IMF approves $3.4 billion emergency funding for Nigeria regarding Corona VirusIshola Wasiu
Covid-19: Three medical doctors in Lagos test positive for CoronavirusIshola Wasiu
The Central Bank of Nigeria has broadcasted the lifting of the temporary suspension of cheque clearing in the Nigerian Clearing System which was put in place as a control of transaction issues faced by cheque issuers over some few weeks.
The news getting to us is that on Tuesday, The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $3.4 billion emergency funding which was requested by the Nigerian government as an aid for minimizing the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on her economy. The approval was given by the executive board of the fund under the Rapid Financing Instrument to back the government’s struggles to address the impact of the virus.
It got to us that 3 medical doctors at the Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade said that any further extension of the lockdown will make uncontrollable youth impatience spring up.He said the recruitment of 8000 youths was targeted at avoiding social tension in view of the harsh economic impact created by COVID 19.
Governor David Umahi has disclaimed the audio and video recordings on social media where he allegedly banned two newsmen for life for publishing ''false reports.''
The Indonesian government will be banning all domestic and international air, land and sea travel with some exceptions, starting from Friday April 24, to prevent a further spread of the Coronavirus.
The Niger state government has marked off the commencement of the wearing of face masks in the state.
The Sultan of Sokoto who doubles as the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has announced that Ramadan will start on Friday April 24. The announcement was made on Thursday April 23, after confirming that the new moon had been sighted.
Two volunteers in Europe were injected out of more than 800 people recruited for the study. The first human trial of a coronavirus vaccine has begun in Oxford.
Singer, Davido has again spent a huge amount of money buying the newly released iPhones for his team members.