The Federal Government may consider a lockdown of the 18 Local Government Areas considered to account for 60 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria in the next phase of eased lockdown in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, gave the indication in an interview with The PUNCH andContinue reading “Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas”
The Federal Government, on Monday, decried the nationwide non-compliance with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19’s guidelines for gradual reopening of the economy. The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this during the task force press briefing in Abuja, warned that the President, Major General Muhammadu BuhariContinue reading “Prepare For Fresh Total Lockdown – FG”
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a phased and gradual easing of lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states from Monday, May 4. The President stated in a broadcast on Monday evening that the decision was informed by socio-economic impacts of the lockdown on Nigerians.
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that the total lockdown of the state which was scheduled to commence by 11 pm on Monday has been shifted to Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Sunday night ordered total lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, and Abuja as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.Continue reading “Dapo Abiodun Moves Lockdown In Ogun To Friday”
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a 14-day lockdown Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. The president announced this in a nationwide address on Sunday evening. There will be restriction of movement in the affected states and Federal Capital territory for at least 14 days from 11 pm onContinue reading “FG Puts Lagos, Ogun, Abuja On Lockdown Over Corona-virus”
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has made a U-turn over his initial plan not to complete some abandoned projects initiated by his predecessor, Ibikunle Amosun, saying he will complete them. Abiodun said this on Sunday during a post-inauguration thanksgiving service held at the Cathedral of the St. Peters Church, Ake, Abeokuta, the state capital.Continue reading “Gov Abiodun Makes A U-turn Over Amosun’s Abandoned Projects”