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Nigeria has formally entered its second economic recession in five years as the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global crude oil prices and restrictions imposed to curb the virus caused the nation’s economy to contract for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Pauline Tallen, has urged the people of the Plateau state to support President Muhammadu Buhari by voting him in the 2019 general election in order to reciprocate his good gestures to the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on November 26, 2020, arraigned Prince Lasberry Okafor Anyanwu before Justice E.F Njemanze of the Imo State High Court for alleged fraud.
Local elections in Nigeria are conducted by state electoral commissions, while national elections – presidential, governorship, state and federal legislatures – are conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Nigerian Government on Thursday has formally received the 600-year-old Ife Terracotta which was smuggled from the country through Ghana to The Netherlands in 2019 with a forged document.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider Nigeria’s huge population size and physical development deficits when sharing oil production cuts.
A two-day conference aimed at repositioning Nigeria for increased global and regional trade engagements under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) opens on Friday.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him “to put the country’s resources at the service of human rights, and to support the less well-off to enjoy an adequate standing of living through cutting the cost of governance and implementing bold transparency and accountability measures in your government’s response to Nigeria’s second recession in five years.”
Romania’s old-growth forests are vast ancient woodlands that straddle the Carpathian Mountains in Eastern Europe. They have survived unchanged since the end of the ice age. But now these extraordinary forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and once gone, they can never be fully restored.
The Kano State Government on Monday said it had commenced plans to recruit and deploy 2,000 teachers to teach in all girls’ schools across the state.
In July, an inter-ministerial committee on eradication of sexual and gender-based violence was set up in response to cases of sexual and gender-based violence in the country arising from the COVID-19 lockdowns. The Senate had also approved the sexual harassment bill in furtherance of the legislative agenda to protect women’s rights.
According to 'Mundo Deportivo', Ezequiel Garay is in the running to take over from Gerard Piqué, who will be out injured for quite some time.