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The International Press Institute( IPI)- the global network of editors, media executives and Communication experts- receives with profound shock the passing away of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari from complications arising from Covic-19 pandemic. We mourn the loss of this statesman, an accomplished journalist, an astute public officer and a […]

Forty-eight new cases of of the novel COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria. This brings the total number of in-country infections to five hundred and forty one. Twenty three of the new case were reported in Lagos, twelve in Abuja and ten in Kano state. Ogun State had two cases while Oyo and Ekiti States […]

North Korean authorities have confirmed that there are coronavirus cases in the country, days after leader Kim Jong-Un denied there was an outbreak. Authorities told citizens in public lectures that cases were seen in late last month. The news comes following initial denials by the secretive state, who in official statements from the capital Pyongyang […]

Medical experts in the country want the Federal government to quarantine all the persons who attended the burial of Mr Abba Kyari, the former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari in the interest of public safety. A renowned virologist and former President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Prof Oyewale Tomori made the call […]

The FCT administration has decontaminated the Gudu cemetery where the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari was buried. It has also isolated the staff of Health and Human Services Secretariat who removed his personal protective equipment and left same at the venue. A statement signed by the Acting Secretary of […]

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye wants the Federal and State governments to engage religious leaders to face the warfare of COVID-19 pandemic spiritually. Pastor Adeboye made the suggestion in his sermon on the church’s telecast today. He expressed optimism that the nation would soon experience normalcy in […]

Residents of Lagos State have expressed concern over the rising cost of staple food items following the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country. Across major markets monitored, prices of bread, garri and other staples like beans and semolina have increased, due to what the sellers linked […]

Two Non-governmental Organisations, the Human Environmental and Development Agenda and Women Advocates Research and Documentation have begun gathering data to acertain how the palliative and intervention funds for Covid-19 were administered. They said that monetary donations to curb the disease stood at over forty billion Naira excluding food and other items. In a statement, they […]

An estate agent identified as Ekundayo Oluwole Emmanuel has committed suicide in Ikorodu North local council area of Lagos State. Popularly known as ‘Shenko’, the victim who hailed from Ijero town in Ekiti state was said to have committed the crime over debt burdens. The 57 years old man resided at number 5, Community road, […]

Government has approved waivers for visitors or migrants with valid documents who overstayed in the country because of the order, restricting international travels through the Airports and subsequent closure of land borders. Thus, any visitor with valid Visitors Pass or Resident Permit with confirmed return tickets scheduled to travel out within the period of the […]

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