Dokpesi, Wife, Six Other Family Members Test Positive For Coronavirus

The Chairman Emeritus and founder of DAAR Communications PLC, Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi, his wife, Tosin Dokpesi, daughter in-law along with five members of his family have tested positive for the Coronavirus. This latest news is coming shortly after Dokpesi’s eldest son, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, who is the Chairman of DAAR Communications, also tested positive for the virus. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC confirmed that eight members of the Dokpesi family came out positive after conducting test on them. All of them have been evacuated by the NCDC…

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Kaduna Govt Shuts Entry Points to ALL Travel From 6pm to 6am

The Kaduna State Government has announced the closure of all entry points into the state from 6pm to 6am everyday. The state government said no interstate or intra-state travel is allowed at night-time even for essential services with effect from Friday, 1st May 2020. Following a security briefing that criminal elements are using night-time hours to infiltrate people into Kaduna State, the state government is compelled to take further measures to deter inter-state travel, a statement by Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said. According to Aruwan, recent…

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Premier League Recomfirms Commitment to Finish Season

Premier League clubs on Friday reconfirmed their commitment to finish the 2019/20 season subject to coronavirus restrictions being lifted in Britain despite fears expressed by players. The English top flight faces an eye-watering estimated loss of around £1 billion ($1.25 billion) if no more football is played due to the global pandemic. Playing the 92 remaining games behind closed doors would mitigate that loss, avoiding the need to repay hundreds of millions to broadcasters. But the Premier League faces huge logistical difficulties in its attempts to return to action, with…

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Na’abba is Alive, Hearty

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghalli Umar Na’Abba is not dead, a reliable source from the office of the current Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said. The source who responded to Vanguard’s enquiry on the current status of the former Speaker said that he earlier in the day had a telephone conversation with him. Craving anonymity, the source said that the former Speaker was alive, hale and hearty and currently in London where he had gone before the global lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus…

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Lockdown: Fayemi Gives Father Who ‘Rejected’ Son For Travelling COVID-19 Appointment

Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday appointed Mr. Femi Adeoye, father of the young man who sneaked into Ekiti state, as a COVID-19 Response Ambassador in Ekiti State. The governor disclosed this via his official Twitter handle. Mr Fayemi said, “I am proud of Mr Adeoye as a principled Ekiti man and I salute his courage in helping us keep Ekiti safe. #covid19 #covid19Ekiti”. According to the governor, Mr Adeoye will help to propagate the message as a member of the COVID-19 Task Force in Ekiti State. LIVE: Governor Kayode Fayemi…

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