Noimot Salako-Oyedele
Coronavirus Updates

Combating COVID-19: Ogun State Government seeks more support

A call has gone to well-meaning individuals in the country, as well as corporate organisations to support the government in its efforts at combating the prevalence coronavirus pandemic, as government alone cannot provide the wherewithal to tackle the disease. Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, made the call while receiving, on behalf of the Read more

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance/
Business Press Release

Prudential Zenith Life protecting its customers during Coronavirus (COVID – 19) pandemic

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown, Prudential Zenith Life Insurance is rolling out a range of services to help customers cope with the lockdown. The new services include a range of additional COVID-19 insurance cover enhancements, without additional premium charges, and a waiver for ‘pandemic’ exclusions as contained in its Read more

Muhammadu Buhari nation broadcast/

[FULL TEXT] Finally, President Buhari addresses the nation on COVID-19 pandemic

Lagos, Abuja, Ogun locked-down over coronavirus pandemic Fellow Nigerians, from the first signs, that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria. The whole instruments of government are now mobilized to Read more

Adams Oshiomhole/
Opinion Politics

Making sense of Oshiomhole’s reprieve

By abiodun KOMOLAFE Once upon a sociopolitical space, there was an unknown ‘Edo Boy’, who came into limelight through the Textiles Industry, where he was a paid secretary of its Union. (Conventionally, paid secretaries are never made political heads. But Adams Oshiomhole became the political head of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, which, in itself, was an anomaly). The emergence of the Iyamho, Edo State-born politician Read more
Coronavirus Updates

African Development Bank launches record-breaking $3 billion “Fight COVID-19” Social Bond

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies. The Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and official institutions, bank treasuries, and asset managers Read more

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus: Federal lawmaker distributes 10,000 hand sanitizers to constituents in Ogun

On Friday, 27th of March, 2020, house of rep member, Jimoh Ojugblele, in keeping to his promise of distributing thousands of hands sanitizers to complement the efforts of the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun in preventing the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus disease, distributed about 10,000 units of hands sanitizers to the people Read more

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Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus: Ex-President Obasanjo donates 32-room hilltop mansion as Isolation Centre

Nigerian former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, donated his state of the art hilltop mansion as Isolation Centre in Ogun State, South-West Nigeria. He approved that the residence be used as an accommodation and treatment Centre for victims of COVID-19 – coronavirus. Obasanjo said the multiple-room apartment has been handed over to the Ogun State Read more

Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19: US seeks medical professionals around the world, asks doctors, nurses to reach out for work visas

Government of the United States has asked medical professionals around the world who want to work in America to reach out for visa appointment.  The United States, on Thursday, overtook China as the country with the highest number of novel coronavirus patients anywhere in the world. To further tame the spread of the virus and Read more