In Kenya, schools to reopen January, 2021

KENYA has delayed re-opening of schools till January 2021 to avoid taking any chance with the COVID-19 pandemic.   The schools were originally scheduled to reopen in September. According to reports from... Read more »

Onitsha Ofala to hold without pomp – Traditional Council

… All festivals to be marked in low-key ONITSHA Traditional Council has announced that it will scale down on celebration of its traditional festivals this year, in line with outlined measures by... Read more »

Anambra receives COVID-19 Biosafety Machine

US-BASED interventional cardiologist, Leo Egbujiobi has, donated a biosafety level 2 cabinet machine for the testing of coronavirus patients in Anambra State. Secretary to Anambra State Government(SSG), Solo Chukwulobelu, on behalf of... Read more »

Don’t fall COVID-19 victim before you believe – NOA boss

RESIDENTS of Anambra State have been advised to avoid becoming infected with COVID-19 before they believe that the virus is real. The state Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA),  Charles Nworji, gave the... Read more »

Doctors, targets of COVID-19 – Hospital administrator

ADMINISTRATOR, Anambra State Hospital Management Board, Enugwu Ukwu, Richmond Achugbu has described COVID-19 pandemic as a monster, mainly targeting doctors and other medical personnel.   “I urge you to be very careful,”... Read more »

Anambra sensitises hotels on COVID-19 directives

ANAMBRA State Government, through the Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artwork, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Christian Madubuko has commenced sensitisastion of  hotel proprietors and managers on the need to follow all government... Read more »

COVID-19: Kwara starts contact tracing of late CoS, works

KWARA State government has ordered all persons who had contacts with the late Chief of staff, Alhaji Adisa Logun in the last fourteen days to surrender themselves for a test at its... Read more »

Ngige meets NASS leadership, apologises for action of Keyamo’s conduct

THE President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has held a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.  At the meeting, Ngige apologised... Read more »

Reps dismiss reports of 50 lawmakers testing positive of-COVID- 19

THE House of Reps has dismissed reports that over 50 lawmakers tested positive for coronavirus.   In a statement released today the House of Representatives, through its spokesperson Benjamin Kalu said the... Read more »

COVID-19: Ebonyi workers to hold daily prayers for Umahi

WORKERS in Ebonyi State are to hold one hour daily prayer session for Governor David Umahi who is currently in isolation for testing positive for COVID-19.   This was disclosed by the... Read more »

ASHIA, committed to serve Anambra better – Onyemaechi

 EXECUTIVE Secretary of Anambra State Health Insurance Agency (ASHIA), Simeon Onyemaechi has assured that the agency is committed to ensuring that all enrollees under the scheme have access to good and quality... Read more »

FG frees 3,789 inmates to avert COVID-19 spread

THE federal government has facilitated the release of 3,789 inmates in prisons nationwide as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus since the discovery of COVID-19 in the country.  ... Read more »

Nigeria’s GDP to contract to 7.2 per cent this year – AfDB

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has projected that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), would contract between -4.4 per cent and -7.2 per cent in 2020, depending on the gravity and duration of... Read more »

Explosion rocks NNPC base station, kills seven

AN explosion on Oil Mining Lease 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) in Benin River has killed seven workers, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced yesterday.   The explosion... Read more »