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Roger Federer backed sports shoe maker On preparing for IPO, Swiss paper says

Swiss sports shoe maker On, partly owned by tennis champion Roger Federer, is in the early stages of preparing for a stock exchange listing in summer or autumn of next year, newspaper NZZ am Sonntag reported.
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Nigeria’s central bank ‘devalues’ Naira again

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday adjusted the value of the naira to exchange to the dollar at N381, as parts of measures to converge the nation’s multiple exchange rates and ensure stability.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN plans to raise N100 billion from commercial paper

There are strong indications that MTN Nigeria is planning to raise N100 billion through Commercial Paper (CP).
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Ellah Lakes shareholders approve fresh capital raise

Shareholders of Ellah Lakes Plc have approved the plan by the company to raise additional capital to pursue its growth plan. They gave the approval at the company’s Extra-Ordinary General Meeting, EGM, in Lagos.

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The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said in a statement on Saturday, that the programmes would ensure that students were engaged during the period of school closure.

Lagos to hold virtual debate competition on November 3

As part of continuous efforts toward creating opportunities for students to compete in several competitions amid COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Government says it plans to hold a debate competition.
Members of the judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality and the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by the police and soldiers in Lagos toured the Lekki tollgate plaza where the incident occurred on October 20, 2020 and found at least five spent bullets in the drainage around the area.

Lagos judicial panel members tour Lekki tollgate, pick up bullet shells

Members of the judicial panel of inquiry into police brutality and the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by the police and soldiers in Lagos toured the Lekki tollgate plaza where the incident occurred on October 20, 2020 and found at least five spent bullets in the drainage around the area.
Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on efforts by the military to tame the wave of banditry and terrorism, especially in the North.

General Buratai lauds engineering depot contribution to terrorism fight

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. -Gen. Tukur Buratai on Friday lauded the contributions of the Command Engineering Depot in Kaduna to the successes being recorded in the war against terrorism in the country.

Expert: Lack of maintenance culture, funds hinder purposeful research in Nigeria

Mr Ismaila Yekini, Director, Federal Science Equipment Centre (FSEC), Lagos, has identified lack of maintenance culture on research facilities and inadequate research funding among others as the bane of purposeful scientific research in the country.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe tertiary institutions to reopen on November 10

Gombe State government has approved Nov. 10 as the date to re-open tertiary institution in the state locked in March at the onset of Covid-19.