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Mrs Toki Mabogunje, President LCCI said this at the Chamber’s second quarterly briefing on the state of the economy on Tuesday in Lagos.

Lagos chamber educates private sector on post coronavirus economy

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has advised organised private sector to leverage creativity and innovation to rebuild a competitive economy post-COVID-19.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate probes 5G network in Nigeria

The Senate has begun probe on the present status of 5th Generation (5G) network in Nigeria.
Kabir Bala, a professor, has formally taken over as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with a passionate appeal to all staff of the institution to unite and work hard for the advancement of the university.

Prof. Kabir Bala takes over as new ABU vice-chancellor

Kabir Bala, a professor, has formally taken over as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with a passionate appeal to all staff of the institution to unite and work hard for the advancement of the university.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 2

PDP kicks as Senate okays President Buhari’s bid to borrow N850 billion

The upper chamber of the Nation­al Assembly on Tuesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow the sum of N850 billion from the domestic capital market to finance projects in the 2020 budget.
The United States should work to achieve a single, comprehensive agreement with Kenya that removes barriers to trade and investment, instead of pursuing a phased approach, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a document viewed by Reuters.

Chamber: US should avoid phased approach in trade talks with Kenya

The United States should work to achieve a single, comprehensive agreement with Kenya that removes barriers to trade and investment, instead of pursuing a phased approach, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a document viewed by Reuters.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

House of Reps resume Tuesday, approve media organisations for coverage of activities

House of Representatives will resume plenary tomorrow, Tuesday one month after its forced adjournment prompted by coronavirus pandemic lockdown.

LCCI asks NNPC to back up reformed petroleum downstream sector with law

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has charged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to consummate its process of reforming the petroleum downstream sector with an appropriate legislative framework, stating that with the legal framework, the reform would not be like the previous dead initiatives.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Senator Sani: Coronavirus can lead to overthrow of governments

Senator Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker representing Kaduna central district at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, has warned that weak governments could be overthrown due to “the economic and social fallout of COVID-19.”
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Ex-President Obasanjo, Gordon Brown, others demand action against pandemic

About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.

Groups provide relief material for vulnerable Nigerians

More groups have donated food, relief materials to vulnerable Nigerians in recent times to help curb the spread of the coronavirus disease.

Abuja Chamber suspends activities as efforts to contain virus spread

As Nigeria continues to witness cases of the dreaded Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) infection, the President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, has called on Nigerians to operate within the directives of the Federal Government as a means to minimise risks.

NCC: Cybercrime, e-fraud major challenges facing telecommunication users

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has attributed cybercrime and e-fraud as one of the major challenges facing telecommunications users in the country.
The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA) has applauded Federal Government decision to suspend its planned borrowing of 22.7 billion dollars external loan for infrastructural projects.

Chamber applauds suspension of $22.7 billion loan by Nigerian government

The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA) has applauded Federal Government decision to suspend its planned borrowing of 22.7 billion dollars external loan for infrastructural projects.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria will continue to engage, collaborate with private sector

The importance of the private sector in the development of the economy, especially in creating employment is why a regular interface between the private sector and the Federal Government will continue, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC promise to supply cheaper fuel

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has stated that petrol would become cheaper and more environment-friendly in Nigeria once the Ajakuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline was completed.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, inspecting projects at Bama Barracks on 31st Dec. 2019

General Buratai: Nigerian Army will emerge victorious against enemies of our national peace, security

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says Nigerian army in collaboration with sister services will emerge victorious against enemies of national peace and security.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

$22.79 billion loan: National Assembly will take full responsibility, won’t allow diversion of funds...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured Nigerians that the National Assembly will take full responsibility for the application of President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.79 billion loan request to various projects domiciled with Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate investigates deposit banks over remittance of tax revenues

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Banking, Insurance and Financial Institutions, and Finance to investigate withholding tax revenues on both bank deposits and dividends.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.