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The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NIMASA issues advisory on vessels from coronavirus high risk countries

The Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has notified stakeholders about 13 vessels from five countries heavily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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NIMASA dispatches team to investigate Ondo offshore fire

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has sent an investigative team to unravel the circumstances surrounding a recent fire incident at a wellhead offshore in Ondo State.
The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk, has been elected into the board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, IOSCO.

SEC reopens, demands full disclosures from market operators

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has reminded regulated entities in the capital market to continue to make adequate disclosures on the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses.
Airtel Nigeria says it is collaborating with the Federal Government to offer free qualitative education for students across the country during the COVID-19 lockdown period.

Telco partners Nigerian government to offer free online education

Airtel Nigeria says it is collaborating with the Federal Government to offer free qualitative education for students across the country during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Official: Abuja Disco to discontinue service to debtors

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it will, from May 12, no longer be in a position to serve all those who are indebted to it.

FirstBank: Self-isolate if you had contact with our late staff

First Bank Nigeria PLC has confirmed that COVID-19 killed one of its staff, Abdullahi Lawal in Kano State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Nigeria’s central bank staff avert fire disaster in Jos branch

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.
The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms. Mary Uduk, has been elected into the board of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, IOSCO.

SEC denies plan to recruit new workers

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged the general public to disregard messages and videos being circulated in the social media of alleged recruitment by its acting Director-General, Mary Uduk.

EEDC suspends disconnection of loyal, paying customers

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it is suspending disconnection of its loyal and paying customers, who may not be able to meet electricity payment obligations due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

DSS seizes 1,207 bags of rice, others in Adamawa

In its move to ensure the success of federal government’s diversification of Nigeria’s economy from oil to agriculture based, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has in conjunction with the Department of State Services (DSS) initiated a robust anti-smuggling drive.

Ikeja Electric: Debtors will not be disconnected throughout lockdown period

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), an electricity distribution company based in Lagos, says customers who fail to pay their bills will not be disconnected during the two-week stay-at-home period enforced to curb the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.
A staff member collects and transfers medical waste at the Henan Provincial People’s Hospital in Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan Province, March 3, 2020. Xinhua-Hao Yuan via Getty Images

Coronavirus pandemic is generating tons of medical waste

Garbage contaminated with bodily fluids or other infectious materials is becoming a bigger concern for hospitals as they brace for a surge in patients sick with COVID-19 in the US.

Eko DisCo lauds customers for embracing online transactions

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has lauded customers under its franchise areas for embracing online transactions to help contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

FirstBank deploys measures to protect employees, customers, others

Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced proactive measures it has taken to control the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

Coronavirus: National ID enrolment centers shut

The National Identity Management Commission has ordered the immediate shutdown of enrolment centres in Lagos, Katsina, Ekiti, Ogun and Anambra states. The commission says the shutdown is part of preventive measures against the spread of Coronavirus.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.

Eko DisCo: Blackout in Yaba caused by railway construction

Mr Godwin Idemudia, EKEDC’s Corporate Communications General Manager, said that its 33KV feeder was damaged due to excavations by the firm handling railway construction in the area.

Ecobank announces new appointments and changes on the board

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors.

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NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US President Donald Trump looks on as he hosts the 2020 “Salute to America” event in honor of Independence Day on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, July 4, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.