[GroundUp] A group of about 30 homelss people are sleeping next to the incomplete City of Cape Town Culemborg shelter site in the hope that they will be first in line when it opens. It is not clear when the site will be completed. Photo: James Stent
[GroundUp] Human rights lawyer condemns "forceful and unlawful" evictions by SANDF
[Vanguard] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, modified the lockdown directive on Churches and Mosques when he ordered their reopening from June 19 and June 21, 2020.
[This Day] Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has planned to increase its solid waste evacuation from tenements and commercial facilities to approved dumpsites from 500 trips daily to 850, to enable it cope with over 12,000 metric tonnes of waste generated daily in the state.
[This Day] Osogbo -An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has declared that the name, 'State of Osun,' does not exist constitutionally.
[This Day] The Lagos State Safety Commission has opened a register for religious and social centres in its domain. The registration of such centres is in preparation for their full reopening.
[GroundUp] Vegetable gardens have changed life in Durban informal settlement
[This Day] Emma Okonji writes on the recent reduction of Right of Way charges by some state governors to N145 per linear metre
Nigeria: Coronavirus - Churches, Mosques, Businesses in Lagos to Register Before Reopening - Official
[Premium Times] The Lagos State Safety Commission, on Wednesday, said it has commenced the registration of religious centres, social centres and other private enterprises that were shut down by the state government to curtail the spread of COVID-19.
[Radio Dabanga] Kadugli -Residents of the Telo neighbourhood in the South Kordofan capital Kadugli have started to return home after last month's violent events that forced hundreds of families to flee.
[Vanguard] The era of expensive burial appears to be over in Anambra State as Governor Willie Obiano has assented to the new burial law, which came into effect in the state on May 14 this year.
[Vanguard] "The extension of curfew will have no impact on stopping Covid-19 because it falls within the time people are usually indoors. Critical areas of the economy are what the FG should look into.
[This Day] Cosmas Odoemena argues that it is not yet safe to open worship centres
[This Day] Lagos and Abuja -Following the lifting of restrictions on places of worship, the federal government has issued a safety advisory, which among others, restricted children from churches and Islamiyya schools in mosques, as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during regular religious services.
[Daily Trust] Churches and mosques will have to open attendance registers to track details of worshippers, according to guidelines the Federal Government has released for religious centres to resume activities in the country.
[Daily Trust] The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu said churches are to open from 5am and close by 8pm.
[Daily Trust] Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Umuahia -The federal government on Monday reopened mosques and churches two months after they were shut down in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus in the country.
[Plan International] Young people are taking up the challenge to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Niger. With the support of Plan International, youth organisations are using social media and going door-to-door to raise awareness of the disease and how to prevent its transmission.
[Vanguard] The Federal Government yesterday ordered "restrictive opening" of worship centres but with a caveat that relevant containment protocols against COVID-19 be respected, in line with the agreement reached between the Presidential Task Force, PTF on COVID-19 and state governments.
[Vanguard] The Kaduna State Ministry of Health has commenced active case search within communities in the nine local government areas where COVID-19 infections have been confirmed.
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