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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 20th, May 2020

This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Wednesday, 20th, May 2020.

Buhari Is Incompetent, Can’t Fix Nigeria – Tanko Yakassai

A former Presidential aide, Tanko Yakassai, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an incompetent leader ruling Nigeria.

The elder statesman further stated that the President’s inability to fix some of the issues he met when he took over power has shown him as an incompetent leader.

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Kogi State Has Conducted Only One COVID-19 Test – NCDC

Kogi State has only conducted one COVID-19 test since the outbreak of the coronavirus infection in Nigeria.

This was disclosed in the report published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday where it revealed the number of COVID-19 tests conducted around the country.

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Nigerian Senate Takes ‘Major Decision’ Over Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed for second reading a bill which seeks to establish a Food Reserve Agency in the country amid Coronavirus in Nigeria.Naija News reports that the bill which was sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa West), is to ensure food security for Nigeria in order to avert any form of emergency food crises in the future.

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President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as chairman, the board of trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).

The appointment was made known in a letter by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.

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“Prepare For The Worst” – Federal Government Warns Nigerians

Nigerians have been warned by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, to prepare for the worst, as the Federal Government works to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria.

Ehanire stated this while speaking on Tuesday, during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

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