Governance

Over 400 Vehicles Arrested in Lagos for Flouting Lockdown Orders_Ada Nkong

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo, says the state government has arrested over 400 vehicles for flouting the lockdown order. Sanwo-Olu revealed this on Saturday during a live update to residents of the state on steps taken by his administration to contain the COVID-19. “We have reviewed the situation, we are aware. It is true that… Continue reading Over 400 Vehicles Arrested in Lagos for Flouting Lockdown Orders_Ada Nkong

Governance

FG Moves to Evacuate Nigerians from Abroad_Ada Nkong

The Federal government has initiated plans to evacuate Nigerians in Diaspora.A statement signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun ,Head, Media and Public Relations Unit NIDCOM says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has directed all its missions abroad to compile lists of willing nationals who wanted to come back home. Balogun quotes Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in… Continue reading FG Moves to Evacuate Nigerians from Abroad_Ada Nkong

Governance

FG Reviews Lockdown ,Permits Grocery Shops Every 48 Hours _Ada Nkong

The Federal Government has permitted only shops and stalls selling food and groceries will be allowed to open to customers despite the lock down imposed in some States, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm every 48 hours or less frequently. The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, disclosed this Wednesday… Continue reading FG Reviews Lockdown ,Permits Grocery Shops Every 48 Hours _Ada Nkong

Governance

Covid-19:Nassarawa State Government Steps up Measures, Imposes Curfew_Ada Nkong

In view of its proximity with the FCT and the need to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, the Nassarawa state Governor Engr. Abdullahi Sule has ordered a curfew from Thursday 2nd April 2020. Although there are no cases yet in the state, the Governor said it had become necessary to step up measures to… Continue reading Covid-19:Nassarawa State Government Steps up Measures, Imposes Curfew_Ada Nkong

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FG Commences Transfer of N 20,000 to Vulnerable Citizens in Kwali LGA_Ada Nkong

As part of measures to cushion the effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Federal Government , Wednesday,commenced disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to vulnerable households (poor) in Kwali Area Council of the FCT. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk, while kickstarting the disbursement said, due to the scourge… Continue reading FG Commences Transfer of N 20,000 to Vulnerable Citizens in Kwali LGA_Ada Nkong

Governance

Cross River State Turns Away 35_American Oil Workers_Ada Nkong

Amidst outcry against the possibility of importing the coronavirus to the state which is case free, the Cross River State Government , Monday turned back 35 American oil workers over coronavirus screening.Reports say, the state government asked the workers to go for further screening in Lagos or Abuja before they would be allowed in.It is… Continue reading Cross River State Turns Away 35_American Oil Workers_Ada Nkong

Governance

Police Block Lagos Ibadan Express as Lockdown Begins._Ada Nkong

Following President Muhhamadu Buhari's directives that a lock down be effected in Lagos, Ogun state and the FCT to curtail the spread of Covid-19 from 11 pm Monday ,the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan express way. The President had directed the cessation of all movements in Lagos and the… Continue reading Police Block Lagos Ibadan Express as Lockdown Begins._Ada Nkong