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Buhari Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement, Approves Limited Reopening Of Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the limited reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, during a Monday press briefing by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he disclosed that the…

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Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Unveils Guidelines For Reopening Of Churches, Mosques

The Federal Government has shared the guidelines for places of worship to resume activities in the country, according to The Punch. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Tuesday during a briefing in Abuja. According to him, the duration for worship centres must not be more than an hour.…

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COVID-19: FG Adjusts Nationwide Curfew, Grants Reopening Of Places Of Worship, Banks And Hotels From June 2

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has unveiled new directives regarding the ease of lockdown in Nigeria. Speaking at its daily press briefing in Abuja, the National Coordinator of the President Taskforce, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced that the nationwide curfew has been adjusted from 10pm to 4am. He said, “Effective from tomorrow, Tuesday, June 2,…

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ICYMI: FG Seizes British Airline For Illegal Commercial Flight Into Nigeria

An aircraft owned by a British company has been seized by the Federal Government for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval, THE PUNCH reports. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known on Sunday via his Twitter handle, noting that the company, Flair Aviation, was authorised to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. Sirika…

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FG Warns Nigerians To Avoid Contact With Quarantined Dubai Returnees

The Federal Government has sent advised Nigerians to avoid contact with citizens recently evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, until their quarantine phase was over and they were certified healthy. Some returnees had in a viral video on Wednesday protested their ill treatment by the Nigerian Government since they voluntarily returned to the country. Boss Mustapha, Secretary…

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COVID-19: Catholic Church Offers All Its 425 Hospitals In Nigeria As Isolation Centres

Following reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control are lacking enough bed spaces in Isolation centres, the Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered all its 425 health facilities across the country in order to fight COVID-19. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), who disclosed this at the presidential task force briefing…

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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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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Task force Urges Tailors To Mass Produce Local Face Masks

Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha has urged Nigerian tailors to start mass producing face mask, using the country’s local fabrics. According the Independent Nigeria, Mustapha said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday in Abuja while addressing the…

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