COVID-19: We’Il Spare No Effort To Extinct The Virulent Enemy — Oyetola

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday, reiterated the administration’s commitment to eliminate the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the State. Highlight BUA, SEC donate 3 ambulance buses, 150 thermometers to Osun He said no effort would be spared to extinct the ‘virulent enemy’ and give hope and the good life to the people of the State. Oyetola made this commitment when … Continue reading COVID-19: We’Il Spare No Effort To Extinct The Virulent Enemy — Oyetola

Osun Government Restricts Osun Osogbo Festival Over Spike In CoronaVirus Cases

The Osun State Government has banned social activities and gatherings for this year’s Osun Osogbo Festival because of the spike in the number of people, who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. By Toba Adedeji, Osogbo Highlights Only authorised worshippers to be allowed … A statement by Culture and Tourism Commissioner Obawale Adebisi, oon Wednesday noted that only authorised persons and worshippers will … Continue reading Osun Government Restricts Osun Osogbo Festival Over Spike In CoronaVirus Cases

Iran Warns Russian Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Potentially’ Dangerous

Agency Report In Greek mythology, the box opened by the curious Pandora contained all the evils in the world, including sickness. Mr Jahanpur added that countries should remember that the goal of a vaccine must be the safety and health of the population. Like many countries, Tehran has said it is also working on a vaccine. Related News: Iran has been hit hard by the … Continue reading Iran Warns Russian Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Potentially’ Dangerous

Obasanjo Tests Negative

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative for COVID – 19. By Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta He took the test on Friday, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Related News: The former President’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, said yesterday the test, conducted by one Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos, was returned negative on Saturday. … Continue reading Obasanjo Tests Negative

Low Turnout As Churches Reopen In Lagos After 20 Weeks Closure

After 20 weeks of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, churches in Lagos reopened on Sunday amid low turnout. By Adeola Ogunlade and Omolola Afolabi   Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on August 1 said churches could resume in-person services. Related News: Lagos has 15,768 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 193 deaths, by far the largest share of Nigeria’s 46,140 cases. In several churches, worshippers complied with COVID-19 … Continue reading Low Turnout As Churches Reopen In Lagos After 20 Weeks Closure

Senator Buruji Kashamu Dies Of COVID-19

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Senator Buruji Kashamu is dead. By Gabriel Ogunjobi He died of COVID-19 complications, The Nation gathered. Related News: Kashamu, who represented Ogun-East senatorial district between 2015 and 2019, died at First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce said the deceased would be sorely missed. He tweeted: “I have just lost my good friend of forever to COVID-19. Until his death, … Continue reading Senator Buruji Kashamu Dies Of COVID-19

Health Workers Issue Fresh Strike Notice Over COVID-19 Allowance

Frontline health workers in fight against Coronavirus pandemic have again issued a fresh strike notice to the Federal Government over disparity in the payment of COVID-19 hazard allowance. By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The health workers under the umbrella body of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) warned that they can not guarantee industrial harmony in the health system if the ten per cent … Continue reading Health Workers Issue Fresh Strike Notice Over COVID-19 Allowance

COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, Safety Of Nigerians Is Buhari Administration’s Priority — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government intends to examine every possible option in the development and distribution of a vaccine against COVID-19, as the health and safety of Nigerian citizens is the priority of the Buhari administration. By Ajala Samuel Akindele Mr Osinbajo disclosed this on Wednesday during a virtual meeting with representatives of the BNT162 COVID-19 vaccine candidate on the progress of … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine: Health, Safety Of Nigerians Is Buhari Administration’s Priority — Osinbajo

Benue Rejects Federal Government’s Rice Donation

Benue State Government has rejected the three trailers load of rice donated by the Federal Government through the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs as COVID-19 palliatives, saying the deliveries were no longer fit for human consumption. From Emmanuel Uja, Makurdi Chairman of the State Emergency Committee on COVID-19 Deputy Governor Benson Abounu told reporters that the rice has expired and would be returned to the Federal … Continue reading Benue Rejects Federal Government’s Rice Donation

NUC Begins Assessment Of Universities Ahead Resumption

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities. By Azeezat Adedigba The commission also said efforts are ongoing to resolve the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) that threatens to further delay the resumption of academic activities in the universities. Related News: The Executive Secretary of NUC, Abubakar Rasheed. … Continue reading NUC Begins Assessment Of Universities Ahead Resumption