New York state coronavirus deaths spike to 385: Governor
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says that the state's coronavirus death toll has jumped to 385, with 100 fatalities in the past day. The announcement comes hours after the total US death toll surpassed 1,000. New York is at the epicenter of America's coronavirus battle and the state has now counted 37,258 positive cases, as it scrambles to prepare hospitals for an influx of new patients.
Governor Sanwo-Olu orders civil servants to stay home, EFCC to Arraign Former Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, 8 Others and more
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Tokyo governor says no change to plan to hold Olympics from July 24
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday there has been no change to plans for Japan to hold the Summer Olympic Games from July 24. She said she believed there would not be an option for cancelling the Games, amid speculation it could be postponed or cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
I am satisified with conduct of PDP ward congresses - Gov Diri
Bayelsa state governor, Douye Diri, said he is satisfied with the conduct of the ward congresses that tokk place in the state across the state.
Governor Sanwo-Olu responds to questions on Coronavirus outbreak
Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents of the state, that his government has put everything in place to ensure effective management of Coronavirus outbreak and to prevent it from spreading to other parts and people.
What Atiku said about Supreme Court judgement in Imo, Nigeria's democracy
Former vice president and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar has called on his party to mobilise against what he described as “threats to democracy” by the Supreme Court judgement that ordered the removal of Emeka Ihedioha of the PDP, as Imo State governor, and his replacement with Hope Uzodinnma of the All progressives Congress.
Lagos Assembly invites more nominees for final screening
Lagos house of assembly has invited eleven nominees of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to positions in the state executive council, the civil service commission and the Lagos assembly service commission for final screening on Thursday.
Bank of England set to announce new governor
The selection of Andrew Bailey is expected to be confirmed by the treasury on Friday. The 60-year-old will become the 121st governor and will take over from Mark Carney, who leaves the prestigious post on January 31.
Governor Ishaku supports hate speech bill
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has expressed concern over unethical activities of some social media users which he believes is a threat to the nation's democracy.