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Unemployment spikes as manufacturing outlook dims

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

Unemployment. Photo/VON • Expert predicts 50% unemployment rate rise • Manufacturers lament looted warehouses • Expect longer recession, economist warns Nigeria’s employment... Read More →

Nigeria’s Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph battles Ghanaian for CBC title

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

Bout holds December 12 in Nigeria One of Nigeria’s reigning boxers, Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph, who was stripped of his African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title in controversial... Read More →

Elephants return to North East

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

Hundreds of elephants have found their way back to the North East at the risk of Boko Haram insurgents and potential conflict with the agrarian villagers. The mammals, numbering 250, earlier... Read More →

FDI inflow to Nigeria falls by $1.2b as SSA suffers 21 per cent decline

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

FDIs The latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has revealed that foreign direct investment (FDI) to Nigeria fell by 29 per cent or $1.2 billion. The... Read More →

14 suspected rapists nabbed in Kaduna

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

Fourteen suspected rapists and two persons involved in transformer vandalism have been arrested in Kaduna State, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) commandant in the state,... Read More →

Victim narrates brutalisation, sale of property by SARS men at panel

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

A Victim of brutality and human rights violations, yesterday, told the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry, chaired by Justice Doris Okuwobi, how officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery... Read More →

Telecoms body decries low digital skills as Internet access drags in LDC

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

ITU Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao United Nations arm in charge of global telecommunications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has frowned at rising dearth of digital skills. ... Read More →

Okitipupa oil palm laments N300m loss to EndSARS protests

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

The Okitipupa Oil Palm Company Plc (OOPC) has decried arson attack on the corporate headquarters of the company in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Council of Ondo State. Chief... Read More →

Maritime operators seek change, port, border reforms

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

Entrance to Apapa Port, Lagos. PHOTO: SULAIMON SALAU<br /> Despite the seaports being closed for about five days, the wreck left behind by hoodlums in the aftermath of the EndSARS protests... Read More →

‘Government retaining equity stakes in GenCos, DisCos counter-productive’

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Comments

DisCos The Chief Executive Officer of Century Power Generation Limited, Dr Chukwueloka Umeh has said the Federal Government’s retention of 60% equity stake in the power generation companies... Read More →