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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 […]

News Opinion

Minister launches virtual learning programme

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Alli Pantami has officially launch Nigeria’s Virtual Academy Learning Programmes (NITDA Academy) as part of an effort to enhance Digital Literacy and Skills Development during the #COVID19 pandemic and beyond.While making his keynote address, Pantami, stated that the objective of the virtual academy is to Encourage […]

News Opinion

Are you a web developer or entrepreneur? NITDA needs you

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, under the ministry of Communication and Digital Economy invites Nigerians to participate in its COVID-19 innovation challenge.Nigeria COVID-19 Innovation Challenge is an online innovation challenge set up to meet the challenges our society is facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the isolation currently being experienced […]

Metro News Opinion

Oshodi-Isolo SLG distributes food to 1,600 households

At least no fewer than 1,600 households benefited in the food relief package distributed by the Secretary to Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Hon. Taoheed Abiola Oladipupo, to the people of the council.According to Oladipupo, the food package which consisted of packs of noodles was distributed to the 40 zones in the council taking into consideration the […]