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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba government declares indefinite curfew over looting

The Taraba State Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in the state following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigerian governors deny hoarding virus palliatives

Nigeria’s 36 governors have denied hoarding the food items donated by the organised private sector to ease the economic hardship imposed on the poor by the COVID-19 lockdown.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Governor Bala: How my chief of staff opened virus palliatives warehouse for hoodlums

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has narrated how his Chief of Staff, Ladan Salihu, opened the warehouse which stores COVID-19 palliatives in the state for hoodlums.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

#EndSARS: Governor Bello warns hoodlums to stay clear of Kogi

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has warned hoodlums to stay away from attacking people’s property in Kogi, saying that decisive actions will be meted out to anyone caught in the act.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN accuses government officials of hiding palliatives meant for citizens

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna state has accused Government officials of hiding palliatives meant for citizens.
In a statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf, HURIWA alleged that some lawmakers were conniving with armed terrorists to introduce “satanic legislation.”

HURIWA asks President Buhari to sack IGP over mass looting, destruction

Against the backdrop of mass looting and destruction of public and private properties in some parts of the country by hoodlums, foremost rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, of his job, without further delay.

Residents loots virus palliatives in Yola

Mammoth crowd on Sunday trooped out to a warehouse located at Kwana-Waya, looting food items meant for COVID-19 palliatives.
Some hoodlums have vandalised the Plateau State Secretariat, the Plateau Publishing Company (PPC), publishers of the Nigerian Standard Newspaper, and the State Water Board, all located in Jos.

Hoodlums vandalise Plateau secretariat, others

Some hoodlums have vandalised the Plateau State Secretariat, the Plateau Publishing Company (PPC), publishers of the Nigerian Standard Newspaper, and the State Water Board, all located in Jos.
The Deputy Governor of the State, Alhaji Haruna Manu, announced the order in a state wide broadcast in Jalingo on Saturday night.

Taraba government declares curfew in Jalingo

The Taraba Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the State capital, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.

SERAP asks ICPC to probe ‘alleged hoarding of virus palliatives in several states’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “promptly, thoroughly, transparently and effectively investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged hoarding of COVID-19 palliatives in warehouses in several states, which ought to have been distributed to the poorest and most vulnerable people during the lockdown, and to publish the outcome of any such investigation.”
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara governor announces N500 million support for looted businesses

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has announced N500 million fund to assist all those whose businesses in Ilorin were looted by hoodlums, as parts of the administration’s efforts to bring them back on their feet following the incident.

Sokoto commences distribution of virus palliatives

The Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Saturday commenced the distribution of the Federal Government COVID-19 palliatives to beneficiaries at Isa, Sabon Birni and Gada Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Hoodlums comb Ogun communities in search of virus palliatives

Some hoodlums, mostly youths, on Saturday besieged Magboro Communities in Ogun in search of warehouses that might be storing COVID-19 palliatives.
Simon Lalong

#EndSARS: Plateau governor reinstates 24-hour curfew

Following the looting of the warehouse containing relief materials, the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the state.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

#EndSARS: FCT palliatives are safe, well-secured – minister

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents of the territory that palliatives in various stores across the territory are safe and secure, as security agents have been deployed to man the strategic reserves.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

#EndSARS: Benue government refutes claims of hoarding virus palliatives

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has refuted claims of being in custody of CACOVID palliatives in the state.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

#EndSARS: Plateau government did not hoard looted virus palliatives – official

Plateau State Government on Saturday denied that it hoarded the palliatives looted by hoodlums and other citizens at various warehouses in the state
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

#EndSARS: Looted ‘food items’ poisonous – official

The Ekiti State government says some of the food items looted from government facilities are not fit for consumption and should not be mistaken for Covid-19 palliatives.

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As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba government declares indefinite curfew over looting

The Taraba State Government has imposed an indefinite curfew in the state following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Osun governor warns hoodlums to return looted items within 72 hours

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has given hoodlums, who looted government and private assets in the state 72 hours to return the looted items or face the wrath of the law.

SEMA: Benue not hoarding virus palliatives

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has clarified that the state government has not hoarded any of the palliative sent to the state by Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) for distribution to the poor to cushion the harsh effect of COVID-19 in the state.

Official: UCH beefs up security over planned attack

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has beefed up security, following the threat of a planned attack on the teaching hospital by hoodlums.
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