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COVID-19: PTF says risks of reopening of bars, nightclubs too high

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus (COVID-19), has said: “the risks of reopening bars and nightclubs are still very high hence, their continued ban”. The PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, explained this during the PTF daily press briefing on Thursday in Abuja while responding to questions on the continued closure of bars and Read more

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COVID-19: PTF cautions states against hasty reopening of schools

Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has warned states against rushing to reopen schools while citing how such haste escalated COVID-19 management situation in some countries. The PTF Chairman advised that it would be in the best interest of the country to stick to the pattern Read more

COVID-19: President Buhari donates N67m worth of PPEs to Sao Tome and Principe - newsheadline247.com
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COVID-19: President Buhari donates N67m worth of PPEs to Sao Tome and Principe

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth sixty-seven million naira (N67,000,000) to support the fight against coronavirus disease in Sao Tome and Principe.  The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, made this known on Monday during a briefing by the PTF in Abuja. “I am happy to Read more

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Nigerian Govt. lifts ban on interstate travel, approves reopening of schools

The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted the ban on interstate travel and has also approved the reopening of schools for graduating classes only. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, broke the news on Monday at the presidential task force briefing. He said students in primary six, Junior Secondary School 3 Read more

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Mustapha deserves commendation, not condemnation

Press Release The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, deserves the support and commendation of all for demanding that disciplinary measures in Ministries, Departments and Agencies should follow defined procedures and not the familiar autocratic approach by some of the ministers. Chairman of Nigeria Collective, a non-governmental organisation in pursuit of good Read more

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COVID-19: Don’t reveal drugs used for your treatment, FG warns recovered patients

The federal government has warned COVID-19 survivors to stop giving details of the drugs used for their treatment to avoid encouraging self-medication by subsequent infected patients. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF), made the plea at a press briefing in Abuja. This is coming after some prominent survivors of the disease spoke about Read more

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Consider the consequences, PTF tells states lifting ban on COVID-19 lockdown

Featured In the last 48 hours, Borno, Ebonyi Gombe and Adamawa states have lifted the ban on lockdown. The presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 has asked states lifting lockdown to consider the consequences before implementing such decision. President Muhammadu Buhari had locked down, Lagos, Ogun and Abuja as parts of the federal government effort Read more

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Coronavirus: Nigeria moves to provide medical, life insurance for health workers in novel virus war

Here comes good news for Nigerian health workers who are the heroes of the ongoing war against dreadful coronavirus in the country as the federal government is working with stakeholders to restructure medical and life insurance for them. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, made this known at the Presidential Taskforce Read more