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Federal Govt extends phase two of eased lockdown by one week

The federal government on Monday July 27, extended the phase two of the ease of lock-down in the country by one week. Mr Boss Mustapha,...

Coronavirus: South Africa closing down schools again as toll rises to 408,052 cases

South African public schools will close again for a month from Monday to limit the spread of coronavirus as the country grapples with surging...

Coronavirus: Buhari’s minister lists effects of lockdown

The federal government has highlighted the effects of the lockdown and physical distancing measures that were implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19 in...

Nigerian students threaten protest if Federal Govt fails to announce resumption in two weeks

Students threaten to stage protest if FG fails to announce date of resumption within two weeks Nigerian students in tertiary institutions have threatened to stage...

Federal Govt releases guidelines for schools’ resumption amidst Coronavirus pandemic

The Federal Government has released guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools at every level in the country but failed to disclose the...

COVID-19: Federal Govt to pay salaries of private school teachers owed during lockdown

The President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela, says the Federal government has agreed to pay the salaries of...

FCT Minister releases guideline for reopening of churches, mosques in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has issued guidelines for reopening of worship centres across the capital city. Minister of FCT, Muhammed Bello in a...

Coronavirus: Lowdown extended by two weeks in Kaduna

The Kaduna State government has extended the Lockdown Orders by two weeks. This followed the expiration of the 60 days lockdown in the State. From the...

School feeding during lockdown fuels corruption, Says Rep

The member representing Degema/Bonny Federal Constituency in Rivers State, Farah Dagogo has frowned at the decision of the federal government to go ahead with...

Husband forced to trek to the hospital carrying his sick wife as lockdown leads to a scarcity of public transportation (video)

A Good Samaritan who saw a husband carrying his sick wife as he trekked the long distance to the hospital due to the...

Doors to churches across Nations are again declared open, anyone against it will die for it’ – Bishop Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, senior pastor of Living Faith Church has once again kicked against the continous closure of churches across the nation due to...

Buhari under pressure to lockdown Nigeria over rising COVID-19 cases

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Youth Task Force on COVID-19 has again advised President Muhammadu Buhari to lockdown Nigeria due to rising cases on...

Coronavirus: Opening markets, closing churches for COVID-19 wrong –Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, the Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka Winners’ Chapel International, has questioned the continuous closure of churches over the...

Jaywon arrested for violating Lagos curfew order

Nigerian singer Jaywon was arrested on Monday May 4 by policemen attached to the Dolphin Estate Division of the Lagos State Police Command, for...

Banks will operate as usual everyday — Federal Govt assures Nigerians as lockdown is partially lifted

Banks across Nigeria will continue to operate as usual to meet the needs of customers, the Federal Government has assured even as it lifted...

Lagos Govt directs civil servants not to resume work as lockdown directive expires

The Lagos state government has asked civil servants not to resume work on Monday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said only civil servants on Grade...

COVID-19 Lockdown: Kwara Govt announces key decisions starting from Monday

The Kwara state government on Friday said the easing the economic activities in the state will begin on Monday 4, 2020. The Deputy Governor/...

Lagos Govt announces transportation plans during lockdown ease

As part of continuous effort to curb the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the state, the Lagos State Government has warned operators of...

Why lockdown is being extended in Osun — Gov Oyetola clarifies movements

The Osun State government has announced that it is extending the lockdown order in the State. The order was supposed to expire on Thursday. The State...

Breaking: Federal Govt directs civil servants from level 14 to resume May 4

Civil servants under Federal Government from level 14 have been directed to resume to work on May 4, 2020. This was contained in a memo...

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Group prays court to declare Rep. Dogara’s seat vacant

The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu...

Anambra Assembly pledges legislative support for Vision 2070 development plan

The Anambra State House of Assemby on Wednesday expressed its commitment to give legislative support for the state’s ‘Vision 2070’ development plan. The Speaker of...

10m people likely infected with virus in Afghanistan – Minister

An estimated 10 million people, on Wednesday, had been infected with the coronavirus in Afghanistan, Minister of Health, Ahamd Osmani said. Osmani said that based...

COVID-19: Kebbi Deputy Gov urges youth to curtail spread

The Deputy Governor of Kebbi, Alhaji Sama’ila Yombe-Dabai, has called on the youths to take proactive measures in curtailing the spread of Coronavirus in...

Tanzanian politician who survived shooting to compete in elections

A Tanzanian politician who survived being shot 16 times in an assassination attempt has been named as the country’s main opposition candidate in October’s...
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