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COVID-19: Lagos lawmaker, Tunder Braimoh, dies

COVID-19: Lagos lawmaker, Tunder Braimoh, dies

Tragedy struck in Lagos again in Lagos as the member representing Kosofe Constituency 2 at the State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Braimoh, was confirmed dead. . Buraimoh who was the Chairman, Lagos House of Assembly Committee on Information, Strategy and Security died late Thursday, acoording to reports. He has also served as the Chairman of Kosofe Local Government Area ... Read More »

Death of CoS: Kwara Government Officials Proceed On Isolation, Tests

Death of CoS: Kwara Government Officials Proceed On Isolation, Tests

By Joel Adedeji, Ilorin Cabinet members and personal staff of the Chief of Staff to the Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Adisa Logun who died yesterday evening have been asked to go on isolation. They were said to have had contacts with the late Chief of Staff who was confirmed to have died of COVID-19. The affected cabinet members and staff ... Read More »

COVID-19 Technical Committee Team Buries Late Kwara Chief of Staff

COVID-19 Technical Committee Team Buries Late Kwara Chief of Staff

By Joe Adedeji, Ilorin The burial team of COVID-19 Technical Committee supervised the burial of the remains of the Chief of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun to the Kwara State Governor today. It was at the premises of his house along Ijumu Road, GRA, Ilorin, the State capital in line with COVID-19 protocols and guidelines. . The Late Chief of Staff ... Read More »

COVID19: WIN Foundation To Feed 4 Million People In Nigeria

COVID19: WIN Foundation To Feed 4 Million People In Nigeria

As the hunger situation in Africa gets compounded by the imposed lockdowns resulting from the ravaging COVID-19, a global humanitarian philanthropist and president of the When In Need Foundation, WIN, Chief (Dr). Chetachi Ecton, says she is on a mission to rewrite the hunger narrative in Nigeria by engaging millions of people in food security programs. According to her, the ... Read More »

Makinde Constitutes Governing Councils of Tertiary Institutions, Waste Management Agency

Makinde Constitutes Governing Councils of Tertiary Institutions, Waste Management Agency

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has constituted the Governing Councils of tertiary institutions owned by the state. Also constituted is the board of the Oyo State Waste Management Board, a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa indicated. The statement named Chairmen and Board members for state-owned institutions including The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oke ... Read More »

Nigeria records 544 new cases of COVID-19

Nigeria records 544 new cases of COVID-19

…As total infections reach 28,711 Nigeria has recorded 544 new COVID-19 cases, a development which has taken the country’s total infection tally to 28,711. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its official twitter handle on Sunday. NCDC said that as of July, 5. 2020, 544 new confirmed cases and 11 deaths were recorded in the country. ... Read More »

Covid-19: Three prominent Nigerians die in one day

Covid-19: Three prominent Nigerians die in one day

Three prominent Nigerians died on Sunday, July 5, as a result of coronavirus complications. They were Professor Godwin Achinge, J. Shalanga, and Chief Jide Odekunle, immediate past general manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA). Achinge, who is the vice-chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, died on Sunday afternoon at an undisclosed hospital in ... Read More »

COVID-19: Makinde commissions upgraded Agbami isolation centre

COVID-19: Makinde commissions upgraded Agbami isolation centre

…says we will continue to support health workers Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, commissioned the upgraded Agbami Isolation Centre, Jericho, Ibadan, declaring that health workers will continue to receive strong support in the fight against coronavirus in the state. The governor, who was accompanied on the trip to Agbami by his deputy, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, and other ... Read More »

Flood Disaster: Oyo Govt. to launch drainage master plan under IUFM project

Flood Disaster: Oyo Govt. to launch drainage master plan under IUFM project

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has directed the execution of a drainage master plan under the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project within the next 18 months. The governor, who gave the directive while on an on-the-spot assessment of the flood affected areas of Ibadan said that the measure would help prevent perennial flood disaster in the state. The governor, ... Read More »

