Coronavirus: Lagosians react angrily to lockdown
Pains of the lockdown across parts of the country especially Lagos State went a notch further as Lagosians reacted angrily to the coronavirus lockdown which is currently taking its toll on the once bobbling commercial capital of Nigeria.
Day 1 of Lagos and Abuja Lockdown
Day One of the lockdown order issued by President Muhammed Buhari for the residents of Lagos and Abuja went without too much drama as one would expect. While some complied and stayed home, others were probably not aware of the importance of the stay-at-home- order. GuardianTV, as usual, went around capturing activities, or lack off as the case may be, in both cities.
How Nigeria’s telecoms industry is responding to COVID-19
The Central Bank of Nigeria says Non-Performing Loans in the banking industry moderated to 6.54 in the February from 6.59 per cent in January. David Adu, Senior Analyst at Meristem Securities joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s banking sector and telecommunication industry.
How to stay positive during the Coronavirus lockdown
It’s only Day-1 of a planned 14-day lockdown, and it’s not looking like it’s going to be the easiest of times for residents of the affected Nigerian cities, but here are six ways to help you stay positive over the next fortnight.
Absa’s Ridle Markus on Africa’s monetary response to COVID-19
As COVID-19 cases climb in Africa, countries have had monetary responses to the issue such as South Africa and Namibia cutting by 100 basis points, Ghana by 150 and Nigeria keeping rates unchanged in yesterday’s MPC announcement. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack the economic impact of monetary response to COVID-19 in Africa is Ridle Markus, Africa Strategist at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking.
Buhari resumes work as guests stay away from Aso Villa, Kano Assembly approves Ganduje’s N50bn loan request and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
Coronavirus: Why Abba Kyari's status is a big deal
A few hours ago, the news was awash that Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for Coronavirus. This made headlines over the country and GuardianTV brings you why Abba Kyari's coronavirus status is a big deal to Nigerians.
Coronavirus: Public Service Awareness Campaign
With the number of people dying from the coronavirus disease increasing daily around the world, it surely came as a relief to Nigerians when the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire recently announced that the second infected case of the coronavirus in Nigeria tested negative. While it is great news to note that there are no known cases of people infected with the virus in Nigeria, it is important to take personal hygiene seriously this period.
Afro jazz legend Manu Dibango dies of COVID 19
Cameroon-born singer Manu Dibango, best known for his 1972 hit 'Soul Makossa', passed away in France on Tuesday having been diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month.