Anyone with N200,000 bank balance will not get FG’s N20k palliative cash transfer -Falana

Legal luminary, Mr. Femi Falana SAN has said that the Federal Government has said that anyone who has up to N200 , 000 in their bank account will not be entitled to the cash transfer of N20 , 000 which is a stimuli the government plans to help the citizenry as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the world. Falana in an interview with the Tribune of Nigeria said that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari with all the stimuli failed to address the problems confronting Nigerians. He said: ‘ Having failed…

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Buhari to extend lockdown as Covid -19 cases rise to 305

There are strong indications that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), may extend the lockdown order in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory. This came after the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, spoke at Friday’s edition of the committee’s daily media briefing. The PTF had earlier in the day met with the President at the Aso Rock Villa. Buhari had, on March 29, ordered the lockdown for an initial period of 14 days to tackle the spread…

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Americans won’t attend sports events without vaccine – survey

A large majority of Americans would be reluctant to attend future sporting events unless a vaccine for the coronavirus is developed, a survey by Seton Hall University has found. With every major sport across North America in shutdown for the past month since the COVID-19 crisis erupted, professional leagues are already exploring the practicalities of how and when competition may resume. But the results of the Seton Hall Sports Poll revealed deep unease among Americans about returning to stadiums before a vaccine had been developed. The survey of 762 people…

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