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FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION SHUTS DOWN FOUR PARKS OVER COVID-19 VIOLATIONS

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has sealed off about four Recreational Parks and is to prosecute about 12 persons over COVID-19 guidelines violations.         This followed a monitoring exercise by the FCT Covid-19 Guidelines Enforcement Taskforce led by the Head, Media, and Enlightenment of the Task-Force, Mr. …

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MINISTRY OF WORKS DISINFECTS BUILDING COMPLEX

The entire building complex of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Mabushi Abuja had over the weekend been disinfected against the second wave of the COVID-19 in the Country. The Offices complex in both works and housing have been disinfected and fumigated to stem the rising wave of …

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PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has tested positive for COVID-19 following a test he and members of his family carried out. The test result indicated that Governor Lalong’s test returned positive while all members of his family tested negative. Consequently, the Governor who is asymptomatic has gone into isolation while …

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CAPACITY BUILDING KEY TO TOURISM DEVELOPMENT – MINISTER OF CULTURE

The Minister of Information, Culture, and tourism Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that capacity building for players in the tourism sector is key to its development. The Minister stated this in Makurdi, Benue State, at the formal take-off of the North Central Zonal Headquarters of the Nigerian Institute for Hospitality …

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FG TO ACQUIRE $750M WORLD BANK TO SUPPORT ECONOMY AND VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS

The Federal Government is in the process of accessing a $750m World Bank loan for states. The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this in Abuja yesterday at the inauguration of the Federal Steering Committees of the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus, also …

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PROTOCOLS WILL NOT BE RELAXED AHEAD OF CHRISTMAS – PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that all COVID-19 protocols will not be relaxed ahead of the Christmas season. This was revealed by the national coordinator of the PTF, Dr  Sani Aliyu, during the joint national briefing of the taskforce in Abuja. While speaking on international travels, …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 212 new cases of COVID19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 64,728. According to its Twitter handle, Lagos state takes the lead with 71 new cases followed by Imo and Plateau states with 26 new cases each and the FCT …

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FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE TOUGHER MEASURES OVER VIOLATION OF COVID 19 PROTOCOLS.

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has lamented the failure of Abuja residents to wear face masks, noting that the majority of the populace was not complying with COVID-19 regulations. The Chairman of the COVID-19 Enforcement Team, Mr. Ikharo Attah, who went round on an advocacy visit on Monday, confirmed that …

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AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS WILL BE PLAYED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – CAF

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, says all 48 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between November 9 and 17 will be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the continental football governing body said the goal is to ensure uniformity of safety across Africa, adding …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control records 59 new cases of COVID-19 bringing a total to 63,790 According to the agency’s Twitter handle, Kaduna state recorded 28 new cases followed by rivers with 9 cases while Ogun and Ondo recorded 8 new cases each. Other states include Kano and Niger with …

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