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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday warned that hoodlums hiding under the guise of #ENDSARS protest to perpetuate arson and destruction of public and private assets in the state would contend with the law.
Following the presidential directive, imposing a dusk to dawn curfew in all the States of the federation, the police in Anambra State have arrested 42 persons.
The governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, announced the partial lifting of total lockdown within the state effective from Thursday, April 30th 2020.
The Edo State Government has said journalists, health workers, first responders and other essential workers are granted permission to move within the state as long as they are able to properly identify themselves during the state-wide dusk-to-dawn curfew, which commenced on Monday, April 20, 2020.
The dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Jos town will not affect the Plateau PDP governorship primary election slated for Sunday, September 30, according to the state chairman, Damishi Sango.
Twelve health workers comprising of three doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.
Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.
“The Gov. Willie Obiano administration is investing alot to contain the spread of the disease in the state and we need to support government’s efforts by adhering to the health guidelines,” he said.
The ravaging effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was, perhaps, the biggest challenge faced by stakeholders in the road sub sector of the construction industry in 2020.
Former Minister, Dr Olu Agunloye, has said that the serious security breaches and challenges confronting the governors of Ondo and Oyo States necessitated the directives aimed at ensuring order, security and safety in their domains.
The European Union called on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden to form a “new founding pact” with Europe working on issues such as peace, security, prosperity, freedom and human rights.
The Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday convicted and sentenced two Internet fraudsters, Tobiloba Shokunbi and Emmanuel Oladunjoye, to six months and four months imprisonment respectively.