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Testing for Coronavirus Disease: Benefits and Dangers of Not Testing

After about eight months of rage, COVID-19 has impacted human lives in ways unexpected. While many still see the disease as a scam, doubting the quoted figures of infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has, at every opportunity, emphasised the danger in such disposition.  NCDC boss, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at one occasion said […]

PTF Calls For Caution Amid Declining Cases; Warns That ‘COVID-19

Barely 24 hours after Nigeria reported its lowest number of Coronavirus disease cases in four months, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians to remain vigilant. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the caution on Monday, August 31, 2020, at the briefing of […]

F.G Says Anyone Found Without Face Mask Will Be Prosecuted

The Federal Government has announced that anyone found moving about without a facemask will be prosecuted. This was disclosed in a document by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Friday, May 1, 2020, as part of the guidelines it released for the implementation of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown. The […]

COVID-19: “About 40 Health Workers Tested Positive” -Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said about 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. Dr Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday, April 23, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. He appealed to medical workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight to […]

SGF Apologises For Violating COVID-19 Protocols During Abba Kyari’s Burial

The Secretary General of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has apologised over violations that took place during the burial of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari. Mr Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says it is regrettable that social distancing was not observed […]

Buhari Appoints Yemi-Esan As HoS; Retires Oyo-Ita

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita from the Federal Civil Service with effect from Thursday, 27th February 2020. This is according to a communique by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Mr Olusegun A. Adekunle (Esq), who wrote on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. […]

SGF Reacts To Calls For Service Chiefs’ Removal

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made the position of the Government known on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Abuja. He said the Service Chiefs cannot just be sacked as there are processes which he believes that at the opportune time, those processes,  if need be will be carried out. Mustapha […]

SGF Visits Adamawa, Pleads With Youths To Shun Crime

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has called on youths in Adamawa State to be more committed to education, hard work, patriotism, and discipline to facilitate their success in life. Mr Mustafa made the call over the weekend in Yola while commissioning a computer centre, borehole, and empowerment scheme […]