This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Friday, 21st, February 2020.
Lai Mohammed Responds, Speaks On When President Buhari Will Resign
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has responded to calls from some political quarters for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.
In his response during a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday however, Mohammed noted that President Buhari won’t resign as he got the mandate from Nigerians to lead them.
APC Officially Asks Supreme Court To Sack Diri, Reinstate Lyon
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Supreme Court to reverse its decision to disqualify its candidate in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon.
How ‘Yahoo Boys’ Murdered Presidential Villa Director Laetitia After Police ‘Betrayed’ Her
A new report has emerged, suggesting that Presidential Villa Director, Laetitia Naankang Dagan, who was an Assistant Director in Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital, was murdered by ‘Yahoo boys’ after the police allegedly betrayed her.
Biafra: Abba Kyari Overriding Presidential Order Confirms Buhari Is Dead – Nnamdi Kanu
Abba Kyari overriding orders from Nigeria’s President has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said.
Naija News reports that the IPOB leader made this statement on social media network, Facebook in reaction to the memo from Babagana Monguno’s office stating that Abba Kyari overrides President Buhari’s decisions.
New Discovery Reveals Africa’s Anti-Malaria Drug ‘Chloroquine’ As Cure For CoronaVirus
HEALTHNew Discovery Reveals Africa’s Anti-Malaria Drug ‘Chloroquine’ As Cure For CoronaVirusPublished 19 hours ago on 20th February 2020By Faderera Falade
Chloroquine phosphate, an anti-malarial drug widely used in Africa has been revealed to be effective on coronavirus patients, China’s Ministry of Science and Technology has said.
The drug has been used clinically for over 70 years and some clinical evidence has shown that it not only has antimalarial effects but also antiviral effects that are effective against a wide range of viruses.