This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Friday,20th, March 2020
FG Shuts Down Schools Nationwide Over Coronavirus In Nigeria.
The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions and unity schools across the nation as a measure to check coronavirus in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the permanent secretary of the ministry of education, Sonny Echono, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday night, March 19.
Coronavirus: Buhari Speaks On Effect On Economy
A repositioning of the economy, starting with a review of 2020 budget in a bid to reflect realities in the oil sector, and prioritize health sector infrastructure to respond to the threats posed by Coronavirus, has been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Just In: Appeal Court Nullifies Sack Of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah
Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has affirmed Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party as Senator representing Anambra south Senatorial District.
In a unanimous judgment, a three-member panel of the Justices of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Stephen Adah, held that the Lower court ( FCT high Court) lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the matter in the first instance.
FG Shuts Down Three Airports Over Coronavirus In Nigeria
Just In: Buhari’s Daughter In Isolation Over Coronavirus
One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in self-isolation over the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19).
Naija News reports that this was disclosed by the First Lady, Aisha Buh