Coronavirus Scare: Nigerian Stock Exchange Suspends Trading Activities

o   The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) says trading activities will be suspended due to the recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. In a statement on Monday, the NSE noted that with effect from Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all its trading floors will be temporarily closed, while remote trading will continue. READ ALSO: … Continue reading Coronavirus Scare: Nigerian Stock Exchange Suspends Trading Activities

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COVID-19: Ondo Government Orders Workers To Stay Home, Closes Night Clubs

  The Ondo State Government has directed all civil servants from grade levels 1 to 12 to stay at home in order to control the spread of the COVID-19.  According to a statement on Monday, the government through its spokesman, Donald Ojogo, banned all political, social and religious gatherings for at least 14 days. The … Continue reading COVID-19: Ondo Government Orders Workers To Stay Home, Closes Night Clubs

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Coronavirus Scare: Buhari Suspends FEC Meetings Until Further Notice

  President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the weekly FEC meetings until further notice. This is coming on the recommendation of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus. The Task Force also approved other additional measures including, the postponement of the meeting of Council of State scheduled for Thursday the 26th of March 2020. Other measures … Continue reading Coronavirus Scare: Buhari Suspends FEC Meetings Until Further Notice

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COVID-19 Forces INEC To Suspend Regular Activities

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended regular activities for the time being.  This is according to a statement by Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee. Mr Okoye stated that the move was in view of the Coronavirus Pandemic and the preventive and containment measures put in … Continue reading COVID-19 Forces INEC To Suspend Regular Activities

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NJC Suspends Court Proceedings Over Coronavirus

  The National Judicial Council (NJC) has suspended all court proceedings across the country as part of the measures to protect the nation’s judicial institutions from coronavirus. According to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, the move is to take effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Justice Muhammad, who is also NJC Chairman, … Continue reading NJC Suspends Court Proceedings Over Coronavirus

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 Kano Govt Suspends Official Engagements, EventsOver COVID-19

  Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has ordered the suspension of all official engagements till further notice as part of the measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the state. In a broadcast on Monday at the Government House in Kano, the state capital, the governor also directed the Ministry of Tourism … Continue reading  Kano Govt Suspends Official Engagements, EventsOver COVID-19

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Egypt Disinfects Landmark Museum Over Coronavirus

  Cleaning crews descended upon the landmark Egyptian Museum in Cairo on Monday, dousing it with disinfectants as fears mount over the spread of the novel coronavirus. Sporting white coats, gloves and face masks, the men sprayed sanitisers across the vast museum halls, home to thousands of precious relics spanning Egypt’s prehistoric era through the … Continue reading Egypt Disinfects Landmark Museum Over Coronavirus

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Sports Minister Sunday Dare Mourns Rangers FC Duo

  The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has described the death of Rangers International’s duo of Emmanuel Ogbu and Ifeanyi George as “painful.” George and Emmanuel died on the spot during the accident on Sunday with another passenger who is a friend to George, Eteka Gabriel, also among the casualties. Their car … Continue reading Sports Minister Sunday Dare Mourns Rangers FC Duo

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Ethiopia Shuts Land Borders To Fight Coronavirus

  Ethiopia on Monday shut its land borders to nearly all human traffic as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Africa’s second-most populous country has so far recorded just 11 infections and no deaths, but officials have struggled in recent days to enforce prevention measures including bans on large gatherings, raising … Continue reading Ethiopia Shuts Land Borders To Fight Coronavirus

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Enyimba FC’s Player Kidnapped Along Benin-Owo Expressway

  Enyimba International has confirmed the abduction of their player Dayo Ojo by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway. The incident occurred on Sunday when the player was travelling to Akure following the suspension of the Nigerian Professional Football League because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ojo was in the company of teammate Emmanuel James and another … Continue reading Enyimba FC’s Player Kidnapped Along Benin-Owo Expressway

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