Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 14th March 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
The convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday was involved in an accident on his way to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. According to a source who spoke with TheCable, one of the outriders in the convoy of the vice president died in the accident.
Umaro Sissoko Embalo, Guinea Bissau president has described Nigeria as one of the best symbols of democracy in Africa. Speaking with state house correspondents shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Embalo added that he would always come back to seek more advice.
A Federal high court sitting in Abuja has ordered that the deposed Emir of Kano state, Sanusi Lamido be released immediately following his dethronement on Monday.
According to the Ministry of Health, the second confirmed coronavirus case in Nigeria has tested negative. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire made this statement while giving an update on the case of coronavirus in Nigeria.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Nigeria’s method in containing coronavirus, which it described as pandemic.
Deposed Emir Sanusi Lamido‘s team of lawyers led by Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), on Thursday, filed a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/357/2020 before the Federal High Court in Abuja joining the Inspector General of police and his Department of State Service(DSS) as respondents.
Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, says hunger in the country, which is killing Nigerians, is deadlier than the novel coronavirus. The Sultan said this while speaking at the first quarterly meeting of Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) on Thursday in Abuja.
Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, has advised Nigerians against having handshakes and hugs except with family members to avoid the coronavirus.
Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has stormed Awe community in Nasarawa where he met with the deposed Emir Of Kano state, Sanusi Lamido.
Dr Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor has described reports making the rounds that he intends to dethrone some traditional rulers in the state as false and malicious.