Did you know the difference between lockdown, curfew?

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coronavirus has affected movements globally leading to countries, states placing either curfew or lockdown.

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Lockdown is an emergency protocol that usually prevents people from leaving an area. The protocol can usually only be initiated by someone in a position of authority.

Full lockdown means that people must stay where they are and may not enter or exit within said state.

 Meanwhile Curfew refers to the time when individuals are required to return to and stay in their houses or homes. 

Nigeria states on curfew

1.Niger 8am-8pm

States on total lockdown

1. kano

2. Lagos

3. Ogun

4. Abuja

states on lockdown

  1. Abia State
  2. Adamawa
  3. Akwa Ibom
  4. Anambra
  5. Bauchi
  6. Bayelsa
  7. Benue
  8. Borno
  9. Cross River
  10. Delta
  11. Ebonyi
  12. Edo
  13. Ekiti
  14. Enugu
  15. Gombe
  16. Imo
  17. Jigawa
  18. Katsina
  19. Kebbi
  20. Kogi
  21. Kwara
  22. Nassarawa
  23. Ondo
  24. Osun
  25. Oyo
  26. Plateau
  27. Rivers
  28. Sokoto
  29. Taraba
  30. Yobe
  31. Zamfara

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