The Presidency on Saturday debunked the report on social media that N30,000 has been approved for each Nigerian with a Bank Verification Number, BVN, as a palliative for cushioning the effect of stay at home order to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has yesterday disclosed that 16 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 81, from 65 earlier Friday morning.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed an application, asking it to review its judgement which nullified the victory of the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) at the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State.
As the Federal Government consider total lockdown to combat the spread of the pandemic, coronavirus, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Federal Government to immediately put in place measures to guarantee relief for poor Nigerians whose daily livelihood would be affected as a result of the restriction on movement.
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, admitted that neither Nigeria nor the rest of the world, including developed countries were prepared for such huge devastation by coronavirus outbreak.