The new coronavirus disease outbreak might eventually open up a window of opportunities that tech startups probably would never have discovered. The spread of this new coronavirus might also remind these new companies that health is wealth, ensuring they adopt wide-reaching health and safety measures into their companies's cultures at...
The Federal Government has given school owners up to July 29 to meet all the COVID-19 guidelines released for the safe reopening of schools. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, made this known in a statement. According to a statement released by the Ministry of Education's Director of Information,...
Consumers under the aegis of the Association of Telephone, Cable TV, and Internet Subscribers have asked that the National Identification Number, NIN enrolment be suspended due to COVID-19 risks. The National President of the group, Sina Bilesanmi, in a statement issued on Monday, condemned the mistreatment of its members across...
President Muhammadu Buhari has dropped the annual Christmas get-together at the Presidential Villa in accordance with covid-enforced restrictions. The 78-year-old annually has religious and community leaders in the capital city for the Christian occasion, however, it won't happen this year as per an assertion by the administration. Buhari's spokesperson, Garba Shehu,...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has coordinated that all government and private schools in the state be shut down until further notice. This forms part of the public health directives issued by the governor on Friday, as the state government plans for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. He additionally...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advised the federal government to allow schools to remain closed until 2021 to adequate preparations are made before school reopens. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have been shut down since March this year. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi while speaking with...
The Niger state government has ordered the closure of public and private schools including tertiary institutions across the state from Dec. 18, over the spike of COVID-19. Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chairman, Niger State Task Force on COVID-19, gave the mandates in a statement...
The Federal Government of Nigeria, Monday has agreed to pay the salaries of teachers in Private schools following the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. This was contained in a statement signed by the President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela. According to him, the association...
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested negative and therefore recovered from COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the coronavirus. The chief press secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, made this known on his Twitter account on Thursday, December 24, 2020, stating that the governor has left isolation. //twitter.com/gboyegaakosile1/status/1342112145316737024 The governor tested...
The Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Bolaji Abdullahi, has asked the federal government to find “creative ways to maneuver around” the coronavirus pandemic so that Nigerian students can write WAEC examination this year. The Federal Government has said students of its 104 schools across the country will not...
Since coronavirus became a pandemic, governments across the world have been tempted to lay restrictions on movements, hence preventing many people from plying their businesses. While coronavirus is compelling more and more physical business spots –such as makeshift shops, stalls and marketplaces –to close down, the pandemic is yet...
The novel coronavirus has dealt severe blows to the world not only through thousands of deaths but also through conspiracies largely attributed to geopolitical motives. By and large, there has been a series of conspiracy theories championed by various influential countries and sadly, these theories have surfaced on both...
The Lagos State government has asked houses of worship, mosques, and other worship places to implement the existing COVID-19 protocols in the midst of the rising cases revealed as of late in the state. It requested that they guarantee all gatherings should not exceed two hours with attendance not more...
In a new research studies by Dr. Dan Onwujekwe, who is currently a Senior Research Associates at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba Lagos, revealed that most Nigerians are unaware that covering the toilet seat before flushing reduces the spread of COIVID-19, particularly when using public toilets. The research...