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G4S Security/Information update 28th July 2022

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Gunmen launch attack Again in Owo

Explosions and gunshots have occurred in Owo, Ondo State, injuring an unspecified number of people to varying degrees.

The Ondo State Police Command confirmed the incident and stated that its operatives were on the scene attempting to calm the situation.

The shooting comes just two months after bandits targeted St Francis Catholic Church in the ancient town.

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Stay away from Abuja, a Nigerian lawmaker warns colleagues

Due to the security situation, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives has urged his colleagues to avoid Abuja during their long holiday.

This was stated by the Minority Leader on Wednesday, after the Deputy Speaker announced that the House would be adjourned until September 20.

The government recently ordered the closure of all unity schools in the FCT, while gunmen attacked officials of the Nigerian Army Presidential Guards Brigade’s 7 Guards Battalion on Friday.

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Opposition senators urge Buhari to address insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has been given a six-week deadline to address the nation’s security issues by senators from opposition parties.

Additionally, they threatened to start impeachment procedures against the President if he did not resolve the security issue within the time frame set by the parliament.

On Wednesday, the Senate Minority Leader briefed reporters at the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital, on the lawmakers’ position.

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Impeachment Threat: Presidency attacks opposition senators

The threat by opposition senators to impeach the President if the country’s security situation worsens has been described as “ridiculous” by the White House.

The President’s spokesperson called the opposition lawmakers’ actions babyish, and the impeachment motion ridiculous.

Regardless of the senators staging a walkout, the Senate President’s refusal to entertain the ridiculous motion to impeach the President on Wednesday was quite appropriate and correct, according to the Presidential spokesperson.

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Naira Fall: Senate summons CBN governor

On Wednesday, the Senate resolved to summon the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in response to the naira’s recent free fall.

The Central Bank Governor was summoned to appear before the Senate in plenary and address the lawmakers behind closed doors.

The lawmakers, on the other hand, did not set a date for the governor to appear.

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Army has rescued two more Chibok girls

Four women were reportedly saved by the Nigerian Army, two of whom are thought to be among the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls.

On July 25, 2022, during clearance operations, members of the 202 battalion captured four kidnapped women, including two girls who had been taken from GGSS Chibok on April 14, 2014, by Boko Haram.

The two girls’ rescue comes just two months after the army announced the rescue of another girl from the same group.

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Nigeria Air to commence operations soon

The Federal Executive Council has approved the leasing of three aircraft by Nigeria Air, the country’s national carrier, in order for it to begin operations on a date to be announced soon by the government.

The aviation minister made the announcement during a press conference following the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.

Nigeria Air, according to the minister, will begin with domestic flights before expanding to international routes.

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Ogun collision claims two lives

A car crash at the Ogunmakin, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway killed two people and injured one.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun Sector Command, confirmed the incident.

According to the Public Education Officer, the crash involved an Iveco trailer and a Volkswagen bus.

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Bandits kill three, abduct 13 in Kaduna

Bandits are said to have attacked Damari town of Kazaga Ward in Kaduna State’s Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area, killing three people and kidnapping 13 others.

This was contained in a statement issued late Wednesday by the chairman of the Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union to journalists in Kaduna.

According to reports, hoodlums in large numbers and on motorcycles raided the village unopposed between Monday and Tuesday.

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Security and Safety Tips

  • Individuals are advised to remain vigilant, vary daily schedules and itineraries, and refrain from sharing personal information with unknown persons to limit the risk of being targeted by potential kidnappers.
  • The security situation in Nigeria remains complex. G4S Professional security advice and support should be sought for personal and corporate security before travelling to these high-risk regions of Nigeria.

 

COVID-19

  • From 23rd to 25th July 2022, 425 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria as stated on the official website of NCDC.
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  • Till date, 260764 cases have been confirmed, 253592 cases have been discharged and 3,147 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory
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  • The 425 new cases are reported from 14 States- Lagos (124), Rivers (111), Kaduna (43), FCT (34), Kwara (20), Oyo (20), Plateau (18), Delta (15), Ekiti (13), Abia (10), Kano (6), Nasarawa (5), Bayelsa (4), and Bauchi (2)

 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  1. Use of non-physical greetings.
  2. Maintain at least 2 meters (6 feet) of physical distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
  3. Stay home if you feel unwell with symptoms like fever, NCDC’s 24/7 toll-free number is 0800 970 000 0010. Do not self-medicate.
  4. Persons with a persistent cough or sneezing should stay home until they recover.
  5. Avoid crowded spaces such as open markets, crowded supermarkets and pharmacies.
  6. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitiser if no water and soap are available.

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare but potentially serious disease that is caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox is endemic in Nigeria

On May 26th, 2022, a monkeypox National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was activated by the government of Nigeria in response to the risk assessment conducted, which put Nigeria at high risk for a Monkeypox outbreak.

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