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COVID-19 new strain: Adamawa precludes fresh lockdown, vows to strictly enforce rules

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has allayed fears of the imposition of another lockdown on Adamawa State but vowed to ensure strict compliance of COVID-19...

France mulls imposing 3rd nationwide lockdown amidst rising COVID-19 infections

France has not ruled out imposing a third nationwide lockdown if coronavirus cases continue to rise, its health minister said Sunday, as the country...

COVID-19: FG shuts down all Nigerian schools till Jan 18, closes bars, nightclubs, others

Following the incursion of the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria, the Presidential Task Force on the pandemic has come up with new measures...

Nigeria’s economy too weak to sustain another lockdown – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile for fresh COVID-19 lockdown. The President, therefore, urged Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health...

Lockdown: Kano impounds 45 inbound vehicles from Kaduna, other states

Few days to Eid-Fitr Sallah celebration, Kano Mobile Court working with the law enforcement agents arrested 45 vehicles for allegedly defying the lockdown order as well as ban on inter-states travels.

COVID-19: Jigawa records two more cases, orders lockdown in 3 more LGAs

Jigawa State Government has ordered lockdown of additional three local government councils for a period of one week after two samples returned positive.

39 strippers, ravers, 581 others arrested for violating lockdown order in Lagos

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.

Residents of Jos protest non provision of palliatives as lockdown bites harder

Hundreds of residents of Jos North local government area of Plateau state, Saturday launched protest against lockdown with pleas for palliatives from the government.

Lockdown: Ekiti court sentences Punch newspaper driver for ferrying six into state

A driver attached to The Punch newspapers, Joshua Momoh and six others were sentenced by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court for violating the lockdown order in Ekiti State.

COVID-19: Gov Zulum declares 14-day ‘total lockdown’ of Borno

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has declared a tolal lockdown of the state for 14 days as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Violation of NCDC protocols: Presidential aides denied access to Aso Villa

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.

Protests: Omo-Agege calls for calm, gives N85m palliative to constituents

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday, appealed for calm following protests in Sapele, Delta State, against the government’s two-week extension of the COVID-19 lockdown.

PARADOX: Security men kill 18 while COVID-19 kills 11 as lockdown lasts

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.

FULL TEXT: Buhari’s address on COVID-19 lockdown

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE EXTENSION OF COVID- 19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2020

Fintiri didn’t order closure of worship centers – Spokesman

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.

Lockdown will last as long as necessary, says Buhari

Lockdown will remain in Nigeria until a panacea to the dreaded novel COVID-19 pandemic is found, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed.

COVID-19 restrictions: Be on the same page with us, FG urges state govts

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.

Lockdown: Bintalya foundation distributes relief package in Kaduna

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.

66-yr-old retired soldier slumps, dies in Adamawa as lockdown bites harder

A 66-year-old retired soldier, Elkanah Martikus has reportedly slumped and died in Yola after trekking for several hours to access his destination eyewitnesses told FOMBINATIMES.

Police nab Funke Akindele for defying restriction of movement order in Lagos

Popular Nigerian screen diva, Funke Akindele is currently cooling her heels in the police net for defying restriction of movement order imposed by the Lagos State government to tame COVID-19 pandemic.
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