NHRC Raises Concern Over Forcing of COVID-19 To Isolation Centres

The National Human Rights Commission has called on handlers of COVID-19 patients across the country to respect their dignity. the Executive Secretary of the commission, Tony Ojukwu, made the call Wednesday while Speaking to journalists in Abuja, during presentation of   Standard Minimum Guidelines for the protection of the rights of COVID-19 patients which he said was issued in line with the mandate of the Commission to protect and promote human rights in accordance with its establishment Act. He warned against the use of force on the patients, the commission said…

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Niger Extends Lockdown, Says Residents Not Adhering To COVID-19 Protocols

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, Has Expressed Concerns That Residents Are Flagrantly Breaching The COVID-19 Order Of Social Distancing At Public Places And Wearing Of Face Masks. Bello Said This While Addressing The Media Shortly After The Weekly Meeting With Members Of The State Task Force On COVID-19. The Governor Consequently Announced Total Ban On The Operation Of Commercial Motorcycle (Okada)For The Next Two Weeks. While Reiterating Government’s Commitment To The Safety Of Its Health Personnel And The State COVID-19 Task Force Members, Bello Assured That Government Will Deal…

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Kano Court Orders Arrest Of Local Goverment Boss

The Magistrate Court 82 In Kano Has Issued A Bench Warrant For The Arrest Of The Chairman Of Kumbotso Local Government Area, Kabiru Ado Panshekara, For Failure To Appear Before It To Answer A Criminal Complaint. The Presiding Judge, Musa Ibrahim Fagge, Said Panshekara Failed To Appear Before The Court Despite Receiving A Criminal Summon Based On Complaint By The Kano State Public Complaints And Anti-Corruption Commission On Criminal Breach Of Trust And Making False Statement. In A Suit, The Agency Alleged The Offence Was Contrary To Section 315 Of…

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Akwa Ibom Discharges Five More COVID-19 Patients

Akwa Ibom State Government Has Discharged Five More COVID-19 Cases With Only One Positive Patient Remaining In The State. Updating The Press On The Situation Of The Pandemic In The State, The Commissioner For Health And State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Said The Discharge Followed Two Negative Test Results Recorded By The Patients As Required By The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control NCDC. Dr. Ukpong, Who Had Briefed The Press Last Week On The Receipt Of Five Results Of The Thirty Samples Sent To The NCDC For Testing,…

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Gambari Promises Best Service As Chief Of Staff To The President

the new Chief of Staff to the President, Muhammadu Buhari , Prof. Ibrahim Gambari has promised to serve the nation to the best of his ability through his principal. He spoke at a brief interview after he assumed duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday. Gambari said what Buhari needed most from him was his loyalty, competence, and support in the task of governance. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, had announced Gambari’s appointment shortly before the start of the virtual meeting of the Federal…

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Bauchi Records Two COVID-19 Deaths, Discharges 17 Patients

Bauchi state government has on wedneday confirm the death of Two covid-19 patients from its complications in the State. This was contained in the Situation Room Update of the COVID-19 Emergency Operation Center in the Ministry of Health, Bauchi State, made available to journalists. The death now bring the total of 3 death from covid-19 in the state. The Situation Room Update showed that 17 more patients were also discharged after they tested positive twice for the covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 23. According to the update,…

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Buhari Appoints Gambari As New Chief Of Staff, Presides Over Virtual FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari On Wednesday Chaired The Maiden Virtual Meeting Of The Federal Executive Council FEC At The Council Chamber Of The Presidential Villa, Abuja, Where He ‘Unveiled’ Ibrahim Gambari As His New Chief Of Staff. The Virtual Meeting, First Of Its Kind In The History Of The Federal Executive Council, Involved The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo And Secretary To The Government Of The Federation, Boss Mustapha And Some Of The Cabinet Ministers. The Meeting Which Started At About 11.22am, Occasioned By The Prevailing Coronavirus Pandemic In The Country, Was Conducted…

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