Friday, April 3, 2020

Business

Lockdown: Food Shops, Groceries To Open Every 48 Hours – FG

The Federal Government says stalls selling food and groceries would be opened to people in states where lockdown was ordered every 48hours between 10:00am and 2:00pm. The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on , Aliyu Sani, said this...

Nigeria Seeks Debt Relief From World Bank

The Federal Government of Nigeria has called for debt relief from the World Bank as it continues to battle the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the economy. The request was made alongside other African countries. The Minister of Finance from African...

Electronics Giant Sony Launches $100 Million To Support Those Affected By COVID-19

Sony Corp. has established a $100 million relief fund to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Titled 'The Sony Global Relief Fund For COVID-19', the pledge will give assistance in the following areas; persons engaged in frontline medical and...

Coronavirus: Tesla’s Elon Musk Donates Ventilators To Hospitals

Tesla CEO has tweeted that his company is ready to provide free FDA-approved ventilators as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. In his most recent tweet, Musk said that Tesla is ready to ship ventilators that across the...

Oil Price Falls To $22, Lowest in 18 Years

Brent Crude fell to its lowest since 18 years on Monday as it traded for $22 per barrel. This comes amid growing fears that the global coronavirus shutdown could last months and demand for fuel could decline further. Brent crude, against...

Nigeria Heading Towards Recession – Finance Minister

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmad, says that Nigeria will face recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists for up to six months. She stated this during her appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today where she spoke on steps being taken by...

Bureau De Change Operators To Halt Operations For Two Weeks

The Central Bank of Nigeria has granted a 2-week holiday to operators of in the country. This follows a request by the operators emanating from the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. The President, Association of ...

Tony Elumelu Joins In The Fight Against COVID-19, Donates $14 Million Via UBA

Tony Elumelu Answers The Call – Donates $14 Million To Fight Covid-19 Via UBA Foundation: The Press Release March 26, 2020. United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced a donation of over 5 billion Naira (USD14 million), through the UBA...

FCT Minister Orders Closure Of Markets, Neighbourhood Centers In Abuja

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus outbreak in , the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has ordered the closure of shops in markets and neigbhourhood centers to traders across .Bello explained that the measure was to...

COVID-19: Lagos State Orders Partial Closure Of Banks

Government, on Tuesday, placed a partial closure on banking activities in the state as part of measures to break the cycle of transmission of coronavirus. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu also directed all markets and stores trading in non-essential commodities...
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Mr. P Replies Fan Who Begs For Money To Buy A Laptop

As the effect of the lockdown in the nation takes its toll on Nigerians, some of the celebrities in...
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List Of Local Government Areas Where Lagos Coronavirus Cases Were Recorded

The Lagos State Government has disclosed the local government areas where Coronavirus cases were recorded in the country. This was disclosed by the Lagos State...

Lockdown Will Be Extended If Nigerians Fail To Behave Themselves – Information Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, , says the lockdown would be extended if Nigerians fail to 'behave' themselves. He stated this while featuring...

‘Black Widow’: The Tonal Shift Caught Me Off Guard – Scarlet Johansson

'Black Widow' star Scarlet Johansson has shared new details about the upcoming movie. As we await the announcement of a new release date for...

Ryan Reynolds Has The Most Hilarious Response To Tom Holland’s Headstand Challenge

Fans who have followed the acting career of Ryan Reynolds know that the 'Deadpool' star has comedy in his veins. Effectively portraying the foul-mouthed anti-hero...