Osun records 5 cases of UK COVID-19 strain

The Osun State Government on Sunday said five people had tested positive to the deadly B117 strain of coronavirus (COVID-19), which was first reported in the United Kingdom.   Mrs Funke Egbemode, the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, said…
Ganduje inaugurates 2,000 COVID-19 marshals

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has inaugurated 2,000 COVID-19 marshals to sensitise the people and enforce COVID-19 safety protocols across the state.   Ganduje said, during the inauguration in Kano on Sunday, that there was need to tackle COVID-19…
Presidency bemoans non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols

The Presidency has expressed concern over reports of non-compliance with the recently-signed Executive Order, which makes mask wearing and observation of social distancing in the public, mandatory. A statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman, in Abuja on…
Forum calls for rehabilitation of returnees from Saudi Arabia

The Journalists International Forum for Migration has pleaded with the Federal Government to go beyond accepting the Nigerians, who were deported from Saudi Arabia, by ensuring their thorough rehabilitation.   Mr Ajibola Abayomi, the President of the Forum, made the…
Yobe govt. performs 1,430 successful eye surgeries

The Yobe State Government says it carried out 1,430 successful eye surgeries in the state in 2020.   Dr Babagana Machina, the Executive Secretary of Yobe State Primary Healthcare Management Agency, said this on Sunday in Damaturu at an event to mark the World Neglected Tropical…