Tinubu’s Aide Dies Of Coronavirus
Lateef Raheem, the late chief security officer (CSO) to Bola Ahmed Tinubu, had COVID-19, the media office of the former Lagos state governor has said.
But Tinubu and his wife, Remi, have both tested negative to the disease, Tunde Rahman, his spokesman, said in a statement issued on Monday afternoon.
Another aide tested positive and has been isolated while his contacts are now being traced, Rahman added.
Raheem, 51, described as the “most trusted aide” to Tinubu, died in READ MORE>>>
5 Policemen Injured In Lagos Violent Protest Against COVID-19 Lockdown [PHOTOS]
Some youths of Eleko community in the Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State have embarked on a protest.
The protest, which started on Monday morning, turned violent as the youths were said to have had a faceoff with some security officials over the enforcement of the COVID-19 lockdown in the community.
Locals told Channels Television that the youths mounted roadblocks with bonfires at different locations on the road leading to some companies, including the Dangote READ MORE>>>
‘Take Over Kano’s COVID-19 Response’ — Kwankwaso Writes Buhari
Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano, has asked the federal government to take over the state’s response on COVID-19.
Kwankwaso, who made the plea in a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, accused the state of not managing the disease well.
TheCable has been reporting strange deaths in Kano which the state government attributed to other causes but COVID-19.
In the letter, a copy of which was seen by TheCable, on Monday, Kwankwaso said the READ MORE>>>
Ramadan: Lagos, Abuja Arrest Imams For Violating Ban On Gathering
No fewer than four Islamic clerics have been arrested in Lagos State and Federal Capital Territory Abuja for violating the Federal Government-ordered lockdown in the two cities.
The culprits were arrested in mosques during Ramadan prayers with their followers.
Announcing the arrest on Sunday evening via Twitter, the Lagos State Police Command said the “Imam of Sheik Central Mosque, Mile 12” was arrested “for holding prayers in the READ MORE>>>
Three Coronavirus Patients Desert Residence In Kano
Three persons confirmed positive for COVID-19 pandemic in Kano have deserted their respective homes.
Coordinator of the taskforce Dr. Tijani Hussain, who confirmed the development to The Guardian on telephone regretted that the whereabouts of the three persons cannot be traced by the Rapid Response Team (RRT) READ MORE>>>