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Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

Lagos enforces ‘no face mask, no entry’ into Alausa secretariat

Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

#EndSARS: Event of past week, deeply troubling – Ekiti governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the event of the past one week as “deeply troubling and of great concern to him and many patriotic citizens of the state”.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

#EndSARS: Governor Fayemi appeals for peace in Ekiti, Southwest

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has appealed to the people of the State and the Southwest to allow peace to reign and refrain from wanton destruction of lives and property.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

NCWS urges prayers as Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala seeks WTO top job

The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) has called for prayers, especially among women, for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to win her bid to be elected as Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti: Only students in SSS 3 classes will resume revision classes on August 10

Ekiti governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday during a state broadcast said that only students in SSS3 classes would resume revision classes on Aug.10, due to the prevailing Coronavirus pandemic.
No fewer than 29 worshippers including a pastor and an Islamic have been arrested by the police operatives in Lagos for flouting the Federal Government directive against congregational worship.

Pastor, Imam, 27 others arrested for flouting lockdown order

No fewer than 29 worshippers including a pastor and an Islamic have been arrested by the police operatives in Lagos for flouting the Federal Government directive against congregational worship.

Rivers, Ondo make U-turn on lockdown relaxation

Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Saturday backed down from their relaxation of the lockdown they had imposed on their states to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

Bauchi governor ignores coronavirus protocol, joins others for Jumat prayers

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday afternoon, joined other Muslims at the Bauchi central mosque for Jumat prayers, alongside other top government officials.

NMA urges state governors not to relax lockdown order

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has called on State Governors to refrain from relaxing the lockdown in order to allow Nigerians to attend Jumat prayers and Easter Sunday services.
This was contained in a letter addressed to all priests signed by Camillus Etokudoh, the Bishop of Port-Harcourt Diocese.

Rivers: Catholic Church asks members to observe Easter Sunday at home

The Catholic Church in Rivers State on Friday asked its members to stay safe and observe Easter Sunday at home.
Lai Mohammed is the current Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. A Nigerian lawyer, and former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress.

Nigerian government urges governors to stop playing politics with coronavirus directives

The Federal Government has admonished some state governors to stop playing politics with the directives issued to contain the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) spreading across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Coronavirus lockdown: Over 600 motorcycles confiscated in one week – Police

The Kwara State command of the Nigeria police said it has confiscated over 600 motorcycles within a week of enforcing the sit-at-home directive.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Awe residents eagerly expecting Sanusi at Jumat Service

Though they are aware of his presence in their community, most residents of Awe, the rustic town of about 90 kilometres south of Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, where Muhammadu Sanusi, the former Emir of Kano was banished to have not set their eyes on him.

President Buhari, Guinean leader in Katsina for Sallah

President Muhammadu Buhari and visiting Guinean President, Alpha Conde, arrived Katsina Friday evening for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations expected to hold between August 11 and 12.

2,269 Lagos pilgrims perform Umrah in Makkah

Lagos State pilgrims, numbering 2,269, have completed their Umrah in Makkah, according to the state’s Amirul Hajj, Dr Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef during a lecture at the Lagos State House in Makkah.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: Ninth National Assembly poised to cover lost grounds for President Buhari’s...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the 9th National Assembly under his leadership is poised to cover lost grounds created by his predecessor, Senator Bukola Saraki.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi urges Oyo residents to support Seyi Makinde to succeed

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on people of the state to support the incoming administration of Mr Seyi Makinde to succeed for the good of all.

NSCIA chairman calls for peace among Muslims

Alhaji Abdulazeez Igbinidu, the newly-elected chairman of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Edo State chapter has said that he will pursue vigorously the objective of ensuring peace and mutual understanding among Muslims in the state.

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