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The Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Information, says it has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of face mask usage.

Lagos begins advocacy on face mask usage

The Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Information, says it has embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the importance of face mask usage.
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Delta begins coronavirus active case search in 6 local council areas

Delta State Government on Monday said it had begun active case search in six local government areas in a bid to check community transmission of COVID-19 in the state.

Nine pastors arrested for holding church services

Nine pastors have been arrested for holding church services in Bayelsa State despite the lockdown order to curb Coronavirus pandemic.

Akwa Ibom: Five coronavirus patients to be discharged soon

Akwa Ibom State COVId-19 Incident Management Committee has declared five persons in the state isolation centre at Ibom Specialist Hospital Uyo are not in critical condition and would soon be discharged.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Coronavirus: Nigeria working on advocacy campaigns in local languages – minister

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the Federal Government is working on a public enlightenment and advocacy campaign to reach Nigerians with information on how they can protect themselves and avoid contracting the disease.
Simon Lalong

Plateau installs CCTV cameras to monitor border routes

Plateau State government has installed CCTV cameras at various exit and entry points in the state as part of the measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus into the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor orders release journalist he arrested over Lassa fever report

The Sun Newspaper reporter, Chijioke Agwu, who was arrested on Saturday afternoon by the police on the order of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, was released Saturday night around 10 p.m.
Acting Governor Baba Tella made the observation at the weekend while updating reporters on efforts by the state to fight COVID-19.

Bauchi might be forced to impose stricter measures – acting governor

Bauchi State Government has expressed dismay that the directive on market closure in the state to curtail the spread of coronavirus is being flouted.

Civil servants decry arbitrary deductions from their salaries by IPPIS

Some federal civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the continued arbitrary deductions from their salaries by the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) for no reason.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

Coronavirus: President Buhari warns against panic

President Muhammadu Buhari has noted with sadness, the recent confirmation of a case of Covid-19 infection in Lagos, Nigeria.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan with the Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, on arrival at River Alkamaram, Mauyi Ganga, venue of the Bade Cultural and Fishing Festival in Yobe State on Sunday, February 9, 2020. 7

Yobe: Senator Lawan seeks partnership on fishing, cultural festival — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has urged Ministries and Agencies of government, as well as Corporate bodies to partner the Yobe State Government on the Mauyi Ganga fishing and cultural festival.
Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo government set to control influx of okada from Lagos

This was contained in a statement issued in Ibadan by the state Ministry of Information, quoting Mr Akin Fagbemi, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), as saying.

Akwa Ibom assembly seeks action on resurgence of Lassa fever

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called on the State Ministry of Health and other relevant authorities, to be proactive in curtailing the resurgence of Lassa Fever in Akwa Ibom State.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe sets up committee to check violation of environmental, traffic laws

In its renewed bid to ensure the implementation of environmental, traffic and related laws and regulations in the state, Gombe State Government has constituted A 14- Man Committee.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government approves N79 million counterpart fund to improve healthcare delivery

Kano State Government has approved N79 million as a contribution for the implementation of 2019 Health Work Plan.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor approves redeployment of permanent secretaries

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the redeployment of Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service for a more robust and result-oriented public service.
Seyi Makinde

Flood alert: Oyo begins channelization of major rivers

Oyo State government has disclosed that it would soon begin channelization of major rivers in the State to increase flood water runoff capacity and further reduce the possibility of flooding in the State.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo governor to inaugurate environmental tribunal

As a way of ensuring proper enforcement of the state’s environmental laws and averts possible flooding in the state, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has approved the formation of environmental tribunals.

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.