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COVID-19: FG Releases N10bn To Lagos, N1bn To Pharmaceutical Companies

  In a bold move to combat COVID-19 scourge, the Federal Government says it will release N10 billion to the Lagos State Government and another N1 billion grant to some pharmaceutical companies in the country. The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan...

COVID-19: UBA Donates N5Bn For Relief Support To Nigeria, Africa Countries

  ...Lagos gets lion share of N1bn, FCT N500m, N1bn to 35 states   A megabuck of N5 billion ($14 million) has been donated by the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) through the UBA Foundation to swell the fund for a...

Large-Scale Disinfection Efforts Against Coronavirus Commence At The Presidential Villa

  The Presidency Thursday has been blasting disinfectant across wide areas of the presidential villa, including the office of President Muhammadu Buhari. The folks arrived at the Villa about 9.30am to commence the exercise, that would cover the entire Presidential Villa. They...

FG cuts oil benchmark to $30 per barrel for Budget 2020

The Federal Government on Wednesday proposed the reduction of oil benchmark from $57 to $30 per barrel which it projected  for 2020 Finance Act. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this after a meeting between the executive arm of government and...

Coronavirus: No Villa shutdown lurking, says Presidency

  Denies banning of some media houses Says no need to panic   The Presidency on Wednesday has given reason this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting was suspended. “The Council was suspended because of the size. You have over 50 people...

World Bank, IMF call on bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments from poor countries

  The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, with immediate effect, have called on all official bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments from International Development Assistance (IDA) countries that request forbearance. This decision has become necessary due the coronavirus outbreak,...

Anyone caught intentionally spreading coronavirus would be charged as terrorist

  People who intentionally spread the coronavirus could face criminal charges under U.S federal terrorism laws, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official has revealed. A particular video, which Per Second News won’t share here, gained some international attention showing a man...

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

  The prince of Wales has been infected by the coronavirus. A spokesman for Clarence House, the official residence of Prince Charles, confirmed in a statement that the 71-year-old royal has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease. Charles, Queen Elizabeth II's eldest...

COVID-19: After self-isolation, VP Osinbajo tests negative

  After more than 24 hours in self-isolation, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), says he has tested negative for COVID-19. “Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo tests negative,” the Political Adviser, ex-Senator Babafemi Ojudu, announced the result of COVID-19 test conducted on him...

Minister Enjoins Nigerians To Maintain Safety Procedures Against Covid-19

The Honourable Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Sampson Ogah has enjoined Nigerians and his beloved people of Abia State to ramp up personal safety procedures against the dreaded Covid-19 virus while abiding by all government...

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