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Nigeria Begins “Immediate Cash Transfer” To Poorest Households Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says the ministry has commenced cash transfer to poorest households in the country to cushion effect of the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Cable, the minister said this during a press briefing by the presidential task force on the disease in Abuja, on…

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister Says The Country Will Recess If Coronavirus Continues Beyond Six Months

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said the country will go into recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists longer than six months. She made this known when she reportedly appeared on Channels TV on Friday March 27, 2020. Ahmed reportedly said, “We are hopeful that this pandemic will be limited in time. If it…

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