The Federal Government has issued a directive for all bars, night clubs and recreational centres to be shut down to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
New COVID-19 restrictions have also been introduced across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Dr Mukhtar Mohammed, said the new directive takes effect by midnight of Tuesday.
He said the bars and nightclubs should remain closed until further notice.
While stating that there was no limitation to intra-state travel, he advised that only essential international travels should be embarked upon with all existing protocols strictly adhered to.