A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters on Tuesday April 7.
The deadline to leave for up to four cruise ships anchored off the Australian State of Queensland will come at midnight on Wednesday.
The Federal Government’s quest to contain the coronavirus pandemic through a 14 – day lockdown of Lagos, Ogun State and Abuja appears to be taking its toll on the nation’s revenue as banks’ closure continue to hamper ports operations.
A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded two pilots with Caverton Helicopters, Samuel Ugorji and Samuel Buhari, in a correctional centre for allegedly disobeying the Executive Order of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
A Nigerian pilot, Captain Olaboboye Sam Adetula, is currently making waves in Ethiopia for his selfless contribution to the fight against COVID-19 in Africa.
This was disclosed by the Director General, NCAA, Musa Nuhu, in a letter dated April 1, signed by him and issued to stakeholders. The DG said that inspections and audits paid for by clients are suspended until the 30th of June, 2020.
The Federal Government at the weekend took delivery of the first batch of medical supplies intended to fight the spread of COVID-19 and treatment for infected persons.
Toyota has reportedly confirmed its continued support of its athletes after the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games until 2021.
Grocery delivery company Instacart says it will provide its full-service shoppers with health and safety kits days after some workers walked out over a lack of protection during the COVID-19 health crisis. The kits, which workers can request through an Instacart website starting next week, will contain a reusable cloth face mask, hand sanitizer, and a thermometer. Face masks will also be provided to in-store shoppers at certain retail locations, according to the company.
Middle Eastern and African governments must act faster to protect their airlines, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday, warning their losses from the coronavirus pandemic had risen to $23 billion.
Innoson Motors has approached the Nigerian government for a loan as it prepares to start producing ventilators and other medical equipment to support the country’s beleaguered public health infrastructure, the company told newsmen Wednesday.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) have collaborated to pull banks back to Apapa port.
Uber Eats is launching a series of partnerships with supermarkets, convenience stores, and other businesses to offer home deliveries of essential items, Reuters reports. In France, the company is partnering with supermarket chain Carrefour to offer deliveries from 15 of its Paris stores. The Financial Times reports that it’s also working with Galp in Spain to deliver items from 25 petrol station convenience stores, and in Brazil it’s offering deliveries from local pharmacies, pet shops, and convenience stores.
AS the Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic continues to spread across the country, customs agents have called for the development of an action plan by stakeholders in the maritime sector of the nation’s economy.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday called on state governments and security agencies to assist Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, to seamlessly distribute fuel across the country as Nigeria struggles to contain the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.
There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
The Osun State Government has denied that six positive patients escaped from its isolation centre for Coronavirus Disease in Ejigbo.
A 4-year-old female Malayan tiger, Nadia, has tested positive to coronavirus, becoming the first of its kind to be declared so, officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo in New York said in a statement on Sunday.
Nigerian Pastor T. B. Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.
An Indian couple have done the unthinkable by naming their newborn twins as Corona and Covid, names connected with the pandemic raging in the world.
Manchester United is prepared to go toe to toe against Real Madrid in the signing of £63m rated attacker Erling Braut Haaland.