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The threats hanging over the African continent with regard to the spread of Covid-19 demand our individual and collective attention. The situation is critical. Yet this is not about mitigating another African humanitarian crisis, but to diffuse the potentially damaging effects of a virus that has shaken the global order and put under question the bases of our living together.
Conducive learning environment and partnering with several institutions to share ideas, provide platform for students and staff exchange for mutual benefit are key to the institutions progress.
Nigeria is leading agriculture into the post-digital era with the inauguration of Africa’s first National agCelerant Technical Committee.
The Founder, National Association of Approved freight Forwarders, Dr. Boniface Aniebonam, has called on the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Ameachi, to explore creative, innovative and digital thinking in shaping transportation policies and actions.
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation.
Consistent with its commitment to the adoption of innovative digital technology to drive its retail strategy, reduce cost and improve revenue and returns, Fidelity Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Open Technology Foundation (OTF) for the adoption of a standard Application Programming Interface (API) for its operations as a financial institution.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged stakeholders in the economy to take advantage of the Fourth Industria Revolution (4IR).
Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents, state governors and deputy state governors.”
The Federal Government is set review the expenditure plans of various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), in its bid to urgently improve their level of accountability and enhance performance.
The Change Nigeria Party (CNP), on Monday, endorsed Emmanuel Ishie Etim as its presidential candidate in the upcoming 2019 presidential election.
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Wednesday said the apex bank was duly committed in positioning the economy on the path of growth by supporting small businesses in the country.
Some private sector operators have said the real sector support facility (RSSF) introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will help boost investment and provide low cost funding for businesses.
A governorship aspirant in the Cross River State, Mani Robson, has said he will bring enduring development for the state if elected governor.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday announced gross earnings of N8.30 billion and operating surplus after tax of N3.79 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2017.
The former governor noted that Nigerians are “hard working, enterprising, and innovative,” and called on the Federal Government, to continue to initiate programmes, that would enlighten Nigerians abroad on the potentials and challenges of their host countries.
The Lagos State Government has tasked the Water Corporation on improved service delivery to the Lagos residents.
The United Nations has revealed that humanitarian partners will require a sum of $1.5 billion to reach 6.1 million people who are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in the North-east ravaged by Boko Haram insurgents.
India’s coronavirus deaths crossed a quarter million on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, overloading a fragile rural healthcare system
The police in Katsina State have arrested four suspected cattle rustlers with 208 animals.
Iran’s hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday registered to run again in an election in June which is being seen as a test of the legitimacy of the country’s clerical rulers.
China is expected to reach a "turning point" between 2026 and 2030 with its population plateauing or even shrinking as fewer babies mean a slow down and then a reversal in the momentum of growth, a state think tank said on Wednesday.
A rights group, International Society for Civil Rights and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has alleged that a total of 1,460 Christians have been killed in Nigeria between January and April.
Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages into Israel from Gaza for a second day on Tuesday and Israeli warplanes struck the enclave in a deepening conflict in which at least 26 people in Gaza and two in Israel have been killed.
Due to the current Covid-19 upsurge in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently under pressure to impose a lockdown in the country.
Bayern Munich may have wrapped up a record-breaking ninth straight Bundesliga title on Saturday, but sharpshooter Robert Lewandowski still has one more historic target in his sights.
Hertha Berlin climbed out of the Bundesliga relegation places on Thursday with a 3-0 home win over Freiburg in their second match after coming out of a two-week quarantine.
James, 29, has dropped off in form following a great start to his Goodison career with three goals in six games after a highly-publicised move from Real Madrid.