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The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Bala Ciroma, has reiterated the determination of security agencies to enforce compliance with the directives issued by the FCT Administration, as part of measures to contain and curtail the spread of COVID 19 infection in the FCT.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has made provisions for additional bed spaces in Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital and Karu General Hospital to attend to any emergency of symptomatic patients of COVID-19.
The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Saturday led members of the State Task Force on Enforcement of the ban on Public and Religious Gatherings to ensure compliance to closure of markets.
The Edo State Government has urged all residents, including traders and businesses to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state by complying with the basic precautionary measures and other guidelines to contain the scourge.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with the State government’s directive on the closure of markets, saying that his administration is committed to checking the spread of coronavirus.
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.
Kano residents have embarked on panic buying of food items over fear of COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.
As part of an effort aimed at containing the outbreak or spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic in the State, the Delta State Government, yesterday ordered the shut down of the Asaba International Airport to traffic and closure of all land borders into and out of the State.
Residents of Ilorin thronged to the markets in large numbers to make last-minute shopping as the Kwara Government closed non-food markets, commercial motor parks, mosques and churches in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governors to nominate doctors and nurses in their various domains for training on COVID-19.
Six days after testing positive for coronavirus, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has spoken from his quarantine over his status.
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the closure of the state’s boundaries from Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has donated medical equipment meant to help combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada, the Federal Capital Territory.
Pope Francis is backing the U.N. chief's call for a cease-fire in all conflicts raging across the globe to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. He also said his thoughts are with those constrained to live in groups, citing in particular rest homes for the elderly, military barracks and jails.
The NCDC revealed that three of the five fresh cases are travellers who just returned to Nigeria, while two are close contacts of one of the confirmed cases the country has.
Google is increasing the maximum number of people who can participate in a Duo call from eight to twelve, the company’s senior director of product management announced on
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has just announced his coronavirus test result. It is negative.
Union Bank of Nigeria said on Sunday that some of its workers would work from home from Monday and also quickly denied social media report that it would shut down its daily operations because of the coronavirus pandemic.