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Cement dealers worry about scarcity, marginal increase in prices

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Despite the lockdown announced by President Muhammadu Buhari recently to curtail the spread of dreaded coronavirus, COVID-19 in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun state, the price of cement has witnessed a...

Mon Apr 6th, 2020     Read More →

How Nigerian Banks have fared in serving customers in COVID-19 era

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When President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 30 2020, in his much-anticipated nationwide broadcast declared total lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja as a measure to contain the fast-spreading...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

ASUP suspends planned strike to support fight against COVID-19

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said it will shelve its proposed strike to support the fight against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic across the country. The ASUP President, Mr...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Gorgi Ambush Attack: Buratai Personally visits wounded troops in Maiduguri [Photos]

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Kindly Share This Story: By Kingsley Omonobi Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratal on Sunday, April 5, 2020 personally visited wounded soldiers who were injured in action during the...

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Man City will not seek virus furlough offer

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Manchester City say they will not be furloughing employees at the taxpayer’s expense after a number of Premier League clubs took advantage of the British government’s scheme to fund...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Publish spending details on COVID-19 relief funds, school feeding, SERAP tells FG

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Kindly Share This Story: By Olasunkanmi Akoni Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to provide and publish...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

LASG announces death of 2nd COVID-19 patient

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state. Abayomi announced the...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

Twelve killed in Indian Kashmir violence amid virus lockdown

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Nine suspected militants and three soldiers were killed in two separate incidents in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said Sunday, as authorities enforced a lockdown to combat the spread of...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: PDP tasks NASS on proposed N500bn intervention fund

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the National Assembly to scrutinise the overall profile of the N500 billion proposed by the Federal Government as intervention fund against COVID-19.

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: No mass infection in our estate – NNPC

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Saturday said there was no mass outbreak of Coronavirus infection at its facility in Garki, FCT. The corporation made the clarification in a...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

FG seeks NASS’ approval for N500b COVID-19 intervention fund

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The Federal Government, yesterday, asked the National Assembly to approve the establishment of a N500b Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Crisis Intervention Fund. The Minister of Finance, Budget and...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

‘How BC has strengthened cultural ties between Nigeria, UK’

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Recently, March 5, to be precise, the British Council (BC) in Nigeria hosted high networth guests to its facility, as it celebrated the final leg of the council’s 75th anniversary. The event...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Reps Seek 2-Month Electricity Payment Waiver for Nigerians

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Kindly Share This Story:Speaker of House of Reps, Femi Gbajabiamila By Esther Onyegbula The House of Representatives is to consider a fresh Stimulus Bill that will ensure that Nigerians get free...

Sun Apr 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Reps seek 2-month free power supply to Nigerians

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the House will pass a stimulus Bill to ensure Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months. In a statement on...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →

Liverpool put some non-playing staff on furlough

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Liverpool<br />Liverpool on Saturday became the latest Premier League club to put some of their non-playing staff on furlough during the coronavirus shutdown. The Premier League said on...

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Read More →