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Secretary to the Government of the Federation
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.
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.
The Presidency has rebuked the Senate for calling on the President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians in a television broadcast with regards to the Coronavirus.
The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum, have said President Muhammadu Buhari does not necessarily have to address the nation on the now pandemic coronavirus in the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said the delay in the implementation of flight restrictions is to enable airlines put safety measures in place.
The federal government has announced the temporary suspension of the issuance of visa on arrival policy which came into effect in January 2020 as a measure to curb the further spread of COVID-19 into the country.
The Federal Government has placed a ban on travel by public servants to countries highly affected by COVID-19 pandemic disease.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s focus is to preserve the well-being of Nigerians from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of the committee, Boss Mustapha, said the ban commenced immediately till further notice
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, has empathised with the recently-deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, saying he should find consolation in God in his time of trials and read Psalm 37 to strengthen his faith in the Almighty that things would be better after the storms.
The leadership of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a recent claim by a group within the party, which accused it of being insensitive to their interests.
Justice Jude Okeke of a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, on March 10, 2020, adjourned the trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, until April 8, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and 11 others as members of the the Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nigerian professionals based in the Diaspora have been urged to change their negative perception about their country and return home to take on the huge responsibility of building the Nigeria of their dream.
Manchester United have cleared striker Marcus Rashford to step up his rehabilitation from a back injury that has kept him out of action since January.
Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the state government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the state under the guise of providing social relief during the stay-at-home period.
As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.
Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Monday, urged governments in countries affected by the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic to keep the food chain alive in order to avoid the food crisis.
South Korea has also seen a large number of recoveries, with nearly a third of its infected population having recovered from the virus. Italy, despite having the largest number of confirmed cases outside China, has also seen recoveries than deaths since the outbreak began.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, Aliyu Tilde, on Wednesday said Nigeria may not be able to handle a large Covid-19 outbreak due to a shortage of test kits.
According to the lead agency in the battle against the scourge in Nigeria, the new cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Lagos and Rivers States.
The Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with its neighbouring states and the Republic of Benin to stem further spread of the coronavirus pandemic.