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Nigeria Considers Ban On Inter-State, Inter-Town Travels And Closure Of Motor Parks

The federal government is considering a ban on inter-state and inter-town travels, to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across the country. This report came just as the number of confirmed cases arose to 51 on Wednesday night. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and Culture, who made this known in Abuja on Thursday, said the federal government…

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Coronavirus: Osun Bans Public Gatherings In Church, Mosque, Club And Others To Stem Contagion

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has issued a ban on gatherings with high-densities in churches, mosques, nightclubs, sports arenas, schools and other public places to avoid the spread of coronavirus. In a statement issued by Oyetola’s spokesman Ismail Omipidan on Thursday March 19, it was gathered that the ban takes effect from Friday March 20 till…

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Lagos Announces Closure Of Private And Public Schools Over Coronavirus

Lagos State Government has announced that it will be closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020 as part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo, the state government said the move became necessary to prevent children and their…

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FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries Over Coronavirus— Starting From March 21st

Following the record of the third case of coronavirus disease in the country, the Federal Government has reportedly placed a travel ban on 13 Coronavirus epicenters in order to safeguard its citizens. The Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United…

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Breaking! Senate Wants Flight From UK, Italy, China, Others Banned

The Nigerian Senate, on Tuesday, called for the Federal Government to plan a ban on travelling to the countries hugely affected by coronavirus as global toll hits over 6000, The Nation reports. According to GateKepper.ng, the Senate also urged the federal government to set up more coronavirus testing centres, saying the five already established were grossly…

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EU Slams Donald Trump’s Europe Travel Ban Calling It “Unilateral” Decision Taken “Without Consultation”

The European Union has slammed the new travel ban issued to travellers from European countries by U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Blasting Trump, the political and economic union referred to it as a “unilateral” decision taken “without consultation” in a joint statement by EU Council president Charles Michel and…

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Donald Trump Bans All Inbound Flights From Europe To Fight Coronavirus, Excludes The UK

US President, Donald Trump has announced restrictions on all inbound flights from Europe for a month after more than 1200 confirmed cases of coronavirus outbreak in the country. According to Quartz, it is arguably the most stringent peacetime restriction on travel in US history. He specified that the ban would not include the United Kingdom…

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Nigerians Reacts To Photos Of The New Alleged ‘Keke Napep’ Substitution For Lagos

According to online reports, it seems like new vehicles have surfaced to substitute commercial motorcycles aka Okada and tricycles aka Keke in Lagos, however, Nigerians are not impressed. This is coming weeks after the Lagos State government placed the controversial ban and further released a statement that there would be no going back on it.…

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Fani Kayode Expresses His Support Towards Sanwo Olu’s Okada And Keke Ban

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has backed the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his decision to restrict the operation of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in some areas of the state. Fani-Kayode who took to Twitter, reacting to the ongoing chaos caused by the enforcement of the restriction, said Lagos had been…

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MC Oluomo Warns Commercial Drivers Against Inflating Fares As Commuters Complain

After the Lagos State government have ban the use of Okada and Keke, the Lagos NURTW Boss, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Olu-Omo has given a stern warning to commercial drivers not to extort Lagosians. The NURTW boss gave the warning in a statement on Monday, saying the warning became imperative following the complaints from members…

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