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

Ex-Governor of Delta State James Ibori denies receiving any contract from NDDC

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, Monday denied soliciting for, getting or executing any contract from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He therefore advised Akpabio to “calm down and face the task at hand”. Ibori’s denial is contained in a statement issued by his media aide, Mr. Tony Eluemunor. In the statement, titled: “Gov Akpabio Calm Down; I Never Got Any NDDC … Continue reading Ex-Governor of Delta State James Ibori denies receiving any contract from NDDC

TUC should partner with Buhari against corruption, not stampede him – Presidency

The reported plan by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to embark on a nationwide protest over the alleged President Buhari’s “inaction over the high-level of corruption uncovered at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)” is ill-advised and totally uncalled for, considering that there are ongoing investigations in the cases by … Continue reading TUC should partner with Buhari against corruption, not stampede him – Presidency

FG Directs All Unity Schools In Nigeria To Reopen to SS3 students

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has said that the 104 unity schools in Nigeria will reopen to SS3 students from tomorrow, August 4 The Minister made the announcement at the end of a virtual meeting with Commissioners of Education in 36 States and other stakeholders on Monday. In a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE), Ben … Continue reading FG Directs All Unity Schools In Nigeria To Reopen to SS3 students

Ex-NNPC GMD, Joseph Dawha is dead

A former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Joseph Thalama Dawha, is dead. The sad news was confirmed in a statement by the current NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, on Monday. According to Kyari, Dawha died after a brief illness. “[The] NNPC family gravely mourns the death of the former GMD, who he noted, provided astute leadership and made immense contributions … Continue reading Ex-NNPC GMD, Joseph Dawha is dead

Nasir el Rufai celebrates wife, Asia on her birthday

BIRTHDAY WISHES & PRAYERS: This is to wish MyOgaAtTheTopmost Asia Ahmad El-Rufai a very happy & delightful birthday. In a few days, it will be 29 years since we began our blissful marital journey too. I pray for Allah to give you a long life in good health with happiness and prosperity. May your passion for fairness & justice never wane. May your dogged pursuit … Continue reading Nasir el Rufai celebrates wife, Asia on her birthday

Buhari Writes Ismaila Funtua’s Family, Describes Him As A Pillar Of Support To His Government

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter personally signed by him to the family of the late publisher and businessman, Isma’ila Isa Funtua, describing his demise as major national loss.In the letter he wrote in Hausa, the President told the bereaved wife, Hajiya Hauwa, the children and the entire family members that this loss was not theirs alone, but that of the entire country.President Buhari … Continue reading Buhari Writes Ismaila Funtua’s Family, Describes Him As A Pillar Of Support To His Government

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

Zulum orders immediate return of IDPs to their communities in Borno

The Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Monday directed the state task force on the return of refugees to ensure quick return of some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from camps to their communities. Zulum gave the directive on Monday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital during a visit by the United Nations Deputy Coordinator Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Alexander Kishara who led members of the UN humanitarian team … Continue reading Zulum orders immediate return of IDPs to their communities in Borno