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Resumption: Fumigation does not kill coronavirus – private schools

National Vice President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, South-South, Dr. Akpeme Ochukwu, has faulted the compulsory fumigation of schools before resumption as directed by the state governments, stressing that it does not kill COVID-19.

UK urges firms to stockpile medicines before Brexit

The UK government has urged medicine suppliers to build up stockpiles to prepare for possible border disruptions when Britain severs ties with the European Union at the end of the year.
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Nigerian bank cautions depositors on rising fraud cases

Access Bank Plc has called on customers to be vigilant of the common tricks used by fraudsters to rob them of their monies.

NIPOST: Lagos chamber wants regulatory framework reviewed

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for the review of the regulatory framework of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) in the interest of the Nigerian economy, business continuity, private sector development and job creation.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama, has urged Nigerian ladies to dress in a decent manner to avoid getting raped.

Nollywood actress urges ladies to dress appropriately to avoid rape

Veteran Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama, has urged Nigerian ladies to dress in a decent manner to avoid getting raped.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.

Lagos governor approves N1 billion seed capital for hospitality business

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved N1billion seed capital for investment in tourism as a loan. Sanwo-Olu announced the approval on Wednesday, at the 6th Lagos Corporate Assembly, held at the Banquet Hall in the State House, Alausa, Ikeja.
3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari urges Nigerians abroad to support economic recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appealed to Nigerians in the diaspora to actively participate in the country’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Governor Diri: I’ll soon form my government

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has dropped the hint that the constitution of the State Executive Council is underway.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.

VP Osinbajo: President Buhari’s financial support for MSMEs very robust

As part of efforts to support small businesses in Nigeria to survive the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government as planned in the Economic Sustainability Plan is now set to implement a number of schemes to keep MSMEs afloat, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Chairman/CEO of the NiDCOM Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (second from left) at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). With her are officials of NAPPSA. [Twitter/@lolusada]

NIDCOM: Nigerians living abroad are our greatest assets

According to Odu, the NiDCOM chief gave the description at the presentation of Diagnostics and Pharmaceutical Personal Protective Equipment worth millions of Naira by the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA).
Nollywood actress Uche Ogbodo says she is ready to fall in love again.

Uche Ogbodo: I want to love again

She said: “My baby girl will have siblings soon. I assure you. Watch out. I am still a lover girl as I was a few years ago. It’s only that I am a little wiser and stronger. Now, I am open to finding love again and getting married. I won’t say I have regrets over my past. I only have lessons learnt. Also, I don’t frown at finding love in the industry. If you find your love amongst your colleagues in showbiz, please feel free to nurture it. If I find love here, I will definitely nurture it. But I have never, not yet.”

NUPENG pickets oil firm over anti-labour practices

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Thursday picketed the Victoria Island, Lagos office of Variant Energy Services over anti labour practices.

NAMA upgrades safety facilities ahead of airport reopening

As airline operators and other organisations in the Nigerian aviation industry prepare to recommence operations, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has reiterated its readiness to ensure safe flight in the industry.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ART supports Nigerian government’s plan on airport concession

The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), a non-governmental body has thrown its weight behind the Federal Government’s plan to concession four of the country’s airports.
Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu, says sexual harassment is not limited to only Nollywood. He says it is prevalent in all sectors.

Chiwetalu Agu: Sexual harassment is widespread

“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.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has inaugurated the State Business Environment Council, with a charge to members to come up with sustainable reforms that would bring about improved and practical approaches towards Ease of Doing Business in the State.

Ogun governor inaugurates council on business environment

Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has inaugurated the State Business Environment Council, with a charge to members to come up with sustainable reforms that would bring about improved and practical approaches towards Ease of Doing Business in the State.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Why government’ll not hands-off downstream oil sector

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Sunday, insisted that it would continue to regulate the downstream petroleum industry, irrespective of the recent deregulation of the sector, to prevent petroleum products marketers from exploiting consumers and also to enforce the appropriate laws guiding the industry.
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Bonny Light price bounces back to $40 as OPEC, GECF meet over oil market

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s Bonny Light, has bounced back to $40 per barrel, as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, GECF, have ended a successful engagement over the oil market.

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Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru will be on the sidelines for the next two weeks after getting injured in training for French Ligue 1 side, Monaco.

Henry Onyekuru rejoins Monaco after loan stint at Galatasaray

Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.

Petroleum dealers in Anambra threaten shutdown over multiple taxes, gives ultimatum

Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government raises hate speech fine to N5 million

During the unveiling of the Reviewed Broadcasting code, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive in the wake of the 2019 general elections.

Why Edo schools haven’t reopened – official

The Edo State Government has said secondary schools in the state will resume August 10 as against August 4 that was announced by the Federal Ministry of Education for graduating students.
Speaking in Port Harcourt, the new President of IYC, Peter Igbifa, while describing the conditions of the affected students in abroad as pitiable, said the youths of Niger Delta are agitated to see their kinsmen carrying placards abroad to protest their neglect by the NDDC and the Federal Government.

IYC: Non-payment of NDDC students’ fees, embarrassing, shameful

The Ijaw Youths Council, IYC, Worldwide, has described as shameful and embarrassing the delay in the payment of fees and stipends of students under the scholarship scheme of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.