FG Will Not Release Corpses Of COVID-19 Victims To Families And 2 Islamic Clerics Arrested For Defying Lockdown

Good evening. Here is the news roundup for Friday, April 3, 2020.

Nigerian Govt. Will Not Release Corpses Of COVID-19 Victims To Families

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says corpses of coronavirus victims to families because they are still contagious. 



Lockdown Could Be Extended – FG

Lagos Lockdown: We Don't Know How To Survive Without Working For ...

According to the Federal Government, the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states could be extended if Nigerians do not behave themselves and stay indoors to curb the spread of COVID-19.



Islamic Clerics Arrested For Defying Lockdown Order, Holding Jumat Service

Mosque in Offa where the clerics were arrested.

Operatives of the National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested two Islamic clerics today in Kwara for holding Jumat service and defying the lockdown order.



COVID-19: Sex Workers Groan Over Lack Of Patronage

COVID-19 lockdown: Commercial sex workers lament impact

Commercial sex workers in Lagos are feeling the brunt of the current lockdown in the state over lack of patronage from ‘usual customers’.



Oyakhilome Warns People To Stop Assaulting Pastors

Coronavirus: Pastors are not ordinary people, anyone who assaults a pastor is in danger ? Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (video)

Top Nigerian Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has reacted to the arresting of pastors during the lockdown by saying men of God are not ordinary people and should not be assaulted.



Suspected Herdsmen Kill 7 In Plateau

7 people have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Plateau state while several homes were burnt.