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The Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Folorunso Olabode has been abducted by suspected bandits. He was abducted on his way to his hometown in Iye-Ekiti in Ilejemeje Local Government Area. The driver of the vehicle conveying him, a serving Councillor, was shot dead by the Kidnappers. In a statement, the Commissioner for Information and […]

The two weeks of extended lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja ends midnight of today. It is not clear if the Presidency will announce an extension like it did after the initial two weeks. The lockdown was announced as a measure to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus disease that is ravaging the country and […]

The Federal government says it will not evacuate Nigerians in foreign countries who are infected by coronavirus disease. It says they will be treated in the country that they reside. The Ministry of Foreign Affair’s says evacuating them will be dangerous to their host community The spokesman of the ministry, Mr Ferdinand Nwoye made government’s […]

Six hundred and twenty persons, including thirty nine strippers and revellers at a nightclub in Lagos are facing trials for violating the lockdown directive to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease in the state. The spokesman of the Police Command in Lagos, Mr. Bala Elkana who confirmed the development said some of the violators […]

Italy has outlined plans to ease the strict restrictions it imposed seven weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the measures would be relaxed from may 4 with people being allowed to visit their relatives in small numbers. He said parks, factories and building sites will reopen […]

COVID-19 cases in African has increased to over thirty thousand, so says the WHO. The United Nation’s health agency gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO. South Africa suffered the most severe outbreak with four thousand three hundred and thirty six cases and eighty six deaths followed by Algeria with three thousand two […]

Some residents of Ikorodu are beginning to express worry, if President Muhammad Buhari will further extend the lockdown today. The apprehension is caused by the resolve of the thirty six state governors to extend the lockdown to break the curve of COVID19 pandemic. In a chat with Correspondent Yemisi Dada at Benson bus stop in […]

For the third time in six weeks since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening address Nigerians on current efforts and future plans at curbing the pandemic. President Buhari had on March 30, 2020 announced an initial two-week lockdown of FCT, Lagos and Ogun states, following which he […]

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has called on the Federal Government and stakeholders to provide insurance for journalist who are on the front line in covering the Covid19 pandemic. It also called for the provision of adequate and effective Personal Protection Equipment PPEs and palliative to ease the hardship these journalist encounter daily while […]

The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Lagos Operations has lost two of its staffers who passed on during illnesses. They are Mr Ken Ifeanyi, a Controller Librarian in the Zonal Programmes office and Miss Chinyere Ogbonna, a Controller News in Radio One 103.5FM. The Director Lagos Operations of FRCN, Prince Adeyinka Amosu expressed shock […]

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