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Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor invokes Quarantine Act, firms up response to coronavirus

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Bauchi declares total lockdown over coronavirus

Bauchi State government has announced a complete lock down of the state effective by Thursday, April 2 by 6PM, in an effort to mitigate the spread of the dreaded Coronavirus.
A staff member collects and transfers medical waste at the Henan Provincial People’s Hospital in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan Province, March 3, 2020. Xinhua-Hao Yuan via Getty Images

Coronavirus pandemic is generating tons of medical waste

Garbage contaminated with bodily fluids or other infectious materials is becoming a bigger concern for hospitals as they brace for a surge in patients sick with COVID-19 in the US.

Akwa Ibom declares one-week stay-at-home for workers

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has advised workers to prepare to stop going to work and stay at home for one week with effect from Monday 30 March 2020.
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.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara closes markets, bans commercial transportation

Residents of Ilorin thronged to the markets in large numbers to make last-minute shopping as the Kwara Government closed non-food markets, commercial motor parks, mosques and churches in the state.
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NDLEA impounds six vehicles carrying N25 million cannabis sativa in Edo

The Edo Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday impounded six vehicles, containing about 1,687kg of substances suspected to be cannabis sativa.
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:
More than a billion people remained indoors in India on Sunday during a one-day nationwide curfew aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus even as positive cases topped 300.

Over one billion people locked in as Indians observe curfew

More than a billion people remained indoors in India on Sunday during a one-day nationwide curfew aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus even as positive cases topped 300.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

2020 budget: Nigeria releases N295 billion, $220 million for capital projects

The Federal Government on Friday disclosed that it has released the sum of N295 billion for some selected critical infrastructural projects under the 2020 budget.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Lagos to close PWD level crossing for three days

The Lagos State Government says it will close the PWD Level Crossing in Ikeja between Sunday and Tuesday to facilitate completion of ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line.
The Federal Government on Tuesday night shut the Alaka Bridge linking Eko Bridge in Lagos for repairs to prevent its total collapse.

Ministry shuts Alaka bridge linking Eko bridge in Lagos

Newsmen report that officials from both Lagos State Ministry and Federal Ministry of Works and their Transportation counterparts converged on the bridge at about 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday for the emergency closure.
The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi-Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.

Lagos taxi/cab operators unveil EkoCab mobile app

The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi/Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Forex racketeering: House of Reps probe CBN, FIRS, others over $30 billion leakages

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Inland Revenue Service over alleged racketeering in the allocation of foreign exchange to companies.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Bill to establish Southwest commission scales second reading at Senate

A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.

Nigeria’s cooperative housing initiative for informal sector commences

The first of the federal government’s planned cooperative housing initiative to reach the informal sector in the country came on stream Monday as the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, commissioned the AKACARE Cooperative Housing Scheme, the Woodhill Estate, at Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Institute lauds Lagos over Okada ban

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CILT, has commended the Lagos State Government for banning the use of motorcycles popularly referred to as ‘Okada’ as a means of transportation, saying that it was a time bomb waiting to explode.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.

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APC governors hail Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at 68

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
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Oyo records new coronavirus case, to fumigate markets

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
The Flash star Logan Williams has died aged 16.

The Flash actor Logan Williams passes on at 16

Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in eight episodes of The CW series, suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 2), the cause of his death has not been reported.

Abia coronavirus lockdown taskforce impounds vehicles, tricycles

Several vehicles and tricycles were on Saturday impounded by the Abia State Joint Taskforce on Enforcement of lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.g
Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Pink reveals coronavirus diagnosis, donates $1 million to relief funds

Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.