Africa: Health Minister Offers ‘Clinic’ on Explaining COVID-19 to 200 Million Nigerians

One of every six Africans is Nigerian, according to widely cited calculations, but that may underestimate Nigeria’s share of the continent’s population. Many of the country’s 200 million people live and work at close proximity in large cities and are squeezed into the poorest communities. Consequently, Nigeria’s experience with the global pandemic is being closely watched. The minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, in regular press conferences that are broadcast live, is providing a clinic on how to address fears and provide information and explanations of what the federal…

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Legal implications of COVID-19 for businesses and companies in Nigeria

Recently, the world has be awashed with the rapid spread of the Corvid-19 virus (CORONA VIRUS). Nigeria citizens are at an elevated risk of contracting this virus and many scientists all over the world have been thrown into the turmoil of finding the cure to this widespread epidemic. Here is this brief article dabbles into the legal implications of the virus in Nigeria from human rights, contractual, taxation, employer and employee laws. i). Effect of coronavirus on contracts and contracting parties Businesses worldwide have been forced to a halt due…

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