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Borno to sanction three Imams for defying lockdown

Three Imams (Islamic clerics) in Maiduguri, Borno State, are to face disciplinary actions for defying the government’s social distancing order which they did by hosting Friday congregational prayers. Borno had on...

Abia first female Police Commissioner assumes duty

The first female Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Jane Agbede, assumed office on Friday and issued a stern warning to criminal elements in the state to relocate elsewhere or...
Akwa Ibom extends lockdown to April 27

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown to April 27

The Akwa Ibom State Government has extended the lockdown imposed on the state till April 27 as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Secretary...
Police turn medical doctors back on Akwa Ibom roads -- NMA

Police turn medical doctors back on Akwa Ibom roads — NMA

Police officers enforcing the lockdown in Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, reportedly prevented several authorised persons, including medical doctors, from driving through major roads in Uyo. The police tightened their operation...

Bandits attack Katsina communities, kill 47

Armed bandits Saturday attacked communities in three local governments of Katsina State, killing 47 persons. The Katsina State Police Command confirmed the early morning attacks and the casualty. The command’s spokesman, Gambo...
Coronavirus: Four more patients recover in Lagos

Coronavirus: Four more patients recover in Lagos

Four more patients have recovered from coronavirus infection in Lagos State and have been discharged from the state facilities on Saturday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said. The recovered patients are three...

Bello El-Rufai apologises for threatening gang-rape of Twitter user’s mother

Bello El-Rufai has apologised for his infamous conduct on social media last weekend, saying the controversy he sparked fell short of his family’s enduring values of decency and tolerance. “I wish...
15 countries yet to confirm COVID-19 case

15 countries yet to confirm COVID-19 case

Four months after the outbreak of COVID-19 across the world, 15 countries are yet to report any case of the virus. All countries in North America, South America, and Europe have...

Abuja govt condemns violation of lockdown, issues new directives on markets, okada

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has condemned the violation of the lockdown imposed on the city by the federal government. The FCT minister, Muhammad Bello, has, therefore, issued new guidelines...
Coronavirus: What you need to know today

Welfare of Nigeria’s health workers crucial in curbing coronavirus

When Health Minister Osagie Ehanire was, on Thursday, asked if Nigerian health workers are being paid “hazard allowance for the job that they are doing,” in tackling the coronavirus pandemic,...

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