Lagos Govt To Commence Distribution Of Food To Primary School Pupils At Home

  The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) is set to commence the distribution of food to primary school pupils at home. The Chairman of Lagos SUBEB, Mr Wahab Alawiye-King, disclosed this on Thursday when he visited the warehouse where the food palliatives were kept in Ikeja, He noted that the initiative is part … Continue reading Lagos Govt To Commence Distribution Of Food To Primary School Pupils At Home

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Sanwo-Olu Appoints New Lagos Urban Renewal Authority GM

  The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Ajibike Shomade as the General Manager of the Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority (LASURA). Shomade who is a seasoned planning and development expert a Masters in Management Marketing from Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho, and a Higher National Diploma … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Appoints New Lagos Urban Renewal Authority GM

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Chinese Police Seize Counterfeit Notes Worth $59m

  Chinese police have seized counterfeit notes with a face value of 422 million yuan ($59 million) in the largest haul since the 1949 founding of the People’s Republic of China. Sixteen members of a counterfeiting ring spanning from southern Guangdong province to Heilongjiang province in China’s far northeast were arrested in a joint police … Continue reading Chinese Police Seize Counterfeit Notes Worth $59m

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UK To Bail Out London Transport System With $1.95bn

  The British government will pump £1.6 billion into London’s public transport system to restore services and help prevent overcrowding as people return to work, operator Transport for London (TfL) said Friday. London mayor Sadiq Khan is now expected to restore full bus and train services, having warned they would be cut further without emergency … Continue reading UK To Bail Out London Transport System With $1.95bn

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COVID-19 Pushes Germany Into Recession

  The coronavirus pandemic has tipped Germany into a recession, official data showed Friday, with Europe’s top economy suffering its steepest quarterly contraction in more than a decade as lockdown measures began to bite. The German economy shrank by 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2020, federal statistics agency Destatis said, calling the quarter-on-quarter … Continue reading COVID-19 Pushes Germany Into Recession

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COVID-19: Kaduna Discharges 35 More Almajiri Children

  The Kaduna State government has discharged 35 additional Almajiri children who earlier tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The Commissioner for Health in Kaduna, Dr Amina Baloni, announced this in a statement on Thursday night. She explained that the kids were discharged from the isolation centre in the state following their recovery from the disease. … Continue reading COVID-19: Kaduna Discharges 35 More Almajiri Children

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Top Kwara Govt Official Suspended Over Controversial COVID-19 Operation

    The Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 pandemic has asked the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Ayinla Abubakar, to proceed on indefinite suspension. The State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the committee, Kayode Alabi, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the decision followed the mishandling of … Continue reading Top Kwara Govt Official Suspended Over Controversial COVID-19 Operation

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Governors Were Misguided On Infectious Diseases Bill – Reps

    The House of Representatives has responded to the call by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum to step down the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020. In a statement on Thursday, Chairman of the House Committee on Media, Benjamin Kalu, said the governors were misguided on the bill. He explained that the lawmakers had resolved … Continue reading Governors Were Misguided On Infectious Diseases Bill – Reps

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COVID-19 Pandemic, An Opportunity To Reset Nigeria’s Critical Sectors – Osinbajo

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an opportunity for the Nigerian people and government to have a reset in critical sectors of the economy and social services. This is according to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who noted that the pandemic has affected the lives and livelihoods of Nigerians in different ways. … Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic, An Opportunity To Reset Nigeria’s Critical Sectors – Osinbajo

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Edo Discharges 20 More COVID-19 Patients, Records Fifth Death

    The Edo State government has announced the discharge of 20 more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the state. According to a statement on Thursday by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, the patients tested negative for the disease and have been cleared from the isolation centres. He noted that 17 of the patients were discharged … Continue reading Edo Discharges 20 More COVID-19 Patients, Records Fifth Death

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