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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Experts urge business owners to develop coronavirus policies

Some Safety Consultants have urged business owners to develop COVID-19 policies and ensure they implement them in their organisations, in order to protect themselves, employees and customers from the virus.
He said that previous administrations in the state had neglected the tourism potential, but the administration of Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazak had shown great interest to develop the sector.

Kwara pledges to carry along monarchs in policy implementation

The Kwara State Government on Wednesday promised to carry traditional rulers along in the planning and implementation of policies and programmes, for the well-being of citizens in the state.

President Buhari, APC killing Nigerians with taxes – PDP chairman

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

Tariff hike: Electricity consumer group says National Assembly intervention timely

A group, All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, on Thursday commended the National Assembly for playing a pivotal role in halting the increment in tariffs by the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian stocks down by N1.14 trillion in first half

Nigerian stocks closed the first half down with average loss of 8.80 per cent, equivalent to net capital depreciation of N1.14 trillion as investors struggled with a threesome of domestic macroeconomic uncertainties, global decline in crude oil price and trade wars and the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.

Coalition urges government to transform Nigeria into world class tourist hub

Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN), has urged the Federal Government to strengthen policies that would transform the country into a world class tourist hub.
Mr Babatunde Irukera, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, says that he is contesting in the Kogi governorship election to fulfil his vision for the development of the state.

FCCPC: Regulatory agencies synegy will guarantee robust consumer protection

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says the collaboration of all regulatory agencies will guarantee a vibrant consumer protection activities in the country.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook ramps up efforts to curb ‘hateful content’ in ads

Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor swears in 23 elected council chairmen

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has sworn in newly elected chairmen for the 23 local government councils in the state.
President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down social media companies after Twitter labeled two of his tweets misleading sets up a fresh challenge for platforms as they struggle to deal with political misinformation during a toxic election campaign.

Twitter-Trump clash intensifies political misinformation battle

President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down social media companies after Twitter labeled two of his tweets misleading sets up a fresh challenge for platforms as they struggle to deal with political misinformation during a toxic election campaign.
Donald Trump

White House organizes harassment of Twitter employee over fact-checking of Donald Trump’s tweets

The White House has set its sights on a single Twitter employee after the company attached a fact-checking link to two of the president’s tweets containing lies and misinformation related to voter fraud. The charge was led on Fox News Wednesday morning, with Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway targeting Twitter’s head of site integrity, Yoel Roth, after digging up some tweets that were critical of Trump, Conway, and the administration.

NUJ: We didn’t leave Ebonyi government house to fight the governor

Members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi state chapter, yesterday said they rented office to discharge their duties effectively and not to fight the state government as being speculated in many quarters.

FBI chief orders internal review of Michael Flynn investigation

Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said on Friday he has ordered an internal review of the investigation into President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Eid-el-Fitri: Oyo governor felicitates Muslims, calls for prayers for state, Nigeria

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has congratulated Muslims in the state and beyond on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fasting.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa making a State broadcast on Delta’s preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Delta graduates 90 indigenes trained in production of native attire

The poverty alleviation programme of Delta Government on Thursday received a boost with the graduation of 90 indigenes trained in the production of native attire popularly known as “Akwa-Ocha’’.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

RIVLEAF: Governor Wike’s state of emergency is amusing

A pressure group, the Rivers Leadership Advancement Foundation (RIVLEAF), has described as “funny and disturbing”, the claim by the Rivers State Government that it had uncovered a plot to declare a State of Emergency on the state.

ECOWAS, WAHO debunk alleged endorsement of Covid-Organics medication

The ECOWAS Commission and West African Health Organisation, WAHO, have debunked a story making the headlines that ECOWAS has ordered a package of Covid Organics (CVO) medicine from a third country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC states adopt policy framework on child nutrition

The decision was reached as part of their determination to put the issue of child nutrition on the front burner and develop an enduring framework that would not only address the challenge of child nutrition within the shortest time possible, but also ensure that access to food by all vulnerable households is reasonably guaranteed at all times.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Cultism: Police investigates hospital over false analysis

This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usman Nagogo, while updating journalists in Gusau on Friday on evidences recovered from a suspected cultist’s house, including human blood, last April in the state capital, Gusau.

UNFPA: 47 million women likely to be deprived of reproductive rights as a result...

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Saturday says about 47 million women in low and middle-income countries were likely to be deprived of contraceptives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Stranded Nigerian nationals evacuated from Thailand, Malaysia

“Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board,” the tweet said.”
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.

Real Madrid boss praises Thibaut Courtois following Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.
Leicester and England left-back Ben Chilwell is tipped to be one of Chelsea's main target when their transfer ban ends next summer.

Manchester United leading race to sign Ben Chilwell – reports

Manchester United have joined the race for Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell and are in pole position to sign him, reports claim.