Daily Archives: November 3, 2020

FG Should Prioritize Public Safety Measures, