Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Wednesday, 25th March 2020
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) as confirmed by the result of a test carried out on him by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Naija News understands that the President was informed of the test outcome early this morning (Tuesday) in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the new guidelines for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation.
In a statement signed by Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director of Information, office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), on Tuesday in Abuja, the affected states are Kwara, Kebbi, Abia, Anambra and Cross River.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sustained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) constant at 13.5%.
Naija News Understands that this was disclosed by Governor, CBN, Godwin Emefiele while reading the communique at the end of the MPC meeting on Tuesday.
Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari has tested positive for Coronavirus however President Muhammadu Buhari tested negative.
According to THISDAY, The NCDC informed the president on the outcome of his negative result on Tuesday morning.
Bala Mohammed, Bauchi State Governor has tested for coronavirus.
This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado, in a media statement which was made available on Tuesday.
No less than seventy soldiers have been reportedly killed after running into a Boko Haram ambush during one of their clearance operations.
Information gathered has it that those killed include a major and three officers.
The Nigerian Senate adjourned its plenary for two weeks as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who disclosed these resolutions of the Senate after a closed-door session of the upper chamber also urged the Federal Government to devote special funds to fight the dreaded disease.
The Lagos State Government has revealed that all participants at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award, AMVCA, may have come in contact with one confirmed Coronavirus case.
The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made the revelation on Tuesday.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed an emergency economic stimulus bill to support the effect of the coronavirus outbreak.
The bill which was sponsored by the Speaker of the House of Rep, Femi Gbajabiamila and other principal officers of the House-passed through 1st, 2nd, and was subsequently passed as the rules of the House was suspended to allow passage.
The International Olympic Committee has finally postponed the Summer Games that had been scheduled to begin in late July in Tokyo to 2021 over deadly COVID-19 Virus.
Naija News understands that the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, agreed and approved the proposed one-year postponement for the games during talks with the International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach.
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