ABUJA, May 22 The World Bank expects to make a
decision in late July on a $1.5 billion loan to support Nigeria
as it fights the novel coronavirus, the Bank's country director
said in an interview on Friday.
ABUJA Nigeria will ease coronavirus lockdowns in three states over a six-week period from May 4, the head of the country's task force on the virus said on Wednesday.
ABUJA An aid worker has died in Nigeria's northeast after catching the new coronavirus, his employer Médecins Sans Frontières said, raising fears that the infection has found a foothold in the troubled region.
ABUJA, April 20 An aid worker has died in
Nigeria's northeast after catching the new coronavirus, his
employer Médecins Sans Frontières said, raising fears that the
infection has found a foothold in the troubled region.
ABUJA, April 20 An aid worker employed by
humanitarian agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) died in the
northeast Nigerian state of Borno after contracting the new
coronavirus, a spokesman for the organisation said on Sunday.
ABUJA Nigeria has requested $6.9 billion from multilateral lenders to combat the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa's biggest economy, the finance minister said on Monday. | Video
ABUJA The Nigerian Army is preparing to forcibly transfer the sick to hospital and enforce curbs on movement to try to shield the country from the coronavirus, and is leasing equipment for "possible mass burial", according to an army memo seen by Reuters.
ABUJA The Nigerian president's influential chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.
LAGOS/ABUJA Ask a Nigerian what corrupt politicians do with public funds and he or she may say, "They chop it." The Oxford English Dictionary agrees. | Video
ABUJA, Jan 24 Nigeria's central bank raised the
cash reserve ratio for banks for the first time in four years to
curb excess liquidity on the banking system, which it said is
contributing to inflation, Governor Godwin Emefiele said on