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Rohr’s new contract to have clauses – Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has restated that the new contract for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, will have some new provisions. The President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, said this on Monday. According to him, Rohr whose present deal elapses in June 2020 will be handed a new contract soon. “He has a contract. […]

FG tells Nigerians: No reopening of schools yet

The Federal Ministry of Education has urged Nigerians to disregard some false news making the rounds that the Federal Government had directed the reopening of schools. The ministry’s Director of Press, Ben Goong, said on Sunday that there was no such directive from the minister, Adamu Adamu, as everyone had been instructed to work from […]

Lockdown will last as long as necessary – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the restriction of movement in several states across the country will remain as long as experts find it necessary. Buhari had ordered a 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory to contain the spread of coronavirus. Some state governments had also declared curfew to restrict movement of persons […]

President Buhari concerned about lockdown – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari is seriously concerned about problems associated with the lockdown Buhari had ordered a 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to contain the spread of coronavirus. Speaking with NTA after a meeting the president, Osinbajo said Buhari is concerned with problems associated with […]

Patient dies of COVID-19 in Lagos private hospital

A patient has died of COVID-19 complications in a private hospital in Lagos, says the state Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi on Saturday. Abayomi revealed this via his verified Twitter handle while giving an update on coronavirus in the state. The just-announced death brings the total number of coronavirus deaths in the state to four. […]

Continue enforcing lockdown order, IG tells FCT, Lagos, Ogun CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed the command Commissioners of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun States to continue enforcing the lockdown order imposed by the Federal Government to contain the COVID-19 disease. Adamu also called on religious leaders in the FCT, Lagos, Ogun and other states affected […]

Nigeria discos offer customers two months free electricity

Power distribution companies on Wednesday announced that they were in support of the proposal by the National Assembly and the Federal Executive arm of government that Nigerians should get two months of free electricity. Speaking through their umbrella body, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, the Discos stated that modalities for the free power would […]