said on Wednesday that its deaths from the novel coronavirus had surpassed 12,000, with authorities considering reimposing restrictive measures in Tehran to contain a resurgence ... Read More

President Donald Trump formally withdraws US from WHO
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President Donald Trump formally withdraws US from WHO

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 8, 2020

President Donald Trump has formally withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO), making good on threats over the UN body’s response to ... Read More

10 Things We Have Learnt In This Corona Virus Pandemic
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10 Things We Have Learnt In This Corona Virus Pandemic

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 3, 2020

If you’re following the good news stories that are accompanying the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic, you’ve probably read about the drops in air pollution in ... Read More

Abia State Governor, Okezie Turns Table Tennis Player In Isolation
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Abia State Governor, Okezie Turns Table Tennis Player In Isolation

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 2, 2020

Amidst reports that Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, is very ill and not responding to COVID-19 treatment, the governor was on Thursday captured ... Read More

Ondo Government declares work-free day, 7 days mourning in honour of late Commissioner for Health
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Ondo Government declares work-free day, 7 days mourning in honour of late Commissioner for Health

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 2, 2020

The Ondo State government has described its late Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro as a General who died in the battlefront. According to the ... Read More

School Reopening: “Federal Govt Planning To Gamble With Lives Of Poor Nigerians” – ASUU President
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School Reopening: “Federal Govt Planning To Gamble With Lives Of Poor Nigerians” – ASUU President

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- July 2, 2020

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) has again told the federal government not to reopen schools, as it may result in gambling with the ... Read More

COVID-19: Lagos State Government approvals 7 Private Laboratories for testing
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COVID-19: Lagos State Government approvals 7 Private Laboratories for testing

Paul Fakayejo- June 30, 2020

Lagos State Government has included seven private laboratories; Total Medical Services, SynLab, 54 Gene, Medbury medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, 02 Medical Services and Clina ... Read More

COVID-19: Nnamdi Azikiwe airport reopens, makes changes
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COVID-19: Nnamdi Azikiwe airport reopens, makes changes

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 27, 2020

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday, re-opened for business with the observance of safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic. The airport also ... Read More

Novak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19
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Novak Djokovic tests positive for Covid-19

Paul Fakayejo- June 23, 2020

Novak Djokovic, the men’s world No 1 tennis player, has tested positive for Covid-19, the Serbian said in a statement on Tuesday. Croatia’s Borna Coric, ... Read More

20 Delta COVID-19 Team Members Have Died
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20 Delta COVID-19 Team Members Have Died

Paul Fakayejo- June 23, 2020

The number of personnel at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in Delta State has depleted following the sudden death of some taskforce members ... Read More

Governor Obaseki laments over rising COVID-19 related deaths
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Governor Obaseki laments over rising COVID-19 related deaths

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 22, 2020

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, lamented the rising number of COVID-19 death-related cases in the state. Obaseki disclosed that the number of ... Read More

“Christians Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of COVID-19 Patients” – Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Says (Video)
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“Christians Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of COVID-19 Patients” – Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Says (Video)

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 20, 2020

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Believer’s Love World Church has stated that Christians ought not to be afraid of COVID-19 patients. The pastor made this known ... Read More

Lady narrates how Nigerians refused to help a man who slumped at a shop in Abuja over fear of contracting Coronavirus (video)
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Lady narrates how Nigerians refused to help a man who slumped at a shop in Abuja over fear of contracting Coronavirus (video)

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 20, 2020

A Nigerian lady took to Facebook to narrate how Nigerians refused to come close to a man who slumped at a shop in Abuja. According ... Read More

Zimbabwe minister arrested over COVID-19 supplies scandal
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Zimbabwe minister arrested over COVID-19 supplies scandal

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 19, 2020

Zimbabwe's health minister Obadiah Moyo was arrested on Friday for alleged corruption related to the supply of medical materials to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the ... Read More

#Covid-19: Oyo State records highest daily cases, 3 days after reopening schools, offices
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#Covid-19: Oyo State records highest daily cases, 3 days after reopening schools, offices

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 19, 2020

Three days after the Oyo State Government approved the reopening of schools, government offices, churches, and mosques, the state has recorded the highest daily cases ... Read More

#Coronavirus: “Pray not to get infected” – Federal Government Warns Nigerians
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#Coronavirus: “Pray not to get infected” – Federal Government Warns Nigerians

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 18, 2020

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians that the only way not to get infected by the deadly coronavirus disease was to obey the rules laid ... Read More