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It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN support Sunday service suspension in Niger

The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings of more than five persons

The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Akure explosion beyond description

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter, Revd John Ayoola, has described the magnitude of the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital in the early hours of Saturday morning as a “national disaster”.
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CAN orders total shutdown of churches in Ogun

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ogun has directed all churches in the state to close down completely and immediately.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN recommends suspension of Sunday worship, weddings

The Benue State branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria has recommended the suspension of all Sunday worship and wedding activities in the state as a proactive measure against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN directs members to shut worship centres, stay at home

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna state chapter has directed its members in the state to obey the advice of the state government and stay at home to avoid any gathering or other functions.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN declares three days prayer, fasting

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Taraba State chapter has declared three days prayer and fasting to end the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.

Sin, arrogance, disobedience to God are responsible for coronavirus – CAN president

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority, sin and all sorts of wickedness are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that defies human solution but God has provisions for its cure.
Officers of Lagos Police Command trying to enforce ban on large gathering in some churches on Sunday

Lagos: Churches record partial compliance to restriction order

Churches in some parts of Lagos State on Sunday, recorded partial compliance to the ban on gathering of not more than 20 people over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa to test incoming travellers at motor parks

Nasarawa state government says advocacy and immediate testing will now take place at motor parks across the state to sensitize travellers on safety steps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Keffi FMC

Nasarawa: Five suspected coronavirus cases test negative

Five suspected cases of coronavirus in Nasarawa have tested negative and soon to be discharged from the federal medical centre in Keffi where they were being quarantined.

Coronavirus: Niger earmarks N28.2m to combat spread

In another development, despite appeals and warnings on the dangers of public gatherings because of the Coronavirus, Muslim Ummahs on Friday observed the weekly Jummat prayers in Minna and other parts of the state.

Nigeria shuts down three international airports

Nigeria has shut three of its five international airports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coronavirus: Ogun CAN, Muslim community order compliance with ban

Christian and Muslim bodies in Ogun have directed churches and mosques to comply with the state government’s directive banning all high-density gatherings as part of measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coronavirus: CAN declares March 22, 29 days of prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed churches in Nigeria to observe March 22 and March 29 as days of prayers against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria and globally.

Stakeholders, security agencies move to end incessant killings in Kaduna community

Following the incessant attacks by unknown gunmen that led to the killings of unidentified number of persons in Kajuru, Kachia, Chikun Local Government Areas and surrounding areas, stakeholders in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have commenced dialogue with security agencies for enhanced security in their locality to avoid any further breakdown of law and order.
L-R: Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi; Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Director of Airport Operations, FAAN; Capt. Murktar Muye; Station Manager, South Africa Embassy; Mrs. Joy Onyeadi and others, during an on-the-spot assessment of Coronavirus screening procedure at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

Coronavirus: Lagos bans religious gathering with over 50 worshippers

The decision was arrived at after a meeting of the Lagos State Government with religious bodies in the state.

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Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
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WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
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Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
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