Nigeria Records 238 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Toll Hits 2170

238 New Cases

Nigeria Records 238 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Toll Hits 2170   Nigeria on Friday recorded 238 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in a tweet. Right now the total number of confirmed cases stands at 2170, death toll at 68 and the number of discharged patients is 351. 238 new cases of #COVID19; 92-Kano36-FCT30-Lagos16-Gombe10-Bauchi8-Delta6-Oyo5-Zamfara5-Sokoto4-Ondo4-Nasarawa3-Kwara3-Edo3-Ekiti3-Borno3-Yobe2-Adamawa1-Niger1-Imo1-Ebonyi1-Rivers1-Enugu 2170 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in NigeriaDischarged: 351Deaths: 68 — NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 1, 2020

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Raymond Dokpesi, 7 Other Family Members Test Positive For COVID-19


Chairman and founder of Daar Communications Plc, owners of Raypower FM and Africa International Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi and seven other family members have tested positive for COVID-19. Others who tested positive are his wife, three children, as well as four other relations. One of his sons, Dokpesi Jnr, had been confirmed positive for the virus and admitted to Isolation Centre. It is believed that the test on his father was part of the standard contact tracing efforts to know the status of those he had been in contact with. A…

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Chloroquine, Zithromax Cures Coronavirus – Gov. Bala Mohammed


Bauch State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has authorized the use of anti-malaria drugs, Chloroquine and Zithromax for the purpose of treating Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Governor said he is ready to take responsibility for any consequence of approving such drugs. Bala, who was the COVID-19 index case in the state, revealed that he was treated with “chloroquine and Zithromax.” The Governor stated this while providing an update on COVID-19 in the State at the Government House, Bauchi on Thursday “Our medical team is using their own ingenuity to use chloroquine and Zithromax…

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Suspect Who Leaked Buhari’s Broadcast Draft Speech Has Been Arrested, Says Adesina

Broadcast Draft Speech

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina says the suspect who leaked the draft speech of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast has been arrested. He revealed this in a piece entitled ‘Enemies Of The State’. He said the suspect was responsible for leaking the draft speech of the President’s speech hours before his nationwide broadcast on COVID-19 on Monday. Adesina likened the situation to an action-thriller film produced in 1998 starring American actor Will Smith. According to him, an enemy of the state struck in Nigeria on…

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Zenith Bank Records Improved Gross Earnings Of N166.8 Billion In Q1 2020

Global Finance

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31 2020, with gross earnings rising by 6% from N158.1 billion in March 2019 to N166.8 billion. From the unaudited statement of account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, this top-line growth was driven by the 43% expansion in non-interest income from N32.7 billion in the prior-year period to N46.6 billion in March 2020. The Bank’s profit before tax also rose 3% from N57.3 billion in the prior-year…

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UBA Delivers Impressive Returns On Investment, As Shareholders Applaud Bank’s Support In Fight Against COVID-19

UBA Delivers

Leading African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) held its Annual General Meeting virtually by proxy on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – a first in UBA’s 71-year history. The meeting, which had in attendance shareholders, management, and staff members, together with representatives of relevant regulatory bodies, was held using an Online Meetings Platform, in accordance with Guidelines issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission. Opening the meeting, UBA Group Chairman, Tony O. Elumelu noted this was a very special meeting, held in extraordinary circumstances. It was only right at…

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Polaris Bank Celebrates First Year Of Operation, Declares ₦27.8billion Profit


… Capital Adequacy and Liquidity Ratios above regulatory requirements … To reap  benefits of IT investment in 2020 It was cheering news over the weekend as Polaris Bank Limited released its first Audited IFRS 2019 compliant financial result posting a profit before tax of N27.8billion.  The result which posits a compelling narrative in the history of Nigeria’s banking industry followed from the turn-around initiatives undertaken by the leadership of the Bank led by the MD/CEO Mr. Adetokunbo Abiru. According to the Bank’s first full-year financial result released during the weekend,…

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Q1 2020: In Spite Of Business Upsets, UBA Records Impressive N32.7bn Profit

UBA Delivers

Q1 2020: In Spite Of Business Upsets, UBA Records Impressive N32.7bn Profit     Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Group (UBA) Plc has released its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2020, showing double-digit improvement across all its major income lines. The bank leveraged on modest growth in both interest and non-interest income as well as increased efficiency to deliver an impressive 8.5 percent year-on-year growth in profit before tax in the first three months of 2020, to N32.7 billion compared with N30.2 billion…

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Make Online Money Transfer, Payment Easy With FXKudi


Make Online Money Transfer, Payment Easy With FXKudi   Using FxKudi isn’t just a way to securely and conveniently send or receive money within Africa and from overseas, with ease. Having an FXKudi account also allows you to create a personalized virtual card which is FXKudi Card. This card gives you the “power to pay” for your local and international purchases online. More so, FXKudi makes it easy for you to pay your utility bills (like paying for DSTV subscription both in Nigeria and Ghana, Purchasing Phone Airtime which is…

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Plateau Bans Movement Within State Over COVID-19

Plateau bans movement

The Plateau State Government has banned all movements within the state in order to curb the community spread of COVID-19. In his address on Thursday, Governor Simon Lalong said the move is part of his administration’s efforts in tackling the virus following the only confirmed case in the state. The governor noted that ban on movement from local government to local government in the state as well as the ban on all entry and exit points to the state is in continuation of total lockdown imposed on residents. “In addition…

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