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Tinubu’s CSO died of COVID-19 complications

Lateef Raheem, the late chief security officer (CSO) to Bola Ahmed Tinubu, had COVID-19, the media office of the former Lagos state governor has said. But Tinubu and his wife, Remi, have both tested negative to the disease, Tunde Rahman, his spokesman, said in a statement issued on Monday afternoon

We’re Kicking Off Compulsory Wearing Off Masks – Sanwo-olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says his administration is kicking off the compulsory wearing of face masks because COVID-19 is circulating in communities. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the governor appealed to Lagos residents to take the fight against the disease seriously. He said the state government is currently producing three million masks […]

Rainstorm destroys 271 houses in Kaduna State

A heavy rainstorm has destroyed about 271 houses across six communities in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State . The Chairman of the LGA , Mr Charles Danladi, who disclosed this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen in Kafanchan , said the disaster occurred on Friday. Danladi said the affected communities are Aboro , […]

Osun State records two COVID-19 deaths

Two of the 12 new coronavirus patients admitted at the Osun State Isolation Centre are dead. Governor Adegboyega Oyetola made this known while addressing newsmen on Sunday in Osogbo , the state capital . He said the two deaths occurred in Ile – Ife and Ede areas of the state . According to the Nigeria […]

May/June 2020 examination not cancelled – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council has denied cancelling the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for school candidates . The Head of National Office, WAEC, Nigeria, Mr Patrick Areghan , in a statement on Sunday urged Nigerians to disregard the fake publication circulating on social media. He said , “ Our attention has been […]

Four dead as car rams into commuters in Lagos

At least four people reportedly died in Lagos on Tuesday when a car rammed into commuters standing at a bus stop . It was gathered that the accident happened at Ogudu , inward Third Mainland Bridge . According to an eyewitness , no fewer than four people died in the accident . The eyewitness said […]

Late Chief of Staff body arrives Abuja

The body of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has arrived in Abuja. The spokesperson to the President, Garba Shehu, made this known on Saturday after he posted about it on the microblogging platform. May God accept his soul. Funeral arrangements will be announced shortly. — Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) April 17, […]

Governor Ganduje Declare Total Lockdown In Kano

Four days after Kano State recorded its maiden COVOD- 19 index case , the state Governor , Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday , declared a total lockdown of the state . The declaration followed another fresh recorded another fresh case on Tuesday , bringing the total number of COVID – 19 positive to four in […]

9,029 Contacts Traced For Coronavirus – Health minister

The minister said that Nigeria had made significant progress in contact tracing and that till date 9 , 029 persons of interest had been followed with 99 per cent of them already exceeding their 14 – day observation period . Speaking about a woman who claimed that she was given a fake result that confined […]

FG plans isolation center at borders

The Federal Government, as part of efforts to take advantage of the two-week lockdown extension ordered by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), aims to conduct 4 ,000 COVID-19 tests every day. The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this on Tuesday during a briefing of the […]