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Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Trump, Wife
Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Tr...

Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Trump, Wife

  President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a get-well-soon message to President of the United States of America (USA) Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania, who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier today. The message which was contained in a statement released by his Senior Special Assistant to the... read more »

Update: FG Orders Reopening of Unity, Private Schools
Update: FG Orders Reopening of Unity, Pr...

Update: FG Orders Reopening of Unity, Private Schools

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of all Unity Schools in Nigeria with effect from October 12. Government shutdown schools indefinitely in March as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this during a news briefing... read more »

Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devices
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Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devices

  The National Assembly has completed the installation of automated COVID-19 sanitizing devices on all entrance points to curb the spread of the virus. The chamber now has a chest containing hand sanitizer. This is different from the automated sanitizer which sprays substances on any... read more »

FG Commissions Infectious Disease Centre in UATH
FG Commissions Infectious Disease Centre...

FG Commissions Infectious Disease Centre in UATH

  The Federal Government on Friday commissioned and subsequently handed over the Infectious Disease Care Centre built and equipped by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), to the management of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada. The Centre has now been... read more »

Rivers Approves October 5 for School Resumption
Rivers Approves October 5 for School Res...

Rivers Approves October 5 for School Resumption

The Rivers State Government has approved Monday, October 5 as resumption date for universities, other tertiary institutions, secondary and vocational schools in the state. This was disclosed during a press briefing by Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku after an emergency State Executive... read more »

Fed Govt Confirm Delivery of Sample Collection Booths from Korea

Fed Govt Confirm Delivery of Sample Collection Booths from Korea

  The Federal Government has taken delivery of three “Smart Walk-through Booths” for COVID-19 sample collection donated by the Republic of Korea on Thursday to assist in the fight... read more »

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N3.5 trillion to various sectors of the economy to assist in cushioning the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Apex bank... read more »

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo has approved the resumption of professional football as part of easing of measures imposed to curb spread of COVID-19. The move was necessitated by a... read more »

FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria

FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has banned Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria in adherence to its principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume flight... read more »

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has directed schools to conduct COVIDD-19 risk assessment weekly. The directive comes as part of measures to contain the spread of dreaded COVID-19 virus as... read more »