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How police, military extort at COVID-19 checkpoints

‘How police, military extort at COVID-19 checkpoints’

The police and other security agencies have been accused of profiteering from the lockdown put in place to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Some residents in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu, Umuahia, Jalingo and other major towns said that rather than enforce [...]

April 7, 2020 Government and politics
CBN to suspend interest payment on state debts

CBN to suspend interest payment on state debts

CBN: The President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the suspension of the payment of interest on debts owed by state governments. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, who disclosed this at a press briefing in [...]

April 7, 2020 Economy
Lagos begins COVID-19 clinical trial

Lagos begins COVID-19 clinical trial

The Lagos State  Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state has concluded plans to start COVID-19 clinical trial in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and other institutions. The commissioner spoke in Ikeja at a [...]

April 7, 2020 Health issues
COVID-19

COVID-19: Give priority to health workers in distribution of masks – WHO

The World Health Organisation has advised countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic to make personal protective equipment such as face masks available for health workers before the general population. WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, stated this as the UN specialised [...]

April 7, 2020 Health issues
Odumakin

Police have arrested killers of Fasoranti’s daughter –Odumakin

The National Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has said the killers of the daughter of the leader of the group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, have been arrested. Olakunrin was allegedly killed by bandits [...]

April 7, 2020 Government and politics