FG reopens schools for only graduating students, lifts ban on Interstate travels

The Federal government has extended the ease of lockdown beginning from tomorrow Tuesday, June 30 to July 29.   Announcing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID19, the National Co-ordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, said the extension of the eased lockdown however comes with some modifications.   Aliyu mentioned that the ban on interstate travel will be lifted as from July 1st. He said interstate travel must only be done outside the national curfew hours which is between 10pm and 4am. He said anyone without a facemask will…

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Lagos state government lifts ban on religious activities, worship services to commence June 19

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state.   The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state.   At a press briefing this afternoon, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said religious organizations in the state can be reopened from Friday, June 19th for the Muslims and June 21st for Christians.   The governor stated that all religious gatherings must have not more than 40% of their congregation, and that persons below the age of 15…

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FG lifts ban on religious gathering

The federal government on Monday June 1, lifted the ban on religious gatherings across the country.   Chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19 and secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha made the announcement during the daily briefing of the task force today.   Mustapha said relaxation of restriction on places of worship is based on guidelines issued by the PTF and protocols agreed by state governments. However gathering of more than 20 persons remains prohibited outside of work places and in religious services.   He said;   “The PTF…

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President Buhari extends lockdown in Abuja, FCT and Ogun by one week. To end May 4th

President Buhari has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state by one week.   In his broadcast this evening, the President said the lockdown will be phased off gradually beginning from May 4th.   He recognised the economic impact of the lockdown and said no economy can afford a continued lockdown as they await a cure or vaccine for the viral disease. He also approved a total lockdown in Kano for two weeks.   In his words ”Fellow Nigerians, for the past four weeks, most parts of our…

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