Covid-19

NAFDAC To Work With Indigenous Scientists On COVID-19 Drugs, Vaccines – DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) will collaborate with indigenous scientists in the development of drugs or vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, said the agency’s interventions would allow for documentation of such initiatives for global recording as potential vaccines or drugs …

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Global Trade At Risk As ITF Orders Seafarers To Leave Ships Amid Covid-19 Failures

The Global trade is currently at the risk of total collapse if urgent measures are not taken by world leaders. This is because the The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its affiliated seafarers’ unions says that as from Tuesday it will now assist hundreds of thousands of seafarers to exercise their right to stop …

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Domestic Investors Now Account For 60% Transactions – Onyema

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) says low yield environment caused by Coronavirus pandemic has positioned the equity market with domestic investors accounting for 60 per cent of market transactions. Mr Oscar Onyema, NSE Chief Executive Officer, gave the submission on Wednesday at webinar organised by the Exchange with the theme: `Capital Markets in a Pandemic’. …

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FG Explains Whereabouts Of Chinese Medical Team

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola disclosed that the 15-member Chinese medical team came into Nigeria on the bill of CCECC and that they are still in the country. He said; “Indeed, 15 Chinese nationals came into Nigeria on April 8, 2020 and from everything we have heard and said, they are here on the …

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COVID-19: Enugu Govt Distributes One Million Free Face Masks To Residents

***Empowers Over 30,000 Youths On Production In furtherance of its efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state, the Enugu State Government on Friday, launched the distribution of one million units of fabric face masks to its residents across the 17 local government areas for protection, free of charge. The face …

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COVID 19: NSC Visits PTML To Ensure Safety Compliance

As part of efforts to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the port community, the management of Nigerian Shippers’ Council visited one of the major terminals in Tin-Can Island, the Ports and Terminal Multipurpose Ltd (PTML) to assess compliance with health and safety guidelines. The Health Safety Environment officer said the management of the …

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NPA Clarifies On 6 Covid-19 Cases Reported In Ship

Following public reactions to attempts by the Nigerian Ports Authority to get full details of COVID-19 cases said to have been found on a vessel, the Authority wishes to make the following clarifications: 1. The NPA, by its tweet on Thursday March 26, did not contradict the information released to the public by the National …

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