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Cross River declares state-wide total lockdown

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has declared a total lockdown in the state, as part of measures to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

Bank sensitises students on money usage in Nasarawa

Access Bank Plc has taken its Global Money Week sensitisation campaign to Nasarawa State to educate students on how to use money to transform their communities.
Dubai-based mega carrier, Emirates Airlines, has stopped flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos until the airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS) is fixed.

Emirates halts flights to Lagos, hundreds stranded in Ghana

Dubai-based mega carrier, Emirates Airlines, has stopped flight operations to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos until the airport’s Instrument Landing System (ILS) is fixed.

NUC: Only one per cent of Nigeria’s population currently in university

The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abubakar Rasheed, has said the agency is in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.

MultiChoice launches step up campaign

Active and disconnected customers on the DStv Access, Family, Yanga, Confam, Compact, and Compact Plus packages, who pay for their current packages, will be bumped up to a higher package for 30 days of access to a wider viewing experience.
President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday outlined his priorities for the remaining part of his tenure in 2020.

UNGA president outlines 2020 priorities

President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday outlined his priorities for the remaining part of his tenure in 2020.
Marla Maples, Donald Trump’s second wife has spoken about her marriage with Donald Trump and why they parted ways.

Marla Maples: Why I divorced Donald Trump

Marla Maples, Donald Trump’s second wife has spoken about her marriage with Donald Trump and why they parted ways.

Experts advise governments to use capital market for infrastructure funding

Private and public sectors experts have advised governments at all levels to use the capital market to bridge funding gap and develop much-needed infrastructure.

LCCI: Insecurity, policy somersault bleeding Nigeria’s economy

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has raised the alarm that uncertainty in the country’s business environment is not only posing risk for investors in the country but also costing the economy billions of Naira in losses.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 5

Court orders forfeiture of Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties belonging to former Senate President Bukola Saraki in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government reiterates interest in agro-business to banish hunger

Oyo State Government has reiterated its determination to use agricultural business and potentials to empower citizens and banish hunger as the world celebrated 2019 World Food Day.

Group calls for more girls boarding school in Niger

The High Level Women Advocates (HILWA) working with the UNICEF to promote the Girl Child education in Niger has called for more female boarding schools across the state.

NEPC canvasses economic diversification to save Nigeria shocks of unstable crude

The Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr Segun Awolowo, has canvassed deeper economic diversification initiative to save Nigeria the economic shocks of unstable crude oil prices.
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Digital banking startup raises $10 million for mobile banking in Nigeria

FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and other countries.
Boko Haram

UN: 35,000 killed so far by Boko Haram in Nigeria

An estimated 35,000 persons have lost their lives in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States and other parts of Nigeria since the beginning of the conflict in 2009, the United Nations has said.

Delta senator asks to court vacate order freezing his accounts in four banks

A Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi, as prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its orders freezing his accounts in four banks.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos assemblyman, council boss task Governor Sanwo-Olu on infrastructure

A Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Rasheed Makinde, on Saturday urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to ensure infrastructure development in Ifako Ijaiye area of the state.

Adesunbo Onitiri: Nigerians yet to enjoy dividends of democracy

Lagos Central Senatorial candidate in the just-concluded elections, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has rated democracy in Nigeria very low 20 years after.

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The Anambra State Police Command has reunited a four year-old boy, Ebubechukwu Umeze, who was found wandering, with his mother, Anastetia Okpalanozie.

Police reunite found child with biological mother

The reunification followed an announcement by the Command on March 31, 2020 that a bout of about four years was found wandering along Amawbia Roundabout and requested the public to disseminate the massage through their medium in order to trace the biological parents or close relatives of the child.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Stats which prove Wilfred Ndidi is indispensable at Leicester City

This was according to stats compiled by Leicester Mercury which have been collated since the 2016/17 season – the year Ndidi joined the club from Belgian side Genk.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League could ‘complete the season in China’

The Premier League have been exploring the concept of completing the 2019/20 season in China, according to The Athletic.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

Atletico Madrid players confirm 70 percent wage cut due to coronavirus outbreak

Atletico Madrid have confirmed their players will take a 70% wage cut, to supplement the salaries of 430 club staff in the coming months.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

South Korea coronavirus infections pass 10,000 mark

The number of coronavirus infections in South Korea passed the 10,000 mark, health authorities said on Friday, with 86 new cases recorded since the previous day.