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Europe records more than 500,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19

More than 500,000 coronavirus infections have been diagnosed in Europe, over half the global total, according to a tally by AFP from official sources at 1000 GMT Thursday. The continent has recorded 508,271 cases and 34,571 COVID-19 deaths, compared to global figures of 940,815 and 47,836 respectively. The worst-hit countries are Italy with 13,155 fatalities and Spain …

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Implications of Pandemic Covid 19 on the economy of Nigeria by Ndaminin Adamu Mohammed

The case of pandemic covid19 in Nigeria has a serious significant trauma on the economy of our great country. Meaning to say that it affects the financial stands of the country, in the sense that it will curtail the rate of importation and exportation which will actually circumvent to affect the value of currency. Apart …

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BREAKING (Covid-19): FG to convert NYSC camps and stadiums to isolation centres

The Federal Government says four stadia in the country will be used as isolation centres in the fight against coronavirus pandemic. It also said all National Youth Service Corps orientation camps in the country would as well be used as isolation centres. Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, made this known on Friday via …

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CORONAVIRUS MAY BE TRANSMITTED SEXUALLY – MINISTER OF HEALTH, EHANIRE OSAGIE

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that there is a high possibility of coronavirus being transmitted sexually. Ehanire said this during an emergency press briefing in Abuja on Thursday March 26. He said; “I believe that if a person is positive, the virus can be transmitted sexually.” There is however a lot of research …

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CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN: PROVIDE RELIEF FOR NIGERIANS, LAWAN TELLS BUHARI

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Federal Government to immediately devise ways of providing relief for poor Nigerians whose daily livelihood will be affected as a result of the restriction on movement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawan, according to a statement by his media aide, Ezrel Tabiowo, made the …

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UBA DONATES N5BN CORONAVIRUS RELIEF PACKAGE TO LAGOS, OTHERS

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United Bank for Africa Plc has announced the donation of a N5 billion relief package to support governments across Africa in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic which has infected about 2,000 people in Africa.

The pan-African bank made this known in a statement released on Thursday.

Covid-19 confirmed cases now rises to 50 cases in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that cases of coronavirus in the country have hit 50. The NCDC on its website said, “On the 25th March 25, 2020, Six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 was recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 50 cases have been confirmed, two cases have been discharged and one death from COVID-19 …

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Kaduna State Government Imposes Extraordinary Measures Against Covid-19

Kaduna government logo Kaduna State Government has announced extraordinary preventive measures against coronavirus: Civil servants from Level 12 and below are to stay at home for the next 30 days, except for those on essential service; only sellers of food & medicines can open their shops in the markets from tomorrow. Security agencies will enforce …

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COVID-19: Niger State Gov’t closes public, private schools, tertiary institutions

The Niger State Government has directed the closure of Public and Private Schools as well as Tertiary Institutions across the State from Monday, 23rd March, 2020. A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane further stated that all public gatherings are hereby suspended by the State Government. Ahmed Matane disclosed …

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ILO: 25 million people work at risk because of Coronavirus

The International Labour Congress(ILO) says almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the findings was according to a new assessment by the ILO. ” An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 …

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