ECONOMY · HEALTH

COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has directed all office-based staff below Management cadre across all its formations to work remotely from home with effect from March 24. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Kennie Obateru, in Abuja, on Tuesday. He said the directive was in compliance with the federal… Continue reading COVID-19: NNPC tells Staff below management cadre to work from Home-Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · HEALTH · HUMAN INTEREST

COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

Lagos markets, offices, showrooms and warehouses operating under the umbrella of Market Leaders and Traders Association of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, will shut down, on Friday, over the raging coronavirus epidemic. In a statement issued this morning and signed by Comrade Christopher Okpala and Comrade Okey Enwuru, president and secretary respectively, the shutdown will run from… Continue reading COVID-19: Markets in Lagos to be shut down_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

Germany unveils economic rescue package_Femi Ehiabhi

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is planning to unveil an economic rescue package worth 822 billion euros -- the biggest in Germany's post-war history -- to fund the country's fight against the coronavirus pandemic, according to a draft bill seen by AFP Saturday. To finance the extraordinary measures ranging from partial nationalisations to credit guarantees to… Continue reading Germany unveils economic rescue package_Femi Ehiabhi

Transportation

NRC Reviews Suspension of Passenger Train Services_Ada Nkong

Just hours after it announced the suspension of Passenger train services, the Nigerian Railway Corporation has made a detour and rather announced modifications in its services. According to the Deputy Director Public relations of the corporation, Yakub Mahmoud,Passengers will be required to do detailed documentation before accessing the trains. "Further to the earlier statement, the… Continue reading NRC Reviews Suspension of Passenger Train Services_Ada Nkong

Aviation

FG Restricts International Flights to Two Airports_Ada Nkong

In addition to restricting entry into Nigeria from 13 countries, the Federal government is restricting entry for international flights to two airports only.A statement signed by Capt. Musa Nuhu ,DG NCAA says only Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja and Murtala Mohammed International Airport will be opened to and accept international flights with effect from Saturday… Continue reading FG Restricts International Flights to Two Airports_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY

FG Reduces Fuel Price to N125_Ada Nkong

Federal Government has approved a reduction in the pump price of PMS to cushion the effects of the Covid-19 on the economy. The new price was approved after a presentation by Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre to the ongoing meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, being presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari… Continue reading FG Reduces Fuel Price to N125_Ada Nkong