Nigeria records new highest daily figure and other #COVID19 updates across Nigeria
Nigeria Wednesday, recorded its new highest daily figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases, as 790 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
With the latest update, the total tally of infected people in the country rose to 26,484 from 25, 694 reported on Tuesday evening.
FG announces dates for resumption of domestic flights
The Federal Government has announced that domestic flights will resume on July 8.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the new dates for resumption of flights on Wednesday.
Kogi FMC doctors embark on strike over ‘threat to lives’
Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, Kogi, have embarked on an indefinite strike.
Rising from a meeting on Wednesday, the doctors said their lives were being threatened because of the state’s “poor” management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reps to review rules to reflect COVID-19 realities
Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, says the standing rules will be reviewed to reflect COVID-19 realities and engender citizen participation in the legislative process.
Kalu disclosed this on Monday while speaking at the OrderPaper Online Parliamentary Engagement Nigeria (OPEN) webinar.
Lalong goes into isolation as commissioner tests positive for COVID-19
The governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, and other members of the state executive council, have gone into self-isolation after the commissioner for commerce and industry, Abe Aku, tested positive for COVID-19.
The commissioner for information and communication, Dan Manjang, disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday.