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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Banks implement new CBN guidelines on debt recovery

Deposit Money Banks on August 1 commenced the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Global Standing Instruction which allows them to recover outstanding debts of debtors from other banks.

GSI: Banks notify customers of move to seize debtors’ funds

As the Global Standing Instruction (GSI) policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) came into force at the weekend, many commercial banks have notified customers of their readiness to seize debtors’ funds across financial sector.
Concerned Citizens of the University of Jos

UNIJOS approves N250 million loan for its printing press to boost production

The University of Jos says it has given approval to its printing press to access N250 million loan from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to boost its production.

Nigerian content intervention fund increased to $350 million

The Governing Council of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has approved the expansion of the Nigerian Content Intervention (NCI) Fund from 200 million dollars to 350 million dollars.
National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this in a statement on Sunday night.

APC raps ex-VP Atiku Abubakar over comment on economic diversification

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
FCT Minister of State, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has tested negative to coronavirus.

Minister: 600,000 Abuja households to benefit from coronavirus palliatives

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it will soon begin door-to-door delivery of palliative materials to 600,000 households in the six area councils of the territory.

Coronavirus: Nigeria private sector coalition contribution hits N19.4 billion

The Nigeria Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has so far realised N19.4 billion to help fight COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Retired Nigerian doctors, nurses volunteer services

Retired Doctors, Nurses and Laboratory Scientists across the country have volunteered their services to the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic spreading across States in Nigeria.
A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Shehu Koko representing Maiyama-Koko-Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State made the plea in a statement made available to journalists on Monday.

Reps member calls for suspension of utility bills

As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the restriction of movements in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja and Lagos, which are the hardest hit by coronavirus in the country.

President Buhari’s speech on coronavirus pandemic — full text

From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria approves N7 billion to support creative industry

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government through Bank of Industry (BoI) has approved facility of about seven billion naira under its creative industry group.

Boko Haram: 1,115 children die from acute malnutrition in Borno in 2019 – UNICEF

The United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said 1,115 children have died from acute malnutrition in Borno between January and December 2019.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

House of Reps probes MDAs over failed audit reports

The House of Representatives says it will “name and shame” Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that refuse to appear before it with their audited reports.

What beneficiaries are getting from Ogun poultry project

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has revealed that beneficiaries of the state’s agricultural initiatives, especially in poultry business are already reaping bountiful harvests.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

N-Power programme not abandoned by federal government – minister

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the N-Power programme has not been jettisoned by the Federal Government as being speculated.
Adeola Odedina

Ogun begins empowerment of poultry farmers

In its bid to increase food production and create employment opportunities for the teeming youths, the Ogun State Government has kicked off its Broiler Empowerment Program with the delivery of 54, 000 day-old chicks for 54 beneficiaries.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi urges federal government to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ to revive textile industry

The First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ fabric and revive the nation’s textile industry to boost sustainable economic growth.
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court Abuja to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly’s functions.

Edo assembly passes N179.2 billion budget for 2020

The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion.

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Julian Nagelsmann: New Champions League format good for Leipzig against Atletico Madrid

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Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has explained why he subbed off Mesut Ozil during their Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool.

Mesut Ozil ‘disappointed’ with Arsenal’s reaction to criticism over ‘Uighur Muslim persecution’

Mesut Ozil says he was left disappointed by Arsenal distancing themselves from his comments over the alleged persecution of Uighur Muslims in China.
Nigerian player Tolu Arokodare bagged Valmiera FC in their 2 – 3 victory over FK Spartaks in a Latvian Virsliga clash on Wednesday.

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