Sunday , May 24 2020


Group leads protest to EFCC Office, calls for prosecution of Oshiomhole over Edo Specialist Hospital infractions

BENIN CITY – A socio-political group, Alliance for Collective Progress, has called for the prosecution of former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his administration’s breach of the state’s Public Procurement Law in the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment for the hospital. Findings by …

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President Buhari urges governors to work closely with PTF

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, enjoined governors to work closely with the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to engender better harmony in the daunting task of checking the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity in a statement in Abuja, said …

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No Presidential broadcast on COVID-19 – Presidency

ABUJA – The Presidency says there will be no presidential broadcast on COVID-19, on Monday as being speculated in some quarters. Dr Aliyu Sani, the National Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, had on Sunday while reacting to a question during a programme on Channels Television, disclosed that President …

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Customs operations hinders ease of doing business, says NECA

Lagos – The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) says incessant obstruction caused by the Nigeria Customs Service are hindering the ease of doing business by the manufacturing companies. Its Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, said in a statement on Monday that such act was jeopardising the Federal Government’s efforts at promoting …

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Buhari meets State Governors via videoconferencing

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja via videoconferencing met with members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting, presided by the president at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, stated with six representatives of the governors online. The …

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There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell