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The residents and traders in Kogi, on Saturday, defied the government’s lockdown order, directing residents to stay at home and the closure of markets in the state.
Kogi State Government has reaffirmed to its readiness to impose severe sanctions on heads of schools or institutions in the state who fail to comply with the shut down directive on schools.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, told newsmen on Friday in Abuja, while giving an update of on the Lassa fever outbreak that amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), outbreak in the country, the agency has continued to manage a national Lassa fever outbreak.
Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.
In anticipation of possible escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday, met with stakeholders in Kogi to develop strategic plans for provision of food and water for people.
Gov. Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of corona virus in the state.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown big wigs including public officials and billionaires at risk and is upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation.
There is apprehension and panic in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, with news that a state lawmaker who just returned from a US trip allegedly refused to go into quarantined for 14 days as ordered by the Federal Government and instead went around the state capital clubbing.
Sequel to the directive of the Kogi State Government ordering civil servants on grades level one (1) to thirteen (13) to work from home and the ban on gatherings of up to thirty (30) people, the Chief Judge of Kogi State, Hon. Justice Nasiru Ajanah, CON, has directed that only urgent and criminal matters be entertained by all the divisions of the High Court of Justice in the state.
Former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada, on Sunday paid a condolence visit on Governor Yahaya Bello over the death of his mother, Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello, who passed on recently at the age of 101.
A member of the House of Representatives, Usman Kumo, has been dismissed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the leadership of the Kumo East Ward of Akko Local Government.
The Mirror says Klopp sees managing the national side as a natural development in his career with a growing enthusiasm for him to be Joachim Low’s successor within Germany.
The Osun State Government has disclosed that its priority would be the sick and poor residents of the state while distributing its relief materials.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.
The Ekiti government says it will commence teaching of primary school pupils on the state-owned radio station, Ekiti FM 91.5.
Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central yesterday said that the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria in the area of leadership and nation-building.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.
Following the recommendation of the state’s inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 based on situational reviews, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the closure of all the state’s land borders with effect from 4am on Sunday, 29th March, 2020.
Video conferencing app Zoom updated its iOS app Friday to remove code that sent user data to Facebook, Motherboard reports.