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Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that Thailand will enter a state of emergency on Thursday to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Thailand to declare state of emergency

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that Thailand will enter a state of emergency on Thursday to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Group wants state of emergency declared on education in North

A group, the Area Education Renaissance Initiative (AERI), has canvassed for the total declaration of state of emergency on education in Northern Nigeria.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on coronavirus

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist Femi Falana has made an appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a proclamation of a state of emergency over the rising spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, Canada, has suspended passport application processing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in its community.

Nigeria missions in Canada halt passport processing

The Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, Canada, has suspended passport application processing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in its community.
Separately, the country's ruling Sovereign Council on Monday decided to close all airports, land and sea border crossings, except to humanitarian aid, spokesman Mohammad al-Fakki Suleiman told journalists.

Coronavirus: Sudan declares state of emergency, restricts travel

Sudan's top security body, the Security and Defence Council, "decided today to announce a state of medical emergency in the country to tackle the coronavirus," it said in a statement, without giving further details.
“Coronavirus is the work of god punishing countries who imposed sanctions on us,” said Zimbabwe’s defence minister Oppah Muchinguri on Saturday, speaking at a rally in the northern town of Chinhoyi.

Coronavirus ‘god’s punishment’ of US and Europe – Zimbabwe minister

Zimbabwe’s defence minister has called the coronavirus pandemic a “punishment” of the US and Europe for imposing sanctions against members of the ruling regime over human rights abuses.
President Donald Trump declared a federal state of emergency as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the US. The move frees up additional funding that will allow the government to address the effects of the pandemic.

Donald Trump issues emergency declaration for coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump declared a federal state of emergency as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the US. The move frees up additional funding that will allow the government to address the effects of the pandemic.
Formula One group CEO Chase Carey, Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Paul Little, Race director Michael Masi and Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott during a press conference after it was announced the Australian Grand Prix would be cancelled after a McLaren team member tested positive for coronavirus REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

AFP looks at the effects on the sport of the coronavirus, which by Thursday had killed over 4,600 people while infecting more than 127,000 in 115 countries and territories.
The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Czech bans travellers from 15 countries

The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Igbo group urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

Following the current spate of insecurity across the country, the Ndigbo United Forum (NUF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on security to ensure the safety of lives and property in Nigeria.
The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has just declared that because of the coronavirus the entire state is now in State of Emergency.

Coronavirus: New York declares state of emergency

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has just declared that because of the coronavirus the entire state is now in State of Emergency. As of Saturday, March 7th at 1:30pm, there were 76 cases of the dread virus and the surge is expected to continue.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

Insecurity: President Buhari urged declare state of emergency

Barrister Olusegun Bamgbose, the National Coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. over the lingering security issues bedeviling the country.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor urges federal government to declare state of emergency on federal roads

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads in the country.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Insecurity: House of Reps asks President Buhari to sack service chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security sector.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Explosion: APC chieftain points accusing finger at Governor Obaseki

Less than 24-hours after the Edo State Goverment accepted the reconciliation committee headed by Chief Bisi Akande, the residence of the factional State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lawrence Okah, was in the early hours of Tuesday rocked by explosive devices said to have been planted by unknown persons.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Adams Oshiomhole planning emergency rule in Edo – APC faction

The Anslem Ojezua-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, has accused the national chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of fomenting trouble in the state, to give impression of a total breakdown of law and order, that could lead to the declaration of state of emergency by the authorities.

Lassa fever: Resident doctors task federal government to declare national emergency

Doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, NARD, have tasked the Federal government to declare a national state of emergency on Lassa fever.

Egypt extends state of emergency to three years

Egypt’s state of emergency is set to reach the three-year mark by April after the government announced it would extend it by another three months from Monday next week.

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Ondo guber: Cleric tasks CP on security as political thugs threaten to seal church

The senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has called on the State Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, to provide security for all citizens as some armed men numbering six stormed his family house on Friday, threatening to seal his church.