Author: Esther Omonegbe

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has applied to the Federal Government for the sum of N1bn to secure his state against COVID-19 spread. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, C-Don Adinuba, the governor said the steps were in line with the state’s resolve to ensure it remained free of […]

Senior citizens resident on the Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, have kicked against the decision of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to donate his former residence on the estate for use as an isolation centre for suspected COVID-19 patients. They believed the isolation centre would expose them to the risk of contracting the highly communicable […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, in a nationwide broadcast, said the lockdown, which would begin at 11pm on Monday, would be for an initial period of 14 days. He said during the lockdown residents of the FCT, Lagos and Ogun states should stay at home. The President said this just as COVID-19 cases in the country increased […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control via its Twitter handle said, “Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; nine in Lagos and five in FCT. As at 09:30 pm Sunday March 29th, there are 111 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria with 1 death.” Buhari, a month after the country recorded […]

A stray bullet allegedly fired by men of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Command 1, who were pursuing rice smugglers, has killed a pupil, one Sekinat Agbelade, at Agosasa in the Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. Stray bullets from the Customs men’s guns also allegedly injured 15 residents of the area during […]

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