Tag: Covid-19

  • US, UK, CANADA accuses Russia of Attempting to Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Data

    HACKERS supported by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Thursday. According to Reuters, a coordinated statement from Britain, the United States and Canada attributed the attacks to group APT29, also known as ‘Cozy […]

  • COVID-19: Rivers State Governor demolishes two hotels for violating lockdown order.

    Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor, on Sunday,May 10,2020 supervised the demolition of two hotels in Eleme and Onne for violating the lockdown Order. The affected hotels, Prudent Hotel, Alode in Eleme, and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne, were said to have been operating despite the executive order barring all hotels in the 23 LGAs of the […]

  • COVID 19 In Nigeria: An Imminent Implosion

    Covid19, the pandemic plaguing the world right now was introduced to Nigeria by the Italian index case on the 27th of February 2020. Here I’ll try to analyse, draw conclusions and recommend some actions that should be taken by the government from the index case till date. It’s been two months, two weeks and one […]

  • Oyo State Begins Distribution of Covid-19 Palliatives

    In its efforts to reduce the pressure emanating from the business activities lockdown in Oyo state, Governor Seyi Makinde has kick-start distribution of palliatives to poor people across the state, SOFO.NG has learned. The exercise which started from Igbo-Ora in Ibarapa is billed to spread across other rural areas in the state. In a social […]

  • 2 Coronavirus patients abscond Isolation Centre in Oyo State

    Two corona virus patients have absconded in Oyo state, the governor of the state Engr. Seyi Makinde has said. This reduced the number of active cases in Oyo state from 33 to 31. The governor who posted the information via his Twitter handle, stated that the absconded patients possibly may have returned to the permanent […]

  • COVID-19: Mass returnees from Dubai to storm Nigeria today

    Sofo.ng has gathered that no fewer than 265 Nigerians will be evacuated from the Dubai, in United Arab Emirate starting from Wednesday, 6th of May 2020, the federal government has said. According to the statement by the Spokesperson of the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, released to the media, it also said that plans […]

  • COVID-19 responsible for mass deaths in Kano State

    The leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, has said that the novel Coronavirus is responsible for the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano state in recent times. Gwarzo who disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday May 3rd, said tests carried out so far, established that COVID-19 was the cause […]

  • COVID-19 Lockdown: Immigration Arrests 3 Togolese In Iseyin After Escaping Border Patrols

    Sofo.ng has learned that three Togolese nationals were on Wednesday held at the Odo-Omu area of Iseyin local government after they escaped border patrols at Iseyin from the Republic of Benin through Saki and arrived Iseyin on Tuesday. Three (3) Togolese citizens, commando Kwasi, Eberivie Isiaq both male adults and Kemi Terivie, a female mother […]


    The Nigeria Governors has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to reduce the total lockdown imposed in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. However, This was included in a letter dated April 24, 2020 and signed by NGF chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State. The letter was addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation/Chairman, Presidential […]

  • Governor Obiano Reopen Churches In Anambra, Worshippers to Wear Face Mask

    Sofo.ng can confirm that Anambra State Government has relaxed its Covid-19 pandemic lockdown order in the state to allow churches hold services. Governor Obiano who made this known during a statewide live broadcast yesterday stressed that worshipers should (must) wear face masks before the religious gathering and ensure all WHO guidelines during worship, including, avoiding […]