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Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Wednesday, 29th, April, 2020

This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Wednesday, 29th, April 2020.

President Buhari Approves New Appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed thirty-eight people to the board of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).

The President forwarded a letter to the Senate seeking approval for the appointment.

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Trump Calls Buhari, Makes Fresh Promises To Nigeria

The President of the United States, Donald Trump on Tuesday, engaged his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari in a phone conversation.

According to information gathered, Trump declared support for Nigeria in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and promised to send ventilators to Nigeria.

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Why The Senate Resumed Plenary Despite Coronavirus Pandemic – Lawan

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has explained why the lawmakers had to resume plenary despite the prevailing situation in Nigeria caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The Senate President in his welcome address to the lawmakers at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, noted that they had to return “to sustain work on solutions and to ensure that the health crisis does not create further problems that might be much more difficult to deal with.”

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COVID-19: NCDC Reports 195 Confirmed New Cases

The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on April 28 reported one-hundred-and-ninety-five confirmed new cases of Coronavirus codenamed COVID-19.

This makes the total confirmed cases of the novel virus in Nigeria to 1532.

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FG Secures Release Of Nigerian Woman Put Up For Sale On Facebook

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday, revealed that the Nigerian woman identified as Peace Busari Ufuoma, who was put on sale by a Lebanese has been released.

Dabiri further revealed that the Oyo indigene was released to the Nigerian Embassy, Lebanon Beirut on Tuesday.

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