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COVID-19: Academies of Science, Medicine world-wide speak with one voice; Call for international cooperation

Academies of Science and Medicine from major countries of the world have stressed the need for urgent international cooperation in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. In a joint statement endorsed by the Academies of Science and Medicine of such countries as the United States of America, Russia, Germany, France, …

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Zenith Bank introduces automated voice banking service   Assures customers of best-in-class service at this challenging times  

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has introduced an automated voice banking service, an interactive voice response (IVR) solution which enables customers to perform basic banking transactions by dialing a dedicated phone line through their registered phone numbers and following the prompts. By simply dialing +234 (1) 278 7000 …

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COVID-19: Virtual work, e-learning spark scarcity of laptops in Europe, others as demand soars in Nigeria

The on-going COVID-19 crisis has sparked a spike in demand for laptops in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa as Europe, the Middle East and other continents face a scarcity of devices occasioned by the global pandemic which has disrupted supply chains across the world. Investigations reveal that the COVID-19 crisis has …

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 Sanwo-Olu receives Fed Govt’s 12-man Taskforce, pledges more collaboration to stop pandemic …‘We’re satisfied with facilities assessed’ – Health Minister

Lagos State Government has earned a remarkable commendation for its response strategy deployed to curtail the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of Presidential Taskforce for the Control of the Coronavirus, Mr. Boss Mustapha, hailed Governor Babajide …

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COVID-19: NIMASA presents ventilators, response vessels, Ambulance to Lagos State   …As Jamoh charges Media on awareness

The Director General, of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Bashir Jamoh has presented a number of medical equipment and items including ventilators, Ambulance, buses and response vessels to Lagos state Government towards the fight against the spread of COVID 19. While presenting the items to the Governor …

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COVID-19: Wike ready to waive immunity to testify against state’s border closure regulations violators

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus. Speaking at the office of the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mustapha Dandaura in …

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Group launches innovative knowledge-based COVID-19 prevention awareness campaign in Mbaise

New York, April 6, 2020: An Owerri, Imo State headquartered organization, Mbaise Policy Roundtable (MPR), through its New York, USA office, has announced the launching of her innovative COVID 19 prevention program, called the “MPR Coronavirus Prevention Awareness Program (MCPAP).” In the statement titled “MPR Response to COVID-19 Pandemic in …

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COVID -19: Food relief packages are for indigent, vulnerable persons only – Lagos government 

The Lagos State Government has said that identified lapses in the distribution of food relief packages to indigent, vulnerable residents of the state are being redressed. In a statement to correct some misconceptions, deliberate distortions by mischief makers and negative media reports concerning the initiative, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, the State …

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COVID-19: I didn’t dare govt, police over closure of churches in Enugu – Archbishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion) and Bishop of Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most. Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has denied media reports alleging that he said that “the Province will not shut any of its branches over Coronovirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic”. Addressing newsmen at the Government House, Enugu after …

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Akindele’s party: Police detain Naira Marley after surrendering self, to appear in court Tuesday

By Patricia Amogu Abuja, April 6, 2020 The Lagos State Police Command will, on Tuesday, arraign a controversial singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, over his alleged violation of government’s restriction order to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports …

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COVID-19: Chinese doctors must undergo laid-down protocol – Gbajabiamila ‘…they won’t have contact with Nigerian patients’

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday said that the Chinese medical personnel coming to Nigeria to assist in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic must undergo the necessary checks as provided by Nigeria. Gbajabiamila, after a meeting between the leadership of the House and the …

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