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Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases now 139

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced four new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The agency said on Tuesday, March 31,...

German zoos demand €100 million to combat coronavirus

Zoos in Germany need  €100 million ($110 million ) in immediate assistance due to the coronavirus crisis, the Association of Zoological Gardens said on Tuesday, March...

Covid-19: Oil price plunge hits Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria hard

Angola revises national budget and suspends CAPEX; Senegal’s first oil development faces debt arrangement challenges; Nigeria poised for a major revenue loss; analysts predict Ghana will get...

CODE holds govt to transparency standards amid coronavirus pandemic donations

Following the spate of donations and interventions to tackle the current pandemic threatening the Nigerian healthcare system and other aspects of the nation’s wellbeing, Abuja-based non-governmental organsation,...

Reactions trail TC Energy’s decision to proceed with Keystone XL pipeline

TC Energy Corp. gave the go-ahead on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 for construction of its $8-billion US Keystone XL pipeline project, with help from the Alberta government. The...

COVID-19: UNODC makes case for protecting people in prisons

The world is amidst an unprecedented pandemic. With 203 countries and territories affected, the coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is taking a toll on the world’s population with...

Smokers risk fatal complications from COVID-19, ERA/FoEN warns

As Nigeria battles to contain the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has warned that smokers are at higher risk...

New film explores cultural, ecological revival in Uganda’s Great Lakes region

Amid climate emergency and a global coronavirus pandemic caused by ecological destruction, a Ugandan Indigenous community is demonstrating the vital contributions African indigenous people can make to...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal University of Petroleum...
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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a...

Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...