Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Tuesday, 28th April 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conditional and phased relaxation of the lockdown imposed on Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States due to the coronavirus outbreak.
This was contained in his speech during his nationwide broadcast on Monday, 27th April, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, ordered the total lockdown of Kano State for two weeks.
The order was given during the President’s nationwide broadcast to Nigerians where he gave updates on government efforts towards containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the country.
Mohammed, one of the sons of the 2019 Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has recovered from Coronavirus.
Recall that Atiku’s son has since been at Abuja isolation centre since March 22nd after he tested positive to COVID-19.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu and his wife, Oluremi, have both tested negative for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
Naija News recalls that Bola Tinubu alongside his personal aides had on Saturday carried out tests for the deadly coronavirus.
The Multinational Joint Task Force has revealed a new plot by the troubled leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau to organize a massive recruitment into the terrorist sect/group from the North East.
The past few weeks have seen the popular terrorist group lose a lot of their fighters. It appears they are interested in strengthening, according to ‘credible information’ obtained by the Task Force.
The Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dokpesi disclosed this in a short message to members of staff in Abuja on Monday.
Despite the battle to contain the spread of coronavirus, the house of representatives has scheduled the resumption of its plenary for Tuesday.
However, in a notice on Sunday, Patrick Giwa, clerk of the green chamber, asked members to take note of the resumption date.
The lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, and the federal capital territory (FCT) has been extended by one week.
President Muhammadu Buhari declared the extension on Monday in a nationwide broadcast.
The Lagos State government has confirmed 43 new cases Coronavirus in the state. The state government noted that the new cases now bring the total tally to 746.
The state government in a post on its verified Twitter account noted that 15 patients have been transferred out of the state.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced Monday in a video message that she is supporting Joe Biden as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for November 3.
“Today, I am proud to support Joe Biden in the race for the President of the United States because I believe he would make an extraordinary president,” said Nancy Pelosi in a video message.
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