#COVID-19: Susan Idoko, Benue Index Case Released After 58 Days in Isolation

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – After 58 days of being in isolation, the Benue State COVID-19 index case, Susan Idoko Okpe nee has finally been released. The news was shared by her daughter, who said her mother was released on Wednesday evening, May 20. This is coming after Susan’s daughter called out the Nigeria Centre fir Disease Control (NCDC), to release their mum who has been in the Abuja Isolation center. Idoko has …

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Total Confirmed Cases 6677 as 284 New Persons Test Positive – NCDC

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – Nigeria’s total confirmed cases of novel coronavirus cases have risen to 6678 as 284 new persons tested positive on Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced. NCDC, on its verified twitter handle on Wednesday night, said, “199 – Lagos, 26 – Rivers, 19 – Oyo, 8 – FCT, 8 – Borno, 7 – Plateau, 6 – Jigawa, 5 – Kano, 2 – Abia, 1 – Ekiti, …

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Curfew/Interstate Restriction Orders: Extend Due Courtesies to Essential Service Providers – IGP to CPs

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The Inspector General of Police, M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has reiterated that all essential workers – including medical personnel, ambulance service providers, journalists, fire-fighters, etc remain exempted from the movement restriction orders as well as the national curfew. He therefore called on State Command Commissioners of Police to extend due courtesies to essential service providers so affected and also ensure that personnel deployed for the enforcement duties respect …

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COVID-19 Fight: Muslims Above 60 Years Urged to Keep Off Eid-el-fitr Prayers

By Ogechi Okorie Maiduguri – As Muslims in Borno state agree to observe the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the designated Eid grounds to mark the end of Ramadan, those above 60 years of age have been urged not to participate in the congregational prayer sessions. Alhaji Umar Kadafur, the state Deputy Governor in a statement said that the decision was taken after a stakeholders meeting involving the COVID-19 committee and Islamic clerics. Kadafur said that Muslims …

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COVID-19: Russia Fatalities Near 3,000 as Infections Pass 300,000

By Chris Udochukwu Russia on Wednesday reported its highest ever daily coronavirus death toll of 135, bringing the country’s total fatalities to nearly 3,000. Overall infections also passed 300,000, but the number of active virus cases in the country dropped for the first time. Russia has recorded far fewer deaths than other countries with large outbreaks, but critics have cast doubt on the low official mortality rate and accused authorities of under-reporting in order to …

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COVID-19 Fight: NCRIB Donates N2m Relief Materials to Community

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja – Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has donated bags of rice and other relief materials members of the Moleye Community in Yaba, Lagos State as palliatives to cushion the pains of COVID-19 pandemic on them. The palliatives worth over N2 million, NCRIB said, were part of the council’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the vulnerable and poor citizens to some communities and neighbours around its Lagos office who were …

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Nigeria: How PwC Spent N100m on Battle Against Coronavirus

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – To support the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, PwC Nigeria has spent N100 million on donations of food items and medical materials among others. According to a statement by the firm, the COVID-19 intervention fund tagged “PwC Cares” is in line with the firm’s purpose of building trust in society and solving important problems, consisting of some initiatives targeted at various sections of the society, including vulnerable households, …

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Coronavirus: Jumia, Mastercard Partner, Offer 10% Discount

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – In order to promote social distancing and stop spread of COVID-19, Jumia and Mastercard have partnered to reward their customers with 10 percent discount on their order. It said through the initiative, consumers who purchase essential products using their Mastercard on the Jumia platform will receive up to a 10 per cent discount on their order, encouraging consumers to safely transact using digital payment channels and avoid human-to-human …

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