BREAKING: Ondo State Gov. tests positive for coronavirus

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Mr Akeredolu revealed this on Twitter on Tuesday. “Today, I tested positive for #COVID19. All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated,” he wrote.

Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas

The Federal Government may consider a lockdown of the 18 Local Government Areas considered to account for 60 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria in the next phase of eased lockdown in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, gave the indication in an interview with The PUNCH andContinue reading “Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas”

Celebrating Fashola at 57: The ‘BRF Way’ by Hakeem Bello

“BRF is a genius at breaking it down, laying it all out. When he goes on project tours, he stops to ask the artisans and food vendors on the site about how the project has touched or is touching their lives. And that’s what government communications should really be focusing on: telling and showing theContinue reading “Celebrating Fashola at 57: The ‘BRF Way’ by Hakeem Bello”

Kogi Chief Judge Dies At Coronavirus Isolation Centre

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah is reportedly dead. TheCable reported that a member of the late Judge’s family who confirmed his death on Sunday morning, said he died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ajanah died a week after the death of Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga, the president of the KogiContinue reading “Kogi Chief Judge Dies At Coronavirus Isolation Centre”

FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together

According to a statement signed by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, “the very essence of the requests put to the Emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, which were unanimously approved aim to pull back the party, faced with an existential crisis from the brink of collapse, followContinue reading “FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together”

BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Picks Gani Audu As Running Mate

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has picked former Chairman of Etsako West Local Government, Hon Gani Audu, as his running mate. Audu is also a member representing Etsako West constituency 2 in the state House of Assembly.Gani Audu The governorship election is scheduled to hold onContinue reading “BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Picks Gani Audu As Running Mate”

Okowa’s daughter tests positive for coronavirus

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, says he will be going into isolation after one of his daughters tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). In a tweet on Friday, the governor said his wife, Edith, would also be going into isolation for 14 days. “Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our daughtersContinue reading “Okowa’s daughter tests positive for coronavirus”

CONFIRMED: Ajimobi Dies At 70

Former Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has died after battling coronavirus-related symptoms. The 70-year-old, who is believed to have been on life support machine since last Friday, was confirmed dead on Thursday at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. He had been hospitalised since June 2. The two-term governor was appointed DeputyContinue reading “CONFIRMED: Ajimobi Dies At 70”

JUST IN: Ghana To Rebuild Demolished High Commission Building – FG

Ghana has promised to rebuild the demolished building in the Nigeria High Commission in Accra. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this on Thursday. Onyeama expressed satisfaction with the steps taken by Ghana on the issue, noting that the country had accepted responsibility and agreed to restitute. The minister flayed Nigerian officials in GhanaContinue reading “JUST IN: Ghana To Rebuild Demolished High Commission Building – FG”

JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed support for Victor Giadom as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, told reporters at the State House on Wednesday that Buhari would be attending the virtual meeting of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which Giadom scheduled for Thursday. “The PresidentContinue reading “JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman”