Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital. The explosion which occurred in the early hours of Saturday split the Akure-Owo Road into two, destroying over 50 buildings. Akeredolu, who inspected the scene...
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says he is on self-isolation based on the advice by National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to governors who attended the last National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. In a live tweet chat monitored in Ibadan on Saturday, Makinde said that governors who attended the...
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says a  total lockdown is imminent if the cases of coronavirus continue to increase. Sanwo-Olu said this while giving an update on the situation of the pandemic in the state at the State House in Marina on Friday. Out of the 70 confirmed cases nationwide, Lagos...
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commenced the distribution of bags of rice, beans and Vitamin C to indigent families to cushion the stay-at-home order aimed at tackling the spread of Coronavirus. Sanwo-Olu said the economic stimulus will reduce the burden of the temporary economic meltdown caused by the...
as govt. plans to shut land borders The government of the State of Osun has urged citizens and residents of the State that are currently out of the country, to stay put in their countries of residence, as it is generally hazardous for persons to relocate as a result...
The government of the State of Osun, on Thursday announced the closure of major markets with effect from Friday, March 27, while also limiting the boarding capacity of vehicles operating within the State as part of the ongoing measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the State. In a...
reiterates readiness to curtail the menace The Osun State Government says the first and only confirmed case of Coronavirus in the State is in stable condition and responding positively to treatment. The government said the State medical personnel have been handling and managing the case professionally and that no severe...
The Lagos State Government said it had not ordered the lockdown of the state over the spread of coronavirus. The state, in a statement by its Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, noted that some media outlets had reported that the state was on lockdown. Omotoso noted that Governor Babajide...
Following the recent confirmation of COVID-19 in Osun State announced by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the early hours of Wednesday, the Osun State governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has said he has subjected himself and wife to coronavirus test and it came negative. The governor said this while briefing...
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State is now in self-isolation following the coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria. The Ekiti governor revealed this in a tweet on his handle on Wednesday, adding that he has also taken a test for the disease. According to him, he had been in meetings with two persons...