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The executive governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has urged Nigerian students, irrespective of religious affiliation, to continue working for the unity, peace, and progress of the country.

Ogun extends lockdown by another week

Ogun State Government has yet again extended the existing lockdown by another week.

NSCIA: No moon sighted, fast continues

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has directed Muslims to continue fasting through Saturday, as the moon has not been sighted in Nigeria by the National Moon sighting Committee.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Eid-el-Fitri: CAN felicitates with Muslims, seeks prayers for peace, unity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and all Muslims for the completion of Ramadan.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC cautions mosques against re-opening

Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cautioned Islamic authorities in Nigeria against the reopening of mosques.

Kano elders express concern over the efforts in combating coronavirus

A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Schools, churches, mosques, entertainment centres remain shut in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday said all schools, churches, mosques and entertainment centres, such as event centres, bars, night clubs and others will remain shut to check the spread of Coronavirus.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari speaks on lockdown order — full speech

Address By H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria On The Cumulative Lockdown Order Of Lagos And Ogun States As Well As The Federal Capital Territory On Covid-19 Pandemic At The State House, Abuja Monday, 27Th April, 2020

Sultan: Ramadan starts Friday in Nigeria

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that Ramadan will start on Friday, April 24.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 5

NSCIA suspends Ramadan lectures, congregational prayers

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has ordered the suspension of annual Tafsir sessions and congregational Tarawih prayers during the upcoming Ramadan in various mosques to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 3

President Buhari expresses satisfaction with coronavirus guidelines compliance level

In a broadcast to the nation Monday night to announce the extension of the lockdown imposed on Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory for another 14 days, President Buhari also thanked Nigerians “for the great sacrifice you are making for each other at this critical time.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari extends coronavirus lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja — full speech

President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country.

NSCIA: Significance of Easter more compelling under coronavirus

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) says the significance of Easter is more compelling now that the world is facing the consequences of Covid-19.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Muslim faithful to obey ban on social gathering

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Muslim faithful to obey the ban on social gathering by the Lagos State Government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

Nigeria shuts down three international airports

Nigeria has shut three of its five international airports to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus: NSCIA reacts to ban on religious gatherings

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged Muslims to comply with government’s ban on religious gatherings.

Kano emir, Sultan, Ooni want fathers of Almajiri children arrested

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Senate confirms central bank, hajj commission nominees

The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve on the board of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Religious intolerance: MURIC blasts CAN over attack on Sultan

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has attacked the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for its recent attack on the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.