Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says he has the nod of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to relax the 14-day lockdown imposed on the state.
President Buhari pronounced the lockdown on the state during his address to the nation on Monday as part of measures to curb the rising Coronavirus infections recorded in the state.
Ganduje had subsequently hailed the decision but pleaded with the President to ease the lockdown.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Saturday evening, the governor said he has the consent of the President to relax the lockdown on Mondays and Thursdays.
“We sought for the consent of Mr President on how to relax the lockdown, to allow for some free movements of people but within stipulated hours of the agreed days.
“Due to that, I am hereby making an announcement that each Monday in the lockdown period between 10 am to 4 pm people are allowed to come out and make some purchases. So, also on Thursdays between 10 am to 4 pm people are allowed to be out within this stipulated time,” Ganduje was quoted in the statement.
According to the state Health Ministry as of the time of filing this report, 313 Coronavirus infections with eight attendant deaths have been confirmed in the state.
Popular Nigerian music video director cum producer, Clarence Peters, has been detained by the Lagos state police command over the shocking death of dancer and video vixen, Kodak.
On April 30th, Nigerians woke up to the sad news of the demise of Kodak. Reports had it that she was electrocuted while charging her phone at Clarence's apartment in Omole estate, Lagos state.
Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command in a chat with LIB confirmed that Clarence has been detained and is being questioned as the police is investigating for murder.
He said since the incident happened in Clarence's apartment, himself and some others who were present at the time of the unfortunate incident,...
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara state, Mohammed Ahmad Asha, is dead.
According to The PUNCH, the Emir died on Sunday in isolation.
The monarch was said to have died of suspected COVID-19-related complications.
The late traditional ruler had been in isolation at Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau.
The deceased Emir who is said to be 71 was appointed in 2004 by the former governor of Zamfara, Sani Yariman Bakura.
Before he became Emir, he was an accountant, auditor, and director finance at Kaura Namoda, Gusau, Bukkuyum local government councils.
Love is indeed a beautiful thing and actress, Toyin Abraham and her husband Kolawole Ajeyemi are giving us bumper to bumper.
The star actress and producer and her hubby have both continued to show to the world that marrying each other remains the best thing that happened to them.
They always give their fans, loved ones and well wishers "couple goal" while sharing several loved up moment on their Instagram page.
The new mum took to her Instagram page to show how she prepares for dinner while her husband was all over her showing support. The actress while asking her fans they'll be having for dinner disclosed her family will be eating a popular meal in the western part of Nigerian 'ewa alagbado known as Adalu' (simply beans and...