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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.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has suspended sales of foreign exchange to Bureau de Change (BDCs) until the COVID-19 pestilence is over.
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause palpable panic around the globe, security agents in Osun State on Thursday employed tougher measures to enforce closure of weekly market order.
For fear of possible lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, Ibadan residents, on Wednesday, trooped to markets in the metropolis to stock up foodstuffs.
The Rivers State Government has closed down the biggest weekly market in the state, popularly known as the Oil Mill market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
National President of the Miyetti Allah Kautal, Bello Bosejo, has asked members of the association to shut down cattle markets across the country.
Nigeria may soon slip out of reckoning as a profitable oil producer in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) if crude oil prices decline further by at least another $3.
As part of ways to ensure compliance with the executive orders issued by Governor, Kayode Fayemi, outlawing gatherings of more than 20 persons in Ekiti State, a task force was, on Monday, inaugurated to enforce the directives to forestall the spread of the contagious coronavirus disease.
The South East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association (SEAMATA) has directed market leaders to provide sanitisers, soap and water tap containers in visible locations in markets to check spread of coronavirus.
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov has said the recent breakup of the OPEC+ oil output cut agreement and subsequent collapse in oil prices was the “Arab partners’ initiative”.
The Environmental Health Officer Association of Nigeria (EHOAN) has expressed concern over inadequate personnel in the country saying only 7,000 officers are currently serving over 200 million Nigerians.
In continuation of her commitment to combat maternal and perinatal mortality, The Rotary International through the Rotary Action Group for Population and Development (RFPD) initiative combats maternal and perinatal mortality in Okeho, Oyo State. The organization recently organized a One-Day Community Dialogue on Maternal and Child Care, safe pregnancy and safe motherhood campaign.
The Kwara State Government has commiserated with traders affected by the fire that razed Owode market in Offa Local Government Area of the state.
The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has established a situation room in its Operations Department to receive reports from field commands on the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Most of our 36 States Governors have so far done well in measures to combat COVID 19 and must be commended. Most of them, are leading by example and that is good.
Bayern Munich wing-back David Alaba has resisted an attempt from Manchester City.
According to documents reportedly obtained by foreign news outlet The Blast, a woman who wants to remain anonymous has filed a lawsuit against Montana, his employee Mansour Bennouna, and his Coke Boy Records label.
Turkish Super Lig champions Galatasaray SK confirmed Monday that club vice Chairman Abdurrahim Albayrak has tested positive for COVID-19.