Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 2nd May 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has released the guidelines for the implementation of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown.
The Rivers state government on Friday announced the relaxation of lockdown of the stare and equally declares the use of face mask in public places mandatory.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump has revealed that Nigeria will do anything to have ventilators needed in the world’s fight against the novel coronavirus disease.
The house of representatives has maintained that poor Nigerians should not be denied free electricity during the lockdown period because the rich who are the minority would profit from it.
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has issued a statement to celebrate the international workers day by calling on Nigerian workforce to use the opportunity of lockdown to learn some new skills so as to fit into global changing working environments.
The federal government has advised employers against sacking workers without obtaining clearance.
Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has ordered civil and public servants in the state, including primary and secondary school teachers to resume work on Monday, May 4th, 2020.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is “struggling” for bed spaces to treat COVID-19 patients in Lagos state.
Sadiya Umar-Farouk, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development, says names of beneficiaries of government interventions can’t be published.
Governor of River State, Benedict Ayade has called on the Federal Government to allow healthy Nigerians work and move freely amidst the coronavirus pandemic.