The Federal Government has ordered that all routes leading to the Eagle Square be blocked from midnight on Wednesday September 30, ahead of the Independence Day celebration on Thursday October 1. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the order was given to enhance security in and around Eagle Square, venue of the Independence ceremony located […]
As more states gear towards the full reopening of schools on Monday, the Federal Government has released more guidelines that will prevent/curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the NCDC, schools have been mandated to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that local governments and states were directed to conduct monthly […]
Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from […]
Fuel scarcity looms in Lagos as the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has directed its tanker drivers to withdraw their services in Lagos beginning from Monday, August 10. In a statement released on Friday, August 7, Williams Akporeha, the National President of the union, said the directive is as a result […]
The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has ordered an investigation into a viral video showing some police officers in Ibadan, Oyo state harassing a female suspect. The officers had gone to the home of a suspected kidnapper and armed robber to arrest him and met 25-year-old Towobola there . The policemen, after taking the kidnap […]
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) mobile court has ordered the indefinite closure of The Shekinah Glory Church, located opposite the popular Citec Estate, Jabi for violating the lockdown order. Magistrate Mabel Bello who presided over the mobile court on Sunday May 3, ordered security operatives to track and arrest the General Overseer of the church […]
Tanzanian president, John Magufuli on Sunday ordered a probe on the country’s coronavirus testing kits after samples taken from a goat and pawpaw tested positive. Speaking at an event in Chato in the northwest of Tanzania, Magufuli said the COVID-19 testing kits which had been imported from abroad had “technical errors”. The president said he […]
A High Court in Uganda on Wednesday ordered lawmakers to pay back money they had awarded themselves to combat Coronavirus. The High Court of Uganda ruled that MPs return all the money they received as part of a package they approved to fight Coronavirus in their constituencies must be repaid or transferred to national or […]
The Lagos state government has ordered the closure of all markets in the state except those selling food, water, drugs and other essentials. Governor Sanwo-Olu made the announcement during a press conference today March 24th. The markets are to close beginning from Thursday March 26th to April 1st.
Governor Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of public parks, night clubs and cinemas as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus. In a State Broadcast on Monday March 23, Governor Wike also ordered religious groups in the state to temporarily stop all forms of open worship. He called on all Religious Leaders, Traditional […]
Following the recent cases of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiatry institutions, seconday and primary schools nationwide. According to the ministry, the move is to further stop the spread of Coronavirus in the country.
As part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country, the Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA) has ordered the closure of all schools in Abuja until further notice. This is coming after the outbreak of four new cases of Coronavirus in Lagos on Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, five fresh cases […]
Justice Anwuili Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate release of dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi from confinement/detention in Awe community in Nasarawa state. Sanusi had filed the suit before the court challenging his confinement in a two-bedroom apartment in Awe community. Recall that after his dethronemnet on […]