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COVID-19: Nigeria Enacts New Restrictions Amid Second Wave Of Pandemic

Nigerian has imposed new restrictions amid the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeping across the country. Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, made the announcement at the briefing of the task force in Abuj on Monday. He explained that the directives were advisories issued to state authorities for implementation in the next five…

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COVID-19: SGF Boss Mustapha, Wife Self-Isolate After Being Exposed To Virus

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and his wife have gone into isolation after some members of their household tested positive for COVID-19. Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. Although he did not specify…

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Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Appeals For Suspension Of Holiday Travels

With nationwide coronavirus hospitalizations topping 66,000 and daily case counts on a steady figure, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised that village travels be suspended for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the task force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the advice at a press briefing on Monday where he said such…

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Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Predicts Massive Infections In Two Weeks

The Federal Government has revealed that there would be a massive COVID-19 infections in the next two weeks. This came as Lagos State government, yesterday, warned residents that the continuous disregard of COVID-19 protocols and safety guidelines could lead to a second wave of new cases in Lagos. Disclosing the development, yesterday, in Abuja during a news briefing,…

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Update: Nigeria Labour Congress Suspends Planned Nationwide Strike

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its planned nationwide strike after a meeting between labour leaders and the Federal Government. This was contained in a communique read by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, after a technical session that started late on Sunday and lasted till the early hours of Monday morning,…

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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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