Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 5th May 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Delta Government has issued strong warning to residents who will go out without wearing a facemask, threatening that such persons will be quarantined at isolation centres in the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked international financial institutions to help member states to cushion the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has announced new guidelines for easing the Coronavirus lockdown in the state.
The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has ordered passport offices nationwide to take advantage of the Federal Government phased easing of lockdown to release processed passport to applicants.
The Nigerian government has received $311,797,866.11 recovered assets of General Sani Abacha repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey.
The Lagos State Government has confirmed 62 cases of coronavirus. A tweet by the State Ministry for Health on Sunday, said it has 1,068 confirmed cases in the state.
Umar Kadafur, deputy governor of Borno State, says there are some people in the state who strongly believe that COVID-19 is not real.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the country and its people will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger.
Following the easing of the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja from May 4 -7, the federal government has given the description of the types of activities allowed under Phase 1.
As Lagosians gear up for the relaxation of the lockdown imposed on the state from Monday, 4th May, the state chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council, Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo), has ordered commercial bus drivers in the state not to pick passengers without face masks.