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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Friday said the Italian index patient was still at the isolation centre.

Nigeria: Why China, South Korea, Iran, Japan, Italy are on travel watch list

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has clar­ified why China, South Korea, Iran, Japan and Italy were included on the country’s watch list, though noted that Nigerians travel more to Europe than Iran, South Korea, Japan and other countries where the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spread earlier.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Poverty: Senate urges Nigeria to prioritize resources for human capital development

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, prioritize the allocation of resources for human capital development so as to mitigate against the impact of poverty in the country.

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, said the Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu until his death, was a detribalized Nigerian who believed strongly in unity among majority and minority ethnic groups in Nigeria. 5

Senator Uwajumogu was an advocate of Nigeria’s unity – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, said the Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu until his death, was a detribalized Nigerian who believed strongly in unity among majority and minority ethnic groups in Nigeria.

Skill G innovation STEM centre berths in Abuja

A privately-owned Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM, and Artificial Intelligence centre, the first of its kind in Nigeria, has been set up.

Nigeria to support agro-industrial processing zones, creates more jobs – minister

The Minister State for Agriculture, Mr Mustapha Shehuri, says Federal Government will support and promote Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) and creation of more job opportunities in the sector.

Survey: Only 34 percent of Nigerians use condoms

The survey, titled ‘Condom accessibility and use in Nigeria’ was carried out by NOIpolls, in partnership with the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and AIDS HealthCare Foundation (AHF).
Seyi Makinde

Minimum wage: NLC commends Oyo governor

The Oyo State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday applauded Gov. Seyi Makinde, over the signing of agreement on the implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage for the state’s workers.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We’ll keep Nigeria safe, bring prosperity

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will provide a safe and secure nation and implement policies and programs that will bring prosperity.
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation, AATF, has emphasized that hope for Africa’s agricultural development lies deeply in sustainable technology and innovation.

AATF: Africa’s agric development lies in sustainable technology, innovation

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation, AATF, has emphasized that hope for Africa’s agricultural development lies deeply in sustainable technology and innovation.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 3

UK budgets £127 million to support Nigeria, other African countries

The UK has recently announced its commitment to support Nigeria and other African countries with about £127 million.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Rivers government moves to improve investment with ease of doing business council

The Rivers State Government on Monday began a significant step towards increasing investment in the state economy with the state governor inaugurating the Rivers State Ease of Doing Business Council (EODBC).

World Bank predicts 2.1 percent growth for Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria’s economy will grow by 2.1 per cent for three consecutive years covering 2020, 2021 and 2023, the World Bank has predicted.

Poverty: Nigeria to sink deeper, unless – World Bank

The poverty rate in Nigeria could become worse, with up to 30 million more people falling into the extreme poverty trap in the next 10 years, unless Federal Government policy reforms bring about robust productivity and inclusive growth.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Federal government pledges commitment to revitalising existing agricultural policies

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Sabo Nanono, has pledged to revitalise existing agricultural policies toward realising the goal of diversifying Nigeria’s economy, using agriculture as a driving force.

Imo APC senator passes on

The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Benjamin Uwajumogu, has died.
NIMASA

NIMASA chief urges regular exercise to stay healthy, enhance productivity

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reiterated the importance of exercise for Nigerians to stay healthy and boost productivity in the workplace.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

$30 billion loan: Rising debt profile cause for concern – MAN chief

Following the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly for permission, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) bemoaned that the rising debt profile is now a “cause of concern.”

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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.