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Ramadan: Sokoto governor signs law suspending public preachings, congregation prayers

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has signed a law suspending preachings and public gathering during the month Ramadan. In a statement released by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Governor, Muhammad Bello,  Governor Tambuwal said that the law was directed at the suspension of Tafsir, Tarawih and Tuhajjud in congregational […]

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Borno Governor constitutes palliatives committee

The Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has constituted a 16-member committee for the distribution of palliatives to the needy. A statement by the Governor’s spokesman, Mallam Isa Gusau said the committee would begin the distribution on Saturday. “The palliatives, mostly varieties of food items will cushion the effects of 14 days statewide lockdown declared in the Governor,” Gusau […]

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Archbishop Kaigama mobilises palliative for vulnerable Nigerians

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, says the Church is mobilising to distribute palliatives to vulnerable and less privileged Nigerians to cushion the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown. Flagging off the first phase in Abuja on Saturday, Archbishop Kaigama said “we are in difficult times”, but hoped that the […]

Medicine

Kwara gets two COVID-19 toll free lines

The Kwara State Government has commended the private-sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 for donating 100 beds to the state. It urged other well-heeled individuals and institutions to rally round government at this time. In a satement, the government also commended some other corporate organisations and individuals who have been donating to the state, including those earlier acknowledged […]