Tag Archives: Coornavirus

COVID-19 Lockdown: Lagos State To Provide Medical Support To Residents

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that the Lagos State Government would be offering free medical services to pregnant women and other persons with health emergencies in the state. Sanwo-Olu, announced this during a briefing on Saturday, as part of palliative measures to cushion the effect of the lockdown imposed to fight the spread of COVID-19. He also…

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Update: Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Hit 1 Million Globally

The number of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the newly identified coronavirus, has hit 1 million worldwide, according to tracking numbers from Johns Hopkins University. According to the report, almost one-fourth, 236,000, are in the United States while Italy, Spain and Germany follow. The worldwide death toll stands at more than 53,000. Italy reported the…

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the deadly novel pandemic, Coronavirus. “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test,” El-Rufai said in a video posted on Twitter on Saturday. “The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.” The governor said he is already in…

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Coronairus: CBN Introduces N50bn Loan Facility For Households And Small Businesses Affected

According to online reports, a N50bn Credit Facility has been unveiled by the Central Bank of Nigeria, specifically to cater for the needs of households and small businesses that have and will be adversely affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). CBN reportedly revealed that those eligible for the stimulus package must prove that they, their livelihood and business…

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