Breaking: Fresh Covid-19 death hits Bayelsa

June 5, 2020 NAN 0

The Bayelsa Task Force on COVID-19 has confirmed a third fatality in the fight against the coronavirus that is ravaging the world. Dr Inodu Apoku, Chairman of the task force, announced this in a statement on Friday in Yenagoa. Apoku said that the third death was from the nine new cases recorded by the state. The National Centre for Diseases Read More

COVID-19: Gombe records five deaths

June 4, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

Gombe state Task Force Committee on COVID-19  has said  it recorded five  more coronavirus related deaths. The chairman of the committee, Professor  Idris Mohammad, stated this during a daily briefing in Gombe  Wednesday.  He said the five latest fatalities included a director at Government House, working at SSG office who died on Sunday. Prof Muhammad said with the latest fatalities, Read More

Picture: See elderly man check programme of activity during Covid-19 palliatives’ distribution in Abuja community

June 3, 2020 Ayuba Raji 0

An elderly man was on Wednesday pictured going through programme of event, during the distribution of COVID-19 palliatives and personnel protective equipment to Iddo community as part of the activities to mark the Nigerian Navy 64th anniversary in Abuja. Our head of camera operations Ayuba Raji who took the shot reports that many were amazed of his particular interest at Read More

Is coronavirus more of politics than health issue?

June 1, 2020 Olusanya Anjorin, 0

Coronavirus might not be the deadliest virus in the world but at this moment in time, it liquid form has towered over it pairs –Ebola, Avian Flu, Lassa fever, Mers,  Sars and such likes. It came down from Wuhan, China late last year and flaunts itself in our opulent surroundings and today things no longer remain the same. Mosques, churches, Read More

Breaking: Yahaya Bello locks down Kabba-Bunu LG over alleged Covid-19 index case in Kogi

June 1, 2020 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Following the alleged COVID-19 index case in Kogi state, Governor Yahaya Bello on Monday ordered 14 days absolute lockdown of Kabba-Bunu local government area of the state, effective from 12 midnight June 2, 2020. The latest development was made known via a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Onogwu Muhammed, and made available to Blueprint. The Read More

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Rotary commissions water project, distributes palliative in Nasarawa community

May 30, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Rotary Club, Central Business District (CBD), Abuja, Saturday, commissioned a water project in Gidan-Gimba Community in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. The club also distributed food items including rice, noodles, vegetable oil, tomatoes puree and salt as palliatives to residents of the community to ease the burden of the lockdown by the federal and state government to Read More

Kwara mulls N40bn slash on 2020 budget

May 29, 2020 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara state governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq Friday disclosed his administration’s plan for downward review of the 2020 budget from N160 billion to N120 billion, He said this became necessary due to the plummeting prices of crude oil in the global market “which has led to shortfall in the federation allocations to states.” The governor also told the people of the state Read More

Breaking: Kebbi discharges last Covid-19 patients

May 28, 2020 Editor 0

The Kebbi stateTask Force committee on Covid -19 has discharged the two remaining Covid -19 patients in the state. The Task Force Chairman on Covid -19, who is also the Commissioner for Health, Jafar Muhammed, made the disclosure on Thursday, at the isolation unit of the Kebbi medical centre, Kalgo. Muhammed said the discharge of the two remaining Covid -19 Read More

Breaking: UK Coronavirus cases shoot up again

May 28, 2020 TheSun 0

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen to 37,645 after 185 more fatalities were recorded in hospitals across England, The Sun is reporting. It brings the total number of deaths in English hospitals to 26,234, with a 28-year-old included in the latest tally. Of the 185 newly confirmed deaths, patients were aged between 28 and 99 – and five of Read More

Revealed! How Nigeria hauled daily highest Covid-19 cases, nearly 9000 infected, 254 dead… finally, Kogi joins fray

May 28, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded the highest daily coronavirus cases with confirmation of nearly 400 new infections. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), exactly 389 new cases have been recorded. At the moment, the total figures have risen to 8733. Out of which 254 have been confirmed dead, while 2501 perseon have recovered. Also, the centre reported that Read More

Breaking: 87 patients beat Covid-19 in Lagos, rejoin families, friends

May 27, 2020 Editor 0

Up to 87 people earlier infected with coronavirus have regain their full health status and have been discharged from various isolation centres in Lagos state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this Wednesday night via Twitter handle said, “Today, 87 recovered #COVID19 patients; 40 females & 47 males, were discharged to rejoin the society. They were discharged having fully recovered & Read More

Breaking: Another Covid-19 patient is dead in Edo

May 25, 2020 Editor 0

The death of seventh coronavirus patient has been confirmed by Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki. Governor Obaseki who revealed this via his Twitter handle a while ago on Monday said, “We have discharged 1 more #Covid_19 patient from our isolation centres, bringing the total number of those discharged to 58. “Sadly, we recorded a death, making it the 7th fatality. Read More

Breaking: 10 more persons contract Coronavirus in Kaduna; 2 discharged

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai a while ago on Friday night revealed that two patients have been discharged, while 10 more persons tested positive. El-Rufai who disclosed this via his Twitter handle. said, “Covid-19 UPDATE: Two patients were discharged today, but 10 more persons have tested positive. All the new cases are contacts from cases in Chikun, Kaduna North and Read More

Eid-el-fitr begins Sunday – Saudi Arabia

May 22, 2020 AFP 0

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, will begin on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, authorities in the kingdom said on Friday. “Saturday will be the last day of the sacred holy month of Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr will take place on Sunday,” the royal court and the supreme court said, quoted by Read More

Muslim faithful to spend Eid-el-fitr under lockdown in Ogun

May 22, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

Islamic faithful in Ogun state would be celebrating the Eid-el-fitr under lockdown, Governor Dapo Abiodun, has announced. The governor who made the announcement while briefing journalists on the COVID-19 update in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital, said the level of compliance with the laid-down precautionary measures in the fight against COVID-19 was not yet at the desired level.  Governor Read More

Breaking: INEC approves policy guidelines ahead Edo, Ondo guber polls amidst Covid-19

May 22, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved its policy on the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states despite prevailing Covid-19. According to the commission, “It will flag off robust engagements with its critical stakeholders to present the policy document in view of the end of tenure governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states scheduled for September 19, 2020 and October Read More

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PPE, palliative: Give preference to front line workers, private security practitioners insist

May 21, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Chairman, FCT Chapter of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria (ALPSPN), Commissioner of Police,  Barrister Lawrence Alobi (retd.) has made case for prioritising those in the front line of checking the spread of the  Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the distribution of Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) and palliatives. Alobi made the call while donating face masks to the Read More

Covid-19: 200 confirmed dead as Lagos, Rivers, other states haul more cases, Nigeria’s total near 7000

May 21, 2020 Editor 0

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 200 people dead out of total 6677 cases already recorded in the country. However, 1840 have been succesfully treated and discharged. On Wednesday, NCDC also announced that 284 new cases were dictated. Out the new cases, 199 were discovered in Lagos, while Rivers recorded 26 more patients. Below is state by Read More