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The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the release of its Chairman in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night by gunmen, saying “Enough is enough.”
The Nasarawa State Government Tuesday lifted the ban it placed on worship centres in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world.
All the members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly have tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19), the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Alhaji Mohammed Omadefu, has said.
The Nasarawa Government says it will prosecute anyone caught violating the order on compulsory use of face mask in public as parts of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The Nasarawa State Government has said that 74 contacts directly linked with the late Nasarawa State House of Assembly member (NSHA) Adamu Suleiman Ibrahim, who died from complications related to coronavirus has been traced.
Almajiris are children who are sent to live with Islamic clerics to learn about the religion. However, many of them end up on the streets where they beg for food and other necessities. The practice is common in Northern Nigeria where thousands of almajiri children roam the streets, lacking education and other basic necessities of life.
The Police Command in Nasarawa has vowed to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of two siblings in Lafia, allegedly caused by personnel of Nasarawa State Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES).
The Nasarawa State Government says it will deal decisively with anyone caught diverting relief items meant to cushion the effect of partial COVID-19 lockdown on vulnerable people in the state.
Nasarawa state government has banned congregational prayers and ordered the shut down of all neighborhood mosques across the state, ahead of the coming month of Ramadan.
The proclamation said that: “That the cessation of human and vehicular movement and total lockdown of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State shall continue, except on Wednesdays and Saturdays between the hours of 10:00am to 2:00pm to enable the residents to purchase essential commodities in shops within their neighborhoods and not beyond.
The Nasarawa State government has confirmed another suspected case of Covid 19 at the Specialist Hospital, Lafia, the state capital.
The Governor said this while dismissing rumours that he has been disqualified from participating in the July 20 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The Chairman, Ejigbo Local Government Area of Osun State, Mr Teslim Ogunmola, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Ejigbo following the killing of two residents of the town within four days.
South Sudan’s central bank said it cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.