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The Enforcement Team on COVID-19 in Ovia South-West Local Government Council of Edo state, on Sunday, locked up no fewer than 13 churches that refused to adhere to the state government’s directive on social distancing.
Over 10 pastors have been arrested by the Eket Divisional police headquarters in Akwa Ibom State for holding church services against the stay-at-home directive of the State Government.
Kusada town in Katsina State was deserted on Sunday as many residents were reported to have fled to avoid being arrested in connection with Saturday’s riot during which one person lost his life while a police station, the divisional police officer official quarters and seven vehicles as well as 10 motorcycles were burnt.
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause palpable panic around the globe, security agents in Osun State on Thursday employed tougher measures to enforce closure of weekly market order.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a man simply identified as Mr Joseph after allegedly forcing his wife to cook jollof rice for them in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two players of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by gunmen on Benin-Akure Expressway on Sunday evening.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
The management of Chisco Group of Companies in Lagos has dragged its accountant, Awa Ogechukwu Eke, 38, before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court for allegedly conniving with others, still at large, to steal the sum of N37,799,118.
Two persons have been confirmed dead from a collapsed fence that happened at the slaughter section of the Lagos State Abattoir at Oko-Oba.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has accused some youths of Sagamu area of the state of attempts to loot banks and the local government secretariat under the guise of protesting the death of the Remo stars footballer, Kazeem Tiyamiyu, Monday.
Angry residents of Otuo, an agrarian community in Owan East local government area of Edo state on Monday murdered and set ablaze four persons for involvement in alleged killing of a female student for ritual.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed 16 counts bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and illegal arms running against the Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume), Captain Tijjani Balarabe and 18 others.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.
Polytechnic students under the aegis of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) have rejected plan by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors to help contain the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
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Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president, Gabriele Gravina, has suggested that funds be created from a share of betting revenue for soccer clubs and organisations in need.
It brings the total number of cases in Russia to 5,389 with 45 deaths.
As the incidences of Corona Virus Disease 2019 better known as ‘COVID-19’ increases, the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria has temporarily suspended its operations.