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Fuel queues to fade out in days – stakeholders

Nigerians have been urged to resist the urge to engage in panic buying of petroleum products due to the current fuel scarcity of products in some of the distribution outlets across the country which was occasioned by the recent rally by youths across the country to demand an end to police brutality.

Melbourne lifts lockdown after zero new virus cases

Australia’s second-biggest city will this week exit its coronavirus lockdown following nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, after no new daily cases or deaths were recorded.
Newly built segregated bus park to ease the flow of traffic at Berger Bus Stop, Iyana Oworo by the Lagos State Government

Nigerian government urged to subsidise transportation to ease burden on residents

The Youth Party has sympathised with the Nigerian people on the temporary hardship brought about by the hike in the prices of petrol and electricity.
Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.

Kano residents advocate measures to regulate transport fares

Some residents of Kano metropolis have called for proactive measures to guard against hike in transport fares following the introduction of the new pump price regime.
It was a lucky escape on Tuesday for 10 passengers onboard a boat to Lagos Island when it suddenly capsized.

How 16 passengers died in Badagry boat accident – survivor

Moruf Kelani, a survivor of the July 29 boat mishap in which 16 passengers drowned on Badagry waterways, has blamed the tragic incident on greed by boat operators and regulatory officials.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos PDP asks governor to replace LASWA boss over boat mishaps

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to sack the management of Lagos State Waterways Authority over recent boat mishaps which occurred in the state.
Uber is stretching deeper into the public transport realm today with the news that it has acquired Routematch, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company that provides technology services to transit agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Uber acquires Routematch to make public transport ‘more accessible’

Uber is stretching deeper into the public transport realm today with the news that it has acquired Routematch, an Atlanta, Georgia-based company that provides technology services to transit agencies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.g
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Philippines records new daily high of coronavirus cases, tally tops 50,000

The Department of Health said the death toll from Covid-19 rose to 1,314 over the same period with five additional deaths reported over the past 24 hours.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

NCDC speaks on use of face shields, virus cases hit 24,077

As total infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos to assist companies to prevent job loss

In light of the disruptions and hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the business environment, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, hinted that the state would help big companies operating in the state to prevent job loss.
Chile's special quarantine for the capital, Santiago, begins Friday as authorities attempt to slow the rise in new coronavirus infections after briefly easing lockdown restrictions.

Chile begins special quarantine to slow rise in new coronavirus cases

Chile's special quarantine for the capital, Santiago, begins Friday as authorities attempt to slow the rise in new coronavirus infections after briefly easing lockdown restrictions.
The state Deputy Governor who is also the Chairman of the State High Powered Response Team for the prevention of Convid-19, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, issued the directive Thursday in a statement in Maiduguri.

Borno suspends lockdown, asks churches, mosques to reopen

Borno State Government has called-off the lockdown in the state and has asked churches and mosques in the state to reopen.
Nurses wearing protective gear start their shift to care for coronavirus patients. JUNG YEON-JE-AFP via Getty Images

China’s ground zero reports coronavirus infections

China reported a new cluster of coronavirus cases in Wuhan Monday after a month without fresh infections at the pandemic’s global epicentre, as a northeastern city was placed under lockdown.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos to inaugurate committee on controlled easing of lockdown

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he will formally inaugurate a committee on controlled easing of the Lockdown in the state on Thursday.
The founder, Investment Banking and Trust Company (IBTC), Mr. Atedo Peterside, has identified macroeconomic stability, especially low inflation rate regime as a major panacea to attracting all types of investors into the Nigeria’s capital market.

Anap seeks change of strategy, canvasses ‘intelligent lockdown’

The Anap Foundation COVID-19 Think Tank has called for a change of strategy adopted by the Nigerian government to tackle the spread of coronavirus and canvassed for a shift from compulsory lockdown to what it called intelligent lockdown.
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

PRP: President Buhari doesn’t understand, futility, ineffectiveness of lockdown

The Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari over planned extension of lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Lagos and Ogun states, saying he does not seem to appreciate the futility and ineffectiveness of lockdowns as a panacea to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo tells civil, public servants to stay off work for two weeks

As part of measures put in place by the Oyo State Government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, the government on Wednesday directed civil and public servants in the employment of the state, local governments and Local Council Development Areas to stay off work for two weeks.
Newly built segregated bus park to ease the flow of traffic at Berger Bus Stop, Iyana Oworo by the Lagos State Government

Lagos rolls out guidelines to operators of motor parks, garages, others

As part of preventive measures against widespread of COVID-19 especially in motor parks, garages and another public transportation-related environment, the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has announced mandatory guidelines for all stakeholders in the public sector to comply with:

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Ondo governor approves second term inauguration committee

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
3. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.

Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
John Nkengasong, Africa's Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), speaks during an interview with Reuters at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 11, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.