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Unanswered questions as Nigeria braces for coronavirus lockdown

26 March 2020 Small business owners worry about cash flow as Nigeria prepares to go into lockdown later on Thursday. Nigerians are bracing for a partial lockdown from Thursday as authorities try to contain the spread of coronavirus cases in the country of about 200 million people. Markets, religious centres, schools, offices and leisure spots have already been shut in …

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Nigerian doctors go on strike as coronavirus cases rise

20 March 2020 Nigeria successfully managed an Ebola outbreak, but COVID-19 is a very different matter. Nigerian doctors in the capital, Abuja, have gone on strike, demanding two months’ back pay, despite the steady rise in coronavirus cases in the country. The doctors said it was a difficult decision. There have been a total of 12 confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria. The latest were four …

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UN housing rights expert visits Nigeria

15 September 2019 The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha, is in Nigeria on a visit expected to last from 13 to 23 September 2019. “I look forward to travelling to the most populous nation in Africa to explore the challenges and opportunities facing Nigeria with regard to its implementation of the right to housing,” …

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