Tag Archives: Boss Mustapha

PTF Says Plateau Is Now Epicentre Of Coronavirus Pandemic In Nigeria

Plateau has been named Nigeria’s COVID-19 pandemic’s epicenter, with 85 confirmed cases as of Thursday night. More than 25 people statewide have died, and about 2,000 people have been diagnosed. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed the update at a press briefing in Abuja, stating that the epicentre of the dreaded virus has shifted from states…

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Nigeria To Receive Convicted, Paroled Nationals After Release From US, UAE & Egypt

The United States of America, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have indicated interests to repatriate Nigerians that have been convicted, pardoned and paroled in their countries, NAN reports. Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), reportedly disclosed this during the daily briefing of the task force…

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Nigeria Extends Eased Coronavirus Lockdown By Four Weeks

The Nigerian government on Thursday extended the country’s eased lockdown for at least four more weeks, Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced. Speaking during the Task Force briefing in Abuja, Mustapha noted that the PTF made some recommendations to the…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Says 63% Of Sanitizers Are Counterfeit

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said that about 63 per cent of alcohol-based hand sanitisers in circulation are not registered and may not be genuine while condemning the activities of those taking advantage of the pandemic to flood the market with substandard products. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the…

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Buhari Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement, Approves Limited Reopening Of Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the limited reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, during a Monday press briefing by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he disclosed that the…

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Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Unveils Guidelines For Reopening Of Churches, Mosques

The Federal Government has shared the guidelines for places of worship to resume activities in the country, according to The Punch. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this on Tuesday during a briefing in Abuja. According to him, the duration for worship centres must not be more than an hour.…

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COVID-19: FG Adjusts Nationwide Curfew, Grants Reopening Of Places Of Worship, Banks And Hotels From June 2

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has unveiled new directives regarding the ease of lockdown in Nigeria. Speaking at its daily press briefing in Abuja, the National Coordinator of the President Taskforce, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced that the nationwide curfew has been adjusted from 10pm to 4am. He said, “Effective from tomorrow, Tuesday, June 2,…

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