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Covid-19: Rights activist makes plea for female prisoners

Following the federal government’s pardon to 2, 600 custodial inmates in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus, a gender focused group, Proactive Gender Initiative (PGI), has called for pardon for women in custody especially pregnant, nursing mothers and those awaiting trial.

 

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Fri, 17 April 2020


Open Grazing: Ortom orders recruitment of more livestock guards

Benue state government has tasked all the 23 local government council chairmen to recruit more livestock guards to tackle the open grazing menace perpetrated by herders.

Governor Samuel Ortom, who stated this while addressing council chairmen on ways to boost agricultural production, said the n [...]

Fri, 17 April 2020


99% of Nigerians are aware of Covid-19, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has debunked claims that Nigerians are not adequately enlightened and sensitised on issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, noting that 99% of Nigerians are aware of Covid-19.

The [...]

Fri, 17 April 2020


Community tracing: 90 Mpape residents test negative to COVID-19

As fears of a possible community transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic heightens, the Federal Capital Territory Administration says it has begun community active case searches in order to contain further spread of the virus in the te [...]

Thu, 16 April 2020


Lock down: FCT mobile courts convicts 20 violators

No fewer than 20 violators of the current 14-day extended lockdown in Abuja, have been tried and convicted by the mobile courts on Thursday.

 

This was following the activation of about three mobile courts to try violators of its lockdown order.

 

The violators we [...]

Thu, 16 April 2020


Woman Africa, urges government to train female health workers

A global Non-Governmental Organization, Woman Africa International, that dedicates time and resources to improving the lives of women, girls, vulnerable groups and children across the continent and beyond, through strategic action, has called on the Federal Government to increase the number of female [...]

Thu, 16 April 2020


ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE EXTENSION OF COVID- 19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2020

1.   Fellow Nigerians

2.   In my address on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, I asked the residents of Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital Territory to stay at home for an initial period of fourteen days starting from Monday, 30th March 2020.

Mon, 13 April 2020


Easter celebration: Minister urge residents to seek divine intervention to end COVID-19

Christians in the Federal Capital Territory have been asked to use the Easter period to pray fervently for the end of the COVID 19 pandemic which has so far claimed thousands of lives across the world.

 

Sat, 11 April 2020


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