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Coronavirus: Governors constitute sub-committee, pledge functional isolation centres

The Nigeria Governors‘ Forum (NGF) has set up a seven-member sub-committee to review the trend of the Coronavirus and global failing in petroleum price, as well advice State governments on required measures to address the challenges on the economy.
Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.

Federal government urged to seek domestic capital for infrastructure funding

Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.
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Federal government urged to seek private, domestic capital for infrastructure funding

Stakeholders in the capital market on Thursday stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.

NESG: Nigeria’s rising debt a major concern

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Financial Derivatives Company Limited, led by a foremost economist, Mr Bismarck Rewane, have raised concerns over the country’s high debt level.

NUC: Only one per cent of Nigeria’s population currently in university

The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abubakar Rasheed, has said the agency is in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC reviews Nigeria’s university curriculum

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NESG: How AfCFTA will impact economy

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister hosts inter-ministerial session for sports development

Determined to revamp the sports sector in the country, the Sports Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, will today in Abuja hold an inter-ministerial technical session tagged: “Positioning sports as an industry - From concept to action.”
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka to review Keith Richards’ ‘Never Quite The Insider’ book

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, will be a special guest to review Chief Keith Richards’ latest book, “Never Quite the Insider: a Nigerian Memoir” in Lagos on Thursday, 17 October, 2019.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: We can do away with Senate

Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state, says Nigeria can scrap the senate as all the country really needs is a unicameral legislature.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC: We send our professors to industries, oil rigs for sabbatical leave

Efforts to improve quality in Nigerian universities have compelled the National Universities Commission (NUC) to initiate partnership with industry players, enabling most academic staff to go on sabbatical leaves in such places.

Bishop Kukah: Emir Sanusi fighting for his life because he says unpopular things

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, is fighting to keep the throne because of his blunt remarks.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.

APC: No conspiracy, no rift in Aso Rock

The All Progressives Congress has reacted to news stories suggesting a widening rift in the Presidential Villa between President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.

NESG’s dialogue to focus on job creation, others

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has confirmed that dialogue in national transformation at this year’s economic summit will focus on job creation, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship.
Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.
Abiodun Adedipe

Economist says increasing tax rates not solution to growing tax revenue

Dr Abiodun Adedipe, a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, says that increasing tax rates is not the cure all for growing tax revenue in Nigeria.
Abiodun Adedipe

Economist challenges classification of Nigeria as world poverty capital

Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world, Abiodun Adedipe, an economist and member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said.
Usman Shamsudeen

Capital Market: MTN listing, NNPC privatisation will spur more participation of investors – ex-minister

The proposed listing of MTN, privatisation of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and the remaining power sector privatisation will attract more participation of investors in the capital market and thus enhance financial inclusion in the country, former Minister of National Planning, Dr. Shamshudeen Usman, has said.

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The Anambra State Police Command has reunited a four year-old boy, Ebubechukwu Umeze, who was found wandering, with his mother, Anastetia Okpalanozie.

Police reunite found child with biological mother

The reunification followed an announcement by the Command on March 31, 2020 that a bout of about four years was found wandering along Amawbia Roundabout and requested the public to disseminate the massage through their medium in order to trace the biological parents or close relatives of the child.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Stats which prove Wilfred Ndidi is indispensable at Leicester City

This was according to stats compiled by Leicester Mercury which have been collated since the 2016/17 season – the year Ndidi joined the club from Belgian side Genk.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League could ‘complete the season in China’

The Premier League have been exploring the concept of completing the 2019/20 season in China, according to The Athletic.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

Atletico Madrid players confirm 70 percent wage cut due to coronavirus outbreak

Atletico Madrid have confirmed their players will take a 70% wage cut, to supplement the salaries of 430 club staff in the coming months.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

South Korea coronavirus infections pass 10,000 mark

The number of coronavirus infections in South Korea passed the 10,000 mark, health authorities said on Friday, with 86 new cases recorded since the previous day.