Oil prices slid on Tuesday amid concerns that a nascent recovery in fuel demand could stall as a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections around the world sparks tighter lockdowns.
Uganda’s Police on Sunday arrested over 100 partygoers for flouting COVID-19 lockdown restriction measures, authorities said on Monday.
The Delta government says that effective contact tracing and adequate treatment of patients has helped to flatten the curve of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Kano State has recorded 238 COVID-19 active cases sequel to the confirmation of 16 new infections, the state Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, says no fewer than 8,000 health workers have been infected with novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in the Africa Region.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out two suits by Lagos and Ekiti Governments challenging the validity and constitutionality of the Virtual Court Sittings procedure.
Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Sunday said two lawmakers – one member of the senate and one deputy – had died after becoming infected with coronavirus.
Currency in circulation dropped by N52.5bn from N2.35tn at the end of May to N2.29tn in June, the latest figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria showed on Wednesday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has concluded plan to fund the value chains of nine commodities to the tune of N432 billion in the 2020 wet season.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,. NSCDC, Kaduna Command, said it arrested 21 suspects in hotels at about 1:00 am of Thursday in Kaduna metropolis for violating the lockdown order over COVID-19 pandemic.
In furtherance of the Register-to-Open initiative, the Lagos State Safety Commission has opened a register for religious and social centres, in preparation for their full reopening.
An agriculture expert in Anambra, Godson Ezenagu, has called on Nigerians to engage in agricultural practices as a measure to cushion the effect of looming food insecurity due to COVID-19.
Ebubeagu Ekenulo, a renowned activist in the South East, says the landmark achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari is attracting scores of opposition members and their leaders to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the Chairman, Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has assured Nigerians on Tuesday said the decision to extend the lockdown was not punitive.
The Nigerian Medical Association in Lagos has directed its members to immediately proceed on an indefinite sit-at-home strike starting from 6.00p.m on Wednesday.
The Professional Disc Jockeys Association of Nigeria, PDJAN, on Thursday claimed to be the worst-hit in the entertainment industry by restrictions occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Kuje Area Council, FCT, has suspended all motorcycle operations in the area in order to curb community spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
A Farmer, Uche Ikenga, says delayed planting season and inconsistent rainfall may affect the 2020 food production season, amidst the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.
Some Nigerian parents in Switzerland have expressed concern over the European country’s decision to reopen schools, restaurants, and bars after a two-month lockdown imposed to suppress the coronavirus.
Eleven persons died while 44 others sustained injuries in various road crashes in the state since commencement of lockdown between April 4 and May 8.