Tag Archives: Ogun

COVID-19: Police To Enforce Orders On Mass Gatherings During Eid el-Fitr In Nigeria

As Muslim faithful prepare to celebrate Eid el-Fitr on Monday and Tuesday, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned against mass gathering in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Ogun. The IGP who issued the warning in statement shared via the Nigerian Police Force’s Twitter handle, advised Nigerians to go about their Eid el-Fitr celebrations…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Stands At 6,401 With 226 New Infections

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has recorded 226 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 6,401. The health agency who disclosed the news on Twitter late Tuesday noted that of the 226 new cases, 131 are in Lagos, 25 are in Ogun, while 15 are in Plateau state. Other states that…

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FG To Commence School Feeding Programme On Thursday May 14

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has announced that the school feeding programme will commence from Thursday in Abuja. According to the Ministry, Lagos and Ogun states will commence shortly after FCT before the other states of the federation join. Despite the closure of schools, President Muhammadu Buhari on March 29th, 2020…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise To 2,558 With 87 Deaths And 400 Recoveries

On Sunday evening, The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 2558, according to Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The report showed a drop in the number of infections compared to the one disclosed on Saturday evening. Also a breakdown of the new cases showed that Lagos leads with 39 cases, followed by Kano 29 and…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Reaches 1,532 With 195 New Infections — 80 In Lagos

In the latest reports from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the totoal number of confirmed new coronvairus cases in Nigeria has reached 1,532 with the discovery of 195 new infected contacts. The health agency revealed in a tweet late Tuesday that of the new infections, 80 were recorded in Lagos, 38 in Kano, while 15 were…

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COVID-19: Buhari Extends Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun, FCT By One Week, Imposes New Nationwide Measures

President Muhammadu Buhari, in nationwide broadcast on Monday, has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory (FCT) by one week. The president who explained that he consulted widely before taking the decision commended Nigerians for the level of endurance shown throughout the four weeks that the lockdown has lasted. He also…

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COVID-19: BUA Group Donates N3.3bn To Combat Pandemic In Kano, Lagos

Nigeria’s leading foods & infrastructure conglomerate, BUA Group, through its founder Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu has announced additional N3.3 billion grant to Kano, Lagos states and the presidential task force on COVID-19 towards fighting against the raging pandemic, The donation from the BUA Foundation is in addition to BUA’s earlier contributions to the private sector-led CACOVID coalition…

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Lagos Makes Face Mask Wearing Compulsory To Curb Spread Of COVID-19

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has made the wearing of masks compulsory to fight against the coronavirus, according to his latest Twitter update on Sunday. “Dear Lagosians, even as we observe the lockdown, we are kicking off #MaskUpLagos; the COMPULSORY wearing of face masks in Lagos Face masks help to protect us from droplets and…

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Governors Seek Endorsement Of Relaxed COVID-19 Lockdown And Partial Restriction

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has asked that the 14-day total lockdown imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja by President Buhari to curb the spread of the Coronavirus be scaled down to partial mode with relaxed restriction. This was disclosed in a letter dated April 24, 2020, and addressed to the Secretary to the Government of the…

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