09-Apr-2020 to 18:04

Nigerian bourse trades 2.440bn shares worth over $52m

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total turnover of 2.440 billion shares worth N19.932 billion (about $52.452m) were traded in 18,918 deals by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) this four-day week trading week.

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09-Apr-2020 to 13:18

Nigerian leader approves release of 2,600 prison inmates

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of 2,600 prison inmates In the bid to decongest the prisons and discourage the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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09-Apr-2020 to 08:53

Nigerian press agog with arrival of Chinese doctors, others

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The arrival of Chinese doctors to assist Nigeria to contain the spread of coronavirus as well as the plan to allow the private sector to manage the nation’s refineries dominate the headlines of Nigerian press on Thursday.

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08-Apr-2020 to 14:09

Where is Africa's place in the global Covid-19 geopolitics?

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Africa is striking a new kind of fear in the heart of the international community about its ability to cope with the coronavirus crisis, given that along with Oceania, it is one of the few continents least affected by the pandemic.

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08-Apr-2020 to 08:18

Review of lockdown, withdrawal of oil licences dominate Nigerian press

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The expectation of the review of the lockdown at the weekend, isolation of medical personnel in teaching hospitals and the withdrawal of oil licences dominate the headlines of Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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07-Apr-2020 to 16:39

World Bank releases $82m to strengthen Nigeria’s health system

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The World Bank Group has released $82 million to Nigeria for immediate support in strengthening the public health response through the Regional Disease Surveillance System Enhancement Project (REDISSE).

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07-Apr-2020 to 16:31

ECOWAS Commission orders equipment to fight COVID-19

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Mr. Jean Claude Kassi Brou, has said that that the bloc has placed order for COVID-19 kits and other equipment.

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