Coronavirus: Reps urge FG to sponsor experts to Madagascar, Senegal
The green chamber also asked the government to set aside a ₦15 billion emergency fund for tertiary institutions in the country.
Presidency replies Senate over military operation to tackle bandits
“While today’s Senate resolution is perfectly in order, it is important to state that in his duty as Commander-in-Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari has already approved the commencement of this operation.”
Ex-Valencia Coach Hector Cuper gutted as NFF moves to stick with Rohr
The Argentine coach was hoping for a breakdown in negotiations between the NFF and Rohr.
Buhari’s nominee for Federal Character Commission job is dead
James Kolo, from Kwara State, was nominated alongside 37 others on April 28 as members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
Coronavirus: WHO calls for funding amidst new U.S. threat
Mr Ghebreyesus called on nations to invest in strengthening and implementing the many tools available.
Coronavirus: Less than 20% of worst affected populations may have antibodies — WHO
The organisation cautioned that majority of the world population remain susceptible to contracting the coronavirus unless world leaders “act fast in getting a vaccine.”
Eid-il-Fitr: Look out for new moon Friday, NSCIA urges Muslims
The NSCIA also felicitated with Nigerian Muslims for observing the Ramadan of 1441 AH.
Nigerian Navy foils pirates’ attack on Chinese ship – Official
The official said the rescued crew members, comprising Chinese, Ghanaians and Ivorians, were attacked by pirates off the coast of Cote d’Ivoire.
Federal High Court releases new practice direction, adopts virtual proceedings
The new practice direction provides that proceedings can only be held virtually with the consent of the parties and their counsel.
COVID-19: CBN, NNPC move to save evacuees in Lagos, Abuja
The Foreign Affairs Minister says the fund to cover the cost of evacuees’ feeding and accommodation is over N1 billion.
COVID-19: Yar’Adua family donates food, protective items to Abuja administration
Items donated by the Yar’Adua family include 1000 pieces of face masks, 13,000 pieces of surgical masks, 100 cartons of macaroni, 100 bags of semovita and 100 bags of rice.
Court suspends journalist’s ‘excessive’ bail conditions
The attorney-general of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Nwoko, told PREMIUM TIMES the state government is appealing the ruling.
COVID-19: Buhari says governors should work with presidential task force
Mr Adesina, also in a short post via his verified twitter handle on Monday, said no presidential broadcast was planned.
Coronavirus: Emirates reportedly plans to cut about 30,000 jobs
An Emirates spokeswoman said that no public announcement has been made yet by the company.
How reforms in free zones can strengthen Nigeria’s economic growth- Investors
The officials demand other fundamental regulatory changes in the sector.
Facebook buys GIPHY, to integrate platform into Instagram
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Axios said the California-based tech giant was paying $400 million.
N-Power beneficiaries to get April stipend next week – Minister
The minister says the payment process “has reached the final stage”.