COVID-19: We’re waiting for PTF’s directive to resume operations ― Abuja metro rail mgt

By Chris Ochayi The management of the Abuja Metro light rail project has assured the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and other users of its preparedness to commence operations once the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 issues directive lifting the suspension on its train services. Recall operation at Abuja metro railway service was…

COVID-19: Nigerians travel with fake documents, avoid 7days post arrival tests after paying N270m -FG

Federal Government on Monday said it was working to trace and sanction Nigerians who travel with fake documents to avoid the seven-day post-Covid arrival tests. Secretary to the government of the Federation and chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus Response, Boss Mustapha, speaking at a national briefing by the Presidential Task Force on…

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 56 new infections

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 56  new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Monday. It said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 66,439. The NCDC said that the new infections were from nine states…

COVID-19: Nigeria records 246 fresh cases, 1 death

NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu Nigeria recorded 246 fresh cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, bringing the total to 66,228 since the first case was confirmed on February 27, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. The information contained in its verified website, said that one patient was confirmed dead, pushing the death…

Editor’s Note

Dear Weekender readers, I hope you are all doing well and staying as safe as you possibly can. I hope you are doing well and recuperating from what have been very different times. Given the peculiar time the nation finds itself in, the past four editions of the Weekender focused solely on #endsars movement and…