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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy too Fragile for Fresh Lockdown —Buhari
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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy too Fragile for Fresh Lockdown —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to enforce a fresh COVID-19 lockdown. He however, called on Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health authorities to curtail the spread of the lethal coronavirus. Buhari, who stated this on Thursday via his verified... read more »

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives
Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoardi...

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives

Following allegations of hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) debunked hoarding the palliatives intended for distribution to poor Nigerians to curb the hardship induced by the pandemic. The governors in a statement titled, ‘Governors and the... read more »

Sanwolu-Olu Grants Funke Akindele and Husband Pardon Over Breach of COVID-19 Regulations
Sanwolu-Olu Grants Funke Akindele and Hu...

Sanwolu-Olu Grants Funke Akindele and Husband Pardon Over Breach of COVID-1...

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State has pardoned Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bello, who were both arrested and detained over breach of COVID-19 lockdown regulations. Sanwo-Olu also granted state pardon to 56 inmates from different prisons in... read more »

Ondo2020: INEC to Adopt No-face-mask-no-voting  
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Ondo2020: INEC to Adopt No-face-mask-no-voting  

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has directed the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enforce no-face-mask-no-voting rule in the Saturday governorship election in Ondo State. The PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu said this during a media briefing... read more »

School Reopening: PTF Rolls Out New Guidelines
School Reopening: PTF Rolls Out New Guid...

School Reopening: PTF Rolls Out New Guidelines

Following federal government’s directive on school resumption as from October 12, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has released fresh guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. This was disclosed by National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu during press briefing on... read more »

BREAKING: FCT Schools to Reopen on October 11

BREAKING: FCT Schools to Reopen on October 11

Mallam Muhammad Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has announced the resumption of schools across the capital city with effect from October 11th, 2020. The was... read more »

Nigeria: No Date for Reopening of Orientation Camps - NYSC

Nigeria: No Date for Reopening of Orientation Camps – NYSC

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has stated that there is no official date for the reopening of camps nationwide. There has been widespread reports on social media... read more »

Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Trump, Wife

Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Trump, Wife

  President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a get-well-soon message to President of the United States of America (USA) Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania, who tested positive for COVID-19... read more »

Update: FG Orders Reopening of Unity, Private Schools

Update: FG Orders Reopening of Unity, Private Schools

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of all Unity Schools in Nigeria with effect from October 12. Government shutdown schools indefinitely in March as part of measures to curb... read more »

Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devices

Senate Resumes Sitting as NASS Installs COVID-19 Sanitizing Devic...

  The National Assembly has completed the installation of automated COVID-19 sanitizing devices on all entrance points to curb the spread of the virus. The chamber now has a chest containing... read more »