Lockdown: Kaduna re-opens state boundaries

KADUNA State Government has directed the removal of roadblocks at all the state boundaries, as part of measures to ease COVID-19 lockdown.   The government ordered relevant agencies to dismantle and relocate... Read more »

Lagos to sanction schools defying closure directive

LAGOS State Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), has condemned the action of private Primary and secondary school owners inviting students to school, despite the government’s directives to close schools.   A... Read more »

Oscars Awards postponed to next year

THE 93rd Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 30, 2021, after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood’s release calendar, the Academy said.   With... Read more »

Anambra fumigates cattle markets

ANAMBRA State Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on fumigation of cattle markets in the stat, to forestall spread of COVID-19 pandemic .  The exercise commenced from June 11, at the Amansea Cattle... Read more »

Football viewing centres remain shut – Oyo Govt

ALL viewing centres in Oyo State are to remain shutdown to viewers as the football season is opening up gradually.  This is contained in a statement by Oyo State Commissioner for Youth... Read more »

Health Commissioner hails Anambra govt’s commitment to COVID-19 fight

ANAMBRA State Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, has hailed the state government’s commitment in the fight to contain COVID-19 pandemic in the state.   Dr Okpala made the commendation while interacting with... Read more »

COVID-19: Oxford varsity develop year-long protection drug

TRIALS currently ongoing in the United Kingdom have revealed a coronavirus vaccine being developed in the UK to be capable of providing protection against the disease “for about a year”.   According... Read more »

Oyo reviews curfew, directs worship places to operate at 25 per cent capacity

THE Task Force, which made the decision public after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting presided by its chairman, Governor Seyi Makinde, added that the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am.    A... Read more »

Benue health workers begin indefinite strike, Thursday

HEALTH workers in Benue State, North Central part of Nigeria have announced their decision to commence indefinite strike action on Thursday, June 18, 2020.   The health workers under the auspices of... Read more »

COVID-19: Inter-state travel ban, still in force – FG

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the policy restricting people from traveling across states in the country is still  in force.   Speaking during Monday’s briefing in Abuja yesterday, Secretary to the... Read more »

London’s Imperial College to begin human testing of new COVID-19 vaccine

IMPERIAL College London Researchers have finalized arrangements for the commencement human trials of their vaccine developed for the treatment of coronavirus..   The study marks the beginning of Imperial’s vaccine trial in... Read more »

Gov Sanwo-Olu vows to scale-up COVID-19 fight after Sen Osinowo’s death

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has hinted that the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo, may have died of complications linked with COVID-19.   In... Read more »

Man rapes, kills brother’s wife in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the arrest of a 25-year-old man, Aminu Bala, for allegedly raping and killing his elder brother’s wife in Gusau. SP Mohammed Shehu, the command spokesperson while... Read more »

Cult clash claims thirty-year-old man in Ibadan

Tragedy occurred in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Saturday, when a 30-year-old man, Lanre Ahmed, was killed during a cult clash.Yetunde Ahmed, the deceased’s elder sister, said Lanre was killed on Saturday... Read more »

Mother of four raped, murdered in Imo

The Imo State government has expressed determination to fish out suspected ritualists who allegedly killed a 45-year-old woman, Mrs Susanna Iwuoha, after raping her. Iwuoha, a mother of four from Alaocha, Umuchiaku,... Read more »