Tag Archives Covid-19

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption
Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of...

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption

The House of Representatives has frowned at the decision of the Federal Government to allow schools to resume on Monday despite a spike in cases of COVID-19. The Green chamber alleged that the Federal Government failed to consult the relevant committees of the National Assembly, contrary to their... read more »

COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Osinbajo Report, Mobilises Corpers to Camps
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COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Osinbajo Report, Mobilises Corpers to Camps

Despite the rising cases of COVID-19 across the country, the Federal Government has once again ignored the recommendation by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led Economic Sustainability Committee and approved the re-opening of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, orientation camps nationwide next... read more »

Breaking: FG Directs Schools To Resume Jan 18
Breaking: FG Directs Schools To Resume J...

Breaking: FG Directs Schools To Resume Jan 18

The Federal Government has asked schools to resume on January 18, 2021 after “due consultation” with stakeholders. The decision was reached after a meeting with stakeholders, including Governors, Commissioners of Education, Proprietors and heads of institutions, staff unions and students. The... read more »

COVID-19: Is Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Dead? (VIDEO)
COVID-19: Is Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Ol...

COVID-19: Is Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Dead? (VIDEO)

Veteran broadcaster, Bisi Olatilo has debunked speculations that he died of COVID-19 complications, African News Today has gathered. Olatilo made the clarification in a video posted online where he said he was in the hospital receiving medical attention. This comes after reports in social media... read more »

ABU Announces Resumption Date
ABU Announces Resumption Date

ABU Announces Resumption Date

The Senate of the Ahmadu Bello University has approved Monday, January 25th, 2021 as the resumption date for academic activities in the university. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs of the ABU, Mallam Auwal Umar, noting that the date was subject to review by... read more »

Osimhen Still COVID-19 Positive After Second Test

Osimhen Returns Second COVID-19 Positive Result After Fresh Test

 Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has returned a second COVID-19 positive result after a new coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday, Napoli confirmed. The Italian side disclosed... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Varsities, Cites Absence of COVID-19 Guidelines

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Varsities, Cites Absence of COVID-19 Guidelines

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said tertiary institutions across the country are not prepared for safe reopening. This was conveyed by chapters of the union, in... read more »

COVID-19 Not Hoax - Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19 Not Hoax – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Sunday warned Lagosians on the devastating effect of the raging Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor appealed to Lagosians to take all... read more »

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House on the Rock Pastor Dies From COVID-19

Adeyinka Akinbami, a pastor with the House on the Rock Church has died of COVID-19 complications, aged 61 African News Today has gathered. Senior Pastor, HOTR, Paul Adefarasin announced his... read more »

I Contracted COVID-19 from Rudeboy, Passed it To My Wife ― Jude Okoye

I Contracted COVID-19 from Rudeboy, Passed it To My Wife ― Jude O...

Earlier today, music executive, Jude Okoye’s wife, Ify, shared a video on her Instagram account showing that she has been placed on oxygen after contracting Coronavirus. The former beauty queen... read more »