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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Why we are making agriculture attractive to youths – minister

The Federal government says it is set to mechanize agricultural production because the involvement of youths in the sector will ensure food security, create jobs, and increase foreign exchange earnings for the country.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Donald Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads in the U.S. from September 20

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

SON destroys N450 million substandard LPG cylinders, roofing sheets

Its Director, Inspectorate and Compliance Directorate, Obiora Manafa, said at the destruction of the products in Lagos, that the affected commodities were classified as life-endangering and unfit for consumption.
South Africa grocery retailer, Shoprite, has announced that it is considering selling all or parts of its Nigerian operations to yet to be named investors.

South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

South Africa's retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts -- store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing power of households.
It said the chair of the Committee is the Minister of State, Trade and investment, Mariam Katagum, while the Vice Chair is the chairman of First Bank, Ibukun Awosika.

Nigerian government rolls out support schemes for MSMEs

The federal government has rolled out schemes to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Nigerian government will use part of N2.3 trillion ESP stimulus as buyer of last...

The Federal Government will use part of the N2.3 trillion stimulus package to purchase locally produced items as buyer of last resort in line with its Economic Sustainability Plan, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB Group supports Ghana’s coronavirus response plan with $69 million grant

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its socio-economic impact on the nation.

NSIA posts N36 billion profit in 2019

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded a profit of about N36.15 billion from its investments in the 2019 financial year but fears worse returns this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its markets.
A huge jump in sales of pharmaceuticals saw Singapore’s exports expand by 9.7 per cent year on year in April amid the coronavirus pandemic, though overall trade declined.

Demand for Singapore’s pharmaceuticals surges amid pandemic

A huge jump in sales of pharmaceuticals saw Singapore’s exports expand by 9.7 per cent year on year in April amid the coronavirus pandemic, though overall trade declined.
Magnus Abe

Governor Wike’s action a dangerous gamble

I am constrained to say these few words on the worrisome development in my dear state, Rivers. The demolition and auction of private property, the closure of all sources of survival for citizens of Rivers state without due consideration for their means of sustenance in the name of the battle against Covid 19, are draconian measures that will prove counter productive in the long run.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

Nigerian government decries flouting virus protective measures

The Federal Government has decried the continued violation of the new guidelines to check the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.

Nigerian government decries violations of lockdown, guidelines

The Federal Government has decried the continued violation of the new guidelines set up as part of measures to check the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina locks down local council

The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, made this known in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday in Katsina.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has confirmed the index case of Covid -19 in the state, saying it is not a death sentence.

Governor Okowa: Why I partially lifted total lockdown

The governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, announced the partial lifting of total lockdown within the state effective from Thursday, April 30th 2020.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 3

Kaduna civil servants, political appointees to take 25-50% pay cut

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai says civil servants and political appointees in the state will take between 25 and 50% pay cut to support the state’s government fight against COVID-19.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Kaduna extends quarantine orders by 30 days

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has extended the quarantine orders being enforced in the state for another 30 days, the governor’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye, said in a statement.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Nigeria’s governors seek to make face masks compulsory in public

Nigerian state governors have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the compulsory use of face masks in public as confirmed coronavirus cases rise, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday.

Turning coronavirus tragedy into opportunity for new Nigeria

As many people are now aware, the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) in China has rapidly permeated and profoundly changed the world.

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The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center has reported large jumps in new COVID-19 cases in India and the U.S.

India’s virus cases top six million amid concerns over festivals, polls

The number of COVID-19 cases in India topped 6 million on Monday amid concerns over the country’s upcoming religious festival and polls in a populous state.
Senegalese international Cheikhou Kouyate is optimistic that Eberechi Eze will soon find his feet in the Premier League.

Cheikhou Kouyate backs Eberechi Eze to find his feet in the Premier League

Senegalese international Cheikhou Kouyate is optimistic that Eberechi Eze will soon find his feet in the Premier League.
Leicester City’s English striker Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring their third goal from the penalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on September 27, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) /

Leicester boss hails Jamie Vardy after Manchester City romp

Brendan Rodgers hailed Jamie Vardy’s “incredible view of football” after the Leicester talisman scored a hat-trick for the Premier League pacesetters in their 5-2 victory against Manchester City.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government needs to revisit the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) amendment of the broadcasting code. 2

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria has cracks that could lead to break up

Nigeria needs focus and consistent prayers to avoid breaking up from the current cracks in the nation’s walls, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP condemns attack on Borno governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, by insurgents during which at least 15 security operatives attached to the governor were killed.