Metro News

Obaseki extends dusk to dawn curfew for another 14 days … declares woman who tested positive for COVID-19 wanted

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has on Thursday in Benin extended the dusk-to dawn curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for another 14 days in the state. Obaseki, had on April 19, announced a 10-day dusk to dawn curfew to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.The governor, announced the extension at […]

National News

Nigeira’s COVID-19 now 1,728 as 196 new cases confirmed

There is jump in the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria as 196 new cases were reported confirmed today, making the total figure now 1,728.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, reported at its verified Twitter handle at NCDC @NCDCgov tweets:196 new cases of #COVID19 reported;87-Lagos24-Kano18-Gombe17-Kaduna16-FCT10-Katsina8-Sokoto7-Edo6-Borno1-Yobe1-Ebonyi1-AdamawaAs at 11:55pm 29th April- 1728 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in […]

Metro News

Just in: Former Borno governor is dead

A former governor of Borno State, Alhaji Muhammad Goni is dead.According to source, Goni died on Wednesday after a brief illness.Goni was a retired civil servant who was Governor of Borno State from 1979–1983 in the Nigerian Second Republic.Mohammed Goni was born in 1942 in Kareto, Mobbar Local Government Area, Borno State.He attended Maiduguri Middle […]

Business National News

FG DISBURSES $120.6M AS PERFORMANCE-BASED GRANTS TO 24 STATES

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disbursed the sum of N43,416,000,000.00 (USD120.6 million) as performance-based grants to 24 eligible States on the basis of the results achieved in 2018 under the performance-based grant component of the World Bank-Assisted States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme-for-Results, which is wholly-financed with a loan amount of USD750 […]

Africa Education News

Schools, public gathering, events centres remain closed- Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that schools in the state, public gatherings and events centres remain closed until COVID-19 pandemic is curtailed.Sanwo-Olu made this known today during his address to the residents of the state.Detail of the statement:Ninth Update on Coronavirus by the Lagos State Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-OluDear Lagosians, It […]

Metro News

Lagos discharges 49 COVID-19 patients

The Lagos State Government has announced the discharged of another 49 coronavirus patients after recovery from virus in the state.According to the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the patients were discharged after testing negative twice to the virus.Of the 49 discharged patients, 28 are females while 21 are males, 18 were from the Infectiois and Disease […]