Kano State danger As Testing Centre Suspends Activities Due To Lack Of Testing Kits

Kano State deports Almajiris as state's coronavirus cases increase

A looming danger is expected in Kano State as the newly established testing centre for COVID-19 has suspended its operation for lack of test kits. Kano State has ramp up 73 Coronavirus infections in just 10 days. There has been mysterious deaths of over 150 people in the ancient city in the last three days, which many suspected to be…

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Gov Abdulrazaq Extends Kwara Lockdown By 14 Days

Gov Abdulrazaq

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has announced the extension of the lockdown imposed on the state by another 14 days, to further prevent the spread of coronavirus. The governor announced this on Thursday in Ilorin during the flag-off of the biometric registration of transporters slated to receive soft loans to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown. Nigerian Governors Agree…

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Nigerian Governors Agree On Two Weeks Inter-State Lockdown

Nigerian Governors

Nigerian Governors Agree On Two Weeks COVID-19 Inter-State Lockdown Across The Whole Nation The decision was reached at a meeting of the governors on Wednesday. The 36 state governors in Nigeria have recommended a national lockdown over the next two weeks to further curb the spread of Coronavirus. The decision was reached at a meeting of the governors on Wednesday.…

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NABTEB postpones 2020 examinations indefinitely

NABTEB postpones 2020 examination indefinitely

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has postponed it’s 2020 May/June Ordinary Level Certificate Examinations until further notice due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic. The registrar of the board, Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, said this in a statement, Thursday. “The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe and Management of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) regret to announce…

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Police not responsible for Abia petrol attendant killing – Lai Mohammed

Police not responsible for Aba petrol attendant's killing - Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, says the Nigerian Police is not responsible for the alleged killing of a petrol attendant in Abia. The minister disclosed this at the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 daily press briefing on Thursday in Abuja. Newsmen reports that there had been insinuations that the petrol attendant that died in Abia was…

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Barcelona to forfeit Saul Niguez signing

Barcelona to forfeit Saul Niguez signing

Barcelona will not enter the race to land Atletico de Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez despite holding a first refusal option. According to a report in El Mundo Deportivo, the Blaugrana have ruled out any move for the Spain international amid interest in his signature from England. A recent report in Diario AS said United were prepared to offer €80m (£70m)…

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Benue governor declares 30 days fasting against herdsmen attack

Benue governor declares 30 days fasting against herdsmen attack

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, has called for 30 days of fasting and intense prayers by the Benue people to seek God’s favour in combating the renewed herdsmen attack in some parts of the state. Ortom made this call on Thursday in Makurdi while interacting with newsmen on the occasion of his 59th birthday. The governor, who regretted the renewed…

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Spanish government apologises to children for coronavirus lockdown

Spanish government apologises to children for coronavirus lockdown

One Spanish deputy prime minister apologised Thursday to the country’s children for confining them to their homes since mid-March as part of a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic. “This confinement was not at all easy for you. You had to stop going to school, you stopped seeing many of your friends and family members, you had to play…

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Messi embarrassed me into retirement, David Beckham reveals

Messi embarrassed me into retirement, David Beckham reveals

England and Manchester United legend David Beckham has revealed how he was embarrassed into retiring by Barcelona and Argentine star Lionel Messi. Beckham, 44, ended his illustrious career with a stint at Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain in 2013. And it was over two legs against Barcelona in the 2012-13 Champions League that Beckham realised it was time to hang…

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US senate approves additional $484 billion coronavirus relief package

US senate approves additional $484 billion coronavirus relief package

The US Senate on Tuesday passed an additional coronavirus relief package worth $484 billion (N181 trillion) to address emerging public health and economic challenges occasioned by the pandemic. Specifically, this will replenish a depleted loan package for small businesses and provide funds for hospitals and coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and treatment. The unanimous approval followed marathon bipartisan negotiations between Democrats and…

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