BREAKING: Gov Akeredolu of Ondo tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for COVID-19. Akeredolu, who confirmed his status while speaking in Akure, the Ondo State capital, added that he had isolated himself and is being attended to at home. He said: “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for COVID-19. I am not displaying any symptoms. “I am currently self-isolating and supervised home management will be administered by the wonderful team at our Infectious Disease Hospital. I ask that we all stay safe and be well.” Details later…

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Lagos leads with 11 Local Govts, as FG announces total lockdown in 18 Council Areas Nationwide

The Nigerian government has said it would slam precision lockdown on 18 local government areas across the country where 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases have been found. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this on Monday at a news conference after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari at the end of the four-week gradual easing of lockdown. He said the state government and local authorities, where the councils are located, will administer the lockdown. “For the precision lockdown, we have identified 18 local governments out…

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Tinubu Remains A Valuable Asset To APC, Says Caretaker Committee, Plans Visit

The Mai Mala Buni-led All Progressives Congress Caretaker Committee and Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee has agreed to  visit the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday or before end of the week. APC Caretaker Committee resolved to meet Tinubu during the inaugural meeting of 13 members appointed by NEC last week, held at Party National Secretariat, Abuja. The meeting that lasted for over two hours start with formal handing over by Victor Giadom to Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni. Recall that this medium published that Giadom took over as…

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NASS LEADERSHIP STOPS JULY 1st ELECTRICITY TARIFFS HIKE

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan with the Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila at the conference hall with others during the meeting… The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1, 2020 and succeeded in convincing the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to defer the plan till the first quarter of 2021. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and other principal Officers of the two Chambers of the…

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