Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 20th April 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity to the President Muhammadu Buhari, says there is nothing extraordinary about asking people who attended the burial of Abba Kyari to stay away from Aso Rock.
Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader, has decried the alleged extrajudicial killings of innocent Nigerians in the South East by policemen enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown.
Governor of Ebonyi State David Umahi has imposed a curfew in the state between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. The governor made this known during a state broadcast at the new government house, Abakaliki.
The presidency has come out to clarify the age of late Abba Kyari, the former chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, which has sparked public debate since his death.
The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has reiterated that the 14 days stay at home order is a total lockdown in the State to avoid the outbreak or spread of the deadly COVID-19 in the state.
Popular Nigerian airline, Air Peace has distributed food items to several indigent families in different areas in Lagos as palliatives for Nigerians in some parts of Lagos.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says the Federal, state and local government authorities should immediately create feeding centres so as to cushion the effect of the extension of COVID-19 lockdown.
The presidency has released a statement banning the general public from going to the resident of late Abba Kyari, the former chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to pay the family a condolence visit.
A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says the country must not allow the death of Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff be in vain.
Nigerian first lady, Aisha Buhari has finally reacted to the passing on of Abba Kyari, the former chief of staff(COS) to President Muhammadu Buhari.