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Federal Government grants Two-Month License Fee Waiver for Broadcast Stations
Federal Government grants Two-Month License Fee Waiver for Broadcast Stations

The Federal Government has granted a two-month licence-fee waiver for terrestrial broadcast stations in the country as part of efforts to ease the negative effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the broadcast industry. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the waiver during a meeting in Abuja between the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, and the…

COVID19 Lockdown: Lagos State Government revises resumption of Civil Servants
COVID19 Lockdown: Lagos State Government revises resumption of Civil Servants

The Lagos State Government has shifted the resumption of civil servants of grade level 15 and above to tomorrow, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced the adjustment during a media briefing yesterday, ahead of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown, which begins today. Governor Sanwo-Olu also said state civil servants of grade level 14…

27 Police Personnel suffer assault and attacks while enforcing COVID 19 Lockdown
27 Police Personnel suffer assault and attacks while enforcing COVID 19 Lockdown

The Nigeria Police Force says 27 police personnel have suffered series of attacks and assaults from members of the public since the enforcement of the COVID19 lockdown began. These include ASP Adeyemo Ogunyemi, as well as Inspectors Ojola Abiola and Queen Eguaoje, who were assaulted by a woman identified as Kehinde Afolake at Gbolagunte, Okeola area of…

President Buhari’s Full Address on COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT
President Buhari’s Full Address on COVID-19 lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and FCT

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA, MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 Fellow Nigerians I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that…

Buhari declares interstate lockdown as nationwide curfew begins on Monday
Buhari declares interstate lockdown as nationwide curfew begins on Monday

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday ordered a nationwide curfew from 8pm to 6am beginning from Monday next week to curb COVID-19 spread. He also ordered two-week total lockdown in Kano State with immediate effect. Buhari had, on March 30, ordered lockdown for an initial period of 14 days in the federal capital Territory,…

COVID-19 UPDATE: confirmed cases exceed 400, with 34 new cases
COVID-19 UPDATE: confirmed cases exceed 400, with 34 new cases

…Medical doctor dies in Lagos The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded thirty-four new confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease in the country, which now puts the total in Nigeria at four hundred and seven. The NCDC confirmed on its Twitter handle last night that eighteen of the new cases were recorded in Lagos; twelve in Kano;…

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