Welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Wednesday, March 4th, 2020.
Coronavirus: Nigeria Disease Control Agency Boss Quarantined
The Director-General of Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Ihekweazu Chikwe, has been quarantined for 14 days due to concerns about coronavirus. According to the Minister of Health, Dr. Ehanire Osagie, Ihekweazu was placed in isolation because he recently returned from China, a country currently being plagued by the deadly COVID-19 virus. Ehanire made this revelation known while briefing the Senate on Tuesday about efforts being taken to contain the spread of the deadly disease.
Coronavirus: Chinese Man Quarantined In Lagos Tests Negative
The government of Lagos state, southwest Nigeria, Tuesday said the Chinese man quarantined in the state had tested negative for coronavirus. Concise News reports that the Commissioner for Health in the state, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said that the Chinese national, Si Wenqhuan, had arrived in Nigeria on Monday evening with cough. He said that he was coughing seriously at the Lagos airport and had to be taken into isolation immediately.
Imo Governorship: PDP Reacts To Supreme Court Verdict On Judgment Review
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the verdict of the Supreme Court on the review of its judgment on the Imo state governorship election. A seven-man panel of judges, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Tuesday dismissed the application filed by the PDP candidate. Six of the judges on the panel agreed with the apex court’s verdict while Justice Chima Nweze gave a dissenting judgment, stressing that the decision ought to be reviewed.
That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.
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