Cross River residents have received texts where they are promised millions if they claim they have Coronavirus – Health Commissioner, Betta Edu slams NCDC (video)

Cross River State health commisioner, Betta Edu has lashed out at the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) over a recent comment about some Nigerian states who are yet to record Coronavirus cases.   LIB reported earlier that the Director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu had stated that Coronavirus will get to every state in Nigeria as he pointed out that some states are yet to send in enough samples for tests. He averred that some states which are yet to record cases of COVID-19 are…

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Coronavirus: Governor Ayade imposes new restrictions in Cross River, says no mask, no movement

Following the discovery of five cases of Coronavirus in neighboring Akwa Ibom state, the Cross Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade, has reeled out new measures to help prevent the importation of the virus into the state.   In a statement released last night, the state governor, Ben Ayade stated that among other things, no resident of the state will be allowed to move around without a face mask beginning from 12 am on Friday April 3rd. According to the statement, the state-owned garment factory has been mandated to produce face…

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Single mother-of-three jumps into Osun River over Coronavirus lockdown

A single mother-of-three attempted suicide by jumping into the Osun River in Osogbo, Osun State over her inability to continue providing for her children due to the lockdown   Kafayat Alake jumped into the river yesterday, April 1, a few hours after the state government imposed a stay-at-home order on residents of the state as part of measures to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.  She would have drowned, but for the timely intervention of some residents of Aregbesola area of Osogbo.     Alake’s strange movement on the bridge was said to…

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