Tag Archives Covid-19

Fed Govt Confirm Delivery of Sample Collection Booths from Korea
Fed Govt Confirm Delivery of Sample Coll...

Fed Govt Confirm Delivery of Sample Collection Booths from Korea

  The Federal Government has taken delivery of three “Smart Walk-through Booths” for COVID-19 sample collection donated by the Republic of Korea on Thursday to assist in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The handover ceremony of the booths was performed at the National Reference... read more »

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash
CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Interventi...

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N3.5 trillion to various sectors of the economy to assist in cushioning the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Apex bank says it will also contribute N1.8 trillion into the N2.30 trillion Federal Government’s one-year Economic... read more »

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football
Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo has approved the resumption of professional football as part of easing of measures imposed to curb spread of COVID-19. The move was necessitated by a decline in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. However, the president said its land and... read more »

FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria
FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airline...

FG Walks the Talk, Bars Emirates Airlines from Operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has banned Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria in adherence to its principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume flight operations. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed the ban will commence on Monday, September 21, 2020. Sirika in a... read more »

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools
Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment ...

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has directed schools to conduct COVIDD-19 risk assessment weekly. The directive comes as part of measures to contain the spread of dreaded COVID-19 virus as more states are set to fully reopen schools on Monday. The NCDC equally ordered local governments and... read more »

NESG vs CBN Faceoff: Prospects for SMEs

NESG Vs CBN Faceoff: Prospects for SMEs

Most Nigerians were startled and bemused by the recent revelations by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), against Nigeria’s apex Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria. The NESG is a... read more »

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would bounce back strongly, given the well-planned policy responses to the economic challenges which are fall out... read more »

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10... read more »

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session from 21/09/2020

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session from 21/09/2020

The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the plans for *both Public and Private Schools* resumption in the State after the lockdown of... read more »

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsur...

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed all the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions for a second time due to COVID-19 concerns. The postponement was... read more »