COVID-19 Update: New cases drop to 288 as total confirmed cases now 44,129

On the 3rd of August 2020, 288 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria Till date, 44129 cases have been confirmed, 20663 cases have been discharged and 896 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 288 new cases are reported from 15 states- Lagos (88), Kwara (33), Osun (27), FCT (25), Enugu (25), Abia (20), Kaduna … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: New cases drop to 288 as total confirmed cases now 44,129

LASG Monitors Public, Private Schools’ Compliance with Resumption Safety Protocol

… Commissioner Says Students Must Not Exceed 20 per Class The Lagos State Ministry of Education, on Monday, embarked on a monitoring exercise to public and private schools in its effort to ensure compliance to the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines for schools reopening.The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who led the monitoring team to assess the process of resumption and ensured that all … Continue reading LASG Monitors Public, Private Schools’ Compliance with Resumption Safety Protocol

Our target is to reduce the mortality of COVID-19 to 1% – Ehanire

The Federal Government has disclosed that its target is to reduce the COVID-19 mortality rate to one percent. This is even as it has reiterated its warning that the virus will spread more to rural areas across the country. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made this disclosure  at Monday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.   While urging Nigerians to … Continue reading Our target is to reduce the mortality of COVID-19 to 1% – Ehanire

COVID-19: Ikpeazu flags off fumigation and decontamination of schools

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on all stakeholders in the education system to continue to show total commitment in advancing the cause of education in the State and ensure that processes of re-opening of schools as announced were seamless.The Governor stated this during the flag off of the fumigation, decontamination and clearing of schools in the state prior to resumption of students … Continue reading COVID-19: Ikpeazu flags off fumigation and decontamination of schools

COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

…Says decision painful The management of Air Peace has confirmed the termination of pilots in its employ, saying it had to make the painful decision due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and finances.  There were reports that Nigeria’s largest carrier terminated the employment of 69 of its pilots and other workers in its employ but the airline said the … Continue reading COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

South-East Governors to re-open schools

COMMUNIQUE OF SOUTH-EAST GOVERNORS MEETING HELD ON 3RD AUGUST 2020.1. The Governors of South-East States have resolved to open both public and private schools for exit classes only (JSS3 and SS3) to enable them prepare and take their WAEC exams.2. The Governors have started the decontamination of all the schools involved including providing hand sanitizers and running water inline with COVID-19 NCDC protocols.3. Random sampling … Continue reading South-East Governors to re-open schools

Osinbajo to speak on the role of the efficient justice system in economic growth

… as Virtual LegalTech unveils new ecosystem for client/lawyer engagement and Administration of Justice post-COVID-19 The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN, will at a conference holding on August 13-14 deliver a keynote address on the role of an efficient justice system in driving the wheel of innovation and economic growth. The first Legal Technologies Virtual Conference, is put … Continue reading Osinbajo to speak on the role of the efficient justice system in economic growth

School Reopening: Why we demand COVID-19 Negative Test Certificates from students – Ogun govt

Ogun State government, has explained the rationale behind the requirements for COVID-19 Negative Test Certificates for students in terminal classes in secondary schools, especially those in boarding facilities, ahead of their resumption on Tuesday.The state government, in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor, Basic and Secondary Education, Ronke Soyombo, on Sunday, said the requirement for the test was based on the guidelines jointly developed … Continue reading School Reopening: Why we demand COVID-19 Negative Test Certificates from students – Ogun govt

Re-opening: Delta distributes COVID-19 materials to schools

Ahead of the re-opening of schools for academic activities, Delta State Government on Sunday commenced the distribution of various items, aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, to schools across the state. The items which were being ferried from Asaba to council headquarters for onward distribution to schools in various communities include sanitisers, face masks, generators, gallons of liquid soap, towels, plastic buckets and thermometers. … Continue reading Re-opening: Delta distributes COVID-19 materials to schools

Seven Nurses, 2 Doctors Test Positive For Coronavirus In Oyo Hospital

Seven nurses and two doctors have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 at the Jericho Specialist Hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State. According to information, staff of the hospital were subjected to COVID-19 test after two patients on admission were discovered to have contracted the virus. The affected staff have reportedly embarked on self-isolation, while the hospital has been shut down for decontamination. Continue reading Seven Nurses, 2 Doctors Test Positive For Coronavirus In Oyo Hospital