Ogun Shifts Lockdown to Friday

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that the total lockdown imposed on on the state by President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled to start Monday night has been shifted to April 3rd, 2020. The Governor disclosed this on Monday shortly after inspecting a 128-bed isolation centre located within the premises of HID Awolowo Model School,…

Shutdown: Soyinka Urges Governors and Legislators to be Vigilant Against Encroachment on Constitutional Powers by Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has called on state Governors and Legislators to be vigilant against what he described as ‘constitutional piracy’. Soyinka gave the warning on Monday in a statement titled, titled: “Between COVID-19 and constitutional encroachment”, in reaction to Sunday’s lockdown orders issued by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Nobel laureate who slammed Buhari for…

Buhari’s Address Monumental Embarrassment, Worse Than Coronavirus – Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Monday, described President Muhammadu Buhari’s pre-recorded broadcast to the nation on Sunday evening as a monumental embarrassment to Nigerians. Frank in a statement in Abuja, said that Nigerians were disappointed in Buhari’s speech because it fell shamefully short of a…

Buhari’s Lockdown Order Unconstitutional – Melaye

The former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s imposition of lockdown in some parts of the country. Melaye in a statement issued on Sunday via his Facebook said the decision was unconstitutional as the president has no such powers. “You will recall that I had a broadcast one…

See President Buhari’s Full Address

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures…