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Men wash their feet and hands before observing Ramadan prayers along the road in open space of Tinubu Square, wearing face masks and adhering to social distancing measures to curtail the spread of COVID -19 coronavirus in Lagos, on May 13, 2020. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

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• COVID-19 Briefing Put On Hold Until Wednesday 

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has postponed till next week Wednesday, its daily press conference in which it updates Nigerians on latest developments in the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

The federal government had declared Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 26 as public holidays to enable Muslims observe the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.

The postponement, which was communicated through a terse message from the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Willie Bassey, read:…

Source: Guardian Newspaper