APC and the next unavoidable zoning challenge
Which is the most likely geopolitical zone to produce the All Progressives Congress´s (APC) presidential standard-bearer in 2023? The right answer happens to be one, which most APC insiders...
Government warns churches against ‘reckless confidence’ over COVID-19
The Federal Government yesterday warned churches to stop what the Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, described as “exhibition of reckless confidence” regarding immunity to the Coronavirus disease.
FG says Madagascar’s COVID-19 drug same as ‘sweet annie’ used for malaria treatment
The Federal Government has said that preliminary results of the analysis of Madagascar’s herbal cure for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) revealed it as the same as Artemisia annua, also known as ‘sweet annie’, used in malaria treatment.
FG eyes non-oil sector for more revenues
The Federal Government has charged the newly inaugurated members of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation And Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to mobilise funds from the non-oil sector.
FG lifts ban on interstate travel, okays local flights
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the lifting of restrictions on interstate travel effective tomorrow. He also extended the second phase of the relaxed lockdown by four weeks beginning Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.
Nigeria considers lockdown in 18 local governments
The Nigerian Government on Monday said it is considering the enforcement of lockdown in 18 local governments in the country. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, made the disclosure during the daily briefing in Abuja. Although Mustapha did not mention the states where the local governments are located but said the…
‘Inadequate infrastructure, manpower shortage bane of COVID-19 containment’
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has declared that national response to the coronavirus pandemic has been challenged by inadequate infrastructure, manpower shortage and global shortage of essential items.
Fresh doubts over Edo 2020 as FG insists on restriction of sporting activities
The Federal Government may have put paid to the staging of the 2020 Edo National Sports Festival this year. This follows the pronouncement by Chairman...
COVID-19: PTF decries poor level of compliance with safety measures
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has expressed displeasure over the poor level of compliance with simple safety measures of keeping physical distancing, wearing of masks in public places, sanitation and personal hygiene nationwide.