Akinlade made the announcement in a notice sent to lawyers, and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reports that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Monday, extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, by to 14 days.
Nigeria: Lockdown Extension As a Necessary Measure. Photo: Pichastock (file photo). 14 April 2020. Daily Trust (Abuja) editorial. President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to extend the 2 weeks.
It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the two-week lockdown in the three cities by another 14 days.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Saturday issued a statement to the public through its Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, which has left many Nigerians wondering if the lockdown on Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states has now become indefinite as the president was not specific but rather said the lockdown will last as long as necessary if recommended by medical experts.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Wednesday warned of likely social unrest if the current lockdown imposed on some states to curb the spread of COVID-19 is further extended.
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Worried about disregard for social distancing guidelines, Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, is running a Twitter poll to decide if a lockdown relaxed last week should be brought back.
President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a 14-day extension of the lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states in a bid to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. Buhari says that.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against extension of lockdown in the country. The letter, dated April 14, 2020 and signed by NLC President, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, also warned that the extension of the lockdown beyond one month may trigger social unrest.
Thabane said the two-week lockdown extension would be used to carry out mass testing in hospitals and high-risk areas. By Agence France-Presse (AFP) Tags: COVID-19 Lesotho.
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night issued formal regulations to back his decision to extend the lockdown on two major cities (Lagos, Ogun) and the federal capital territory for.
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make an announcement on if there will be an extension of a coronavirus-enforced lockdown in two states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on.
There is an indication that the Federal Government will announce the 7 days extension for the lockdown for Lagos, Abuja and Ogun after the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha took the report he obtained from Lagos State when they visited the State yesterday. According to Bos Mustapha, President Buhari will direct the announcement of the extension as.
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