FCTA gets 485M cash donations to combat COVID-19 distribute palliative to 600,000 households

Approximately N485 million is said to have been donated to the Federal Capital Territory Administration to support it's fight against the dreaded Coronavirus.


The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, told a press conference in Abuja that the amount excludes other donations made [...]

Sat, 11 April 2020

Julius Berger Donates Hospital Beds to Isolation Centre in Battle Against Covid-19

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Julius Berger donated 48 hospital beds, including mattresses and 10 partitioning framings to an isolation centre in Abuja to support the government’s fight against the spread of the covid-19 pandemic.

The contribution is th [...]

Sat, 11 April 2020

Covid-19: PGI Makes Case For Vulnerable Women, Hails FG’s Response

An Abuja-based non-governmental and not-for-profit organization, Proactive Gender Initiative (PGI) has called for greater attention to women during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, stressing that women and children are the most vulnerable during crisis period.


Sat, 11 April 2020

NAFDAC raised alarms over fake chloroquine in circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has alerted Nigerians on the circulation of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets.

In a statement issued in Abuja, the director-general of the agency, Mojisola Adeyeye, said the NAFDAC was notified by the World Health [...]

Thu, 09 April 2020

Zenith Bank introduces automated voice banking service

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has introduced an automated voice banking service, an interactive voice response, IVR, solution which enables customers to perform basic banking transactions by dialing a dedicated phone line through their registered phone numbers and fol [...]

Thu, 09 April 2020

Covid-19: NIMASA presents ventilators, response vessels to Lagos state

The Director General, of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has presented a number of medical equipment and items including ventilators, ambulance, buses and response vessels to the Lagos state government towards the fight against the spread of Covid-19.


Thu, 09 April 2020

Nigeria and the Life After


In Nigeria, my country of close to 200 million people, the COVID-19 lockdown began on March 30 in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). As with nations the world over we are following the advice of a scientifically-led national action plan to halt and then defeat t [...]

Tue, 07 April 2020

Nigeria adopts ISO standards on turbine, marine fuel

Nigeria has reached a consensus to adopt the International Organisation for Standardisation, ISO, standards for turbine and marine fuel as Nigeria Industrial Standard, NIS.

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, said in a statement that the move conforms to international safety regulations, [...]

Mon, 06 April 2020


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