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EKiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi

COVID-19: Fayemi relaxes Ekiti curfew, flags off food distribution

The state government has also relaxed the curfew imposed on the state, to allow residents move freely on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kwara State University

Kwara elders reject appointment of new KWASU VC

The Kwara North elders say the appointment of Muhammed Akanbi is against the principles of ‘equity, justice and fairness.’

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

Coronavirus: Kano extends stay at home order for civil servants

The governor directed civil servants to continue observing the stay-at-home order for another two weeks so as to avoid spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (middle); Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (left) and Commander, Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft, Apapa, Commodore Ibrahim Aliyu Shettima (right), during a media address after the State Security Council meeting at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Coronavirus: Lagos discharges two female patients

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the patients were discharged on Monday after they tested negative for two consecutive times.

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State

Coronavirus: Kano extends stay at home order for civil servants

The governor directed civil servants to continue observing the stay-at-home order for another two weeks so as to avoid spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state.

Kayode Fayemi

COVID-19: Fayemi relaxes Ekiti curfew, flags off food distribution

The state government has also relaxed the curfew imposed on the state, to allow residents move freely on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Lagos discharges two more coronavirus patients

“With the newly discharged patients, we now have a total of 31 people that have fully recovered from #COVID19 in Lagos and discharged to join the community.”

Fayose

Lockdown: Fayose recommends “stomach infrastructure”

Mr Fayose was an apostle of “stomach infrastructure” while in office as governor of Ekiti State for a second term.

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Edo confirms two new coronavirus cases

With the two new cases, Edo State now has 11 coronavirus cases.

Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz

Attendees of Funke Akindele’s party to be charged to court – Attorney-General

The attorney-general says the attendees will be prosecuted for flouting social distancing regulation of the state.

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

NHRC orders investigation into alleged torture of driver by magistrate

The 35-year-old driver was allegedly beaten by the sons of Magistrate Agnes Onyebueke on her instruction for being rude to her.

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Coronavirus: Abuja NUJ inaugurates seven-member committee

The committee will, among other things, monitor the activities and safety of media organisations and practitioners in Abuja.

Kwara Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Coronavirus: Gov. AbdulRazaq launches cash transfer to 25,000 poor households in Kwara

“Each benefiting household is to get N20,000 cumulatively for the months of January, February, March and April,” he said.

Kayode Fayemi

Fayemi ends self-isolation, relaxes Ekiti lockdown

Mr Fayemi imposed a total lockdown on Ekiti on March 29 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Prof Akin Abayomi

Coronavirus: Lagos can’t cope with 5,000 cases in four weeks, commissioner warns residents

“If we see most of the cases in a very short period of time, it will quickly overwhelm the Lagos state health infrastructure.”

Deputy governor of Bauchi state, Baba Tela,

Coronavirus: Bauchi govt still awaiting report on governor’s status — Deputy

“We have taken the samples and we are waiting for the report of the NCDC. Unless the result from the NCDC comes, as a government, we will not comment further on this matter.”

R-L: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi; Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folasade Jaji and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, during a press briefing on the first case of Coronavirus in the State at Lagos House, Marina, on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Coronavirus: Lagos emergency lines receiving 80% hoax calls –Commissioner

“We are very concerned about these hoax calls, this is why many complain they could not reach us, our lines are being jammed by irresponsible members of the society.”

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @GovWike]

Wike to Federal Govt: Why give Lagos N10 billion for COVID-19, and nothing to Rivers?

The governor accuses the Buhari administration of “politicising” the nation’s effort to halt the spread of the virus.

Funke Akindele and husband, JJC Skillz

Coronavirus: Police arraign actress Funke Akindele, husband

Mrs Akindele was arrested at her residence on Sunday.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.

Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom clerics, residents ignore lockdown order

Many residents were seen on Sunday walking about or congregating in the streets of Uyo as if there was really no restriction order at all.

Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor [PHOTO CREDIT: @seyiamakinde]

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde tests negative to coronavirus

The governor had a week ago tested positive for coronavirus, a few days after his party PDP staged a rally in the state.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (middle); Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu (left) and Commander, Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft, Apapa, Commodore Ibrahim Aliyu Shettima (right), during a media address after the State Security Council meeting at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Lagos records second death from COVID-19

“We lost a COVID19 patient; a 36 year old Nigerian male who died in a private facility on 4th April, 2020.”

Gboyega Oyetola, Governor of Osun State.

Coronavirus: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun – Oyetola

The governors gives an update on the 127 returnees to Osun, 17 of whom have since tested positive for coronavirus.

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Senior doctor concealed information on suspected Covid-19 case – UITH

“Following the patient’s death and release of his corpse … the hospital management received several anonymous calls disclosing information of recent travels by the patient and his wife to UK …”

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum

Borno governor pledges to irrigate lake in displaced communities

Governor Zulum was ferried in a battle boat of the Nigerian military to the agrarian communities.