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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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Nigerians React After FG Cuts Health & Education Budgets, Grants N27bn For NASS Renovation

Nigerians have condemned the cuts in budgetary allocations to critical sectors in the federal government’s revised 2020 budget proposal. In the revised 2020 budget approved, the Buhari administration reportedly gave NASS N27billion for the renovation of its complex which has resulted in a huge backlash towards the Federal Government. According to several reports, there’s cut…

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Buhari Seeks Another $5.513bn Foreign Loan For COVID-19, Other Projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent another letter to the House of Representatives which entails seeking approval of his decision to borrow another $5.513bn. The letter was read on the floor of the House by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday. Buhari said the funds were for 2020 budget deficit, financing of critical…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Almost 7,000 + Other Updates

Nigeria Records 284 New Coronavirus Cases, Total infections Now 6,677 284 new Coronavirus cases has been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 6677. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday. It said, “284 new cases of ‪#COVID19‬; 199 in Lagos, 26…

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Buhari Appoints Former External Affairs Minister, Ibrahim Gambari As New Chief Of Staff

According to multiple online reports, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari replacing Mallam Abba Kyari, who died last month due to COVID-19 complications. THISDAY reports that Gambari, who was Buhari’s,foreign Minister and confidant as military Head of late in the 1980s met…

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President Buhari Loses His Nephew, Consoles Extended Family Members

President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Alhaji Mutari Dauda Daura has reportedly passed away days after he lost his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and his in-law Alhaji Modu Sheriff, Sahara Reporters reports. Though the cause of death was not revealed in the statement released by the President’s media aide Garba Shehu on Friday May 8, it was however…

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COVID-19: Nigerian Government Extends Ban On Flights By Another Four Weeks

According to The PUNCH, the federal government has extended the ban imposed on local and international flights by four weeks. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the ban on flights to check the spread of coronavirus. The news was disclosed at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Wednesday by Boss Mustapha,…

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Mass Deaths In Kano State Connected To COVID-19, Presidency Reveals

The ravaging novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been linked to the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano state for the past few weeks, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19 revealed. Disclosing this to newsmen on Sunday May 3rd, Gwarzo said tests carried out so far, established that COVID-19 was the…

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Culprit Who Leaked Buhari’s Draft Speech Ahead Of Broadcast Apprehended

The suspect who leaked the draft speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast hours before his COVID-19 nationwide broadcast on Monday has been arrested, according to Mr Femi Adesina. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’ where he noted that the suspect was responsible and…

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