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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.

LMC grants conditional approval for Kwara United to replace Delta Force

Kwara United on Wednesday, December 11 received a provisional approval to acquire Delta Force FC and play their home games at the Ilorin Township Stadium starting from MatchDay 8 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/20 season.
Akwa Starlets recorded their first win in the top flight, courtesy of a lone goal scored by Isaac George, to see off visiting FC Ifeanyiubah, in a Matchday 4 fixture decided at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.

LMC approves Akwa Starlets’ change of name

The League Management Company (LMC) has approved the change of name of Akwa Starlets to Dakkada International FC in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC set to take measures to curb oil theft

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it is taking measures to address the menace of pipeline vandalism and crude oil theft in the nation’s Oil and Gas industry.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC seeks support in curbing oil pipelines vandalism

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday called on Nigerians and security agencies to join its effort at curbing the menace of oil pipeline vandalism in the country.

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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.
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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.