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GDP: Nigeria stock market may end 2020 in red – Uwaleke

  By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, says the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will likely close 2020 in red, based on...

Electricity: Sen. Suswan suggests measure for improved metering , other distribution infrastructures

By Kingsley Okoye Sen.Gabriel Suswan (PDP Benue) has advised Federal Government to purchase prepaid meters in bulk as a holder of 40 per cent equity...

Why NASS directs DisCos to suspend increase in electricity tariff

  By Kingsley Okoye Sen. Gabriel Suswan (PDP-Benue) says the National Assembly directs the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) not to increase electricity tariff because of the...

Switzerland to impose 10-day quarantine on arrivals

By Habiba BrogerThe Swiss government will impose a 10-day quarantine on arrivals from ‘high-risk’ countries from July 6, according to a statement by the...

COVID-19: Nigeria records highest daily case of 790

By Abujah RachealNigeria on Wednesday recorded its new highest daily figure of 790 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 26, 484. The Nigeria Centre...

COVID-19: Government guildlines qualifies fully as persecution of Christians, says Oyakhilome

Reverend Chris Oyakhilome, senior pastor of Christ Embassy, has once again kicked against the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the government for religious gatherings. Speaking...

PDP aspirant withdraws from Ondo governorship race

By Aderemi Bamgbose Mr John Ola-Mafo, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant has withdrawn from the Ondo State Governorship election scheduled for Oct. 10. Ola-Mafo announced...

Interstate travel: FRSC urges motorists, passengers to exercise patience

By Stanley Nwanosike The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged motorists and passengers to exercise patience due to anticipated increase in vehicles on the...

Bayelsa records 2 COVID-19 related deaths, 7 infections

By Christian Ogbonna Bayelsa has recorded two additional COVID-19 related deaths and seven new infections as announced by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Dr...

WHO warns against use of masks during exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably. WHO gave the...

Kwara sets up post-COVID-19 Recovery Committee

Kwara State Government has inaugurated a seven-member Committee on Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme (CARES), to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. Gov....

Gov Lalong calls for digitisation of courts

By Martha Agas Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has called for investment in the digitisation of courts to enhance its efficiency in the country. The governor...

Interstate travel: Not our intention, place to increase fares -NURTW

By Lucy OgalueThe National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), on Wednesday, says it is not the intention of the union or in its...

Niger Govt. signs N1.8bn MoU to build 1,200 houses

Niger Government, on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Family Home Funds, a financing firm, to develop 1,200 housing units at a...

Aisha Buhari pledges support to families of fallen heroes

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has pledged her continued support to widows of late Nigerian soldiers to enable them to become economically self-reliant. She made...

Girl, 17, wins COVID-19 essay competition in Lagos

A 17-year-old girl, Barakat Adeoti, has emerged the winner of a COVID-19 essay competition for secondary schools in Badagry, Lagos State. The News Agency of...

Truck loses control, kills 4 in Ibadan

A truck loaded with beverage crushed to death four persons and severely injured four others, when it lost control from brake failure, the Federal...

AKK gas pipeline project excites Ajaokuta residents

By Edith Ike-Eboh Residents of Ajaokuta in Kogi state have  expressed joy  on  the construction of the Ajaokuta Kaduna Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project by...

AKK gas pipeline commercially viable, can repay in 10 years – Contractor

By Edith Ike-Eboh Mr Emeka Okwuosa, Chairman Oilserv Ltd., says the Ajaokuta-Kaduna- Kano (AKK), gas pipeline project is commercially viable and can service its loan...

PPPRA fixes Petrol price band of N140.80 to N143.80k per litre for July

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), has fixed the pump price band of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol...

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COVID-19: WHO releases list of countries with highest coronavirus deaths

The World Health Organization, WHO, regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has revealed countries with the highest COVID-19 death cases. Africa has recorded 11,052...

Why Deputy Gov, commissioners were barred from Ajimobi’s Fidau prayer — Family explains

The family of late former Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi has explained why the state’s Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan was prevented from attending the...

Makinde’s Deputy, Commissioners barred from attending Ajimobi’s Fidaus prayer

Engineer Rauf Olaniyan, Deputy Governor to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, and two commissioners in the state have been prevented from attending the...

LASU medical student receives Diana Award for mental health education

Toluwalashe Soyemi, a fourth year medical student of the Lagos State University (LASU), has been honoured with the Diana Award for creating and sustaining...

Nollywood actor Gideon Okeke calls for scrabbing of state of origin for national peace

Nollywood actor, Gideon Okeke has called for the abolition of state of origin which he said will bring national peace. The actor who alleged that...

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