The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested and charged 620 persons, including 39 strippers and ravers at a nightclub, for violating the lockdown directive to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease in the state.
Some top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari have been denied access into the Presidential Villa in Abuja after returning from the burial of late Chief of Staff to Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Saturday a report by SAHARAREPORTERS revealed.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says Nigeria’s security agencies have killed 18 citizens since the lockdown regulations on the COVID-19 pandemic were enforced — more than the disease itself.
Amidst an order by Lamido of Adamawa, Dr. Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha ordering the closure of congregational prayers and shutting down of mosques in Yola, governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said he did not order the closure of worship centers across the state.
The federal government has on Friday appealed to state governments against relaxing movement restrictions for Jumaat prayers, Church service and Easter celebration, saying it would reverse the gains recorded against the spread of COVID-19 disease in the country.
A non Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bintalya First Foundation Business Transformation Programme (BTP), has distributed COVID-19 palliatives to over 5,000 less privileged people across three Local Government Areas of Kaduna state.