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The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated this on her Twitter handle on Thursday.

NANTS: 600 Nigerian shops in Ghana re-opened

Over six hundred shops belonging to Nigerian traders in Ghana had been re-opened to business by the Ghanaian government said the President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), Dr Ken Ukaoha.

South Sudan’s central bank cuts benchmark interest rate to 10%

South Sudan’s central bank said it cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.
Former Police Public Relations Officer of Lagos, CSP, Dolapo Opeyemi Badmus has enlightened Nigerians on easy ways to identify a fraudster to avoid falling victim of their scams.

Dolapo Badmus: How to identify fraudsters

Former Police Public Relations Officer of Lagos, CSP, Dolapo Opeyemi Badmus has enlightened Nigerians on easy ways to identify a fraudster to avoid falling victim of their scams.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

SGF: Christians exhibiting reckless confidence in face of coronavirus pandemic

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that it is worrisome that some Christians exhibit reckless confidence in the face of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

Okada riders protest incessant extortion, arrest by police in Lagos

Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘Okada,’ on Thursday marched through the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, protesting against incessant arrest, extortion and seizure of their motorcycles by the police.

CAC to issue certificates of incorporation with tax numbers

The Corporate Affairs Commission says certificates of registration of business and non-business entities will be issued with Tax Identification Numbers.
Struggling petrochemicals producer Sasol has appointed advisers to sell its stakes in a power plant in Mozambique and a gas pipeline running from the country into South Africa, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Sasol to sell stakes in Mozambique pipeline, power plant

Struggling petrochemicals producer Sasol has appointed advisers to sell its stakes in a power plant in Mozambique and a gas pipeline running from the country into South Africa, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Disney said Wednesday that the company will delay the phased reopening of its theme parks in Anaheim, California.

Disney delays reopening of California theme parks amid surge of new coronavirus cases

“The State of California has now indicated that it will not issue theme park reopening guidelines until sometime after July 4. Given the time required for us to bring thousands of cast members back to work and restart our business, we have no choice but to delay the reopening of our theme parks and resort hotels until we receive approval from government officials. Once we have a clearer understanding of when guidelines will be released, we expect to be able to communicate a reopening date,” Disney said in a statement.

German business confidence gains on hopes of economic rebound

German business confidence on Monday gained more than forecast as expectations of an economic rebound in the wake of strict coronavirus restrictions grew.
Olympus has announced plans to get out of the camera business entirely, selling off its imaging division to an investment fund. J

Olympus is getting out of the camera business

Olympus has announced plans to get out of the camera business entirely, selling off its imaging division to an investment fund. Japan Industrial Partners, the company that bought the VAIO computer business from Sony, has signed a memorandum of understanding that will see Olympus spin out the division and transfer all of its shares.

Austin Eguavoen suggests solution to Nigerian clubs financial woes

Former Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has suggested a solution to the current financial woes being experienced by a number of the Nigerian Professional football clubs.
Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.

Kidnapping: Traders union close shops, markets in Calabar

Traders in Cross River under the auspices of Calabar Traders Union have shut markets and shops in Calabar metropolis to protest the spate of kidnapping in the state.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers locks down Bonny, Onne communities

The Rivers State Government has expressed deep worry that the state could gradually become the next epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with a rising number of positive cases of the pandemic.

Finland to increase 10,000 university places during 2020-2022

Finland will create more than 10,000 additional study places in higher education institutions between 2020 and 2022, to respond to the shortage of professionals in various fields and regions, as well as to offset the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture in a press release on Thursday.

Minister: Naira Marley will be prosecuted

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, has announced that rapper Azeez Fashola who is popularly known as Naira Marley, and some members of his team, will have their days in court.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

Aviation minister denies demanding bribes before approving flights

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has denied asking or receiving a bribe to approve flights.

Food security: Nigerian government to recruit 77, 400 youths into agric business

In a bid to boost food sufficiency and reduce unemployment, the Federal Government, has announced plans to inject over 77,400 young farmers into agriculture business under a scheme called Buhari Young Farmers Network.

Nigerian government ignoring our complaints of maltreatment of Nigerians in China – groups

A group of concerned Nigerians, Council of Nigerian Citizens in China, CNCC, has said the Federal Government is not serious about complaints of maltreatment of Nigerians in China.

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government meets stakeholders on review of budget

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation Centres, screening facilities, and other costs in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder

Ogunyemi was said to have killed one Moshood Babalola on 17th of February 2010 at about 10am at a village called Agbedegbede in Ile Ife, Osun State.
The ex of Chelsea footballer Michy Batshuayi has taken him to court over the alleged failure to pay child maintenance for his two-year-old daughter.

West Ham linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi

West Ham have been linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government frees 7,813 inmates in 18 states, FCT

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has released a total of 7, 813 inmates from various Correctional Centers since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike: Abdullahi Ganduje has exposed plot to rig Edo election

Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, that he (Wike) will be quarantined, was an admission of the plot by the party to use security forces to rig the Edo State election come September 19.