Racial discrimination: Nigeria draws red line for China

The Federal Government has described racial discrimination in Guangzhou, China, as a red line, vowing to fight it to the very end. Speaking in Abuja yesterday at a briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama condemned reported maltreatment of Nigerians and other Africans in Guangzhou. He said Nigeria had …

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 …