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JUST IN: Kaduna imposes 24 hour curfew till further notice over COVID-19

The Kaduna State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew till further notice.

COVID-19: Gov Fintiri orders workers to stay at home for 2 weeks

Adamawa state Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has today ordered public/private workers between level 1-14 to stay at home for two weeks as a panacea to the incursion of COVID-19 into the state.

JUST IN: Six Lagos coronavirus patients ready for discharge

Six patients being treated for coronavirus have recovered in Lagos, Tunde Ajayi, the Special Assistant to Lagos state governor on health, made this known via Twitter on Thursday.

COVID-19: FG begins fumigation of presidency

The fumigation of the State House, including the office of President Muhammadu Buhari, commenced Thursday morning.

COVID-19: PDP, carpets Buhari over ban on critical media from covering presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, said the banning of some media houses from covering activities in the Presidential Villa was unjustified.

Petrol scarcity looms as NARTO gives tanker drivers stay at home order

Petroleum scarcity looms in the country as the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), direct tanker drivers to keep away from the depots and stay at home with effect from Friday, March 27.

$2 trillion rescue package passes US Senate, heads to House

The US Senate has unanimously passed the nation’s largest-ever rescue package late Wednesday, a $2 trillion lifeline to suffering Americans, critically depleted hospitals and an economy all ravaged by a rapidly spreading coronavirus crisis.

Army denies plans to enforce coronavirus lockdown

The Nigerian Army has debunked publications in some media platforms about a purported Federal Government’s plan to enforce military lockdown on Friday.

Massive shakeup hits FIRS as directors who serve above 8 years get retired

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has retired all directors who have served eight years and above in their current positions.

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua in self isolation after meeting with Prince Charles

World boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with Prince Charles, who tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

Gunmen kidnap Bauchi governor’s elder brother

Gun wielding assailants have yesterday abducted the elder brother of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed Duguri.

COVID-19: Adamawa Muslim Council declares special prayers, fasting

The Adamawa Muslim Council has declared special prayers and fasting to seek for Almighty Allah’s intervention to stop the spread of the deadly disease Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Army to enforce restriction of movement

The Nigerian Army will soon embark on the restriction of movement and “forceful transfer of sick people to the hospital” amid the outbreak of coronavirus.

Jilted policeman shot couple dead, killed self in Imo

A frustrated police officer, Inspector Kenneth Enanika has taken the law into his hands leading to the killing of a couple before shooting himself dead.

COVID-19: Closure of markets in Lagos to commence on Friday

The decision was hinged on the increasing number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state and Nigeria in general.

Ardo carpets Fintiri for suspending minimum wage payment

Reactions have trailed the decision of Adamawa State government to suspend payment of consequential adjustment for the new national minimum wage.

COVID-19: FMC Yola suspends visits by patients’ relatives

The Federal Medical Center (FMC), Yola has suspended visits to patients receiving treatment at the facility by members of their family in a move to stop the incursion and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beware of dangerous computer coronavirus, FG tells Nigerians

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the alarm over the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent coronavirus Ransomware application, which claims to provide updates on COVID-19 and infections near the user.

Kano PDP faction accuses Fintiri led congress committee of bias, rejects result

An aggrieved faction of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) under the aegis of the Forum of Local Government Party Chairmen of the party in Kano has accused the governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri led party congress committee which conducted the recent ward congress election in the state of bias.

Buhari mourns as NA confirms massacre of 47 soldiers by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sympathy to the families of 47 soldiers who were killed by Boko Haram during an ambush as Army authorities disclosed losing 47 gallant men and officers during an operation.

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APC Chairman resigns in Adamawa

The Ganye Local Government Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State, Alhaji Jibril Ali Gangjari has resigned.

Former Adamawa commissioner, Ahmed Sajo loses father

The immediate past commissioner of information and strategy in Adamawa State, Malam Ahmed Sajo has lost his father to the cold hands of death.

COVID-19: Adamawa Assembly suspends sitting till further notice

In a move to strengthen the prevention and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Adamawa State house of assembly has resolved to shut down the assembly complex till further notice.

I’ll be back at my desk very soon, Abba Kyari assures Nigerians

The Chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari who was diagnosed with the dreaded coronavirus disease about 6 days ago has today assured Nigerians that he will be back at his duty post very soon.