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Out of work, with prices soaring and police on the streets, life for many Rwandans has become immeasurably harder under coronavirus lockdown, and the pain looks only set to deepen.
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.
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.
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday assured its customers of steady power supply in spite of shutting its offices outlets in Lagos and Ogun state. =
Warehouse, delivery and retail gig workers in the United States went on strike on Monday to call attention to safety and wage concerns for people laboring through the coronavirus crisis.
Platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday it would declare force majeure on supply contracts for platinum group metals after it temporarily closed its South African mines to comply with a three-week national lockdown.
Stallion Empowerment Initiative, the philanthropic arm of Stallion Group, has pledged its support to the 774 local governments areas across the country with the supply of locally-produced rice and fish to government-run hospitals dedicated to Covid-19 for the next three months.
The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown as Nigeria tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Kano residents have embarked on panic buying of food items over fear of COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.
As a responsible corporate entity, and in line with the collective resolve to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Fidelity Bank Plc has announced that it’s Federal Secretariat, Abuja Business Office has been shut down.
Smile Nigeria, an internet service provider, has asked anyone who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days to self-isolate themselves.
More domestic airlines yesterday joined the list of airlines that will suspend their flight operations by midnight of Friday, 27th March. The latest of the airlines are Arik Air and Dana Air. Air Peace and Aero Contractors airlines had earlier on Tuesday announced that with effect from Friday, they will suspend flight operations.
Gov. Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of corona virus in the state.
Nigerian businesses need to prepare and brace themselves for a highly challenging period ahead as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts day-to-day life and commerce.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the planned arrival of a Chinese medical team to assist the country in its coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Shenzhen, a city in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of pets, such as cats and dogs, CNN has reported.
As at 09:30 pm 5th April there are 232 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Thirty-three have been discharged with five deaths.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital over his coronavirus infection.
The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on shortcomings in health care in several North African countries, even as governments moved quickly to announce restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.
The coronavirus pandemic may lead to a global shortage of Condom, the world’s largest producer of condoms, Karex Bhd, has said.
Some drugs are showing promise for the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) but more research is needed before drawing conclusions, a WHO official has said.
A forest fire in southwest China killed 18 firefighters and one other person, Chinese state broadcaster, CCTV, reported on Tuesday.
Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.