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Coronavirus: Delta Airlines to cut flight operations by 15 percent

Delta Airlines on Tuesday announced its plans to reduce it flight operations’ capacity by 15 per cent following the spread of Coronavirus to the country.

Uniben hospital, coy partner to curb neonatal deaths

The Nigerian Breweries Plc has established a partnership with the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) to reduce neonatal mortality rate in the Hospital.
The South African telecoms company, MTN, said its group President and Chief Executive Officer, Rob Shuter, would be stepping down from his role at the end of his contract in March 2021.

MTN chief to step down

The South African telecoms company, MTN, said its group President and Chief Executive Officer, Rob Shuter, would be stepping down from his role at the end of his contract in March 2021.
The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi-Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.

Lagos taxi/cab operators unveil EkoCab mobile app

The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Cab Operators Association, popularly known as Yellow Taxi/Eko Cab, on Tuesday unveiled EkoCab Mobile App to promote transit system in the state.

MTN closes case over N300 million copyright infringement suit

Telecommunication giant MTN on Tuesday closed its case over an alleged N300m copyright infringement suit involving an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Lagos pledges to boost infrastructure to enhance entrepreneurship

Lagos State Government has commended the six shortlisted finalists at the Ernst & Young, EY West Africa Entrepreneurs Award 2020, saying that entrepreneurs are the key drivers of the economy while pledging to boosting infrastructure to overcome some of the operating challenges often faced by business owners in the State.

Former police chief MD Abubakar stresses need for unity at Abuja walk

The National President of the Alumni Association of the National Institute, Inspector General of Police, MD Abubakar (retd.), has called for unity among Nigerians.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. REUTERS-Anushree Fadnavis

Twitter chief reconsiders Africa move amid coronavirus concerns

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Dorsey Jack said on Thursday he is reconsidering a proposed stint in Africa this year due to coronavirus concerns, walking back his plans amid a call by activist investor Elliott Management for his ouster.
Lafarge SA

Coronavirus: Lafarge apologises over role in deadly virus spread to Nigeria

Khaled El Dokani, the country Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge Africa in Nigeria, has apologised for the company’s role in admitting the deadly coronavirus into Nigeria.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Stakeholders hail NSE on demutualisation, list benefits

Capital market stakeholders have hailed the final approval given by members of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to demutualise the exchange to become a profit-making and limited liability company, saying it will benefit the market and the economy.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Reps task NEPC on improved forex earnings, 35% non-oil export minimum target

The House of Representatives on Monday tasked the management of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on the need to redouble its efforts toward improving non-oil revenues.

Maurice Iwu: We have found cure for coronavirus

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu, said on Monday his team had discovered a cure for the deadly coronavirus.
Demand for products like hand sanitisers, face masks, and cleaning wipes have spiked since Friday when Africa’s most populous nation confirmed its first case of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Nigeria probes increased prices for sanitisers, face masks

Nigerian authorities have begun an investigation into skyrocketing prices of hygienic masks and sanitising gels following the emergence of coronavirus in the West African nation, an official has said.

Why kidney failure is increasing in Nigeria – pathologist

A Consultant Pathologist, Dr. Wale Ajala, has condemned ‘indiscriminate’ consumption of herbal alcoholic drinks among Nigerians, saying it increasingly leads to rise in kidney failure.

MTN Nigeria profit grows by 38.8 percent to N202.1 billion in 2019

MTN Nigeria’s profit grew by 38.8 per cent, recording N202.1bn profit after tax in 2019, the company’s full year audited financial report released on Friday has shown.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has frowned at the arbitrary increase in the prices of protective face masks and latex gloves by suppliers and retailers of the products.

Coronavirus: Nigeria frowns at arbitrary hike in price of face masks, others

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has frowned at the arbitrary increase in the prices of protective face masks and latex gloves by suppliers and retailers of the products.
Ikeja Electric Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs Folake Soetan as its Acting Chief Executive Officer.

Folake Soetan appointed Ikeja Electric acting chief

The electricity distribution company made the announcement in a statement signed by its Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Felix Ofulue on Friday in Ikeja.

Google, Flutterwave to train 5,000 SMEs in Nigeria

Google Nigeria, in partnership with digital payments company, Flutterwave, will commence a series of business clinics aimed at helping 5,000 merchants across Nigeria acquire the skills and tools needed.

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Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Wilfred Ndidi: N’Golo Kante is a machine

Wilfred Ndidi has addressed comparisons between himself and former Leicester City midfielder N’Golo Kante.

The pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it seems almost no nation is spared. As infection rates rise, so does panic across financial markets, as economies drastically slow down and supply chains are severely disrupted.
Carrie Symonds has announced she has coronavirus after fiancee Boris Johnson went into isolation with the deadly pathogen.

British premier’s pregnant fiancée tests positive

Ms Symonds posted on Twitter earlier today and said: ‘I’ve spent the past week in bed with the main symptoms of Coronavirus. I haven’t needed to be tested and, after seven days of rest, I feel stronger and I’m on the mend.
At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army and African Union peacekeeping mission troops bases

Coronavirus: Soldiers arrested for raping women during lockdown

Five Rwandan soldiers have been arrested after residents of a slum in the capital, Kigali, alleged that they raped women as they enforced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the army has said.