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Nigeria needs N120bn to combat COVID-19 – Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Thursday said Nigeria would require about N120billion to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Governor said this was the outcome of the Nigerian private sector-led coalition against COVID-19. The CBN, on behalf of the Bankers’ Committee, and in partnership with the private sector led […]
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Kaduna orders total lockdown from Thursday midnight

Kaduna State Government has ordered a lockdown of the state by imposing a 24 hour curfew throughout the state from the midnight of Thursday, 26, March 2020. The Deputy Governor of the state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, who made this known in a state broadcast on Thursday, stressed that all residents of Kaduna state must stay […]
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COVID-19: CBN suspends Forex sales to BDCs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has suspended foreign exchange sales to the Bureau De Change (BDC) operators until further notice. The Association of Bureau de Change of Nigeria (ABCON) had on the 24th of March written to the apex bank, recommending a halt in the weekly sales of forex to the BDCs. The CBN, […]
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Coronavirus: Bauchi records second positive case

A friend to Bauchi state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Commissioner of Health in Bauchi state, Dr Aliyu Muhammed Maigoro, disclosed this to newsmen in Bauchi on Thursday. “Today, 26 March, 2020, the state has recorded a second confirmed case of Coronavirus. Out of the 48 highly risk persons […]
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COVID-19: Niger suspends juma’at prayers, church services

The Niger State Government has directed the suspension of all congregational and weekly Friday prayers in all mosques across the State amidst rising cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, on Thursday further disclosed that the State Government has […]
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COVID-19: Lock down Ogun now, NMA tells Abiodun

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Ogun state on Thursday asked Governor Dapo Abiodun to lockdown the state for at least two weeks in view of the increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases across the country. The Chairman of the association, Dr Ismail Lawal, who addressed journalists at the NMA House in Abeokuta, said the lockdown would […]
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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu deploys equipment to fumigate Lagos

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that his administration would deploy equipment to fumigate the entire state. This effort, he said, seeks to keep the environment safe and curtail the contagion of coronavirus (COVID-19). Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this on Thursday via his official Twitter handle: @jidesanwoolu, said the fumigation machines will be deployed to […]
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Enugu company donates 600-bed facility to fight COVID-19

An Enugu-based company, Golden Royal, has donated a 600-bed facility to the African Development Institute of Research Methodology, ADIRM for use in case of outbreak of COVID-19 in Nigeria. The Director of the institute, Prof. Ike Oluka, made this known during the final round of training organised by the institute for health personnel and other […]
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Coronavirus: UBA to provide N5bn relief support

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has said it will provide N5 billion relief support as Covid19 pandemic sweeps across Africa. This is contained in a tweet on the bank’s official twitter handle: @UBAGroup. We Will Provide N5 billion(U$14 million) To COVID-19 Relief Support Across Africa To catalyze a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight […]
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Covid-19: FG to ban inter-state, inter-town travels

The Federal Government says it is considering stopping inter-state and inter-town travels, except for essential services, among measures to stop spread of coronavirus (Covid-19). The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a media briefing to give update on the measures being taken by the government to […]
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COVID-19: What Bashir Ahmad said about President Buhari, Abba Kyari being secretly flown abroad

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has refuted an ongoing claim that President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, have been secretly flown out of the country for treatment. Reports emerged in some quarters (not DAILY POST) on Thursday that the President and his Chief of Staff have secretly left the country to have […]
COVID-19: What Bashir Ahmad said about President Buhari, Abba Kyari being secretly flown abroad

Boko Haram: Troops destroy terrorists’ hideout in Borno

The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), destroyed the hideout of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in an air strike at Muktu in Northern Borno. The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, who disclosed this in a statement to NAN on Thursday, explained […]
Boko Haram: Troops destroy terrorists’ hideout in Borno

Coronavirus Buhari breaks silence on isolation, other measures, tells Nigerians not to panic

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday night, commended unity of purpose in fighting spread of coronavirus in Nigeria. He hailed measures including the willingness for self-isolation, social distancing, and contributions of public spirited individuals and institutions who consistently mobilize resources to supplement efforts of Federal and State governments. His message was conveyed in a statement by presidential […]
Coronavirus Buhari breaks silence on isolation, other measures, tells Nigerians not to panic

COVID-19: Gov. Okowa shuts down Delta land borders, air routes, businesses

As part of measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the Delta State Governor, Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday, shutdown all land borders, airport, business malls, supermarkets and shops in the State. The governor announced the closure in his statewide broadcast today. He said, “My Dear Deltans, This is the third time I am addressing you […]
COVID-19: Gov. Okowa shuts down Delta land borders, air routes, businesses

COVID-19: Our index case in stable condition – Osun Deputy Governor

Osun State Deputy Governor, Benedict Olugboyega Alabi has disclosed that the index case of Coronavirus in the state was rapidly responding to treatment. He, therefore, reiterated the commitment of Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s administration towards ensuring adequate protection of citizenry against the killer disease. Alabi opined that members of the medical team, who were saddled with […]
COVID-19: Our index case in stable condition – Osun Deputy Governor

Police arrest two men for allegedly stealing 7 cars at Redemption Camp

The police in Ogun State have arrested two men for allegedly stealing seven cars at the Redemption Camp, along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway area of Ogun. The suspects were identified by the command as Friday Ezi and Onyekachi Atama. DAILY POST learnt that the duo are from Benin-City and Onitsha respectively. The Police Public Relations Officer, […]
Police arrest two men for allegedly stealing 7 cars at Redemption Camp

Punish culprits behind Kujuru crisis – Christian lawyers tell El-Rufai

The Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria, CLASFON, has enjoined Governor Nasir El-Rufai to take appropriate steps to ensure justice for the people of Adara Chiefdom. The group said the culprits responsible for the mayhem in the area should be punished in order to avert future occurrence. This is as CLASFON commended the Kaduna state government […]
Punish culprits behind Kujuru crisis – Christian lawyers tell El-Rufai

COVID-19: Two close contacts with Gov. Bala Mohammed test positive for Coronavirus

More two persons have tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus in Bauchi State. They were in close contact with the State Governor, Bala Mohammed, whose case had earlier been confirmed. The State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro, disclosed this in a situation update while addressing newsmen in Bauchi, the state capital on […]
COVID-19: Two close contacts with Gov. Bala Mohammed test positive for Coronavirus

COVID-19: Pay Nigerians N25, 000 monthly to buy sanitizers, masks, hand gloves – HURIWA tells Buhari

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Thursday, charged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to pay at least N25,000 monthly to all indigent families and the elderly, amid the Coronavirus outbreak. HURIWA, a frontline advocacy group, explained that such palliative measure would enable the beneficiaries to buy and stock essential foodstuffs and […]
COVID-19: Pay Nigerians N25, 000 monthly to buy sanitizers, masks, hand gloves – HURIWA tells Buhari

COVID-19: Peter Obi asks elected officers to return to their constituencies

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general election, Peter Obi, has called on elected public officers to relocate to their constituencies. Obi, a former Governor of Anambra State, also expressed concern over the plight of vulnerable and unemployed Nigerians whose survival is tied to their day-to-day activities. He […]
COVID-19: Peter Obi asks elected officers to return to their constituencies

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