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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.
A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s restriction of movement order pronounced on Lagos and Ogun States saying Nigeria is not at war.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, have just rounded off a meeting at the State House, Abuja.
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 assured that all those who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) would receive adequate medical attention, saying it was not a death sentence.
The Presidency has temporarily locked up the State House Council Chamber, the venue of the hitherto weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, took more restrictive measures to break the cycle of transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday ordered the closure of all markets in the state except food markets and those selling essential commodities due to rise in coronavirus cases.
There is palpable fears at the State House as three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, have tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Katsina State Governor, Mr Aminu Masari, met at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.
There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has said the reports around the social media which link 5G network to coronavirus is untrue and baseless.
Manchester City star Kyle Walker is facing a £250,000 fine following allegations he broke quarantine rules to stage a sex party with two prostitutes.
Liverpool star Sadio Mane said he is funding a hospital in Senegal in order to give people in the country hope of a better life.
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors into the country, describing it as an embarrassment to their members and health workers in the country.
The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect.