This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Tuesday, 24th, March 2020
FG Directs Public Servants To Work From Home Over Coronavirus
The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has directed public servants to work from home in order to check the spread of coronavirus.
Naija News reports that the Head of Service of the Federation, Yemi Esan, gave this directive in a memo on Monday, March 23.
Four Additional Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Nigeria
Four additional cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria.
Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a statement on Monday night, adding that three of the additional cases are in Lagos State while one was discovered at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari Calls For Total Lock-Down
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for a total lockdown of activities across the country as coronavirus case in Nigeria hits 35 with one death recorded on Monday.
She commended state governors that are shutting down schools to protect children but lamented that they are allowing their parents to continue going to work.
COVID-19: APC National Secretariat Shut Down
The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress has been shut down for the next two weeks, Naija News understands.
Speaking on the closure, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said the national working committee took the decision to protect its workers from the contagious ailment, coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Politicians Are Only Nice During Electioneering Campaigns – Shehu Sani
The former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has noted that the outbreak of the dreaded Coronavirus has exposed the pretence of Nigerian politicians.
Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country, politicians have hardly sent out messages to Nigerians on ways to stay safe, he noted.