The Nigerian Health Minister, Ehiare has said that the new strain of Coronavirus is deadlier than the earlier one and this is worrisome. According to him, “on the issue of…

SOLDIERS WHO VIOLATED LOCKDOWN KILLED PEOPLE YET SHOWED NO REMORSE- BORNO DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Alhaji Usman Kadafur is the Deputy Governor of Borno State and also Chairman of the state’s COVID-19 committee. In this interview with KAYODE IDOWU, he speaks on how the state…

WORKS MINISTER, FASHOLA FURIOUS OVER ATTEMPTS TO LINK HIM WITH NAIRA MARLEY’S ILLEGAL FLIGHT TO ABUJA TO PERFORM AT A CONCERT

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said he has not travelled out of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, since March 22. The minister was reacting to a letter…

OGUN GOVT EXTENDS LOCKDOWN TILL MAY 24

The COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun State has been extended till May 24. This was disclosed by Governor Dapo Abiodun at a press conference he addressed at his Okemosan office in…

LAGOS SUBJECTS NEW CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN TO ONLINE VOTE

COVID-19: Lagos Subjects Fresh Lockdown To Online Vote The Lagos State Government has subjected its proposed lockdown to a vote on social media. According to the state government, the decision…

COURT ORDERS INDEFINITE LOCKING OF ABUJA CHURCH FOR FLOUTING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN ORDER

A mobile court sitting in Jabi, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Sunday, ordered for an indefinite closure of The Shekinah Glory Church, located opposite the popular Citec Estate, Jabi,…

CORONAVIRUS: LOCKDOWN IS EVIL, CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION, SUICIDE SAYS TB JOSHUA

Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCAON, has described the lockdown order as an evil spirit, adding the government doesn’t know this. The cleric said what…

KANO GOVERNOR, GANDUJE MAKES U-TURN OVER CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN OF HIS STATE

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, has called for compliance with the lockdown in state two days after asking the Federal Government to ease the restriction. The PUNCH reports that Buhari in…

DANGOTE GROUP CONVERTS LOCKDOWN BREAK TO STAFFERS ANNUAL LEAVE

Flash!!! COVID-19: Dangote Group Converts Lockdown Break To Staffers’ Annual Leave (Photo) IgbereTV reports that Dangote Group has informed its staff members that the lockdown break given by the government…

CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN COULD LEAD TO ABOUT 7MIL UNWANTED PREGNANCIES SAYS UN

A new data by the United Nations has revealed that with the ongoing lockdowns and major disruptions to health services during the COVID-19 pandemic, there could be about seven million…

PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON CORONAVIRUS ANNOUNCES GUIDELINES FOR EASING LOCKDOWN

PTF Announces Guidelines For Easing Of Lockdown Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, gives a press briefing on the…

KADUNA GOVT EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY 30DAYS, MAKES FACEMASK WEARING COMPULSORY

  Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has extended the quarantine orders being enforced in the state for another 30 days. The governor’s decision follows a recommendation to that effect by…

SEE NIGERIA GOVERNORS’ FORUM RECOMMENDATIONS ON CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

The NGF held a virtual meeting through teleconferencing a few days ago. Among other things they deliberated on the Coronavirus lockdown in the country and gave their own recommendations to…

WE ARE OLD, POOR AND HUNGRY YET FG HAS NOT GIVEN US A KOBO AS PALLIATIVES SAY LAGOS SWAMP DWELLERS, SEE PICS

Jesusegun Alagbe and Afeez Hanafi Flanked by the National Theatre to the East and a high-rise Lagos Mainland Hotel to the West, Otto-Ilogbo community sits lowly on a swampy, filthy site in…

LOCKDOWN IS NOT EFFECTIVE SAYS LAGOS ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

Kayode Oyero Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has said the coronavirus lockdown has not been “quite effective” in the state because the local governments’ administrations…

CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN WILL LEAD RO JOB, INCOME LOSSES, FOOD SHORTAGES AND INFLATION,MINISTER WARNS

The restriction in movement of people and goods is beginning to impact on Nigeria’s food supply chain and may lead to job and income losses, the Minister of Agriculture and…

SCHEMING FOR MONEY AND IGNORING THEIR CITIZENS’ WELL BEING, NORTHERN GOVERNORS REFUSE TO LOCKDOWN THEIR STATES

Femi Orebe Just imagine Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York, United States of America, saying  that  because of the huge business being anchored by Wall Street, being the world’s financial…

LAGOS GOVT SET TO FEED 100,000 YOUTHS DAILY IN NEW PROGRAMME TO BATTLE LOCKDOWN EFFECTS

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced a programme, tagged: “Food Kitchen” aimed at feeding 100,000 youths daily to cushion the effect of Coronavirus lockdown in the state. The…

EKITI EXTENDS CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN BY TWO WEEKS

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has extended the curfew in the state by two weeks. According to the statement on Monday signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Biodun…

SEE HOW HUNGER AND BOREDOM ARE HAMMERING NIGERIANS AS CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN TAKES ITS TOLL

When the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), announced a two-week lockdown and social restrictions in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states on March 30, on account of…