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Update: Application Portal For The N75bn Youth Investment Fund Is Officially Opened For Registration

The application portal for the N75bn Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) is officially opened for registration. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad who made the announcement stated that Nigerian youths between the ages of 18-35 with business ideas that require funding can apply for

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#EndSARS Crisis: Lagos State Government Extends Curfew Again

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has again relaxed the curfew he imposed in Lagos state in the wake of the #EndSARS crisis that has claimed many lives and destruction of properties, PUNCH reports. The curfew which was formerly between 8pm to 6am,

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#EndSARS Protests: Lagos State Orders Reopening Of Public and Private Schools | See Details

The Lagos State Government has approved the reopening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state beginning from Monday, November 2, 2020, while boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, November 1. The

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COVID-19: Governor Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Re-opening Of Markets In Lagos State

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of markets in the state. The Lagos Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. The statement made available

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Lagos Announces All Private & Public Schools Remain Closed Till Further Notice; Reviews Curfew Hours

The Lagos State Government has announced that private and public schools remain closed in the state. The Lagos State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, announced this on Sunday. He had earlier tweeted that only public schools remained closed

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Lagos Relaxes Statewide Curfew | Details

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed the 24-hour curfew he imposed on the state on Tuesday, October 20. The governor imposed the curfew in the wake of the crisis that erupted in the state after the gunfire incident at the Lekki tollgate. Speaking

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BREAKING: NECO Postpones Exam Over #EndSARS Protests

The National Examination Council NECO has postponed Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s scheduled for Monday, October 19, 2020, until November 16. This was contained in a statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, on Sunday.

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FG Directs All Civil Servants To Resume

The Federal Government has directed civil servants who have not been going to work since March this year when the lockdown was declared to curtail the spread of COVID-19 started, to resume for work come Monday, October 19. The Chairman

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If You Haven’t Enrolled For Your National Identity Number, Here’s An Update On Why You Should

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has announced that the National Identity Number will be made compulsory soon. The Minister who said this while receiving the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) management team in his office in Abuja, asked

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Spousal Visas: Australia To Introduce English Proficiency Tests For Foreigners Seeking To Join Their Partners In The Country

Foreign spouses of Australians will have to pass an English language test before they are allowed to stay in the country permanently from late 2021. Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge made the announcement on Thursday, October 8, while disclosing new

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NCDC Shares Encouraging News With Nigerians On Its COVID-19 Testing Capacity

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that there are now COVID-19 testing laboratories across the 36 states including the federal capital territory (FCT). The announcement was made after the Niger State Public Health Laboratory, Minna was formally included in

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Federal Government Implements New Visa Fees, Policy

The Federal Government has announced the commencement of the implementation of the New Visa Policy (NVP) and New Visa Fees with effect from Thursday, October 1, 2020. The disclosure was made by the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Muhammad

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NECO Releases 2020 Timetable & Examination Guidelines

The National Examinations Council has released the date and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 examinations. This was contained in a press statement titled, “Making the Conduct Of Public Examinations Work in the COVID-19 Era”, by the NECO Registrar/Chief

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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Announces Date & Guidelines For Religious Gatherings In Lagos State

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state under some strict guidelines. The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. At a press

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Breaking: FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings Despite COVID-19

The clamour by Nigerians for places of worship to be re-opened amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten to the ears of the Federal Government. On Monday June 1, the Federal Government announced it has now lifted the ban on religious

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Eid-Al-Fitr: FG Declares Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared public holidays to mark the Eid-al- Fitri Celebration that signals the end of the sacred fasting month for Muslims. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government

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Update On COVID-19 In Lagos State Means People Have To Be More Responsible For Their Own Safety

Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has announced that they will now be concentrating on people with severe cases and isolating them while mild cases will be managed at home. The health commissioner said the decision became necessary as

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NCDC Warns Nigerians Of Impending Lockdown If Frenzy Over Temporary Ease Continues

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekeazu has warned Nigerians of another lockdown if some health guidelines continue to be violated in light of the frenzy that occurred yesterday in Abuja and Lagos on the first

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COVID-19: Don’t Mistake Eased Restriction For End Of Pandemic- SGF, Boss Mustapha Warns

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, Mr Boss Mustapha has warned Nigerians against thinking that the eased restriction which was announced by the Federal

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COVID-19: See Everything That’s Going To Change About Living In Lagos From May 4th

Ahead of the Monday expiration of the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State, Ogun State, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a strict framework for movement and re-opening of businesses

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Schools’ Resumption

Following the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a gradual lock down relaxation on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, there have been speculations that schools may resume alongside other aspects of the economy. That will, however,

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NAFDAC Issues Advisory To Nigerians On What Types Of Face Masks To Wear For Effective Protection Against COVID-19

NAFDAC came out with clarification as different state governments and the Federal government have announced the compulsory use of face mask as the nation continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration

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COVID-19: President Buhari Reviews Lock Down Order In New Nationwide Address

As part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 while trying to get the economy running in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has yesterday, April 27th announced new terms for the ongoing lock down. The President in his nationwide broadcast

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NCDC Warns Kano Residents Against Consumption Of Fake COVID-19 Vaccine In Circulation

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, this morning shared a photo of the liquid mixture some Kano state indigenes are ingesting, claiming it is a vaccine against COVID19. In a tweet posted on its handle this morning, the agency

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The Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire On Why ”No private hospital has been given approval for COVID-19 Treatment”

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has said that no private hospital has been given approval for Coronavirus treatment. The Minister who disclosed this at the daily briefing by Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja on Friday, April 17, said that

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