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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 11 ‘armed robbers, kidnappers’ in Niger

The Police in Niger state said it has arrested eleven suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of criminal activities ranging from; armed robbery cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom in the past two weeks
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Governor Nyesom Wike has said he demolished two hotels in Eleme Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers state and placed N5 million bounty on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Leader in the area for alleged breach of Covid-19 orders and “deadly attack” on a Task Force.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA urges workers residing outside Abuja to remain at home

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has directed federal workers residing outside Abuja to remain in their respective states of residence pending the lifting of ban on interstate travel.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA asks federal workers in states to keep off capital city

Abuja authorities have ordered federal workers residing outside the city to remain in their states of residence pending the lifting of ban on interstate travel.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

FCTA vows to enforce interstate travel ban

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said it will enforce strictly the ban on interstate travel and other guidelines regulating the easing of the lockdown as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the nation’s capital.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU queries Nigerian government over request of BVN

Academic Staff Union of Universities has said a request by the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, that lecturers who have been denied their salaries should submit their Biometric Verification Number (BVN) to effect the payment was illegal.
Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth asked the population of the Indian ocean Island for “a little more patience, to avoid any risk of a second wave” as he extended confinement measures that have been in place since March 20.

Mauritius extends lockdown to June 1

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth asked the population of the Indian ocean Island for “a little more patience, to avoid any risk of a second wave” as he extended confinement measures that have been in place since March 20 — among the first in Africa.
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Lagos to inaugurate committee on controlled easing of lockdown

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he will formally inaugurate a committee on controlled easing of the Lockdown in the state on Thursday.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed the reopening of markets on selected days in the state.

Lagos issues guidelines for ease of coronavirus lockdown

Lagos State Government Wednesday issued the guidelines for the ease of COVID-19 lockdown which will come into effect on May 4, saying all places of worship is to remains closed until further notice.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

Nigeria releases guidelines for re-opening of businesses

Speaking at the PTF on Covid-19 daily press briefing in Abuja, Dr. Aliyu restated the timeline for the gradual reopening of businesses nationwide as captured in the recent in President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Broadcast.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Nigeria’s central bank levies $3.9 billion on banks to soak up liquidity, support Naira

Nigeria’s central bank has collected 1.4 trillion naira ($3.9 billion) from banks with excess cash holdings as part of measures to support the currency, banking sources told Reuters.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: Mechanization best option to upscale food production

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Thursday, stressed need for adoption of mechnaisation as best option to upscale food production during and after the crippling Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.
Banks and other financial institutions could soon find themselves in the crosshairs of North Korean hackers, according to a warning issued Wednesday by U.S. officials.

US: North Korea hackers pose ‘significant threat’ to global finances

Banks and other financial institutions could soon find themselves in the crosshairs of North Korean hackers, according to a warning issued Wednesday by U.S. officials.
Lado Suleja, an All Progressives Congress member representing Guevara-Suleja-Tafa Federal Constituency of Niger State, stated this in a radio interview in his constituency.

Coronavirus: We were forced donate our salaries – Reps member

A member of the House of Representatives from Niger State has stated that he and many other colleagues were coerced into donating two months salaries to the fight against COVID-19.
Mrs. Riskat Alani, a trader, said that the market opened exactly 10 a.m and many people started patronising the sellers since then.

Lockdown: Kwara residents struggle to restock within four hours

Residents of Ilorin, the Kwara capital, on Monday, trooped out in numbers and congested the city as they try to accomplish lots of activities at the same time within the stipulated four hours given by the State Government.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Security operatives begin enforcement of total lockdown in Kwara

The total lockdown order by the Kwara State Government has commenced with strict enforcement by security operatives to curtail the spread of Coronavirus infection among residents.

Lockdown: Nigeria loses N20 billion in seven days as banks stop operations in ports

The Federal Government’s quest to contain the coronavirus pandemic through a 14 – day lockdown of Lagos, Ogun State and Abuja appears to be taking its toll on the nation’s revenue as banks’ closure continue to hamper ports operations.
The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.

AfDB appoints Nourredine Lafhel as acting chief risk officer

The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.

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