Tag: Lockdown

Lock-down imminent in Abuja, FCT Minister warns of second wave of Covid-19

 The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mohammed Bello, has warned that the second wave of Covid-19, may have hit the federal capital territory. For this reason, the Minister says the FCT Administration may be constrained to declare another round of lockdown, if residents continue to ignore adherence to the health protocols. The[Read More…]

INVESTIGATION: No Connection, No Palliatives — The Mismanagement of Lockdown School Feeding in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja

One of the enduring images of the peak of October’s #EndSARS protests was the looting of COVID-19 palliatives from warehouses and politicians’ homes in a number of states. Before then, though, Ibrahim Adeyemi had traveled to Ogun, Abuja and Lagos states to monitor the distribution of palliatives to school children,[Read More…]

COVID-19: President Buhari extends ease of lockdown by 4 weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across the country. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the[Read More…]

COVID-19: Nigeria extends phase two of ease of lockdown

The Nigerian Government has extended the period of the phase two eased lock-down by one week. Secretary to the Government of Nigeria and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha made this known during the daily joint Media briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital. According to him, the extension[Read More…]

Kaduna Govt extends lockdown by two weeks

Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has on Tuesday evening extended the lockdown by two weeks. The Governor who spoke through his deputy, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe in a live broadcast Tuesday evening said, after 60 days, the State Government has reviewed the Quarantine Orders and approved the recommendation[Read More…]

Fresh Lockdown Possible For Violations Of Covid-19 Guidelines – FG

The Federal Government has warned of a possible fresh lockdown, over the violation of the guidelines on the ease of the lockdown in the country. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu gave the warning on Thursday in Abuja, at the 27th joint[Read More…]

FRSC vows to impound vehicles violating lockdown extension

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said motorists not covered by the essential service list of the Federal Government risk losing their vehicles when caught. This was as the President extended the lockdown occassioned by the pandemic in Abuja; Lagos and Ogun States by another two weeks. In a statement[Read More…]

Breaking: Singer, Naira Marley Arrested and now in custody, Say Lagos state Police Command

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that artist Azeez Fashola alias Naira Marley has turned himself in. Fashola was among the guests at the 42nd birthday party organised weekend by actress Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello at their residence in disregard to the lockdown directive ordered[Read More…]