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COVID-19 : NO DRUGS CAN BE DISTRIBUTED UNLESS REGISTERED – FG

The Federal Government has said the COVID Organics touted by Madagascar and expected in the country would be subjected to “stringent” evaluation and regulatory processes before it could be dispensed to coronavirus patients. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, stated this during the briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. […]

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CHIEF AFE BABALOLA OFFERS ADVICE ON HOW FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA CAN OPEN SCHOOLS,UNIVERSITIES WITHIN 4 Weeks

The founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has advised the Federal Government against waiting till all towns and villages in the country are free from COVID-19 before reopening schools. The ABUAD founder, who, in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday, said schools nationwide were “hurriedly” closed down by government fiat on […]

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VICE-CHANCELLORS WARNED AGAINST RE-OPENING OF UNIVERSITIES- FG, NUC

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered vice chancellors to maintain the closure of federal, state and private universities in order to keep students and university communities safe from coronavirus. The National Universities Commission gave the directive through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki. The circular read, “Vice […]

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AIRLINES IN NIGERIA LOSING N17bn MONTHLY TO CORONAVIRUS – FG

Airlines in Nigeria are losing about N17bn monthly as a result of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the Federal Government said on Wednesday. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this while speaking in Abuja at the daily briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. “We (aviation sector) are worst […]

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FG Of Nigeria EXTENDS BAN ON FLIGHT BY 4 WEEKS.

The Federal Government has extended the ban placed on flights in the country as  part of efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus for another four weeks. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the daily briefing of the task force on Wednesday. Mustapha, who is also […]

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ASUU Rejects IPPIS & BVN Condition FOR SALARY PAYMENT

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the payment of withheld February and March salaries of some Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) members is generating ripples over conditions attached.ASUU members nationwide are on strike to press home the non implementation of 2009 signed agreement, other Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), Integrated Payroll and Per-sonnel Information System (IPPIS) […]

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COVID19: WE REGRET “Begging” ELON MUSK FOR VENTILATORS says Nigerian Minister AFTER BACKLASH FROM THE PUBLIC

Elon Musk, the founder and Chief Engineer, SpaceX, had tweeted on Thursday that his firm had extra ventilators that had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration in America. His tweet read “We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. We will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately […]