The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government will be left with no other option but to impose another lockdown if the rise in COVID-19 cases continues.
The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in Lagos State remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A statement from the governor also revealed that the 12 am to 4 am curfew earlier imposed by the federal government has been lifted
Despite the spike in the cases of COVID-19 across the country, Plateau state has opened up on imposing another restriction of movement.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
Nigeria’s Covid-19 epicenter, Lagos State has reported 255 new Covid-19 cases being its highest number of single-day infections since August 22. This is coming 24 hours after the state recorded no new case of the virus.
The Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation has asked the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to explain why his ministry spent N19m on international travel during the COVID-19 lockdown.