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Dangote Fertilizer’s Indian contractor staff tests negative to coronavirus

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has said that the Indian Dangote Industries Limited, DIL, contractor who was quarantined for suspected infection with the coronavirus has tested negative. He said, “An Indian national that was admitted in our facility yesterday night with symptoms suggestive of #COVID19 has tested …

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Mother’s Day: Konga celebrates mothers, pledges continuous support

Ahead of the 2020 celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday, Nigeria’s foremost e-commerce giant, Konga has underlined its determination to continually provide the enabling environment to support mothers in the workplace, while also throwing its weight behind other well-intentioned initiatives to uplift mothers in the larger society. In addition, Konga …

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Sanwo-Olu visits Lagos Airport to access travellers’ screening; says all VIPs must undergo COVID-19 checks 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, made a surprise appearance at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) to personally assess how the response team stationed at the Lagos air border are screening inbound passengers for the coronavirus. At 3:30pm, the Governor arrived at the airport in company of …

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Konga, Samsung partner to deepen genuine products availability in Nigeria

Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-commerce giant, has inked a deal with global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Samsung, to expand access to genuine Samsung products for millions of shoppers across Nigeria, while drastically reducing the penetration of grey (substandard) products in the market. To this end, Konga is expected to deploy its …

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Coronavirus: 8 South American countries take joint action; Turkey suspends mass prayers, shuts cafes, cinemas; Belgium gets gov’t 10 months after polls; Chile, Guatemala close borders; China reports just 1 new domestic case in new low

Mexico City, March 17, 2020 Eight South American countries that form part of the regional alliance PROSUR have coordinated their response to the novel coronavirus, according to Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno. Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Colombia, Peru, and Guyana have agreed to “unify measures for the entry of people …

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