Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 25th March 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Nigeria has recorded two new coronavirus cases in the federal capital territory (FCT) and Bauchi state, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC made the announcement on Tuesday evening in a series of tweets via its twitter handle.
The former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that he would support the total lockdown of Nigeria following the coronavirus pandemic if the government observes that simple precautions to contain the spread of the deadly disease are not adhered to by Nigerians.
The test result of Bauchi state governor has finally confirmed that he is a carrier of the deadly coronavirus. This was made known by his Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, via a media statement on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Senate has suspended plenary until April 7 over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Upper Chamber also urged the Federal Government to devote special funds to fight the dreaded disease.
Medical supplies donated by Jack Ma Foundation to fight coronavirus has arrived Lagos. The supplies were brought into the country by an Ethiopian Airlines Freighter on Tuesday.
Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade, has declared a total lockdown in the state, as part of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed public servants to work from home in order to stop the spread of coronavirus. The Head of Civil Service, Yemi Esan made this known in a memo released on Monday.
Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, tested positive for Coronavirus on Monday.
As the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, the Borno State government has banned visitors to all Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps across the state.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the closure of markets in Lagos as efforts to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the State intensifies.