Tags: COVID-19

FG Confirms January 18 School Resumption Date

Even though the second wave of the pandemic has seen a high surge in cases of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria, especially after the festive periods, this would not stop the planned resumption of schools across the country as the Federal Ministry of Education has confirmed that the January 18 school resumption date stands. The Minister…

LASUCOM Closes Campus As 3 Students Test Positive For COVID-19

The Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) has closed down its campus in Ikeja after three of its students tested positive for COVID-19. A statement released on Thursday by Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations of the Lagos State University, Ademola Adekoya, disclosed the information, noting that contact tracing has begun and…

Best Practices, Safety Tips To Prevent Debit And Credit Card Fraud

By Rotimi Onadipe We are in the technology age and technology is so much attached to our daily life. Many transactions can now be done online through credit or debit card in a matter of seconds. Advancement of technology has contributed to the prevalence of online transactions. We must be informed that our credit or…

Nigerians Criticize NIMC’s Decision On BVN-Generated NIN

The announcement by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) that the NIN generated by the BVN can only be used after it has been updated at the NIMC enrolment centre has received huge criticism by Nigerians. This new order by the commission means that people who have NIN generated BVN due to its record harmonization…

COVID-19: Travels, Religious Activities, School Reopening Responsible For Increase – PTF

With the high increase in the number of reported cases of COVID-19 infections, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has stressed that factors that have contributed to rise in numbers from late November 2020 included increased local and international travels, business and religious activities, reopening of schools without strict…

Nigeria Surpasses 100,000 Coronavirus Cases

As the country battles with a daily increase in the number of infections for COVID-19 amidst a second wave, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria has surpassed 100,000 on Sunday January, 10th 2021. In its latest update, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,024 new cases thereby bringing the total…

Cancellation of Crossover Service; Why Adeboye Lambasted Govt. Witches

By Obinna Akukwe The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCCG Pastor EA Adeboye had lambasted government witches and Christian Association of Nigeria CAN who conspired to cancel the 2020 Crossover Night Services. Speaking during a sermon at Ebute Meta RCCG on Sunday, Pastor Adeboye blamed CAN and Covid-19 officials for the crossover…

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Begs Lagosians To Avoid Another Lockdown

WO The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has asked Lagosians to take the COVID-19 pandemic more seriously so as to avoid another lockdown in the state. The governor in a message on his social handle on Tuesday said there was an urgent need for everyone in the state to be more circumspect in the way…

Lagos Deputy Governor Loses Brother To COVID-19

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat is currently in a sad mood as he lost his half-brother, Dr Haroun Hamzat on Tuesday, January 5. He was reported to have died from COVID-19 complications. His death was announced yesterday by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA).  Dr Haroun…