Tag: COVID -19
Secondary Schools to Reopen August 4 for exit Students.
The Federal Government has announced that secondary schools would reopen on August 4 for students in SS3 to sit for their WASSCE. The students would be given two weeks to prepare for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is organised by the West African Examination Council. The Examination would begin on 17th August, […]
More Benue State University Staffs Test Positive for COVID-19.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.Prof. Gundu made his status known in a letter he wrote to the Vice Chancellor of the institution and university community. This came after the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Msugh Kembe last week announced he tested positive […]
Nigerian Striker Tests Positive for Covid-19.
Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has emerged as the first Nigeria national team player to test positive for coronavirus. Onuachu’s positive test was revealed on Wednesday in his base in Belgium where he plays for for Genk. Ahead of the Genk’s exhibition game, all the players of the club including the Nigerian duo of Stephen […]
Melbourne Begins Second Phase of Lockdown.
Australia’s second-largest city has begun a second lockdown in response to a spike in new coronavirus infections. Melbourne’s five million residents will be barred from leaving home for six weeks, except for essential reasons. Police say they are setting up a “ring of steel” around the city, with “checkpoints anytime and anywhere” to enforce the […]
Moguls and Lobbyists Get Millions in Corona virus Government Aid.
The US government has distributed more than $521bn (£415bn) to businesses from its emergency coronavirus aid. This week, the public finally got a glimpse of who’s been getting the money. The list, released by the US Treasury Department, reignited debate about the controversial programme, called the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). “We don’t want to say […]
Hand Sanitizers containing Methanol Causes Blindness and Death – FDA.
Hand sanitizers containing Methanol should be avoided to due to it’s harmful effects on the body this was said by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA had on June 19 released a press statement that the body had identified about nine hand sanitizers that contains Methanol, this hand sanitizers were manufactured by Eskbiochem SA […]
Ogun State Union Of Teachers Gives Conditions For Reopening Of Schools.
School teachers in Ogun state have listed the conditions for resumption of schools. This was done by the state chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers Comrade Titilope Adebanjo during a meeting with men of the press in the state Union Secretariat in the state capital. He said the safety of the pupils should be […]
WAEC Set Guidelines For 2020 Examinations.
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced it’s guidelines for the conduct of the examination despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Government had earlier released a date for the annual examination which will hold from August 4 to September 5 2020, this was announced by the Minister of state for education Emeka Nwajuiba during […]
Ebonyi State Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19.
Dave Umahi the governor of Ebonyi state has tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor confirmed this on Saturday in a statement signed by him.He also disclosed that few of his aides were also tested for the virus. The governor revealed that the virus was asymptomatic to him and few of his aides as they didn’t […]
Benue State Governor’s Wife and Son Tests Positive for COVID-19.
The Benue State first lady Mrs Eunice Ortom has tested positive for COVID-19. She said the routine testing by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control for personnels at the government state house returned with her testing positive. She also noted that her son and some of her staffs had also tested positive for the virus. […]