This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Wednesday,18th, March 2020.
Just In: Buhari Govt Bans Ministers From Foreign Trips Over Coronavirus
The Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government stopped government officials from traveling overseas over coronavirus. Naija News reports that the decision was made after the Presidential Task Force on coronavirus had a closed-door meeting in Abuja.
Oshiomhole lifts Suspension Off Shuaibu, Inuwa
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) , Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has announced the lifting of the suspension on two National Working Committee (NWC) members of the party. This Oshiomhole stated during the party’s NWC’s meeting, held in Abuja today.
Just In: Reps Issue Directive To Buhari Govt Over Coronavirus
The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal government to ban all large gatherings in Nigeria to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The Green Chamber made the call while urging the federal government to postpone the National Sports Festival.
Supreme Court Reserves Ruling On Zamfara APC’s Request
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved ruling in an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking a review of the judgment that disqualified the governorship and other candidates of the party in Zamfara State during the 2019 general elections.
A five-member panel of justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad announced that a new date would be communicated to the parties after listening to their arguments.
2023 Presidency: Bode George Reveals What He Will Do If Tinubu Contests
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George has revealed fresh plans for 2023 presidency.The PDP chieftain in an interview monitored by Naija News on Daily Trust, noted that he would join the 2023 presidential race if Asiwaju Bola Tinubu decides to contest.
Source: Naija News