Gov. Fayemi relaxes Ekiti State lockdown

Ekiti State residents, with effect from Monday, will have opportunities to pursue their business from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Governor Kayode Fayemi who disclosed this in a state-wide broadcast Sunday evening also revealed that consultations are…

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Zamfara State lawmaker, Tukur Jekada, is dead

Tukur Jekada, a lawmaker at the Zamfara House of Assembly who represents Bakura Constituency, is dead. Shamsudeen Hassan, the Chairman of the House Information Committee, announced this while talking in Gusau on Sunday. Mr Hassan said the lawmaker passed away…

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ASUU Strike: FG and ASUU  to resume negotiations

Labor and Employment Minister Chris Ngige says that if the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rejects the government’s openness to return to the negotiation table, this would have repercussions. This was confirmed by Mr Ngige on Sunday in…

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COVID-19: Chinese doctors still in Nigeria

The Chinese embassy and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) say the controversially invited Chinese medical team is still in the country to assist Nigerian efforts against COVID-19. They spoke in response to Nigerian government’s suggestion via the Federal…

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Another medical doctor dies from COVID-19

On Sunday the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Jigawa State confirmed the death of one of its members, Nasir Adam, from complications with coronavirus. Mr Adam who died was 36 years old. The state chairman of the NMA, Nura Basirka,…

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Rwanda records its first COVID-19 death

Rwanda’s health ministry announced on Sunday that the latest coronavirus had caused the first death of the East African country. The victim was a 65-year-old driver who chose to go home from a neighboring country where he resided, the ministry…

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Kidnapped CAN chairman regains freedom

The chairman, chapter of the Nasarawa State Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Joseph Masin, who was abducted by gunmen in Lafia on Thursday, has regained his freedom. Bola Longe, the state’s police commissioner (CP), announced the CAN chairman ‘s release…

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