Osinbajo Defends Buhari, Says Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has defended President Muhammadu Buhari over the lockdown on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and Ogun States. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo said the order restricting movements is quite unnecessary as the action taken is … Continue reading Osinbajo Defends Buhari, Says Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law

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COVID-19: We Don’t Have Any Patient In Need Of Ventilators In Lagos – Health Commissioner

  As Nigeria continues to battle the spread of the COVID-19 disease, the Lagos State Commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, has given a breakdown of the situation in the state. At a briefing on Tuesday, he announced that most of the cases in the state are not severe as they are not in need of … Continue reading COVID-19: We Don’t Have Any Patient In Need Of Ventilators In Lagos – Health Commissioner

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COVID-19: Security Operatives Foil Attempted Jailbreak In Kaduna

  Security operatives in Kaduna State have foiled an attempted jailbreak by some inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service in the state capital. The incident occurred at about 1pm on Tuesday. This prompted operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCDC) and soldiers to block all roads leading to the correctional facility located … Continue reading COVID-19: Security Operatives Foil Attempted Jailbreak In Kaduna

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UK Reports Record 381 COVID-19 Deaths In 24 hours

Britain reported a record daily coronavirus toll of 381 on Tuesday, more than double the number of deaths posted in the previous 24 hours. “As of 5pm (1600 GMT) on 30 March, of those hospitalised in the UK, 1,789 have sadly died,” the health ministry said on its Twitter page, up from 1,408 on Monday. … Continue reading UK Reports Record 381 COVID-19 Deaths In 24 hours

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Ekiti Index Case Recovers From COVID-19

  The index case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ekiti State has been discharged from the isolation centre in the state. The case is a 37-year-old man who tested positive for coronavirus after he came in contact with an American tourist. After weeks of treatment and monitoring at the isolation centre, the man tested negative for … Continue reading Ekiti Index Case Recovers From COVID-19

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COVID-19: FG Suspends Work In Enugu Airport Until Further Notice

  The Federal Government has suspended work at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu over the rising cases of coronavirus in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika stated this on Tuesday during a working visit to ascertain the level of work done. According to him, the Easter deadline initially slated for the completion … Continue reading COVID-19: FG Suspends Work In Enugu Airport Until Further Notice

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Ogun Confirms New COVID-19 Case, Identifies 122 Contacts

  Ogun State government has confirmed one new case of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases recorded so far in the state to four. The Commissioner for Health in Ogun, Dr Tomi Comer, revealed this on Tuesday while briefing journalists at her office in Abeokuta, the state capital. She added that the new case … Continue reading Ogun Confirms New COVID-19 Case, Identifies 122 Contacts

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Presidential Task Force Gives Update On COVID-19

  The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is giving an update on the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The briefing is ongoing in Abuja with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, giving the opening remark. Also at the gathering are the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, as well as … Continue reading Presidential Task Force Gives Update On COVID-19

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Reps To Donate Two Months’ Salary For Fight Against COVID-19

  The members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their two months’ salary to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila who announced this in a statement made available to Channels Television on Tuesday said the donation will be independent of the contributions by individual lawmakers to … Continue reading Reps To Donate Two Months’ Salary For Fight Against COVID-19

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IGP Tests Negative To COVID-19

  The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has tested negative to Coronavirus. In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba revealed that the IGP received his test result on Tuesday morning, having submitted samples on Friday, 27th March 2020. The statement also disclosed other officers who tested negative include the … Continue reading IGP Tests Negative To COVID-19

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