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Domestic Flight Resumption: FG Okay’s Lagos, Abuja and Three Other Airports

Security

Following the planned resumption of domestic flights, as hinted by the federal government slated for June 21st, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the reopening of about five airports for a start. The Director-General of the NCAA, Capt Musa Nuhu, revealed this in a letter to Accountable Managers of all domestic and foreign airlines in Nigeria. DailyTrust reported that the letter was dated 1st June 2020 with reference number NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/121.

FG To Reopen School Churches And Mosques

Religion

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari would decide on when school, churches and mosques are to reopen. Boss said the task force submitted the fourth interim report to the president on Sunday 30th may 2020, and also to update him of the progress made in the last two weeks.

Kidnapped Nasarawa CAN Chairman Regains Freedom, Suspects Nabbed

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman in Nasarawa state, Bishop Joseph Masin who was taken away by unknown gunmen some three days ago has regained his freedom.

Kidnapped Nasarawa CAN Chairman Regains Freedom, Suspects Nabbed

Crime Watch

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman in Nasarawa state, Bishop Joseph Masin who was taken away by unknown gunmen some three days ago has regained his freedom.

Aminu Tambuwal Promise Justice For The 74 Killed In Sokoto

Crime Watch

The Governor of Sokoto state, AminuTambuwal, distraught by the senseless inhuman murder of 74 people in the state by bandits has vowed to deal with the psychotic murderers. The residents of Garki, Dan Aduwa, Kuzari and Katuma, all in Sabo Birni Local Government Area of the state suffered an unfortunate ordeal when armed bandits in their hundreds riding motorcycles shot sporadically at the innocent villagers.  

DSS Apprehend Bauchi Scholar Grandson’s Kidnappers

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The Department of States Services (DSS) in Bauchi state said it has apprehended one Umar Ahmed 27yrs suspected to be the kidnapper of the three years old grandson of the renowned Bauchi state cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi.

Coronavirus: FG Debunked Rumour Of Schools Resumption On June 8

Education

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba has debunked the rumour going around that schools will reopen on June 8.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the removal of the suspended Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO), Prof. Charles Uwakwe and four other directors. The four directors include Mr Bamidele Olure, Acting Director, Finance and Accounts;

FG Cautions Vice-chancellors Against Reopening Schools

Education

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Education has cautioned against the resumption of schools at all levels, stressing that vice-chancellors must maintain the closure of federal, state and private universities so as to keep people and students safe from the coronavirus pandemic.

Domestic Flight Resumption: FG Okay’s Lagos, Abuja and Three Other Airports

Security

Following the planned resumption of domestic flights, as hinted by the federal government slated for June 21st, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the reopening of about five airports for a start. The Director-General of the NCAA, Capt Musa Nuhu, revealed this in a letter to Accountable Managers of all domestic and foreign airlines in Nigeria. DailyTrust reported that the letter was dated 1st June 2020 with reference number NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/121.

Federal Government Inaugurates Committees Towards Job Creation Scheme To Cover All LGAs

Security

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo on behalf of the Federal Government has constituted special committees to conduct an extended public works programme. The committees will be responsible for identifying projects to be executed in state and members will be persons that are not holding any political position.

War On Terror: Over 200 Bandits Killed In Kastina, Zamfara Air Raid – DHQ

Security

Over 200 criminal bandits were killed by the army between Zamfara and Kastina state in multiple airstrikes.

FG To Reopen School Churches And Mosques

Religion

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari would decide on when school, churches and mosques are to reopen. Boss said the task force submitted the fourth interim report to the president on Sunday 30th may 2020, and also to update him of the progress made in the last two weeks.

Following the reopening of worship centres, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have commenced working on safety guidelines at worship centres in a bid to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in churches and mosques.

Eid-el-Fitr: President Buhari Charges Muslim Faithful To Remember The Reason For The Season

Religion

President MuhammaduBuhari on Sunday observed Eid-el-Fitr prayers with his immediate family at the State House, Abuja. The President through his official Twitter handle, @MBuhari, said he joined his family for Eid prayers at home, in keeping with the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 protocol against mass gatherings, as well as the directive of the Sultan of Sokoto suspending Eid congregational prayers across the country.

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