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We Are Following Over 6,000 Contacts Of 111 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is following up with no fewer than 6,000 people suspected to have had contact with the 111 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Director-General of the agency, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, revealed this on Monday during his appearance on Channels Television breakfast show, Sunrise Daily. He said, “These...

Nominate Doctors, Nurses To Fight COVID-19, Buhari Urges Governors

As part of efforts to help stem the tides of the Coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all Nigerian governors to nominate doctors and nurses in their states who will join in the Federal Government’s drive to combat the deadly COVID-19. President Buhari who disclosed this in a live broadcast on Sunday, March 29, 2020,...

Oyo Task Force Impounds 22 Vehicles At Club Houses

The Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-Committee has impounded a total of 22 illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan, the state capital. The Executive Chairman of the Oyo State Road Transport Management (OYRTMA), Mogaji Akin Fagbemi, who distributed protective tools such...

Oby Ezekwesili Reacts As Buhari Orders Lockdown Of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast will help to bring all the separate interventions into an integrated response strategy. Buhari had, during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday, ordered a lockdown of Abuja, Lagos, and Ogun States, respectively, in a move to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to...

COVID-19: Buhari Sympathises With Family Of Ex-PPMC boss

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has sympathised with the family of the former Managing Director of Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, Suleiman Achimugu, who died of the novel coronavirus. Buhari, who spoke during a live presidential address on Sunday evening, prayed for the quick recovery of other COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment. He said, “By...

COVID-19: Buhari Orders 3-Month Repayment Moratorium For TraderMoni, Other Loans

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in his speech addressing the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic ordered three months repayment moratorium for all TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni loans. Buhari also ordered similar moratorium be given to all Federal Government funded loans issued by the Bank of Industry, Bank of Agriculture and the Nigeria...

FG, Minister Ignored Advice On Coronavirus Containment — NMA

The President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Dr Francis Faduyile, has said Nigeria would have recorded low coronavirus cases if the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, and the Federal Government had not sidelined the body in the fight to contain the spread of the disease in the country. Ehanire on Wednesday accused the NMA...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Police Alert Nigerians On Emerging Crime Trends

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM,MNI has enjoined members of the public to remain vigilant and take precautionary actions against criminal elements who might explore the emergency situation created by the Covid-19 pandemic to increase and diversify their criminal activities. The IGP’s advice is informed by intelligence at the disposal of the Force...

54 Inmates Missing After Mass Jail Break In Iran

Iranian security forces are searching for 54 escaped inmates following a prison break over which four guards were arrested, Iran’s state news agency reported on Sunday. “Some prison guards were summoned and four of them were arrested and others released on bail,” Mojtaba Shirouzbozorgi, a judicial official in Kurdistan province, told IRNA. According to the agency,...

Buhari To Address Nigerians Tonight

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation by 7pm on Sunday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced this in a statement hours before President Buhari is scheduled to address Nigerians. “Television, radio, and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian...

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