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Tests Positive For Coronavirus

GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state today said he has tested positive to COVID-19 pandemic. Akeredolu on his verified twitter handle, said he got confirmation of a positive result for COVID- 19 Tuesday morning. According to him “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for Covid-19. “I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms. I am currently self-isolating ... Read More »

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

…Ends interstate lockdown The Federal Government has approved “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown yesterday. However, only pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other classes in primary and secondary schools will remain closed. Also, government lifted ... Read More »

NEDC DONATES 100 OPERATIONAL SECURITY VEHICLES TO ARMY, OTHERS FIGHT BOKO HARAM, 18 AMBULANCES TO CURB COVID-19

NEDC DONATES 100 OPERATIONAL SECURITY VEHICLES TO ARMY, OTHERS FIGHT BOKO HARAM, 18 AMBULANCES TO CURB COVID-19

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The North East Development Commission (NEDC) on Thursday donated 100 Pick-up Vans and Trucks to Nigerian Armed Forces and other paramilitary agencies fighting Boko Haram terrorists in the region. It also donated 18 ambulances to the Nigerian Army and the Airforce, as well as 8 Federal Medical institutions to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the North East. ... Read More »

Ajimobi and Abuja’s one-way tickets  By Lasisi Olagunju

Ajimobi and Abuja’s one-way tickets By Lasisi Olagunju

  It will remain true forever that on the day of death, there is no medicine. Bolaji Tunji, Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s spokesman, said his boss took all the precautions of these malevolent times: He washed his hands, watched his steps, wore face masks and stayed safe. Then a small plane came to pick him in Ibadan for a party meeting ... Read More »

Number of worldwide coronavirus cases passes 10 million

Number of worldwide coronavirus cases passes 10 million

The number of cases of coronavirus worldwide has passed 10 million, according to analysis from Johns Hopkins University. They said the global death toll was nearing 500,000. They said the US had the most number of confirmed cases, with 2,510,323. Brazil followed, with 1,313,667. The UK had the fifth highest number of confirmed cases globally according to the university, with ... Read More »

Ajimobi’s burial: This wicked lie must stop

Ajimobi’s burial: This wicked lie must stop

The Oyo State Government has strongly denied insinuations that it is responsible for the delay in burying the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the insinuations amounted to a wicked lie. The statement read: “In view of ... Read More »

COVID-19: Virology Dept affirms Oyo Govt’s support

COVID-19: Virology Dept affirms Oyo Govt’s support

…As Govt. insists total support to UCH, Virology Dept stand at N118.9m The Department of Virology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, today, affirmed the support of the Oyo State government to the COVID-19 Laboratory in the Department, noting that to date, the Virology Department has been supported by the state to the tune of N86.9 million. A letter affirming ... Read More »

Ajimobi was a statesman, Makinde mourns

Ajimobi was a statesman, Makinde mourns

…directs flags to fly at half-mast on Friday Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has expressed sadness at the demise of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The governor, in a condolence message to the Ajimobi family and the good people of Oyo State, also directed that the state’s flag fly at half mast on Friday. ... Read More »

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. NGF’s Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, in a condolence message he issued on behalf of his group, said members had hoped Ajimobi would recover from the lung surgery he recently had. Fayemi said: “It ... Read More »

Lagos APC Commiserates With Ajimobi’s Family, Oyo People

Lagos APC Commiserates With Ajimobi’s Family, Oyo People

The All Progressives Congress, Lagos State commiserates with the family and the entire leadership and membership of our party , particularly the Oyo state chapter, on the passing away of the former governor of Oyo state, Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi. Sen. Ajimobi left in indelible marks in the private sector as a Chief Executive and served his people meritoriously as ... Read More »

Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

Oyetola commiserates with Ajimobi’s family

  Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. Oyetola, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, described the former Oyo Governor’s death as unfortunate, painful and a great loss. He said his thoughts and prayers ... Read More »