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CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash
CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Interventi...

CBN Disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 Intervention Cash

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N3.5 trillion to various sectors of the economy to assist in cushioning the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Apex bank says it will also contribute N1.8 trillion into the N2.30 trillion Federal Government’s one-year Economic... read more »

JOHESU Suspends Seven-day Strike
JOHESU Suspends Seven-day Strike

JOHESU Suspends Seven-day Strike

Nigerian health workers have announced suspension of its industrial action which it embarked upon seven days ago. The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), umbrella body for the health workers asked members to resume duty on Monday, September 21. The body embarked on strike on September 14,... read more »

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football
Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

Ghana Approves Resumption of Football

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo has approved the resumption of professional football as part of easing of measures imposed to curb spread of COVID-19. The move was necessitated by a decline in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. However, the president said its land and... read more »

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools
Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment ...

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has directed schools to conduct COVIDD-19 risk assessment weekly. The directive comes as part of measures to contain the spread of dreaded COVID-19 virus as more states are set to fully reopen schools on Monday. The NCDC equally ordered local governments and... read more »

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians
Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari...

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would bounce back strongly, given the well-planned policy responses to the economic challenges which are fall out of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said his administration had implemented appropriate policies geared towards... read more »

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CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10 percent by... read more »

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has ratified September 21 for the resumption of primary and secondary schools in the South West state. This comes after the recent approval by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) for the reopening of schools which have been shut since March in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Fayemi made the... read more »

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the ...

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session from 21/09/2020

The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the plans for *both Public and Private Schools* resumption in the... read more »

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVI...

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed all the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions for a second time due to... read more »

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced suspension of its nationwide strike. This was disclosed by Dr Aliyu Sokumba, President of... read more »

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Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood, as Women Conclude August Meeting

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclude August ...

The Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu State have sensitised women of Agulu, Umana community in Ezeagu Local Government Area (LGA) on safe pregnancy practices and hygiene promotion on the occasion... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If…..

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if institutions of criminal justice , health and social services work hand in hand to provide long lasting solutions. He said this in commemoration of International day... read more »

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Becaus...

A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a “Whooping”...

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a Whooping 800 Meters

In an obvious attempt at showing Nigerians and the world that he is indeed fit, President Buhari today trekked the whole of 800 meters home. Buhari had gone to... read more »

Fitness and Well-being – Exercise Done Right

Fitness and Well-being - Exercise Done Right

Do you know why many people find it difficult to really exercise? Simple! They complicate things for themselves. How? Let’s assume you want to improve your... read more »

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Put the Welfare of Your Patients First, FG Asks Striking JOHESU

Put the Welfare of Your Patients First, FG Tells Striking JOHESU

The Federal Government has asked members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to disregard the strike action declared for Sunday midnight, asking them to “put the welfare of their... read more »

CBN Defends Policies, Rebuffs NESG Claims

CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG’s Claims

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended its intervention programmes aimed at stimulating economic growth, saying it everted food crisis during the peak of COVID-19 lockdown. This was... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned against reopening of universities at the moment as it could lead to second wave of COVID-19 in the country. This was disclosed by... read more »

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, recently deposed by mutinying soldiers was flown to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for medical attention in the late hours of Saturday, a top... read more »

Money Rain as President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan Weds (See Video)

Money Rain at Wedding of President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan (See ...

There was no shortage of spectacular scenes as President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan and her groom, Mohammed Turad wedded on Friday. The lavish wedding which had its planners flown in from... read more »