Buhari had on Monday announced an extension of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja in a bid to effectively fight Coronavirus. According to Buhari, in view of rising cases of Coronavirus cases in the country, it had become necessary to extend the current restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun States as well as the FCT for another 14 days effective from 11:59 pm on Monday, 13th of April, 2020.
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According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control as of Wednesday night, of the 873 total COVID-19 cases confirmed in Nigeria, 504 were recorded in Lagos, the highest by any state in the country. The state has been on Federal Government-ordered lockdown since 11 pm, March 30, as part of efforts to curb the spread of the infection in the nation’s commercial capital.
Lagos - Nigeria will extend lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states for an additional 14 days to combat the new coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address to the nation on Monday.
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NIGERIA has been shut down as states make frantic efforts to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The confirmed positive cases rose to 65 on Thursday from 51 the day before.
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Nigeria Newsdesk reports that Gombe will become the latest Nigerian state to order a lockdown after the first reported cases of Covid-19 were confirmed on Tuesday. Governors grounded by Minister.
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On Monday, May 4, President Muhammadu Buhari's directive on easing the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja became effective. The two states and the FCT had been under lockdown for about five weeks in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.The government in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Rivers state have demolished two accommodations over an alleged breach of lockdown regulations meant to comprise the unfold of coronavirus. State Governor Nyesom Wike, who supervised the tearing down of Edemete Lodge and Prodest House on Sunday, stated the operators had flouted an order that accommodations must be closed.The Nigeria and LaLiga star will be on Instagram live on Friday night linking in with Super Eagles fans around the world and talking about lockdown life in Spain. Nigerian security forces killed.