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Ecobank Nigeria has unveiled a special loan package for female entrepreneurs in the country. The Ecobank Female Entrepreneurs’ Initiative (EFEI) loan is specially designed by the bank to financially empower female business owners and entrepreneurs in the country.
With the number of Covid-19 deaths reaching 285 on Monday, the country looked to retired intensive care health workers for the support of those in need of round-the-clock medical attention.
Suspected kidnappers have abducted a policewoman, her daughter and four others at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna metropolis.
A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded four dismissed police officers in the custody of Port Harcourt Correctional facility over the death of an auto mechanic, Chima Ikwunador, while in police custody.
Anambra State female lawyers under the aegis of ‘Stand Up For Women Society’ have petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, over an alleged sexual harassment of Nigerian girls by some Chinese working in an Onitsha–based manufacturing company.
“Sexual abuse happens in every profession, whether it is medicine or law. We have also heard of lecturers who demand for sex from their students in order to award them high scores. Even in government circles, it happens. It affects all strata of society. It is not peculiar to Nollywood at all,” he told a national daily.
Ahead of the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo state, Edo women both in and outside the State have endorsed the incumbent Governor of the ruling party in the state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki for a second term.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, making US$37.4 million (S$50 million) in the past 12 months for an earnings record, Forbes magazine reported on Friday.
Female Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants recently appointed by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, have been advised to see their appointments as a call to service.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in the states’ governorship elections on Sept. 19 and Oct. 10.
The Nigeria Immigration Service has suspended the posting of five of its female personnel, Priscilla Irabor, Binti Attabor, Catherine Bakura, Blessing Udida and Ockiya Eneni, who partook in the viral #BopDaddyChallenge promoted by rapper, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana, on social media.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Wednesday that people that are between age 31 and 40 bracket are more susceptible to contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday nullified the conviction and sentencing of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, for corruption because the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, lacked the powers to deliver judgment in Kalu’s trial as at the time he did.
A 45-year-old man, Ochieze Chinedu Jude, has been arrested by the police at Aboh, Umulolo in Okigwe Local Government Area in Imo State for chaining his three children for allegedly being the reason for his bad luck in life.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that both N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are fit for Saturday’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on the road.
National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) say they are jointly investigating an oil leak from Ship’s Clough Creek-Tebidaba trunkline at Azuzuama community in Bayelsa.
Napoli newboy Victor Osimhen hopes to follow the footsteps of club greats, Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain.
The United States National Counterintelligence and Security Centre has alleged that China, Russia and Iran were interfering in the 2020 electoral process.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted Arsenal’s 2019/2020 Player of the Season, finishing ahead of Bernd Leno and Bukayo Saka who were second and third respectively.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has extolled the virtues of Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, on his 57th birthday.
Egypt withdrew from the Nile dam talks scheduled today with Ethiopia claiming that the proposal put forth by the nation lacked regulations on dam operations and any legal mechanism for settling disputes.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he will not report his predecessor and friend of over 40 years, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of political differences.
Following the call by an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassi, for Igbo presidency in 2023, the former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, has declared that Ndigbo would join Nnamdi Kanu, to seek Biafra secession from Nigeria if South-East does not produce the president of the country in 2023.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence in its ongoing reconciliation efforts, asking all former members who left its ranks to return home.