COVID-19: Our self-isolation policy has failed, Says FG

==> The Federal Government on Thursday May 7, 2020 said its policy on self-isolation, which prescribes that people should stay at home for certain time to authenticate their COVID-19 status has failed, saying this was the reason quarantining was made compulsory for all those coming into Nigeria. ==> The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, […]

NCDC Advisory On Use of Cloth Face Masks

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has published guidance on the use of cloth masks by individuals in non-healthcare settings. COVID-19 is primarily spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, NCDC advises the use of face masks as an additional […]

NAQS to fully resume export certification activities at ports

==> As FG eases lockdown in the fight against the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, on Friday, May 8, 2020 said the Service will fully resume export certification activities at the nation’s ports to reactivate agribusiness in the country. ==> The news was disclosed by the Director-General, NAQS, Dr. Vincent […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: 9mobile Offers Free Data Access to e-learning Sites

Learn at Home (LHP) gets even more better as students can now access online materials free of charge amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As school remain closed following the COVID-19 pandemic, a mobile operator, 9mobile has offered Nigerian students free data access to online education sites. This news was made known by on Thursday, May 7, […]

Full List of GTBank’s Branches that will Open from Monday 4th May, 2020

To release advisory memo to customers on a weekly basis of the branches open to serve them. Following the Federal Government’s announcement on the gradual easing of lockdown caused by COVID-19 pandemic aross the nation, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has over the weekend, released a list of its branches that will be opened for business on […]

Daily Current Affairs: April 28 – 29, 2020

1FG Declares May 1, 2020 as Public Holiday The Federal Government on April 28, 2020 declared Friday, May 1, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration. The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, on behalf of the Federal Government. 2 Coronavirus: IMF approves $3.4 […]

New Word List | April 2020

As the heat of coronavirus pandemic continues, new words are being added to world renowned dictionaries like Oxford  English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Below are entirely new headword entries appearing in both dictionaries for the first time. New word entries   Covid-19, (noun): “An acute respiratory illness in humans caused by a coronavirus, which is […]

Full text of President Buhari’s third national broadcast on coronavirus

Fellow Nigerians I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation. As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded globally with about 900,000 recoveries. Unfortunately, some 200,000 people […]

Daily Current Affairs: April 27, 2020

1President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday April 27, 2020, signed the Proclamation Order on the General Management of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory and other States in Nigeria as contained in his national broadcast of same date. 2The signing of the order was in exercise of the powers conferred on him by […]

Nigeria Coronavirus Current Affairs: 1st – 30th April 2020

Here are bulleted current affairs to note about coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria from 1st to 30th April 2020. => On 1 April, Taraba State government announced the banning of all public gatherings of more than 20 persons in the state. The state government also ordered the closure of all markets with immediate effect, except those providing […]

Nigeria Coronavirus Current Affairs: 1st – 31st March 2020

Here are bulleted current affairs to note about coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria from 1st to 31st March 2020. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in early March 2020, announced that 60 persons who had contact with the index Italian patient were under isolation, 40 persons in Ogun State and 20 in Lagos State. => On […]

Access Bank Branches Shutdown, now Reopening in Phases

This is coming few hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria directed banks operating in the country to suspend all plans of staff layoffs irrespective of cadre. Few hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria ordered banks operating in the country to suspend any plans of staff layoff irrespective of cadre, Access Bank, which had […]

Coronavirus: WAEC Postpones Conduct Of 2020 WASSCE For School Candidates

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) ok n Friday, March 20, 2020 announcement that it has postponed the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to a time yet unknown.   This news was made known by in a statement by the Nigeria’s head of WAEC National Office, Patrick Areghan. According to the statement, […]

Check JAMB Result 2020: How to Check Your UTME Results

If you sat for JAMB 2020 Examination, be informed that that you can now on your own Check JAMB Result 2020 online! As expected, the JAMB management has made open the result checking portal which you can now freely access by yourself with your mobile phone, palmtop, laptop or desktop. Without much talks, let’s quickly […]

New Portal for Immigration Recruitment 2020 | immigrationrecruitment.org.ng

If you read our previous post on Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment 2020, you would have noticed that the recruitment portal announced in the post is not the official NIS recruitment portal. To guide the general public, the Nigerian Immigration Service has released an updated statement informing the general public that the recruitment portal has been […]

COVID-19: Video Demonstration for Kids on the Effects of Soap on Virus

Watch a video demonstration for not just children but also for adults on the powerful effect of soap on virus. #COVID-19 The COVID-19 outbreak which the World Health Organization recently declared a pandemic has remain a global concern. One of the major preventive measures recommended by WHO is constant washing of hands with soap and […]

Daily Current Affairs: March 12, 2020

Here are key March 12, 2020 Nigeria Current Affairs for knowledge-base. Business & Economy 1. Coronavirus: Nigeria’s Budget will suffer severe strain due to outbreak of COVID-19 The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday declared that the country’s budget will suffer severe strain due to the impact that the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus […]