The Nigerian Government has reintroduced COVID-19 restrictions across all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory in order to curb the spread of the virus.
The new directive is to take effect by midnight of Tuesday.
The Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Dr Mukhtar Mohammed, announced this while briefing journalists on Monday in Abuja.
With the new restrictions imposed, mass gatherings in public spaces have been restricted to 50 people at a time, access to government institutions would be denied to anyone not wearing a face mask while government meetings and travels have been limited to the virtual platform.
Bars and nightclubs would remain closed and the nationwide curfew will be in force until further notice.
The Federal Government also extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below. This means civil servants will continue to work from home till June 11, 2021, after which the directive may be reviewed.