Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 2nd March 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians not to panic after a case of the coronavirus disease was confirmed in Nigeria.
The President notes with sadness, the recent confirmation of a case of Covid-19 infection in Lagos, Nigeria which he said was “despite the ardent efforts of the government regarding preparedness and response measures put in place in our country’s borders and beyond.”
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said only embracing unity and de-emphasis ethnicity, religion, social status can end Boko Haram.
He made this known while speaking at the 70th Anniversary of Government College in Keffi, Nasarawa State, on Saturday.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said he has accepted calls to contest for a second term in the upcoming Governorship election.
Naija News reports that the Ondo State Gubernatorial elections will hold on October 10, 2020.
The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has announced the partial closure of the Independence Bridge in Lagos State.
The closure was made known in a statement by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti.
Mr Segun Soyoye, the Industrial Director of Lafarge Plc, has revealed that the company invited the Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria.
He made this known during an on-the-spot-assessment by Ogun State Government, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, and World Health Organisation teams to Lafarge facility at Ewekoro on Saturday.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the condition of the Italian that brought Coronavirus virus to the state has improved further.
He gave the update on the COVID-19 situation at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, in Lagos, while speaking with newsmen.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has reacted to the recently confirmed case of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
In a video posted on his verified social media handles on Saturday, Pastor Adeboye stated that no member of the RCCG would contract the virus.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as irresponsible, any attempt by persons or groups to seek political gains from the coronavirus situation.
The party said this in a reaction to the confirmed case of the disease in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital on Friday.
Kayode Odumosu, a veteran Nollywood actor, who was popularly known in the Yoruba movie industry as Pa Kasumu, has passed away.
Naija News reports the death of Pa Kasumu, was announced by Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako on her Instagram page on Sunday, March 1, 2020.
10. Man City Win Carabao Cup
Manchester City won the Carabao Cup trophy for the third season running with victory over Aston Villa on Sunday.
Sergio Aguero hit the opener for City at Wembley, before Rodri doubled their lead 10 minutes later to put Guardiola’s charges in a commanding position.
Mbwana Samatta then pulled one back just before half-time to keep Villa in the running but that wasn’t enough as City ran out as eventual winners.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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