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NUJ tasks members on coronavirus protocols during elections

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) on Monday, tasked members in Nasarawa state to observe all Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), during the council’s election scheduled for July 2.
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Nigeria loses $48 million to oil theft between January to June

This was revealed by the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, who spoke in Abuja, saying the Federal Government requires $2billion to replace obsolete pipelines from Excravos to Kaduna.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

SGF: Interstate travel ban remains in place

The Federal Government has reaffirmed the existence of an interstate travel ban to help curb the spread of COVID-19 across the country.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Security agents charged to enforce ban on interstate travel

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has maintained that the ban on interstate movement remained in place, urging security agencies to tighten their enforcement level.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

House of Reps probes police, NSCDC over lockdown breaches

The House of Representatives has condemned the flouting of the interstate lockdown order declared by the President Muhammadu Buhari over the coronavirus pandemic.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps calls for enforcement of interstate lockdown

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Honourable Ndudi Elumelu, has called on security agencies in the country, to urgently enforce the interstate lockdown, declared by President Muhammadu Buhari, to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Riot police fire tear gas at the junction between Hennessy Road and Percival Street. Sam Tsang

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

Police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters who gathered Sunday against a controversial security law proposed by China, in the most intense clashes for months.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders officers to respect essential workers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered respect for journalists, medical personnel and other essential workers who are exempted from the eased restriction and curfews across the country.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Kaduna governor accuses security agents of sabotage

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has accused security agents of sabotaging efforts put in place to stop the influx of travelers in Kaduna state.
Retired Commissioner of Police, Mr Ikechukwu Ayodele Aduba, whose men are complementing other security agencies to enforce border closure in Anambra state has expressed the difficulties in recording success in the assignment.

Ikechukwu Aduba: Why total border closure will never work

Retired Commissioner of Police and chairman of Anambra State Vigilante Committee, Mr Ikechukwu Ayodele Aduba, whose men are complementing other security agencies to enforce border closure in Anambra state has expressed the difficulties in recording success in the assignment.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Nigerians believe coronavirus a fiction – doctor

Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, a member of Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA) said many people still believe that COVID-19 “is a fiction’’.

IPOB: Those arrested by police not our members

Reacting to the arrest of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members, Publicity Secretary of the group, Mr Emma Powerful, in a statement, said those arrested were not members of the organization.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta governor warns violators of inter-state lockdown

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has warned unauthorized vehicles entering the state will be impounded while the operators will be made to face the wrath of the enabling laws.

AMPON president calls for support, palliatives for journalists

The novel Coronavirus pandemic has left many individuals, businesses, and even countries incapacitated and the role the media; journalists and broadcasters play in day-to-day activities cannot be an oversight.

Security personnel lock out Imo lawmakers over unpaid allowance

Some Imo State House of Assembly members were on Tuesday shut out of the Assembly premises by security agents who claimed they were being owed up to 5 months allowance.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo returns 108 northern travellers as three test positive for coronavirus

Edo State Government on Wednesday ordered the return of 108 travellers from the North intercepted at Irrua on Benin-Auchi road and Benin City by the state police command.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger governor declares all-out war on bandits

Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.
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

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