COVID-19 new wave: Abia Govt closes 5 hotels, bans crusades, night clubs.
Abia State Government has sealed five hotels operating in Aba North Local Government Area of the State for contravening COVID-19 protocols.
It was gathered that a committee on COVID-19 led by one Chief Nkoro sealed the hotels due to what it described as public negligence and poor compliance to COVID-19 protocols as directed by the government by the hotel owners.
The committee warned that the people who fail to comply with the state government’s directives on COVID-19 will soon be arrested and prosecuted at the mobile court.
In a related development, the Abia State government has banned all night clubs and cultural activities in the state.
Petrol Tanker Explosion: Eleven dead, several others injured as two trucks collide in Niger state.
Three yet to be identified persons and eight others have lost their lives in a tanker explosion. The incident occurred in Gawu Babangida, Headquarters of Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State.
The deceased were said to be scooping petrol from the tanker as they were said to be carrying buckets and Jerry cans, According to an eyewitness, Usman Yakubu, the trailer was trying to dodge collision with another oncoming truck.
He said the affected vehicle was coming from Lapai to Izom when the petrol tanker fell. The Chairman of Gurara Local Government Council, Yusuf Ibrahim, confirmed the incident, describing it as unfortunate.
Yusuf Ibrahim said, the Local Government Council will assist the victims, accordingly, AIT gathered that twenty-two persons were affected.
FG set to modify Nigeria’s education system.
The Federal Government has hinted that the current system of education in Nigeria will be modified by reforming learning, curriculum and pedagogy, to keep abreast with modern global practices in education.
Minister of State for Education, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who gave the indication. on Monday. in Abuja, admitted that the nation’s educational sector is faced with a myriad of challenges including poor management/leadership style, inadequate classrooms, indiscipline by staff and students, inadequate number of qualified teachers, inadequate staff welfare, poor academic performance, inadequate funding resulting to dilapidated furniture and unfinished projects among others.
It’s unfair to impose curfew from America, APC tells Obiano.
THE Anambra State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, Monday gave knocks to the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, saying it was unfair for him to travel out of the state only to impose curfew on the people from the United States of America, USA.
But the state government described APC’s statement as misplaced, adding that the governor was away on a business trip beneficial to Anambra State.
Obiano had on Thursday last week, through the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, imposed a curfew on the state from 9pm to 6am daily following the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the state.
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