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Covid-19: Brazil’s economy contracts by 9.7%

Brazil’s economy, the biggest in Latin America, contracted by a record 9.7 percent in the second quarter of 2020, plunging into recession as coronavirus lockdowns hit...

Lagos extends market operating hours

Food and non-food markets across Lagos state will now be allowed to be open for longer hours as the government continues to reopen the economy which was partially shut...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 case exceeds 40k benchmark

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have exceeded 40,000 after it recorded 555 new cases on Sunday. The total confirmed cases in Nigeria now stands at 40, 532. The Nigeria Centre...

FG asks civil servants to undergo covid-19

The federal government has directed all civil servants to undergo COVID-19 tests. Evelyn Ngige, permanent secretary, service welfare officer, said provision has been...

India Coronavirus Deaths Pass 30,000 As US Tops Four Million Cases

The COVID-19 death toll in India now stands at 30,601 fatalities and nearly 50,000 new cases, surpassing that of France on Friday. According to an AFP tally, India’s...

87 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Oyo

Oyo Reports 87 Fresh Cases As Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infections Near 39, 000 Oyo State reported eighty–seven new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, as Nigeria’s infections...

COVID-19: ECOWAS Parliament Mourns 13,982 Deaths

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis, has grieved over the alarming rise in the number of deaths across the continent, with over 13,982 deaths. At the virtual...

Federal Govt records N1.46tn revenue deficit in Q1

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that the country’s  Gross federally-collected revenue fell by N1.46tn below the quarterly budget estimate in the first...

COVID-19: 525 Nigerians return from America, Turkey

No fewer than five hundred and twenty-five Nigerians stranded in the United States of America and Cyprus have been repatriated home by the federal government. Chairman,...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections near 35, 000

Nigeria has recorded 595 new cases of Coronavirus bringing the total case of the country’s infection to 34, 854. This is according to a tweet on the official...