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”

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”

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”

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”

COVID-19: PTF To Decide On Second Phase Of Lockdown By June Ending – SGF

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”


Just-In: Buhari Extends COVID-19 Lockdown By Another Two WeeksPresident Buhari The Federal Government, on Monday, said the recent order of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on gradual ease of lockdown will remain in force for another two weeks. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at theContinue reading “JUST-IN: BUHARI EXTENDS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN BY ANOTHER TWO WEEKS”

Pregnant COVID-19 Lagos Patient Delivered Of Baby Boy, Discharges 67

Health workers in Lagos are basking in the euphoria of success in Lagos following a successful delivery of a baby boy by a positive COVID-19 patient. The baby was delivered at the Gbagada isolation centre on Saturday. Announcing the great feat recorded by the State Government through her health workers, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said theContinue reading “Pregnant COVID-19 Lagos Patient Delivered Of Baby Boy, Discharges 67”


…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”