Silent Spreaders of COVID19 You Need To Know

There is evidence that COVID19 can be spread silently. Although researchers are yet to bridge the gap of knowledge on understanding what category of people can be termed ‘silent spreaders’, so far, 2 categories of people have surfaced. This knowledge is important because whether or not a person is showing symptoms, once infected, they can …

Key COVID-19 Facts and Vulnerable Group Advisory

Did you know that 3 out of every 5 Nigerians who die from COVID-19 are more than 50 years old? Vulnerable people include: Persons aged 50 and older Anyone with critical underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, cancer, lung disease, liver disease, moderate to severe asthma etc. Anyone who have been assessed as vulnerable, based …

COVID19 Intervention Loans: Why Some Applicants Haven’t Received Theirs

The TCF (Targeted Credit Facility) has now recorded over 80,000 loan applicants. However, there have been complaints by applicants of a delay in receiving loans. The Managing Director of NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Plc, Abubakar Kure gave reasons for this, stating that the nationwide lockdown and restrictions had been a major challenge to the smooth processing …