Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 27th March 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
According to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 14 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in the country. According to the centre, 12 of the new cases were found in Lagos, while the remaining two cases are in Abuja.
Former presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu has advocated for a total shutdown of the country, as efforts are in place to battle the spread of coronavirus.
The federal government of Nigeria has raised the alarm that it is currently tracing the contacts of no fewer than 4370 suspected cases of coronavirus across the country.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the federal government is doing very well in the fight against coronavirus. However, he notes that the efforts are being undermined by the lack of cooperation from Nigerians.
Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel has ordered the closure of all borders (land, air and waterways) leading into the State as a preventive measure against Coronavirus.
According to Lagos State Government, six coronavirus patients in Lagos State have recovered from the disease. This joyous news was made known by the Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi on Thursday during a show on Nigeria Info FM.
The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered the closure of land borders and routes linking the state to other parts of the country, as a preventive measure against Coronavirus.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has called for the arrest of David Oyedepo, founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel International.
The federal government of Nigeria has announced that it is considering banning interstate movement as a possible way of preventing the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The presidency has reacted to the rumours making the rounds that the chief of staff, Abba Kyari and president Muhammadu Buhari have been secretly flown out of the country after falling ill due to coronavirus.