COVID-19: Edo records 4 more deaths, 63 new cases as govt seeks residents’ support to protect the elderly

The Edo State Government has urged residents to support efforts by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to secure the health and wellbeing of the Edo people by complying with all guidelines and precautionary measures against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who expressed worry over the community spread…

COVID-19: NDDC donates ventilators, X-ray machines, other medical supplies to boost Edo govt’s response to pandemic

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated medical supplies to the Edo State Government to strengthen the state’s response to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Speaking during the handing over of the medical supplies to the government in Benin City, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo…

Osun begins compilation of Sexual Offender’s Register

… Our govt has zero tolerance for rape, sexual assault, gender based violence FRANCIS EZEDIUNO, Osogbo  The Governor of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has disclosed that the state would soon release its maiden edition of Sex and Gender-Based Offender’s Register. Oyetola spoke on Wednesday in his office at the Governnent Secretariat, Abere Osogbo, while playing…

Ondo Gov. Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 disease. “I tested positive for #COVID19,” Mr Akeredolu posted on his Twitter handle, @RotimiAkeredolu (https://t.co/P5UH0SmBiw), on Tuesday afternoon. “All is well. I’m asymptomatic and have been self isolating. Work continues. Your continued prayers over my well being are most appreciated.” Akeredolu becomes…

Domestic flights to resume July 8 — Sirika

Abuja – The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday in Abuja said domestic flights that had been suspended since March 20, would finally resume on July 8. Sirika announced this in a statement signed by Mr James Odaudu, the Director of Public Affairs, in the ministry. He said flights would commence at Nnamdi…