The Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, has reportedly died of COVID-19. It was gathered that members of staff at his Crown Hospital at Oja Oshodi, Akure the state capital were seen on Thursday crying with the neighbours lamenting the sudden death of the commissioner. Recalled that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday disclosedContinue reading “ONDO STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER DIES OF COVID-19”
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.
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”
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 will continue to monitor developments nationwide in order to take informed decisions by the end of June on the second phase of the lockdown. Mr Boss Mustapha, the chairman of PTF on COVID-19 and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said this at the daily pressContinue reading “COVID-19: PTF To Decide On Second Phase Of Lockdown By June Ending – SGF”
…Allow open of churches, mosques, and markets The governments of Adamawa and Gombe states have lifted the lockdown in their states that were initially put in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus. A statement from Humwashi Wonosikou, press secretary to Ahmadu Fintiri, governor of Adamawa, said churches, mosques, and markets can now open for activities but must observeContinue reading “COVID-19: GOMBE, ADAMAWA LIFT LOCKDOWN”
Sam Adeyemi, the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, has said churches must remain shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on an Instagram live BBC Yoruba News interview, he said it is important for people to understand the shutting of worship places across the country. He cited the example of a church inContinue reading “COVID-19: Churches Should Remain Shut – Sam Adeyemi”
The Federal Government, on Monday, decried the nationwide non-compliance with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19’s guidelines for gradual reopening of the economy. The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this during the task force press briefing in Abuja, warned that the President, Major General Muhammadu BuhariContinue reading “Prepare For Fresh Total Lockdown – FG”
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has given reason the lockdown will not be called off anytime soon, C2Cnews reports. Ihekweazu, who spoke at the presidential task force briefing on COVID-19 on Friday, said due to the increasing number of cases in the country, exiting the lockdown phase will takeContinue reading “COVID-19: Lockdown Will Not Be Called Off Anytime Soon – DG. NCDC”
Pastor Sam Adeyemi has debunked Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s claim of government shutting down churches to install the 5G network and the Antichrist being the cause of Coronavirus. In an Instagram live chat with Pastor Poju Oyemade who is the founder and senior pastor of The Covenant Nation, Adeyemi said he studied how the 1918 pandemicContinue reading “Churches Were Shut Down In Nigeria During 1918 Pandemic – Sam Adeyemi”
By Henry Oduah -March 19, 2020Lagos state health commissioner Prof Akin AbayomiLagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has announced that the state has four new cases of coronavirus. Abayomi revealed this on Thursday during a press conference.