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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has blasted the government of Nigeria for its poor handling of the novel Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19.
Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.
Fumigation experts arrived at the Villa about 9.30 am to commence the exercise, which a source said would cover all the offices at the Presidential Villa.
The Presidency has temporarily locked up the State House Council Chamber, the venue of the hitherto weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC).
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown big wigs including public officials and billionaires at risk and is upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government.
The Presidency on Tuesday reduced the number of journalists covering activities at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
A source claimed that the visit might be in connection with the testing equipment donated by Chinese billionaire, Jac Ma, to see if could be installed at the Villa.
Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for the coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Diri Douye, have just held a meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom, has described the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC Governors Forum in postponing the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting indefinitely as commendable.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Presidential committee on the impacts of Covid-19 on Nigeria’s economy to ensure that investments and the business of government continue to run without hitches.
The Federal Government on Friday disclosed that it has released the sum of N295 billion for some selected critical infrastructural projects under the 2020 budget.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.
As the coronavirus lockdown in the UK entered its second week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an unexpected boom in affairs is being noticed by experts.
The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday met with the Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman and the management of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission over a viral video by Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh.
The managers of DStv and GOtv, Multichoice Nigeria, has announced a donation of N200 million and N50 million to federal and Lagos State governments respectively to support efforts in ameliorating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday, ordered the closure of Ondo State borders with neighbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Edo and Ogun State.
As a responsible corporate entity, and in line with the collective resolve to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Fidelity Bank Plc has announced that it’s Federal Secretariat, Abuja Business Office has been shut down.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to increase its capacity to test for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to 1500 per day in the country.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, formally launched the newly constructed Lagos Island, Isolation Centre, with capacity for 110-bed space, located in Onikan Stadium, now Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos.
The Police Commissioner in Abia, Mr Ene Okon, on Saturday confirmed the arrest of three persons suspected to be kidnappers at Obikabia community in Obingwa Local Government of the state.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.