Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 arrives Kano to unravel cause of deaths

The presidential team on COVID-19 pandemic has arrived Kano State with full commitment to unravel the mystery behind the mass death in the state. On arrival, leader of the presidential committee Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo led the technical team on a courtesy visit to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday at Government House. Gwarzo, who […]

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Ganduje orders verbal autopsy on Kano strange deaths

Two new cases reported as three positive persons evade evacuation Kwankwaso cautions government on new epicentre of pandemic Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje yesterday directed the state Ministry of Health to carry out verbal autopsy to determine the cause of the recent wave of strange deaths in the state. Verbal autopsy is a method of […]

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Rivers’ dead fishes: Bonny LG inaugurates fact-finding committee

Banji Ayoola Chairman of Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr David Irimagha has inaugurated a fact-finding committee to unravel the cause of recent death of fishes in large numbers on the shores and waterways of the area. The committee is to probe the immediate and remote causes of the incidence; proffer a realistic […]

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Don’t eat, sell dead, floating fishes, Rivers cautions communities

investigates cause of fishes’ massive death By Banji Ayoola Rivers State Government has cautioned fishing communities against harvesting, eating or selling dead fishes found floating along Bonny and Andoni shores in the state. Simultaneously, government promised to carry out full scale investigation to unravel the actual cause of the sudden death, in large numbers, of […]

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Katsina imposes lockdown, bans gatherings, weekly markets, prayers

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, Thursday night ordered a total lockdown of Dutsin-ma Local Government Area with effective7: 00am on Friday, April 17, 2020. The Governor also directed the closure of all major weekly markets across the state and all weekly congregational prayers including the annual Ramadan Tafsir and all other public gathering […]

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I am still COVID-19 positive – El-Rufai

chairs state council meeting from isolation Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed his COVID-19 status. He is still positive for the virus, he confirmed on Wednesday. The Governor, who chaired the State Executive Council meeting through a video conference yesterday, made the disclosure on his Twitter handle. Urging Nigerians and Kaduna State residents to […]

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Umahi rejigs cabinet, appoints new commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi on Thursday, effected a minor cabinet reshuffle while appointing a new commissioner. He made the disclosure during the weekly State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting, stating that Mr Uchenna Orji, Commissioner for Human Capital Development had become the new commissioner for Information and Orientation. “The commissioner for Education (Dr Stephen Odoh) […]

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Zamfara removes Maru emir, Kanoma district head

Zamfara State Government has finally removed the suspended Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and the district head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Kanoma from office. The two monarchs, who were suspended for allegedly being part of armed banditry in their respective domains, were stripped of their positions on Saturday following the outcome of a […]

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