This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. It was probably one of the most rugged vehicles ev... By Rasheed Sobowale The Federal Government of Nigeria in its bid to stem criminal activities has through the Nigeria Com... By Peter Egwuatu The stock market Monday recorded a new high after five months of low activity as the benchmark index, N... By Owei Lakemfa AN old friend and fellow journalist, Ya’u Shehu Darazo, called me in 2006 asking if I could arrange a me... Ogbeh, former Minister of Communications under President Shagari and of Agriculture under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, was... By Dele Sobowale Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, said it first. “Let me also reassure our people that we have learnt some lessons from the first phase of the distribution. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, made this known at a press briefing on Friday in Abeokuta. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 According to The Nation, as many as eleven more people have been quarantined in Ogun State on account of having physical contact with the Italian carrier of Coronavirus.. Such an act will be viewed as a crime against the State and visited with the full wrath of the law”. “We will also begin to distribute face masks to those who cannot afford to buy, in addition to other materials to our vulnerable groups across the State”. 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The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun made the declaration while addressing newsmen at his private residence in Iperu Remo, Ikenne local government area of the state on the efforts of his administration at curtailing further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. We believe this will further encourage and motivate them in their dedication and commitment to duty at this crucial time. T his was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, repeated it. “It is important that we do not allow a continued surge in cases and the attendance risk of continued community transmission”. Coker further said the state was working closely with the Port Health Services to ensure close monitoring and screening of vehicles and individuals coming through the borders. This legally backs his extension of the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States for another 14 days.. On the window of relaxation during the lockdown, the governor said, “let me say that we appreciate the continued patience, cooperation and perseverance of our people in the past days of the lockdown”. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! your password Ogun, state, western Nigeria, created in 1976 and comprising former Abeokuta and Ijebu provinces of former Western state, the latter carved out of former Western region in 1967. Abayomi noted that the index case (Italian man) is still in quarantine. “For this reason, they have all been allowed to go home and reunite with their families. “We can safely say that Covid-19 has been contained in Ogun state,” she said. “We have always encouraged the use of face mask but let me add that with the reality facing us, the use of face mask in public by all individuals in Ogun State is now compulsory as from Friday, 1st May 2020”. “We will once again encourage our people to adhere to all health safety measures put in place to flatten the curve in the country, in general, and in Ogun State in particular through social distancing; washing of hands with soaps and use of alcohol base sanitizer where there is no water.”. “If you notice any of these symptoms, please call our Emergency Operations Centre’s hotlines: 0818897892, 08188978393,” she said. In details of the order released by the presidency, Buhari said, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, he issued the Covid-19 Regulations, 2020 on 30th March, 2020, by which he declared Covid-19 a … The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, made this known at a press briefing on Friday in Abeokuta. Although, the cessation of movement in Ogun State was postponed until Friday, 3 April 2020, lockdown in Lagos and Abuja was ordered to commence on Monday, 30 March 2020. At least eleven more people have been quarantined in Ogun State, southwest Nigeria on account of having physical contact with the Italian carrier of coronavirus. Fitch revises Coronation Merchant Bank’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms IDR rating at ‘B-’, Godfrey Okoye University and Its Culture of Cleanliness. Dapo Abiodun, the governor, disclosed this while giving an update … She had just diagnosed Nigeria’s first COVID-19 patient. “Let me state clearly that we will not tolerate any diversion or subversion by any individual or group. HotForex Wins The 2020 “Forex Trading Platform Of The Year” Award At The Businessday 8th Annual Banks & Other Financial Institutions Awards. “As we enter another week of the lockdown, we appreciate the fact that we must continue to strike a delicate balance between the health safety and economic well-being of our people. According to the commissioner, the suspects who had contact with the index case were discharged after completing the mandatory 14 days in isolation with no symptom of the virus. The individual concerned works for a vendor that provides services to Lafarge Africa Plc in Ogun State,” the statement read. According to The Nation, as many as eleven more people have been quarantined in Ogun State on account of having physical contact with the Italian carrier of Coronavirus. They include the driver who picked him from a hotel in Ikeja and those that served him food and drinks in the hotel. This lockdown is to enable the government to track the spread of COVID-19 within these areas.. Citizens in these states have been directed to stay at home during the lockdown. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. Speaking on the distribution of palliative measure to the indigents and the poor in the state, Abiodun said, the state has commenced the second phase of distribution of palliatives/stimulus for the Covi-19 lockdown. "Currently, the contacts of the index case are identified as 19 contacts in Lagos and 39 contacts in Ogun state," Health Minister Osagie Ehanire told reporters in Abuja, the nation's capital. “As announced earlier by the Minister of Health, I wish to inform you that all that the 40 contacts of the index case under quarantine have tested negative to a series of tests for Coronavirus, including the second positive case which was a contact of the index case. At least 28 persons have been identified and quarantined in Ogun State after coming in contact with Nigeria’s first Coronavirus patient. Coker, who commended the media for their cooperation in disseminating educative and factual information to the public, confirmed that the index case would be discharged sometime next week. (vitag.Init = window.vitag.Init || []).push(function(){viAPItag.display("vi_949932995")}). He records that the world throws away at le... 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Three coronavirus patients have been discharged by the Ogun State government from one of its isolation centres between Wednesday and Thursday. Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders yesterday declared former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose as the leader of the party in the … Ogun State Commissioner for Health. The new coronavirus was introduced into Nigeria on February 25, 2020, by an Italian engineer traveling from Milan (a European center of the virus outbreak) via Istanbul to Lagos on Turkish Airlines. Ogun State government on Friday declared that any resident of the state caught without wearing facemask will be arrested and quarantined for 14 days beginning from 1st of May, 2020.   He announced this during his speech this evening. Three coronavirus patients have been discharged by the Ogun State government from one of its isolation centres between Wednesday and Thursday. This second phase, therefore, will reflect the lessons learnt in better organization, improved process of distribution, and delivery to the vulnerable groups, aged and indigent”. Coker said the development had brought the total […] Log into your account. This Christmas season I had intended to engage in a critical investigation of religion given the powerful theological si... By Douglas Anele In spite of efforts to clean up the electoral process, rigging, violence and electoral manipulation of... By Denrele Animasaun ‘The writer cannot be a mere storyteller; he cannot be a mere teacher; he cannot merely x-ray socie... 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