Lockdown: Two Churches Shut Down in Ughelli South

  …as Jifas Ogbon appeals for more compliance   By Erere Odafe,   The Chairman of Ughelli South local Government Area, Dr. Richard Kofi has shut down two churches in Ekakpamre community for disobeying the state order of stay at home and social distance warning. The churches, St. Peter’s Anglican Church and God’s Love Assembly at Ekrokpe Community were shut down at the instance local government chairman, Dr. Richard Kofi locked down, The Evaluation, Monitoring and Enforcement Committee led by the Ughelli South Council Chairman, Hon.Richard Kofi has to close…

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COVID-19: NILOWV Laments Non Inclusion Of Women In Presidential Task Force

Omamuzo Efidhere The League of Women Voters of Nigeria (NILOWV) has lamented the non-inclusion of women in the Presidential Task Force and other relevant Committees set up by the Federal Government to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. In a statement signed by its President, Rt. Hon. Dame Dr. Esther Uduehi, (PhD.) she stated that “such Committees are incomplete as long as there are no female members representing the interest of women and children.” The statement continues, “It is our view that the Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, who is sure to…

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Nigerian government trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during coronavirus lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage of the ministry’s online training and attained competency badges under the Ministry’s DY.ng initiative. The Minister disclosed this during the maiden Digital Conversations with Nigerian youth hang out on Zoom yesterday. The program focused on Digital Skills prospects for Nigeria Youth. The Minister said the training, a product of the Ministry’s collaboration with IBM, has been hugely beneficial to a large number of Nigerian youth who…

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NCDC confirms 10 new coronavirus cases in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that there are 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as at 8:00pm Thursday. This puts the total number of cases to 184. Of the 10 new COVID-19 cases, seven of them are from Lagos, the epicentre of the pandemic and three others at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. “Ten new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 7 in Lagos and 3 in the FCT. As at 08:00 pm 2nd April there are 184 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported…

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Neymar revealed as anonymous £775,000 donor in fight against coronavirus

Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The Paris Saint-Germain star split the donation between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil to aid in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Neymar had made the generous gesture without putting his name to it, however, Brazilian television channel SBT revealed that the national team striker had made the donation. The revelation was made on SBT programme Fofocolizando, which said: “He preferred not to publicly…

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COVID-19: Omote Lauds Deltans For Compliance, Condemns Brutal Killing By Security Agents 

By Omoghene Benedict, National Coordinator of Elohim Political Forum, EPF,  Prince Omote Emmanuel has commended Deltans for adhering strictly to Stay -At-Home directives by the state government over Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, Omote stated that Deltans are very law abiding and honest to their leaders irrespective of political parties.  He however condemned the brutal killing of Joseph Pessu by the Nigeria Army. According to the statement, “While I commend the people of my dear state for obeying government order over the fight against Covid -19, I will also pray…

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