The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives. The commission’s Director of Operations, Mr Akeem Lawal, disclosed this during a virtual meeting of stakeholders on the topic, “COVID-19 Funds Management and Monitoring”, […]

The COVID-19 Task Force in Oyo State has announced two positive cases in the state. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 252. Governor Seyi Makinde, who heads the state COVID-19 task force gave the indication via his verified Twitter handle, on Thursday. According to […]

Jennie Stejna, a 103-year-old woman from Massachusetts, has celebrated her recovery from COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, with an ice cold beer. According to TMZ, Adam Gunn, Stejna’s grandson-in-law, revealed that the centenarian was diagnosed with the novel disease three weeks ago after which she took ill. The development, […]

The Kogi government says the state is COVID-19 free. In a statement on Wednesday, Saka Haruna Audu, Kogi health commissioner, said the state government has developed “full testing capacity” and “conducted hundreds of tests” which have come back negative. This position is contrary to that of the Nigeria Centre for […]

The Rivers State Executive Council has approved the review of the 2020 Budget in line with the present economic realities occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, the State’s 2020 Budget has been reviewed by 48 percent from N530,813,357,619.00 Billion to N300,370,071,183.00 Billion. The State Commissioner for Finance and Supervisory Commissioner […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed its confidence that the ban on religious gatherings in the country could end by the first Sunday of June. This was contained in a statement signed by CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, on Wednesday. Ayokunle noted that they have been in talks […]