Category: Covid-19

Hoodlums kill Customs officer in Jigawa, steal rifles

The Police in Jigawa have confirmed that hoodlums shot dead a Customs officer and injured one other in Ringim Local Government Area of the state. The Police Spokesman in...

Adamawa LG chairmen vow to tackle COVID-19, adopt action plans

Chairmen of the 21 local government areas of Adamawa State, have adopted resolutions and action plans to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic in the state....

Schools Reopening: Covid-19 guidelines not properly adheres to in Adamawa

…No Facemasks, Physical Distancing, Others Following the federal government directives, schools are now reopened with full academic activities today Monday,...

Adamawa govt receives covid-19 PPE donated by Nigerians in diaspora

Nigerians Living in the Diaspora have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Adamawa state Covid-nineteen containment committee to enhance the fight against...

Eagles, officials test negative for Covid-19

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Friday evening, confirmed that all the Super Eagles players and officials in camp tested negative for coronavirus, ahead of the...

109 Trucks Of Grains, Others distributed by FG as Flood/COVID-19 Palliatives in Kaduna

The Minister Of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq and the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency...

White House Doctors: Trump’s Condition of covid-19 Improves, Could Return ‘As Early as Tomorrow

White House physician Dr. Sean P. Conley on Sunday said President Donald Trump’s condition, after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, “has continued to...

Don’t play ‘tough guy’ with COVID-19, Biden warns Trump

Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden on Friday urged Americans to take the coronavirus seriously, urging everyone to wear face mask in public after Donald...

COVID-19: Trump suffers fatigue, transferred to military hospital

U.S. President Donald Trump is moving to a military hospital for treatment after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the White House said on Friday, as his administration and...

Covid-19: Students, lecturers commends Gov. Ishaku for the reopening of tertiary institutions

Some students and their lecturers in Taraba State have expressed joy over the reopening of tertiary institutions as approved by the state Governor, Darius Ishaku. The...

Trump suspends campaign schedule after contracting COVID-19

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would quarantine inside the White House during his recovery, cancelling upcoming...

We’ll soon reopen land borders, says Osinbajo

Federal Government will soon reopen Nigeria’s land borders, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. President Muhammadu Buhari had in October 2019 ordered the closure...

Covid-19:Adamawa poly manufactures 20 Hand washing Machines, Built 30 Washing Points, Procures Over 3000 Hand Sanitisers

…State Sets 12th October for School Reopening in Adamawa State The Adamwaa state governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has directed that all schools from basic to...

Covid-19: Adamawa govt orders reopening of schools October 12th

Schools in Adamawa State will reopen on Monday October 12, 2020, a statement by Humwhasi Wonosikou, Press Secretary to governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said. According to...

Dr Vakkai:“We’ll Ensure No one in Taraba Die of COVID-19” – Gov. Ishaku

Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku on Tuesday said his administration is doing all it could to ensure that nobody in the State die of COVID-19. To this...

COVID-19: Buhari to brief ECOWAS leaders in Niger Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday lead a Federal Government delegation to the 57th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States Authority of...

FG’s decision to reopen schools a death trap – ASUU

Soji Ajibola, Ibadan Chairman Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan, Prof Ayo Akinwole, has described moves by the Federal government to reopen all...

Covid-19:Buhari extends mandate of Boss-led PTF committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of Boss Mustapha-led COVID-19 Presidential Task Force, PTF till the end of December 2020. He said the President has...

COVID-19: ADAMAWA CAN CHAIRMAN SPEAKS FROM ISOLATION, SAYS HE IS GETTING MUCH BETTER

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Yola and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Adamawa State chapter, the Most Rev. Stephen Dami Mamza speaks from...

Nigeria Records Lowest Daily Case Of 160 New COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 160 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,477. The NCDC made...

Gov Darius commissions centre for testing covid19 in Jalingo

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has commissioned a Remodeled GeneXpert Laboratory Centre for Covid-19 testing in the state. Speaking during the commisioning...

BESDA donates Covid-19 prevention items, other instructional materials to schools in Taraba

Better Education Service Delivery for All BESDA has distributed covid-19 prevention material for schools in the state. Items distributed are face mask, Instructional...

463m children can’t access virtual schooling globally – UN

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and widespread school closures, at least one-third of students affected around the world lack access to virtual education, according to a UN...

Gombe Governor lauds president Buhari on palliatives

…as Minister of Humanitarian Affairs delivers FG’s relief materials for covid-19, flood Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commended President Muhammadu...

Covid-19 palliative: Gov Fintiri receives 100 trucks of assorted grains from FG

….appreciates Buhari led administration ….urges FG to complete chochi irrigation project, dredge river Benue Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has urged the...

Covid-19: Gombe Governor commissions molecular diagnostic laboratory

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has commissioned the molecular and diagnostic laboratory located at the state specialist hospital, Gombe. Funded by...

OSIWA:Elanza News Gets International Grant to fight covid-19

Elanza Magazine, publishers of Elanza News has secured the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) grant. The project which is a three months funding for...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s economy shrinks by 6.1% in Q2 – NBS

National Bureau of Statistics says Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product shrunk by six percent in the second quarter of 2020. A report by the NBS released on Monday stated...

Strike: No going back on our demands, ASUU tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it will continue to sustain its current strike action until the Federal Government accedes to all its demands. ASUU...

BREAKING NEWS: ADAMAWA CAN CHAIR,BISHOP DAMI TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID 19

The Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria CAN Adamawa State Chapter and the Bishop Catholic Diocese of Yola Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza has tested positive for Covid...

COVID-19: Madagascar sacks health minister, Ahmad

Madagascar on Thursday said it had fired its health minister as part of a government reshuffle, a move that came a month after he butted heads with the president for...

300 vulnerable households to benefits from Red Cross cash transfer in

The Nigerian Red Cross Society is to commence a cash transfer to 300 vulnerable households to cushion the effect of Covid 19 pandemic in Taraba state, north eastern...

Gombe Molecular Lab begins testing for Covid-19

Gombe state Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, located at the public health laboratory complex, Specialist Hospital, Gombe has commenced operations, testing about 50...

7 students writing WASSCE in Gombe test positive for COVID-19

Seven students of Government Girls’ College, Doma, Gombe State, have tested positive for COVID-19. Federal Government had directed schools to reopen on August 4 for...

SGF Boss commends Nassarawa for conduct of election despite covid-19

….Advises States Planning To Hold Elections like manner The Secretary to the Government of the Federation,Boss Mustapha has urged other States of the federation...

COVID -19 : Adamawa Pilgrims Welfare Commission refunds N53m to 46 intended pilgrims

Indiscipline, trust and transparency, has fine-tune the Adamawa State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Commission in less than one year with his redeployment as executive...

WHO to review Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

World Health Organisation said any WHO stamp of approval on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate would require a rigorous safety data review, after Russia announced Tuesday it...

Foundation of Adamawa former ALGON chair distributes free materials to fight covid-19

The Youth Leader of Lamido Adamawa Emirate, Barr Aliyu Wakili Boya has distributed about ten thousand pieces of face masks, hand sanitizers, buckets,tissues and several...

Kashamu evaded justice but couldn’t escape death,Obasanjo says

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Senator Buruji Kashamu, a major financier of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, evaded justice throughout his...

Taraba govt reinstates commitment in fighting Covid-19 says Commissioner

…. not not negligence in fighting against the pandemic virus The Taraba state government has reiterated its commitment toward preventing the spread of the Corona...

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