Lagos state government seals Jumia warehouse, Chinese firm, hotel for defying restriction order (photos)

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, (LASEPA) and Lagos State Safety Commission today sealed off a warehouse belonging to Jumia, an online marketing store for defying the stay at home order issued by President Buhari.   The President on Sunday March 29th, declared a 14-day lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states as part of measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Residents of these states are to stay indoors except those that provide essential services to the public.   Also sealed today were SPN Packaging Studio Press Nigeria Plc on Plot…

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Coronavirus: Lagos state government offers to provide food items at the doorsteps of residents

The Lagos state government has offered to provide food items at the doorsteps of residents who are currently indoors in their effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. This was made known by Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his social media page and he says the idea is to alleviate the sufferings of the people as it plans to give the food items to about 200,000 households containing six members in the first instance.   Among the food items to be distributed to residents are bags of rice, gari, beans, bread, pepper,…

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Kwara government directs civil servants to work from home over coronavirus

    The Kwara State Government has directed all civil servants to work from home following the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.   In a statement released by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, all civil servants apart from the Ministry of Health and essential workers, are to work from home beginning on Monday, March 23 until further notice.   The Kwara State Governor who ordered the closure of all public and private nurseries, primary, secondary and state-owned Tertiary institutions, also placed a ban on public gatherings of more than 25 people.   Governor Abdulrazaq…

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Kano state government bans Almajiri children from street begging

Kano State Government has banned street begging by Almajiri children in the state.   The state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, made this known during the launch of Basic Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) and the Distribution of Offer of Appointment to 7,500 volunteer teachers, held at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata, today Tuesday February 25th.  He said the move is to ensure all children in the state benefit from the free and compulsory primary and secondary schools education policy provided by the state.   The governor announced that any child found begging will be caught…

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