Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Now 6,677, Records Fresh 288
Nigeria now  has 6,677 cases of COVID-19 with 200 deaths and 1840 discharged as it  recorded 284 new cases of the disease yesterday,  according to  the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) . NCDC, on its verified twitter handle on Wednesday night gave the breakdown of the new cases... Read more
… as It Says Economy Will Contract by 3.4 % Due  to  the adverse implications of the COVID-19  pandemic on the economy, Nigeria’s Budget plan is to be  cut by the Federal Government  , the second time running ,to assume a lower petroleum price of $20 per barrel .This... Read more
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed eleven new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Eight new cases were confirmed in Lagos, two in Enugu state and one in Edo state This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 81. According to the NCDC, “11... Read more
Coronavirus: China Returnees told to Self- isolate, as Nigeria Gets Testing Capacity
  The Federal Ministry of Health has called on those who went to China  in the past fortnight to “self isolate” for at least 14 days to protect their families and communities, just as it said that  Nigeria, with the help of the  World Health Organisation (WHO) has  acquired... Read more
ITF Pushes IMO for More Women Workers in Maritime
An  ITF -drafted resolution at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has led to an initiative to increase the number of women working in the maritime sector. Last week, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the IMO, off the back... Read more
Lagos Bans ‘Okada,’ ‘Keke Marwa’ From 602 Major Roads, 11 Highways,  46 Bridges
      The Lagos State Government has placed a ban on the operations of   motorcycles and tricycles popularly known as ‘okada’ and ‘Keke Marwa’  in 11 Major Highways , 46 bridges  about 602 Major Roads  which are under some  local government areas of the state.   In the... Read more
Ag. Controller FOU ‘A’ Seizes Contrabands of  N67.3m In Duty In 1 Week
The Acting  Controller of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ ,Usman Yahaya has impounded assorted contrabands  worth  N67,362,500.00  in duty pai value ,in his first one week in office The goods include  2,065 jerrycans of vegetable oil ,25liters each, 1,185 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice... Read more
NPA Working to Make Eastern Ports More Viable- GM, Jatto
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that it is making additional efforts  to make the Eastern Ports more viable and enhance their capability to  cope with the increase in the volume of cargoes that are being shipped  to their facilities, due to the border closure. Its General Manager... Read more
Police Set to Begin Clampdown on Traffic Law Violators in Lagos
The Lagos State Police Command has set up a special team that will begin to  clamp down on traffic law violators soon after  the expiration of an ultimatum on January 13, 2020, in a bid to restore sanity on Lagos roads. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bala... Read more
As a prelude to the re-opening of the Nigerian land borders, the   joint border patrol team comprising  security operatives from Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic, set up to monitor compliance with conditions given by the Federal Government to check  smuggling, has started  operations in Seme (Benin) and the borders... Read more