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 …

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector.

A worsened food economy, badly affected interstate supply of materials adversely putting a stop to food production. These, and many others, are what the agricultural sector currently faces due to the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. The story of one Mercy Yailase of Benue State brings pain. “I can’t mill because the marketers are not …

COVID-19: Call These Security Numbers To Report Vices (Lagos State)

The continuous rise in the coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in major States, Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun State; has called for an extension of the restriction of movement by another 14 days. For some, this might spell disaster as thugs have taken to the streets, violently engaging in vices that harm the people. In response to this, the Nigerian police have deployed teams to various …

NCC Clears Doubts Over 5G, COVID-19, and Security

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In view of the recent development in which misleading materials with no proven evidence are being circulated to link CORONAVIRUS or COVID-19 with 5G Technology, it has become imperative for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide the following clarifications: Firstly, there is no correlation between 5G Technology and COVID-19. 5G is an advancement in …