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TCN, NNPC collaborate to increase gas supply to electricity industry

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received unprecedented support from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the availability of gas
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE returns to negative posture, indices down by 0.05 per cent

Trading on the Nigerian equity market returned to negative territory on Wednesday with 0.05 per cent dip or losses in MTN Nigeria and six other stocks.G

Coronavirus: Air Peace stops passenger with suspected case from boarding flight

A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight on Friday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Facebook announces $100 billion virus aid plan for small businesses

Facebook is rolling out a plan to give 100 billion dollars in aid, through loans and ad credits, to small businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak, it announced in a blog post on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: Mixed reactions trail central bank’s policy measures

Mixed reactions have trailed policy measures announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to tackle the effect of COVID-19 on the nation’s economy.

Electricity: Consumers backing spinning reserve for system stability – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday said most customers are backing a spinning reserve strategy, an ancillary service to stabilize electricity supply nationwide and cut down on incessant system collapses.

NERC postpones TCN public hearing over scanty data

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday, postponed till Monday 16, March 2020, a Public Hearing on the on the application for the extraordinary tariff review for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

NWFL: No going back on league resumption

Nigeria Women Football League Chief Operating Officer Dr. Ayo Abdulrahman has confirmed that there is no going back on the resumption date slated for the 18th of March 2020 which us exactly a week from now as date to commence the topflight women football league by the management of the NWFL.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Nigeria stock market capitalisation drops further by N656 billion

Panic sell off continued on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday with the market capitalisation shedding N656 billion in what an expert attributed to fear of naira devaluation.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC: Nigeria loses $750 million to oil theft in 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the nation lost about 750 million dollars to oil theft in 2019.
TOKYO - Nissan shareholders vented their outrage at the Japanese automaker’s top management Tuesday for crashing stock prices, zero dividends and quarterly losses after the scandal-ridden departure of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan shareholders furious at Carlos Ghosn scandal, dismal results

Nissan shareholders vented their outrage at the Japanese automaker’s top management Tuesday for crashing stock prices, zero dividends and quarterly losses after the scandal-ridden departure of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Aisha Falode

NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE: Trading defies inflation figure, index up 0.90 per cent

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday rose by 0.90 per cent in spite of rise in inflation rate recorded in December 2019.
The NWFL has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.

NWFL calls for more registration into the Amateur League

The Nigeria Women Football League has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Market capitalisation gains N2.22 trillion in seven days

The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose N2.22 trillion or 17.10 percent in seven trading sessions with the market maintaining an upward trend since the beginning of 2020.

Air Peace commends federal government for addressing industry challenges

Air Peace has lauded the Federal Government for addressing some of the challenges confronting the country’s aviation industry.

Air Peace chief tasks federal government on tax reduction, charges

Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, Chief Operating Officer, Air Peace, has called on the Federal Government to look into the issues of multiple taxation and charges to avoid crippling the airline business in the country.

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Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

QPR star Eberechi Eze undecided on international future

QPR playmaker Eberechi Eze said he is yet to make a decision on his international future with England and Nigeria hoping to secure his services.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

Cash transfer: Nigeria doles out N20, 000 each to 5, 000 FCT residents

The Federal Government has commenced payment of N20, 000 each to five thousand beneficiaries of its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has donated sanitisers and other items to the people of his constituency, Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.

Delta governor’s spokesman donates sanitisers, others to community

Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has donated sanitisers and other items to the people of his constituency, Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state.
The United Arab Emirates has launched a drive-through coronavirus testing facility as part of the Gulf state’s efforts to fight the disease, the Abu Dhabi government’s media office announced.

Nigeria records 12 new coronavirus cases, total rise to 151

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) released the new figures in a tweet on Wednesday, in its latest update on the disease.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Union demands life insurance, N100, 000 special coronavirus allowances for health workers

The Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, NUAHP, on Wednesday, demanded life insurance scheme and immediate payment of N100, 000 special coronavirus allowances to all health workers at the frontline of the war against the disease as presently done to other health workers globally.