OF GRANDSTANDING AND HURRIED LOCKDOWNS

That there is serious slowdown in economic activities countrywide due to Covid 19 triggered lockdown and restrictions is no news. It is self-evident. Shortly after the Center for Disease Control confirmed the index case and subsequently some other cases of the dreaded coronavirus in the country, a number of state governments reacted .by imposing restrictions... Continue Reading →

BEYOND THE CORONA PANDEMIC- DECONGESTION OF THE COURTS

We are currently witnessing a magnitude of global lockdown and shutdown of all aspects of human activity unprecedented in the history of the world or at least in  contemporary history. The court and judicial system has not been left out of this. COVID 19, a novel strain of the Coronavirus is the cause of this massive... Continue Reading →

THE BEST EASTER YET

It is an Easter like no other. Many alive today never have and never will experience anything like it. It is an Easter of a life time. Easter is usually a time of intense Christian and spiritual activity. But not this one. There is serious restriction and in some places outright ban on religious gatherings... Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: Police Block Lagos-Ibadan Expressway As Lock Down Order Takes Effect

As part of plans to effectively lock down the Lagos metropolis, the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. This move follows the recent order by President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with local and global best practices for curbing the spread of COVID-19. In his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, President... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Give Nigerians One-Month Free Subscription, Keyamo Tells DSTV, Others

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has asked direct broadcast satellite service providers in Nigeria to support the fight against COVID-19 by giving Nigerians an extension on their current subscription.  In a series of tweets on Monday, Mr. Keyamo urged DSTV and Star-Times to extend existing subscriptions by one month, to... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared COVID-19 a dangerous infectious disease. This according to Femi Adesina the special adviser to the President, is in line with the exercising of the powers conferred on Buhari by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Act (CAP Q2 LFN 2004), and... Continue Reading →

Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown, Electricity Bills To Increase On Wednesday

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had made the disclosure in its December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020. The decision to implement the increment has however not been suspended by the NERC despite the lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A top source at Ikeja... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hit Seven, Traces 101 Contacts

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Oyo State was seven as of Monday. It was learned that the blood samples of some persons being located through contact tracing had already been sent to the diagnostic center. The state Incident Manager, Dr. Olabode Ladipo, who spoke in a telephone interview with Punch correspondent on Monday,... Continue Reading →

#COVID-19 UPDATE: 20 New Cases Confirmed As Nigeria’s Toll Hits 131

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 20 more new cases of coronavirus. “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State,” NCDC tweeted. “As at 09:00 pm 30th March, there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Call Out Davido To Redo His COVID-19 Test After Seyi Makinde & Chioma Tested Positive

Nigerians who reacted to Governor Seyi Makinde disclosure of testing positive for coronavirus, have asked Davido who was spotted with him days ago to run the test he turned out negative for again. Recall that before Governor Makinde announced his test result, Davido disclosed that he and his son tested negative for the coronavirus. His... Continue Reading →

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