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”

EDO GUBER RACE: Obaseki Meets Tinubu Ahead Of Primaries

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sought audience with the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, C2cnews.con gathers. The primaries is scheduled to hold next month. According to our source, we gathered that Obaseki made the move to see Tinubu after the National Working Committee of the party announced the adoption ofContinue reading “EDO GUBER RACE: Obaseki Meets Tinubu Ahead Of Primaries”

JUST-IN: BUHARI EXTENDS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN BY ANOTHER TWO WEEKS

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”

Supreme Court Frees Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu, Nullifies His Jail Sentence!

The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the conviction of former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Senator Kalu was convicted and sentenced to 12 years for fraud while he was governor for eight years through his company, Slok Nigeria Limited. However, the apex court in its judgment declared that the judgement of the court ofContinue reading “Supreme Court Frees Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu, Nullifies His Jail Sentence!”

COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the rationalisation of government agencies – The move will trigger the scrapping of some federal government agencies to reduce Nigeria’s cost of governance – When concluded, there will be a reduction in the number of statutory agencies from 263 to 161. President Muhammadu Buhari approved the implementation of the SteveContinue reading “COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance”

Obaseki Appoints New Chief Of Staff

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed a new chief of staff, following the resignation of Taiwo Akerele. Mr Akerele, in a letter dated April 25, cited administrative and governance reasons for his decision. However, a statement from Mr Obaseki’s spokesperson, Crusoe Osagie, on Saturday night, said Osaze Uzamere has been appointed as the newContinue reading “Obaseki Appoints New Chief Of Staff”

Think Long Term, Lockdown Has Not Been Lifted – Gov Sanwo -Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked Lagosians to avoid the spread of fake news, saying that the movement restriction has not been lifted, Thecitypulsenews reports Governor Sanwo-Olu while appealing to residents of the state, took to his Twitter handle to preach the importance of social distancing, especially during the Easter celebration. He said, “ThisContinue reading “Think Long Term, Lockdown Has Not Been Lifted – Gov Sanwo -Olu”

Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu Announces Free Treatment For Maternity, Emergency Patients

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state will take responsibility for the medical bills of all maternity and emergency patients at all state-owned secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities. Mr Sanwo-Olu made this known on Saturday at Lagos House, Marina, while giving reporters an update on the lockdown in the state as part of measuresContinue reading “Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu Announces Free Treatment For Maternity, Emergency Patients”

FG To Reach 11 Million Nigerians With Palliatives To Cushion #COVID-19 Harsh Effects

Federal government has said it will be reaching more than 11 million Nigerians with palliatives to cushion the harsh effects of the measures set to fight back outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Also, the government has said it will continue to increase capacity to test for cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) onContinue reading “FG To Reach 11 Million Nigerians With Palliatives To Cushion #COVID-19 Harsh Effects”