Month: February 2020

FCCPC Warns Against Increase In Prices Of Hygiene Products – GCFRNG

A visitor tries to sanitise hands before being allowed into a state hospital at Yaba in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. Residents of Nigeria’s economic hub Lagos scrambled for hygiene products after the chaotic megacity of 20 million announced the first confirmed case of new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in …

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Oko Poly Rector reads riot act to students in Anambra

The first female Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Oko, in Anambra State, Dr Francisca Nwafulugo, has warned the new students to desist from those acts prohibited in the institution to avoid trouble. The Rector, while addressing the new intakes during the 36th Matriculation of the institution at the weekend , reminded them Oko Federal Polytechnic …

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Coronavirus: Dr Osundare makes clarifications on Chloroquine ‘cure’

Doctor Odufunke Osundare of Odufunke Memorial Hospital on Friday cautioned against the widespread belief that Chloroquine can be used to tackle the deadly Coronavirus codenamed Covid-19. Following the outbreak of the disease, some believe that the use of Chloroquine helps in tackling the scourge. However, Osundare in a chat with GCFRNG stated that only long …

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Kano University bows to pressure, suspends new fees

Kano university of Science and Technology, (KUST) Wudil has suspended the implementation of the upward review of students’ registration fees and charges. The new fees earlier fixed to take effect from the present 2019/2020 academic session is now put on hold. In a statement signed by head of information and Public Relations Unit, Sa’idu Abdullahi …

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COVID19: Rivers battle ready for coronavirus – Wike govt

The Rivers State Government has expressed its readiness to manage COVID-19 if it is recorded in the oil capital of the country. The World Health Organisation, WHO, in its report released in January listed Rivers among four other states vulnerable to the novel Coronavirus. Speaking with newsmen in Port Harcourt, Director Planning, Research & Statistics, …

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Ekiti dismisses three randy teachers

Ekiti Government on Friday announced the immediate dismissal from service of the three public secondary school teachers accused of sexually harassing their female students. The State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), which made this known in Ado Ekiti, said the board dismissed the erring teachers for sexual molestation and for bringing the state into disrepute. Their …

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Coronavirus in Nigeria: Expert advice on self protection unveiled

The first case of Coronavirus disease has been confirmed in Nigeria. GCFRNG reported that the Nigerian government on Thursday night in a statement by the health minister,Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health said an italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020. His case was confirmed …

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How To Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus (COVID-19) – WHO – GCFRNG

Nigeria confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the wee hours of Friday. Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned to Lagos from Milan, Italy on February 25, 2020. As the country battles to contain the dreaded disease which …

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