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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger gets $25,000 grant from South Korea

The South Korean Government through the United Nations Habitat Programme (UN-Habitat) has given a $25,000 grant (about N10 million) to support the Niger State government in preventing the spread of coronavirus in the state.
Secretary to Delta State Government, Chiedu Ebie Esq. (right) and Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu , while briefing Journalists on security situations in Delta and other sundry issues . Tuesday

Delta: Herdsmen invade farms, chase out farmers

Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.
Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Niger records first coronavirus death

Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic. Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina relaxes lockdown order

Gov Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Saturday gave a directive for the relaxation of the lockdown order imposed across the state.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina lifts lockdown order on two local councils

The Katsina State Government has lifted the lockdown order imposed on Mani and Safana Local Government Areas of the state.

PDP chides federal government for ‘denying’ Rivers, other states help

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday chided Federal Government (FG) for denying Rivers and other states of the federal significant support in the fight against Coronavirus.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau urges residents not to panic over coronavirus cases

Plateau Government has urged its residents not to panic as the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
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.

SGF disagrees with NCDC chief, urges Reps to amend Quarantine Act

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with the Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Representatives to amend the Quarantine Act.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina locks down local council

The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, made this known in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday in Katsina.

Charles Idahosa: I nominated Taiwo Akerele as chief of staff, he betrayed Governor Obaseki

Chief Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information in Edo State on Wednesday said Taiwo Akerele, former Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, is a betrayer who failed to justify the confidence reposed in him by his principal.
Kwara State Government has received 1,800 bags of 50kg rice and 700 pieces of 25 liters of vegetable oil as its share of the Federal Government palliative to cushion the effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Kwara receives 1,800 bags of rice from federal government

Kwara State Government has received 1,800 bags of 50kg rice and 700 pieces of 25 liters of vegetable oil as its share of the Federal Government palliative to cushion the effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger extends lockdown, bans inter, intra state movements

The Niger State Government has extended the lockdown imposed on the state two weeks ago as one of the steps to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger says movement remains prohibited in state

The Niger State Government on Sunday reiterated its order on the ban of movement inside and outside the state, to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River solicits funds to fight coronavirus pandemic

The Cross River Government has solicited assistance from philanthropists and corporate organisations towards curbing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Delta set to engage NYSC for mass production of face masks

Delta State is set to engage the services of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to begin the mass production of face masks for the state in its drive to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Akwa Ibom: Police chief expresses dismay over abuse of lockdown passes

The Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom state command, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has expressed dismay over the abuse of the passes issued to those on essential duties because of the ongoing restriction of movement in the state.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom adopts aggressive testing before relaxing lockdown

The Akwa Ibom State government Sunday said it has resolved that it was imperative to adopt aggressive testing of citizens and residents as it prepares to relax the ongoing lockdown put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom discharges three coronavirus patients

Three COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital in Akwa Ibom State, having tested negative after their treatment in hospital, the state government has said.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.