Africa Covid19 Manufacturing 

Lagos producer Transgreen Nigeria opens facemask factory with 240,000 a day capacity

LAGOS maker Transgreen Nigeria has actually stepped up the largescale production of facemasks in a bid to capitalize growing demand in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic by opening a 240,000 a day capability production plant. Like the majority of other nations, Nigeria has passed laws to impose the using of facemasks as the Covid-19 pandemic rages. Nevertheless, with every other country also having to handle its own domestic need, there are no facemasks to purchase on the global market, forcing Nigerian producers to step into the breach. Currently, a number…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Nigerian Cross Rivers State Govt not shutting down schools, public or private

The Cross River State Ministry of Education has faulted the announcement by the Ministry of Health, ordering that all schools in the state be closed down over the novel coronavirus. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, in a press on Friday, had ordered the closure of all schools and banned every public gathering that has over 100 people including political rally. Dr Edu said that the order was in obedience to the directives from the Federal Government, “This is to inform the General Public that due to the directives…

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Real Estate 

Governor Ayade, Nigeria Navy, at loggerheads over land in Cross River

A piece of land belonging to the Nigerian Navy and meant for the construction of a Navy Hotel has become a cause of friction between the Navy and Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. The land which originally housed the Navy officers mess was being prepared for construction when the state government reportedly ordered the Navy to withdraw from site, insisting that the land belonged to the state government. The government further warned the navy not to proceed with the building and ordered the land to be cordoned. But…

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