…night clubs, schools, others still shut
The Federal Government has announced a new curfew time from midnight to 4.00 am. daily nationwide with effect from September 3.
Hitherto, the curfew starts from 10.00 pm till 4am as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced the new curfew time at a media briefing on Thursday in Abuja.
He, however, said those on essential services are exempted from the curfew hours.
“We are modifying the curfew to commence from 12 midnight to 4am nationwide, effective from 12:01 hours tonight.
“This does not apply to people on essential services and international travellers that might be returning from abroad,” Aliyu said.