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The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this on her Twitter handle on Thursday.

NANTS: 600 Nigerian shops in Ghana re-opened

Over six hundred shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana had been re-opened to business by the Ghanaian government said the President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), Dr Ken Ukaoha.

Fire razes over 100 shops in Calabar market

Goods worth millions of Naira were on Friday night destroyed by fire which gutted over 100 shops in the popular Marian market in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.

Kidnapping: Traders union close shops, markets in Calabar

Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.
Jerusalem – Israel’s Health Ministry on Sunday ordered hospitals in the country to reopen coronavirus units “immediately”, amidst a new surge of COVID-19 cases.

Israel orders reopening of coronavirus units amidst rise in cases

In a memo to hospitals, Sigal Liberant-Taub, Head of the ministry’s General Medicine Division, wrote that the past few weeks saw a rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases as well as in the number of hospitalised patients, severely ill patients and in the number of staff who are in isolation following exposure to COVID-19 patients.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers locks down Bonny, Onne communities

The Rivers State Government has expressed deep worry that the state could gradually become the next epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with a rising number of positive cases of the pandemic.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Fire razes 5 houses, 25 shops in Ondo

No fewer than 25 shops and five houses were on Sunday night destroyed by late night inferno at Obanla area of Akure, Ondo State.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

Rivers governor issues new directive to reopen schools, churches, warns banks, others

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, issued new directives to reopen schools, churches, and motor parks in the State as coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the country.

Terrorists raze down 90 houses, church, shops in Borno

Reports from Biu local government area of Borno State, northeast Nigeria, on Monday evening, revealed that suspected Boko Haram fighters have attacked three villages, bringing down houses, shops and places of worship.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

Boris Johnson: Britain to reopen thousands of shops as eases coronavirus lockdown

Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.
Facebook is making a major new push into e-commerce. The company today announced the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.

Facebook launches Shops to bring more businesses online during the pandemic

Facebook is making a major new push into e-commerce. The company today announced the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free storefronts on Facebook and Instagram. The shops, which will be powered by third-party services, including Shopify, BigCommerce, and Woo, are designed to turn the social network into a top-tier shopping destination.
Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most controversial issues in the Catholic Church today.

Pope Francis shares joy as churches reopen in Italy

Saint Peter’s Basilica throws its doors open to visitors on Monday, marking a relative return to normality at the Vatican and beyond in Italy, where most business activity is set to resume.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Why I demolished hotels in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike has said he demolished two hotels in Eleme Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers state and placed N5 million bounty on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Leader in the area for alleged breach of Covid-19 orders and “deadly attack” on a Task Force.

Fear of ‘One million boys’ turn landlords to night guard

Perplexed after the order by President Muhammadu Buhari on a total lockdown of Lagos and Abuja amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, residents of Egan-Igando area of Lagos state, who had always maintained their crowd in major meeting points, had to come to skepticism on movements and trading system.
FILE - A member of a medical team wearing a protective suit cleans the airfield, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, April 5, 2020.

South Sudan lifts coronavirus restrictions despite rise in cases

Even though the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in South Sudan, the government is lifting several restrictions that are intended to control the spread of the pandemic.

Awka residents adjust to curfew’s directive

As the curfew directive of the Federal Government turns Day two, residents of Awka and environs in Anambra State complied with the order.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo approves construction of four ultra-modern bus terminals

The Oyo State Executive Council, on Tuesday, approved the award of the contract for the construction of four Ultra-modern Bus Terminals to be located in Iwo Road, Challenge, New Ife Road, and Ojoo.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Rivers governor locks down Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced a 24-hour total lockdown and a dusk to dawn curfew on Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the state as part of the state government’s measures to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
President of the Swiss Federation, Simonetta Sommaruga

Switzerland moves to ease lockdown restrictions

Public spaces like shops, markets, museums, libraries, restaurants, and schools are set to re-open on May 11 as opposed to the original plan of June.

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Presidential panel grills four EFCC sectional heads

The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.

Lagos assemblymen go for coronavirus tests, fumigate complex

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.

Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.