Governors declare 14-day inter-state lockdown

Governors of the 36 states of the federation yesterday unanimously agreed to the implementation of an inter-state lockdown over the next two weeks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. They reached the agreement after receiving briefing from the governors of Lagos, Bauchi, Oyo and Ogun States who shared their experiences and lessons in the fight …

ECOWAS leaders appoint President Buhari ‘’Champion of COVID-19 response’’ for Africa sub-region

Presidents of West African countries under the aegis of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government have appointed President Buhari as the ”Champion” that will coordinate the COVID-19 response in the sub-region. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, said he appointment took place today Thursday …

President Buhari’s personal bodyguard dies

After three years of struggling with diabetes, one of President Buhari’s bodyguards, Warrant Officer Lawal Mato, on Tuesday passed away. In a statement released by Presidential aide, Femi Adesina, President Buhari described the officer, who had been working with him for many years before he won the 2015 elections, as “very thorough, trustworthy and dependable soldier …