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The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The decision was arrived at after a meeting of the Lagos State Government with religious bodies in the state.
For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
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.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.
Israel has provided medical equipment for the PA to combat the pandemic, as well as guidance and cooperation with Palestinian medical crews.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who stated this at an ongoing press briefing in Abuja this afternoon said the government will also deploy firefighting equipment and personnel to fumigate markets, towns and cities.
Two people have died from coronavirus in South Africa, the health ministry said on Friday, adding that the total number of cases in the country have risen to more than 1,000, from 927 a day earlier.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has denied claims that he contracted the coronavirus disease at the unification rally organised by the Peoples Democratic Party in Ibadan on March 18.
Former Nigeria international and Enugu Rangers player Ifeanyi George was laid to rest in Lagos on Saturday.