COVID-19: SON is working on standards to revive Nigeria tourism sector

  Nigeria : To mitigate the harrowing effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Tourism Industry, the National Mirror Committee on Tourism has  met to find a common ground for post Covid 19 and to forge a way forward in reviving the Industry. The Working Group of the Mirror Committee on Tourism and related Services […]

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Bill Gates: We should be able to ‘manufacture a lot of vaccines’ next year 

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates told Yahoo Finance in a recent interview that the development of medicine for the coronavirus is “moving at record speed,” and predicted that better treatments will be available this year and “a lot of vaccines” will be made next year. “During 2021 we should be able to manufacture a lot of vaccines,” says […]

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Global economies, companies hit hard as virus cases top 17 million

(AFP): Economies from Europe to the United States on Thursday reported record slumps and companies from banks to car makers warned of losses in the latest fallout from the pandemic that has infected more than 17 million people across the globe. Six months after the World Health Organization declared a global emergency, countries around the […]

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Propak West Africa cancels 2020 expo in Nigeria, citing COVID-19

“We are postponing Propak West Africa due to the ongoing global uncertainty with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.” George Pearson, Regional Director- West Africa, Afrocet Montgomery, the organizer of the annual industry event for packaging, printing and plastics professionals, said in an update on Propak West Africa 2020. In recent weeks we have been in touch […]

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COVID-19: Cadbury Donates Products to Ondo State

  In Picture  From left: Mr. Adeyinka Odukoya, Divisional Sales Manager (DSM), South West, Cadbury Nigeria Plc, presenting a letter to Arakunrin Oluwarotimi  Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, during the donation of Cadbury Nigeria’s products to the State recently, as part of the Company’s response to COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.  Related posts: Buhari commissions Linyl […]

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MAN writes over 3,000 companies to prevent COVID-19 infections at work

As business operations resume tomorrow, especially in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged employers and their staff to adhere strictly to fourteen preventive measures put in place by the government through the the Naonal Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). In a letter to over 3,000 of its members company […]

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African Union Commission appoints MAN President to Covid-19 Fund Board of Trustees

Engr. Mansur Ahmed, President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) / Executive Director, Dangote Group, has been appointed to the African Union Covid-19 Response Fund Board of Trustees. Other members of the Board includes Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank); Prof. Wiseman Lumkile Nkuhlu – Chancellor of the University of […]

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Nigeria: SON Provides Guide for the production of Face Masks

In furtherance of efforts to ensure production and use of quality Barrier Masks by Nigerians to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Standards Organisation of Nigeria has published an extract of the international standard AFNOR SPEC-S76-001:2020 earlier made available to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Sustainable Production and Delivery of Essential Materials. A statement […]

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TG Arla, makers of Dano Milk supports 50 000 Nigerians with brands as Covid-19 palliative

In Picture: Members of the TG Arla Dairy Products LFTZ Enterprise, makers of Dano Milk during donation of N50million worth of products to the Lagos Food Bank Initiative. Source: Marketing  Edge  Related posts: Irish Dairy Milk braces for Nigerian market CBN funded Arla Foods Milk Collection Centers take-off in Kaduna State Nigeria’s central bank implements […]

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COVID -19: Buhari Extends lockdown in Nigeria by 14 – Days

President Muhammadu Buhari today extended COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria by a further 14- Days. In an address to the Nation, Buhari disclosed that while the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases globally was over one million, eight hundred and fifty thousand as at yesterday, This morning, Nigeria had 323 confirmed cases in twenty States. ” With […]

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