Tag Archives: Lockdown

COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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COVID-19: Lagos State To Reopen Tertiary Institutions On September 14

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the lockdown placed on tertiary institutions, ordering them to be reopened from Monday, September 14. Disclosing this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29, Sanwo-Olu also announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from…

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UK Falls Into Biggest Recession In History Due To Coronavirus Impact

Britain’s economy has officially entered its “largest recession on record”, the Office for National Statistics revealed on Wednesday August 11. According to official data, the European nation contracted by a record 20.4 percent in the second quarter of coronavirus lockdown and after gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 2.2 percent in the first three months of the year.…

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Ed Sheeran And His Wife Reportedly Expecting Their First Child Together

According to multiple reports, Ed Sheeran is going to be a father! The British popstar is expecting his first child with wife, Cherry Seaborn which will be arriving in a few weeks after keeping the pregnancy quiet during lockdown. A source close to him and his childhood sweetheart told The Sun that they were “over the moon” with the news. Ed announced…

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Nigeria Extends Eased Coronavirus Lockdown By Four Weeks

The Nigerian government on Thursday extended the country’s eased lockdown for at least four more weeks, Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced. Speaking during the Task Force briefing in Abuja, Mustapha noted that the PTF made some recommendations to the…

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COVID-19: Naira Marley & His Manager Fined For Breaching Lockdown Directives

According to Channels TV, Naira Marley and his manager Seyi Awonuga have been “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each“ for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. The duo pleaded guilty to the case which was presided by the Magistrate of a Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court in Oshodi, a police statement disclosed on Thursday.…

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Nigeria Records Over 3,000 Rape Cases During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Pauline Tallen, has stated that no fewer than 3, 600 cases of rape were recorded during the lockdown while condemning the crime’s upsurge nationwide. She made this known in a statement by the Media Office of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, when she paid him a…

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COVID-19: Lagos Police To Commence Arrest Of Face Mask Violators

The Lagos State Police Command has ensured that it will soon begin the massive arrest and prosecution of any residents caught flouting the proper use of face mask in public. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu disclosed this in an interview with The Nation on Wednesday July 8. According to him, the command has arrested 3,802 persons…

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COVID-19: CAN Demands Resumption Of Churches In Lagos, Ogun And Others

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged authorities in Lagos, Ogun, and other states to permit the resumption of churches in places where worship centres are still on lockdown. CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle on Tuesday, made the call in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji. He…

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