Tag Archives: Lockdown

Schools will soon reopen – Secretary to Buhari’s Govt

Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday said the Federal Ministry of Education will soon issue guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country. Boss Mustapha made this known during Wednesday’s daily briefing by the COVID-19 task force. Mustapha urged all state proprietors and stakeholders to take steps that will facilitate an early and safe …

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COVID-19: Gov Makinde relaxes curfew in Oyo


Days after easing the lockdown in the state, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state on Sunday relaxed the existing curfew imposed on the state from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Gov Makinde stated that several creative measures were approved for implementation by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), which coordinates the operations of the thematic segments of the containment drive. One …

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COVID-19: Protesters forcefully reopen mosques in Guinea

Anti-lockdown protesters in Guinea has finally succeeded in reopening mosques  that had been shut for weeks, according to witnesses, demonstrators, and a local official. The protesters forcefully opened a handful of mosques on Wednesday a day after seven people were killed in clashes with police during protests. The mosques had been closed since late March as part of measures to …

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COVID-19 lockdown: Reopen churches across Nigeria – Pastor urge Buhari


The lead Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen churches for true believers to fellowship and worship. Giwa, in a statement he personally signed said only the lukewarm Christians would support the closure of churches. He said, “I write in my continued effort to recommend that …

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Re-think and withdraw this harsh lockdown order – Group Begs Wike

A civil society organisation known as the Situation Room has disagreed the total lockdown order issued by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The group’s leader, Vivian Bellonwu, released a statement begging the Rivers state government to reconsider the lockdown in the state and relax it. The group says the lockdown is a threat to human life and needs to …

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COVID-19: Taxis and keke to return as from 4th May in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has confirmed that Taxis and Keke shall return on 4th of May as the nation eases lockdown. FCTA in a statement released on Saturday announced new guidelines for taxis and keke as business returns on Monday. The statement urged that only three passengers are henceforth allowed in tricycles known as Keke including the driver. Taxis …

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Please Relax Lockdown in Kano – Gov. Ganduje begs FG

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Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has begged the Federal Government to relax the 14-day total lockdown imposed on the state due to the hike in coronavirus cases reported in the state. The state of Kano is on a total lockdown following President Buhari’s order issued  on Monday as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus disease. Buhari had …

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