Latest News in Nigeria Today Monday 27th April 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Monday 27th April 2020 .
Russia’s coronavirus cases rise to 87,147, surpass China’s
Russia reported 6,198 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday versus 6,361 on the previous day, which took the national tally of infections to 87,147. READ ALSO: Russia’s confirmed coronavirus cases surge past 52,000 The Russian coronavirus crisis response centre said that 50 more deaths of coronavirus patients were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
COVID 19: House of Representatives resumes plenary Tuesday
Members of the House of Representatives will resume plenary this Tuesday after more than one month of forced adjournment occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
COVID-19: Akwa Ibom discharges 3 more patients
Another batch of COVID-19 patients, who have been successfully treated by the Akwa Ibom COVID-19 Management Team reunited with their family on Sunday after testing negative twice for the dreaded disease.
E2%80%95-shiites/ Police yet to release our wounded, dead members ― Shi’ites
By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a.k.a Shi’ites, on Sunday alleged that the Nigerian Police were yet to release bodies of their members shot dead, and those who sustained injuries during a clash with security agents 10 months ago. Recall that on July 22, 2019, the Shi’ites in AbujaRead More
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ICYMI COVID-19: Buhari, PTF meet in Aso Rock
—President to address nation again as extended lockdown expires By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — AS the second phase of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja for 14 days expires Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire and the Director General.
Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 1273
By David Royal Nigeria on Sunday recorded 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1273, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC, in a tweet via its official handle, said 43 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos. “On the 26th of April 2020.
SSS arrests Obaseki’s ex-CoS PA, invades residence for search
By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – NOT less than 25 personnel of State Security Services (SSS) Sunday evening invaded the residence of the former Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Taiwo Akerele and arrested his Personal Assistant Jaspa Olowojoba after using him to search Akerele’s house located off 1st Ugbor Road in Benin city.
Decision to extend COVID-19 lockdown is tailored to meet Nigeria’s need — Health Minister
By Chioma Obinna Few hours to the end of the second lap of the Lockdown in Lagos, the Ogun States including the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire has said that the decision to extend COVID-19 lockdown was tailored according to the needs of every country.
President Buhari will decide if lockdown will be lifted, says Health Minister
Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari would determine when to lift the lockdown occasioned by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. Ehanire said this on SundayPolitical on Channels Television in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that on April 13, Buhari announced a 14-day extension.
I use every time I have to do something productive, says Nelly Idagba, Lawyer, Pencil Artist
Nelly Idagba is a lawyer and a visual artist. Her pencil drawings are captivating. She has the ambition to be among world-leading pencil artists. Nelly spoke to Vanguard about her life and works via online from Abuja where she lives with her family. Enjoy this stroll into her world of beauty, brilliance and breathtaking portraitures.