COVID-19: Nigeria Imposes fresh Curfew, Restriction on Mass Gatherings

The Federal Government on Monday re-introduced a nationwide 12 am to 4 am curfew to curtail further spread of COVID-19.

The National Incident Manager Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Mukhtar Mohammed, announced this at a regular briefing of the Committee in Abuja.

Dr Mohammed said the curfew takes effect from midnight on Monday. He explained that with effect from Tuesday, night clubs, gyms and others would remain closed till further notice.

The National Incident Manager said gatherings of religious groups and weddings among others have been reduced to 50 percent attendance while official engagements, meetings and conferences should continue to hold virtually.

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