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Coronavirus – Nigeria: APM Terminals Nigeria donates towards the UN in Nigeria basket fund in support of government in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 26, 2020/ — APM Terminals Nigeria hascontributed 75 million Naira (USD 200,000) towards the United Nationsin Nigeria basket fund, that aims to mobilize resources to boost theefforts of the government in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Incoordination with the government, the UN is mobilizing funds that willensure adequate essential health equipment needed for […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Deploys Rapid Response Teams to Affected States

ABUJA, Nigeria — The Nigeria Centre for DiseaseControl (NCDC) has deployed Rapid Response Teams to affected states tosupport response activities, as Nigeria have recorded 51 confirmedcases of coronavirus disease COVID-19.The breakdown showed that 32 arein Lagos, 10 in FCT, 3 in Ogun and 1 each in Ekiti, Oyo, Edo, Bauchi,Osun and Rivers States. The Honourable […]

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US Pledges Additional Foreign Aid to Battle COVID-19

 The United States announced additional foreign assistance funding Thursday to help 64 at-risk countries battle the COVID-19 global pandemic while welcoming “continued, no-strings-attached” contributions from other nations. “Today, I am pleased to announce that the United States has made available nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian funding,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

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COVID-19: Shehu Sani Donates Palliatives to Inmates, Religious Centres, Expresses Worry Over Non Adherence to Preventive Measures

A former lawmaker in the 8th Assembly, Sen. Shehu Sani, on Thursday donated food items, face masks and hand sanitizer to inmates in the Kaduna Correctional Centres. Sani, who was  the Committee Chairman, on Local and Foreign Debt at the time, said the move was part of efforts to contain the spread of the dreaded […]

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Briefing With USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources James L. Richardson On U.S. Foreign Assistance in Response to COVID-19

MS ORTAGUS: Well, let’s go ahead and get started, everybody. This is Morgan, spokesperson. I just want to remind everybody that everything that we discuss on this call is embargoed until the end of the call, and this call will be on the record. So the U.S. Government is rapidly mobilizing unprecedented resources to respond […]