Monthly Archives: March, 2020

COVID-19: Kwara announces immediate closure of its borders ·

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government has announced the immediate closure of its local and external borders amid ramped up efforts to block entries of vehicles from outside and prevent the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state. ...

COVID-19: LG fumigates markets, public places in Lagos

Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area LCDA in Lagos State has commenced total fumigation of all markets and public places to sanitise and prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the area. Dr Augustine Arogundade, the LCDA Chairman in a statement on...

Lockdown: Kaduna residents complain of hunger, demand food

Some residents of Kaduna have expressed reservation over the stay-at-home order imposed on the state government, and alleged that starvation was setting in. A cross section of the residents, who spoke to our correspondent in separate interviews, said they could no...

Thailand’s gov’t warns against April Fool’s coronavirus jokes

Thailand’s government issued a warning Tuesday that April Fool’s Day jokes about the novel coronavirus are punishable by a law which carries a sentence of up to five years in prison. The government’s Public Relations Department posted an infographic on its Twitter...

COVID-19: Ekiti’s index case recovers, discharged

Ekiti State government, on Tuesday, announced that the only Coronavirus index case recorded in the state had recovered. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, while briefing newsmen in Ado-Ekiti, said that the index case, who had been in...

Federer wows fans on Twitter with video of trick shots

Roger Federer delighted fans by posting a video on Twitter on Tuesday, which shows him executing some trademark trick shots against a wall in the snow. The 20-times Grand Slam champion last played at the semi-finals of the Australian Open,...

COVID-19: NDDC donates N1bn to 9 N’Delta States

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has announced the donation of N1.045 billion to the nine states of the Niger Delta region to fight against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the region. Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director,...

Italy mourns its virus dead at end of fateful month

Italy marked a minute of silence and flew flags at half mast Tuesday to mourn the 11,591 people who have died from the coronavirus pandemic that has dramatically altered life in the Mediterranean country. The nation of 60 million people...

COVID-19: ECWA declares 3-day fasting, prayers for God’s intervention

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has declared three-day fasting and prayers for God’s intervention to end the rampaging Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Church, in a statement by its General Secretary, Rev. Yunusa Nmadu, on Tuesday, said that the fasting...

COVID-19: Rivers govt. imposes 24hrs curfew in identified areas

The Rivers Government has imposed 24-hour curfew in identified key areas of the state with high human traffic. This is contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday by Mr Soibi Max-Alalibo, Special Assistant on Media to the...
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Kwara South Senator lauds Gov AbdulRazaq on infrastructure

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Senator representing Kwara South, Lola Ashiru has lauded Governor AbdulRahman...
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Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu held secret meeting with crown prince

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Saud denied on Monday reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia...

Immunisation: WHO, experts call for safe resumption of services amid COVID-19 pandemic

As countries prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccines, experts caution that falling immunisation coverage could lead to outbreaks of other vaccine-preventable diseases.

APC rents Ebonyi lCC as secretariat, says Pub. Sec

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has rented the ultra-modern International Conference Centre, Abakaliki as its new state secretariat.The party’s state...

NEMA seeks partnership with insurance coys

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is seeking partnership with insurance companies and brokers to create awareness on the need...