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Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a policy by former President Donald Trump that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Mr Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US Government said the policy was designed to tighten security […]

Akeredolu Bans Night-Grazing, Orders Herdsmen To Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, has ordered herdsmen to vacate all forest reserves in the State within the next seven days. The Governor, who made the proclamation via Twitter on Monday, January 18, 2021, said the order had become imperative due to the increasing incidents of kidnap cases in the State. Arakunrin Akeredolu said […]

COVID-19: “Oyo Govt Has Not Lifted Ban On Public Gathering;

The press statement presently in circulation, referencing some Executive Orders allegedly issued by the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Engineer Seyi Makinde is fake. The individual who signed the statement on Thursday, May 21, 2020, one Adeniran Adenuga, assumed the title of ‘Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor’. The Special […]

COVID-19: Plateau Bans Movement Within State

The Plateau State Government has banned all movements within the State in order to curb the community spread of Coronavirus. In his address on Thursday, April 30, 2020, Governor Simon Lalong said the move is part of his administration’s efforts in tackling the virus following the only confirmed case in the State. The Governor noted […]

COVID-19: Katsina Govt Lifts Ban On Friday Prayers

The Katsina State Government has lifted ban on Friday prayers in the State with immediate effect over the COVID-19 pandemic. This is coming after the State Government held a stakeholders meeting with religious leaders, traditional rulers and Security Agencies in the State. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Mustapha […]

“Ban On NURTW Activities Still In Place; Foment Trouble, Go

The Oyo State Government has warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the State to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours. A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Public Works and Infrastructure, […]

Coronavirus: China Bans Wild Animal Trade

China has ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals. This order was given on Sunday, January 26, 2020, as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food. A joint directive from three top Agencies including the Ministry of […]