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COVID-19: CBN Okays N10bn For Healthcare Loans

COVID-19: CBN Okays N10bn For Healthcare Loans     The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved N10 billion aggregate loan request by pharmaceuticals and other health...

Customs Impound Indian Hemp Worth N1bn

Customs Impound Indian Hemp Worth N1bn   The Nigerian Customs Service, Western Marine Command, says it seized various contraband goods worth N1.06bn in the first quarter...

Nigeria Loses N125bn Oil Revenue To COVID-19

Nigeria Loses N125bn Oil Revenue To COVID-19      Nigeria’s oil revenue target fell by N125.52 billion in the first quarter (Q1, 2020) to N940.91 billion, according...

Contractors Continue Agric Ministry Picketing Over N17bn Debt

Contractors Continue Agric Ministry Picketing Over N17bn Debt   Aggrieved contractors owed over N17bn by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are mobilising to...

Global Fiscal Support To Fight COVID-19 Pandemic Hits $9trn – IMF

Global Fiscal Support To Fight COVID-19 Pandemic Hits $9trn - IMF   The global governments support for the war against COVID-19 now stands at a about...

Customs Get Approval To Spend N623.7m On Computers

Customs Get Approval To Spend N623.7m On Computers     The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N623.7m for the Nigeria Customs Service to buy computers for...

Set Up N15bn Emergency Fund, Reps Tell Fed Govt

Set Up N15bn Emergency Fund, Reps Tell Fed Govt     The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to set up a strategic N15...

Contractors Threaten Agric Ministry Over N17bn Debt

Contractors Threaten Agric Ministry Over N17bn Debt     Contractors that handled the 2018 procurement in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, have threatened to take...

CBN, NNPC To Spend N1bn On 3,000 Returnees

CBN, NNPC To Spend N1bn On 3,000 Returnees     The Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have agreed to spend over N1bn...

FG Loses $1bn Annually In Maritime Sector

FG Loses $1bn Annually In Maritime Sector     A former Director General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Temisan Omatseye, has said...

Pension Fund Operators Invest N47.32bn In Infrastructure

Pension Fund Operators Invest N47.32bn In Infrastructure   The Pension Funds Administrators have increased their pension funds investment in infrastructure to N47.32bn, latest statistics from the...

In Four Months, Tin-Can Island Customs Generated N117.839bn

In Four Months, Tin-Can Island Customs Generated N117.839bn   The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reported that it generated N117.839 billion...

Currency In Circulation Rises By N11.38bn In One Month

Currency In Circulation Rises By N11.38bn In One Month     The total currency in circulation in the country rose to N2.3tn as of April 30 from...

FG Okays N479bn For Agric Mechanization, N47.9bn For Others

FG Okays N479bn For Agric Mechanization, N47.9bn For Others   The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a $1.2 billion loan facility to finance the...

FEC Okays N47.2bn To Boost Electricity Supply

FEC Okays N47.2bn To Boost Electricity Supply     The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N47.2bn to boost power supply in the country. It will supply additional...

Total Pension Assets Rise To N10.5trn

Total Pension Assets Rise To N10.5trn     The total assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme rose to N10.5tn as of the end of February 2020. Figures obtained...

Reps Pass Buhari’s N850bn Domestic Loans Request

Reps Pass Buhari’s N850bn Domestic Loans Request     The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise N850 billion in new external...

CACOVID Spends N16bn On Medical Resources

CACOVID Spends N16bn On Medical Resources   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)-led Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has spent over N16 billion on procuring...

AMCON’s Recoveries From Debtors Now N1.1trn

AMCON’s Recoveries From Debtors Now N1.1trn   Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday said it has recovered a total of N1.1 trillion from debtors since...
AGF Ahmed Idris

IPPIS Saved N361bn Despite Opposition – FG

IPPIS Saved N361bn Despite Opposition - FG     The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF) on Sunday said the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information...
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United States 1,749,726
Cases: 1,749,726
Deaths: 102,249
Recovered: 490,262
Active: 1,157,215
Brazil 414,661
Cases: 414,661
Deaths: 25,697
Recovered: 166,647
Active: 222,317
Russia 379,051
Cases: 379,051
Deaths: 4,142
Recovered: 150,993
Active: 223,916
Spain 283,849
Cases: 283,849
Deaths: 27,118
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 59,773
United Kingdom 267,240
Cases: 267,240
Deaths: 37,460
Recovered:
Active: 229,780
Italy 231,139
Cases: 231,139
Deaths: 33,072
Recovered: 147,101
Active: 50,966
France 182,913
Cases: 182,913
Deaths: 28,596
Recovered: 66,584
Active: 87,733
Germany 182,150
Cases: 182,150
Deaths: 8,548
Recovered: 163,200
Active: 10,402
India 160,310
Cases: 160,310
Deaths: 4,560
Recovered: 68,713
Active: 87,037
Turkey 159,797
Cases: 159,797
Deaths: 4,431
Recovered: 122,793
Active: 32,573
Iran 143,849
Cases: 143,849
Deaths: 7,627
Recovered: 112,988
Active: 23,234
Peru 135,905
Cases: 135,905
Deaths: 3,983
Recovered: 56,169
Active: 75,753
Canada 87,902
Cases: 87,902
Deaths: 6,799
Recovered: 46,465
Active: 34,638
China 82,995
Cases: 82,995
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,288
Active: 73
Chile 82,289
Cases: 82,289
Deaths: 841
Recovered: 33,540
Active: 47,908
Saudi Arabia 80,185
Cases: 80,185
Deaths: 441
Recovered: 54,553
Active: 25,191
Mexico 78,023
Cases: 78,023
Deaths: 8,597
Recovered: 54,383
Active: 15,043
Pakistan 61,227
Cases: 61,227
Deaths: 1,260
Recovered: 20,231
Active: 39,736
Belgium 57,849
Cases: 57,849
Deaths: 9,388
Recovered: 15,572
Active: 32,889
Qatar 50,914
Cases: 50,914
Deaths: 33
Recovered: 15,399
Active: 35,482
Netherlands 45,950
Cases: 45,950
Deaths: 5,903
Recovered:
Active: 40,047
Bangladesh 40,321
Cases: 40,321
Deaths: 559
Recovered: 8,425
Active: 31,337
Belarus 39,858
Cases: 39,858
Deaths: 219
Recovered: 16,660
Active: 22,979
Ecuador 38,103
Cases: 38,103
Deaths: 3,275
Recovered: 18,425
Active: 16,403
Sweden 35,727
Cases: 35,727
Deaths: 4,266
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 26,490
Singapore 33,249
Cases: 33,249
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 17,276
Active: 15,950
United Arab Emirates 32,532
Cases: 32,532
Deaths: 258
Recovered: 16,685
Active: 15,589
Portugal 31,596
Cases: 31,596
Deaths: 1,369
Recovered: 18,637
Active: 11,590
Switzerland 30,796
Cases: 30,796
Deaths: 1,919
Recovered: 28,300
Active: 577
South Africa 25,937
Cases: 25,937
Deaths: 552
Recovered: 13,451
Active: 11,934