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BREAKING: Gov Makinde tests positive for coronavirus

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has tested positive for coronavirus. He made this known via his Twitter handle on Monday. “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is positive. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate,” he said. The governor, who urged residents to comply with directives aimed at curbing coronavirus in …

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BREAKING: Nigeria reports 14 new coronavirus cases, total now 111

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 111 in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control via its Twitter handle said, “14 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; nine in Lagos and five in FCT. “As of 09:30 pm, 29th of March, there …

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For The Record: Buhari’s speech on COVID-19

ADDRESS BY MAJOR GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI (RETD.), PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and …

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BREAKING: Nigeria reports 14 new coronarvirus cases, total now 111

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections to 111 in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said, “14 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; nine in Lagos and five in FCT. “As of 09:30 pm, 29th of March, there are 111 confirmed cases …

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Buhari announces 2-week lockdown of Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as coronavirus spreads

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a complete lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun for the next two weeks. The measure, he said, is to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), said to have been linked to persons who have travelled from these centres. In a national address to Nigerians, Buhari said interstate and …

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OYO COVID-19 SQUAD IMPOUNDS 22 VEHICLES AT CLUB HOUSES

Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan. Addressing the team of officers before the operation, the Executive Chairman, OYRTMA, Mogaji (Dr.) Akin Fagbemi, who distributed protective tools to the …

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COVID-19: Ogun shuts borders with Lagos, Oyo, others

Ogun State Government has announced the closure of the borders with the neighbouring states and the international border with the Republic of Benin. The Government which said this on Saturday explained that the closure would be effected at 12 Midnight on Sunday, 29th March, 2020. The Government in a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary …

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Makinde to give palliatives to Oyo residents

AS a means of curtailing the spread of the novel Coronavirus, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, yesterday, assured residents of the state that his government was already working on palliatives to ease the pressure on residents, following the partial shutdown of activities. The partial lockdown is to take effect from today (Sunday) but the workers …

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Ministers Donate 50% Of March Salary To Fight Pandemic

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has disclosed that all Nigeria’s 43 ministers have donated 50 per cent of their March 2020 salaries to support the Federal Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. According to the statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by the Minister of Information and …

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BREAKING: Oyo identifies 84 suspected COVID-19 cases, imposes curfew

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the state after two new confirmed cases were confirmed and 84 new suspected infections discovered. Makinde made this known via a series of tweets on Saturday morning. This is coming a few hours after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced that Oyo …

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