Sanwo-Olu bans concerts, street parties, night clubs over fear of COVID19

Sanwo-Olu also directed all public servants from Grade Level 14 and below, except emergency workers and first responders, to work from home. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned carnivals, concerts and street parties until further notice, following the increase in coronavirus cases in the state. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Friday, also returned the restriction that in places of worship in the state, no gathering must exceed 50 per cent of the maximum capacity of the venue. He further directed all public servants from Grade Level 14 and…

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COVID-19: All Lagos Schools Shut Till Further Notice

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, ordered all schools in the state to shut down indefinitely. The governor said the measure was crucial to public health safety amid the increasing COVID-19 cases recorded in all local government areas in the state. Sanwo-Olu in a statement today, titled, ‘We Cannot Afford To Relax The Battle Against Covid-19’, said, “All schools must shut down with immediate effect, and until further notice.   Read Also : Full Pictures Of The Kankara Boys After Their Release   “Concerts, carnivals and street parties are…

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What’s the essence of these “Useless” inter-state lockdown afterall?

One may wonder why the index cases in Nigeria keep increasing despite the inter-state lockdown? It may surprise you to know that other nations have been experiencing noticeable decline in the number of COVID-19 cases but in Nigeria, NCDC keeps doling out numbers exponentially on the daily. The incongruous livescores never stop….. However, Jkcyno news has chosen Anambra state as a case study to further elucidate the Wickedness of these leaders who pose in the guise of helping the citizens out of COVID-19 but in the reality, they are seizing…

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Churches, mosques remain closed in Lagos – Govt

The Lagos State Government has ruled out the immediate reopening of churches and mosques in the state. The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, said on Tuesday that Lagos being the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic would not reopen worship centres until there is a “clear coast for the state to do so”. He said this on the sideline of the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing commemorating the first year in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The PUNCH reports that the Federal Government had on Monday, June 1, lifted the ban…

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FG to release guidelines on school reopening

The Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country. Jkcyno news gathered that the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a briefing on Wednesday in Abuja. While congratulating children in the country on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation urged stakeholders to begin to take steps that would aid the reopening of schools. He said, “I wish to inform Nigerians that the…

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Chelsea Forward, Callum Hudson-Odoi arrested on suspicion of rape

Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning after he reportedly had an argument with an unnamed woman at his London home. Callum Hudson-Odoi has been arrested on suspicion of rape after allegedly breaching lockdown to be with a woman. The 19-year-old Chelsea forward was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning, with the Metropolitan Police confirming they and the London Ambulance Service had been called to ‘a report of an unwell woman’. Hudson-Odoi reportedly had an argument with the woman at his home in south-west…

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COVID-19 : Soludo Disagrees with the Government on Lockdown

COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR This piece summarizes my contribution to an African debate. From Johannesburg to Lagos, Cairo to Dakar, Kinshasa to Kigali, Nairobi to Accra, etc the debate on how Africa should respond to the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is raging. At an African regional policy platform, I had expressed some of these (personal) views some weeks ago but have been encouraged by most members to circulate them in Africa beyond the platform. This year 2020 begins a new decade that promises to be…

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Awka Experiences total lockdown

  Anambra state recorded her first COVID-19 case as it was marred with a lot of controversies. See the report HERE. There were actually a lot of disjointed stories surrounding the reported case as the state government through the ministry of information had long debunked and addressed the rumors. However, the Governor of the state, Willie Obiano had ordered a total lockdown just after the 14 days partial lockdown. Getting into Anambra state now would be harder than seeking for USA 🇺🇸 Visa. If you’re actually planning on entering Awka, especially…

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COVID 19: Lagos on ‘Lockdown’ from Thursday

Lagos state government has ordered the closure of all banks, offices, markets and courts in the state effective from Thursday. Governor Sanwo-Olu stated this after a meeting of the state security council at the State House, Marina Tuesday.   Read Also : JUST IN: Medical Supplies To Fight Coronavirus Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria   The Governor who insisted that the order was not a lockdown however said that this new directive will be for seven days in the first instance, even as he reduced the number of…

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