Eidul-Fitr: FG Declares Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th Public Holidays For Celebration

The federal government has declared Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May, 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-FITRI Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast. This is contained In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, on behalf of the Minister, director of Press and Public Relations, Malam Mohammed Manga, said Aregbesola called on Muslim to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good…

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Edo: Governor Obaseki Partners NSCDC On Improving Internal Security

The Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki has Commended Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC in their Effort of protecting lives and properties in the state. The governor made the commendation when he paid a courtesy visit to the NSCDC Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, in Abuja, he urged the agency to deploy additional agro rangers personnel in the state towards improving the state’s security. The governor noted that the deployment will further ensure the safety of farmers who are the backbone of the state. Governor Obaseki also rated the…

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284 New Covid-19 Infections Reported Wednesday

A total 284 people tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, up from 226 on Tuesday. It brings Nigeria’s cumulative number of people infected with coronavirus since the start of the pandemic to 6,677. Of Wednesday’s figure, 199 are in Lagos and 26 in Rivers, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control late Wednesday. The breakdown shows: 19-Oyo 8-FCT 8-Borno 7-Plateau 6-Jigawa 5-Kano 2-Abia 1-Ekiti 1-Delta 1-Kwara 1-Taraba. On the same day, dozens were discharged from hospital after treatment–17 in Lagos and 91 in Gombe. By Wednesday,…

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COVID-19: IGP Orders Officers To Respect Essential Workers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered respect for journalists, medical personnel and other essential workers who are exempted from the eased restriction and curfews across the country. Force spokesman DCP Frank Mba, in a statement on Wednesday, said the IGP had directed Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and State Command Commissioners of Police to give maximum effect to these orders and extend due courtesies to essential service providers so affected and also ensure that personnel deployed for the enforcement duties respect the fundamental rights of the citizens. Doctors…

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