PTF intimates FG on reopening of schools, religious centres as COVID-19 cases rises above 10,000

Good News As FG Gives Hint On When Schools Will Reopen

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says it has made appropriate recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari on reopening of schoolsI, religious centres and “some certain businesses not opened hitherto” as the country’s coronavirus burden top 10,000. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this to journalists on Sunday after submitting the fourth interim report of the panel to President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Nigeria on Sunday recorded 307 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 10,162. The Nigeria Centre…

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Gabriel Jesus banned for two months, fined $30,000

Gabriel Jesus banned for two months, fined $30,000

Brazilian forward, Gabriel Jesus, has been handed a two-month international ban by CONMEBOL, for his behaviour during the Copa America final last month. The 22-year-old scored and provided an assist, before being sent off in Brazil’s 3-1 win over Peru at the Maracana on July 7. Jesus remonstrated with Chilean referee, Roberto Tobar after receiving a second yellow card for barging into Peru’s Carlos Zambrano, before pushing the VAR monitor and crying in the tunnel. CONMEBOL announced a two-month ban for Jesus on Wednesday, in a statement saying, “the player…

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