Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 29th February 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
According to reports, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam proposed Boko Haram rehabilitation bill will make the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) fund an agency for the rehabilitation of insurgents in the north-east.
Not more than 28 persons have been reportedly been identified and kept in isolation in Ogun State for the fear of the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The minister for health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed the recipient of treatment procedures from China following the confirmation of the first case of coronavirus in Lagos state on Friday.
King Paul Akpan Udoh, Italian-Nigerian player, has reportedly become the first footballer to be infected with coronavirus.
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has offered President Muhammadu Buhari led government his advise on how Coronavirus can be tackled. Nigeria recorded its first case of the coronavirus from an Italian national who visited Ogun and Lagos states respectively.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told the Federal High Court that the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, diverted not less than N10 billion belonging to Kwara State.
The Lagos state government has begun tracing persons that might have had contact with the index case of the Coronavirus in the country. This was made known by the State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi at a press briefing in Lagos on Thursday.
Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his family members are now “scattered” in houses of his relatives following the seizure of his residence by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari following the case of coronavirus which was confirmed in Lagos on Friday.
Zamfara State governor, Matawalle has paid an unannounced visit to a boarding school in the state. A video as seen by Information Nigeria showed the moment where the governor was fuming about how the children in the school were being treated.