This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Saturday, 4th, April 2020.
Coronavirus: Nigeria Set To Evacuate Citizens Abroad
President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has directed missions abroad to compile a list of Nigerians willing to Nigeria following the outbreak of Coronavirus across the world.
The development was revealed in a statement on Friday by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa
Nigeria Records 20 New Coronavirus Cases, Two Deaths
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night announced that Nigeria has recorded 20 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).
This was disclosed by the NCDC in a post on its Twitter page.
Coronavirus: Federal Government Hints On Date For Ending Lockdown
President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has hinted that the lockdown of states in the country will end when Nigerians fully comply with preventive measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus.
The federal government noted it would be hard to curb COVID-19 if Nigerians fail to observe directives meant to safeguard themselves and others.
President Buhari Issues Fresh Directive To Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army has been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to work with the police to flush out bandits from forests in Nigeria, particularly areas affected by attacks recently.
The call was revealed in a statement released by the President’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
Ondo State Records Its First Coronavirus Case
Ondo State has recorded its index coronavirus case. This was revealed by the state government on Friday.
This state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday evening, said the patient who has been in isolation tested positive for the virus.