Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Monday, 20th, April, 2020

April 20, 2020
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This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Monday, 20th, April 2020.

Abba Kyari: I Will Abandon Biafra If Buhari’s Office Is… Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to abandon the agitation for the Republic of Biafra if President Muhammadu Buhari’s office in Aso Rock, is accessed after the death of Abba Kayri.

Naija News had reported earlier that Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President died of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Friday, April 17.

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President Buhari Issues Fresh Directives As Bandits Kill 47 Persons In Katsina State

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has issued a directive to security agents to fish out those responsible for the recent killing of 47 persons in Katsina State.

The president issued the directive while reacting to the latest attacks in three local governments of Katsina State which resulted in the death of 47 persons.

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Abba Kyari: Yahaya Bello Tells Buhari Who To Appoint As Next Chief of Staff

Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a new Chief of Staff that can fill the vacuum created by the late Abba Kyari.

Naija News recalls that the Presidency in the early hours of Saturday announced the death of Mallam Abba Kyari.

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Coronavirus: Why Buhari Must Probe Abba Kyari’s Death – Falana

Constitutional and human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has berated rich Nigerians who had tested positive for COVID-19 for shunning government-approved Isolation Centres and using unapproved private hospitals for treatment.

In a piece titled ‘Official impunity and hypocrisy in the fight against COVID-19’, Falana urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the death of his late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.

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Nigeria Records 86 Coronavirus Cases, 70 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 86 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday evening, April 19.

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