This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Friday, 22nd, May 2020.
COVID-19: List Of States With New Cases, Discharged Patients And Death Recorded
COVID-19: SGF Mustapha Kicks Against Self-medication
Boss Gida Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, has kicked against self-medication.
In a statement on Thursday, SGF Mustapha condemned the purchase of hydroxychloroquine in large quantities by Nigerians to treat COVID-19.
NCDC Confirms 339 New Cases Of Coronavirus
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Thursday night confirmed three hundred and thirty-nine new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The agency in a post on their official Twitter account confirmed the new cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 7016.
Buhari Signs 2018 Executive Order 008
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an amendment to the Executive Order 008 of 2018 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).
This was made known on Thursday in a statement by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN).
Details Of Virtual NEC Meeting With Osinbajo Emerges
The details of Thursday’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting has been revealed by Boss Mustapha the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
The conference was chaired by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, which was the first ever teleconference.