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COVID-19: NIMASA presents ventilators, response vessels, Ambulance to Lagos State   …As Jamoh charges Media on awareness

The Director General, of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh has presented a number of medical equipment and items including ventilators, Ambulance, buses and response vessels to Lagos state Government towards the fight against the spread of COVID 19. While presenting the items to the Governor …

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COVID-19: Wike ready to waive immunity to testify against state’s border closure regulations violators

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus. Speaking at the office of the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mustapha Dandaura in …

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Group launches innovative knowledge-based COVID-19 prevention awareness campaign in Mbaise

New York, April 6, 2020: An Owerri, Imo State headquartered organization, Mbaise Policy Roundtable (MPR), through its New York, USA office, has announced the launching of her innovative COVID 19 prevention program, called the “MPR Coronavirus Prevention Awareness Program (MCPAP).” In the statement titled “MPR Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in …

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COVID -19: Food relief packages are for indigent, vulnerable persons only – Lagos government 

The Lagos State Government has said that identified lapses in the distribution of food relief packages to indigent, vulnerable residents of the state are being redressed. In a statement to correct some misconceptions, deliberate distortions by mischief makers and negative media reports concerning the initiative, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, the State …

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COVID-19: I didn’t dare govt, police over closure of churches in Enugu – Archbishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion) and Bishop of Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has denied media reports alleging that he said that “the Province will not shut any of its branches over Coronovirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic”. Addressing newsmen at the Government House, Enugu after …

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Akindele’s party: Police detain Naira Marley after surrendering self, to appear in court Tuesday

By Patricia Amogu Abuja, April 6, 2020 The Lagos State Police Command will, on Tuesday, arraign a controversial singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, over his alleged violation of government’s restriction order to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports …

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COVID-19: Chinese doctors must undergo laid-down protocol – Gbajabiamila ‘…they won’t have contact with Nigerian patients’

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday said that the Chinese medical personnel coming to Nigeria to assist in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic must undergo the necessary checks as provided by Nigeria. Gbajabiamila, after a meeting between the leadership of the House and the …

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Court sentences Funke Akindele, husband; Artistes sympathise with Funke Akindele over arrest  

By reporters Ikeja, April 6, 2020 An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, to 14 days community service each for violating social distancing regulation of Lagos State. The couple had admitted guilt before Chief Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa during arraignment on …

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Funke Akindele, husband plead guilty to flouting social distancing regulation

  By reporters Ikeja, April 6, 2020 Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, on Monday pleaded guilty to flouting social distancing regulations. The couple admitted guilt before Chief Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa in Ikeja. The chief magistrate stood down the case after the arraignment of the couple. She …

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COVID-19: Abia Gov. commends Gregory University Uturu Chancellor, Prof. Ibe for partnership

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commended the Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu, Nigeria, Prof Gregory Ibe, for partnering government in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking through the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Barr Chris Ezem, while receiving the first batch of COVID-19 donations by the Chancellor, …

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COVID-19: Dr. Anya, two others die in US, says Consul General in New York; Counsels nationals; Releases emergency telephone numbers

Nigeria’s Consul General in New York, United States of America, US, Hon. Benaoyagha Okoyen, has tasked Nigerians in the US to remain calm, prayerful and supportive of one another as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic otherwise known as COVID-19. In a message to the Nigerian community in the US, particularly those …

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Adhere strictly to all precautionary measures by WHO, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 – Okewulonu counsels

A prominent Imo State, Nigeria politician,  Chief Emmanuel Okewulonu, has called on the people of Okigwe zone and Imo state in general to religiously remain focused on the containment and prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic by strictly adhering to every precautionary measures released by the World Health Organisation, WHO, and Presidential …

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COVID 19: NNPC speaks on reported case in Corporation’s Estate, Abuja … As NCDC team disinfects affected apartment

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has explained the circumstances of the reported COVID-19 infected individual at an apartment in the NNPC Estate in the Garki Area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). NNPC, in a statement by Dr. Kennie Obateru, its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, …

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Sylva hands over ambulances to Sec. to Government of Federation … NNPC announces additional N10billion Petroleum Industry donation to fight pandemic

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has handed over five ambulances to Secretary to Government of the Federation, cum Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce for the Control of Coronavirus (Covid-19), Boss Mustapha. A release Saturday in Abuja by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group General …

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