Tuesday, 30 June, 2020

Day: June 1, 2020


National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kola Ologbodiyan, has asked Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, to apologise to the people of the state for misleading them on COVID-19. In a statement on Monday, Ologbodiyan said Bello did not show the Read more…


416 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, June 1, 2020.   According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 192 cases were recorded in Lagos, 41 in Edo, 33 in Rivers, 30 in Kaduna, 23 in Read more…


Nine more patients have died from Coronavirus in Lagos State. Commissioner for Health in the state, Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter. This brings the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Lagos to 59.  The tweet reads, Read more…


Armed Fulani herdsmen Three persons were feared dead following an attack by suspected herdsmen on some communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The affected villages, it was gathered, include Ikereku, Pade, Olanla and Babalola villages. Those killed Read more…


Luanda — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday called on the Angolan government to continue to take action to prevent the covid-19 pandemic from becoming a crisis for the children’s rights. In a message on World Children’s Day, Read more…


Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has deployed forensic experts to investigate the rape and killing of a 22-year-old University of Benin student named Vera Uwaila Omosuwa. Omosuwa was sexually abused and murdered by yet to be identified persons while Read more…


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Health workers in Ondo State have continued to complain the non-payment of their hazard allowances despite the promise made by the state government. The health workers including nurses, midwives, doctors, medical officers, health information scientists, pharmacists, laboratory Read more…


Two non-governmental organisations, the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre, and the Centre for Reproductive Rights, have petitioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, over the alleged detention of two patients by the Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha, Osun State, Read more…


The State Government of Osun is set to meet with religious leaders across the State to work out the modalities for the reopening of worship centres. This follows the new set of directives and guidelines issued by the Federal Government Read more…


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa in Abuja. Obaseki’s visit is coming ahead of the APC governorship primary election in the state.  He is reportedly seeking Buhari’s intervention in the Read more…