Oil and Gas 

Sylva to visit Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, two others to discuss OPEC production cut

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, said on Friday the late first civilian governor of Lagos State, Lateef Jakande, rejected calls by some groups to contest for the country’s presidency. Tinubu, who stated this at the Eight Day Fidau Prayer held for the former governor at his residence in the Ilupeju area of the state, described the deceased as a true progressive and leader. He said: “We have listened to the clergymen, to our father (Jakande) who have gone to answer the call of Almighty…

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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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Advertising Africa Government Healthcare 

To support Health Workers in Nigeria, Desmond Elliot Partners Giving.Ng on Crowdfunding Campaign

Award-winning actor, Desmond Elliot, has partnered with a reputable crowdfunding platform, Giving.Ng to lend his voice to support Health workers across the country. Desmond, who is also a member of the Lagos State house of Assembly, shared a video on his Instagram page stating that there is a need for those taking care of the sick to also be taken care of. Giving.Ng announced a crowdfunding campaign to support Health workers in the front-line of the coronavirus pandemic a few weeks ago. The fund was set up to help take…

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Africa Covid19 Healthcare 

Nigeria records 15 new COVID-19 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 503 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 29, 879. Fifteen deaths were recorded from the virus on Tuesday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 669. There was a drop in the number of confirmed cases reported Tuesday compared to what was reported on Monday (575). The health agency in a tweet Tuesday night said the 503 new cases were reported in 20 states including Lagos, Ondo, Edo,…

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Nigeria records 575 new cases, fatality exceeds 700

Nigeria recorded 575 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 31,323. The death toll from the virus has hit 709, as 20 new deaths were reported on Friday. The fatality rate from the virus in Nigeria is about 2.2 per cent. Meanwhile, over one third of those infected (12,795) have recovered and have been discharged. The NCDC in a tweet said the new cases were reported in 18 states including Lagos,…

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