Nigerian Govt Sues Supermarkets, Pharmacies Over Hike In Prices Of Sanitisers

The Federal Government has filed charges against four supermarkets and their proprietors in Abuja for alleged arbitrary hike of prices of sanitisers, handwash liquids, disinfectants, and other anti-bacterial hygiene products. Court documents made available to Channels Television by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Council (FCCPC) named the four supermarkets, which also include their pharmacies

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Famfa Oil Pledges N1bn To Support FG’s Fight Against Coronavirus

The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Modupe and Folorunsho Alakija have donated N1billion to support the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria. According to them, the donation symbolises their resilience, character and strength as they plan to work with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a statement issued on Sunday, the business

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Abba Kyari Confirms He Is Positive For COVID-19, To Be Moved To Lagos

The Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari has reacted to his health status following a coronavirus test that he tested positive for. In a statement he personally signed on Sunday, the presidential aide said based on medical advice, he will be transferred to Lagos for additional tests and observation after testing positive

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Coronavirus: President Buhari Suspends Operations Of Private Jets, Passenger Planes

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the movements of all private jets and passenger flights in Nigeria. The President announced the suspension during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He said, “Movements of all passenger aircraft, both commercial and private jets, are hereby suspended,” adding that special permits will be issued on a needs

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COVID-19: Hospitals, Medical Establishments And Nine Others Exempted From Total Lock Down

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, imposed a total lock down of Lagos and Ogun states, the order also extended to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In his address to the nation, the President stated that based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, it became imperative that an

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BREAKING: Buhari Orders Total Lockdown Of Lagos, Ogun And Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has imposed a curfew restricting movements in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. The President disclosed in his address to the nation on Sunday, March 29. Addressing Nigerians, the President said, “based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, I am directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos and

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Buhari Stops Repayment Of TraderMoni, Other FG Loans For Three Months

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the repayment of TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni. Speaking during a presidential nationwide broadcast on Sunday, the President directed that the suspension of other Federal Government loans be done with immediate effect. “I have directed that a three-month repayment moratorium for all TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni loans be implemented with immediate

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African Development Bank Launches Record Breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

The African Development Bank has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies. The Fight Covid-19 Social bond, with a three-year maturity, garnered interest from central banks and official institutions, bank treasuries, and asset managers including

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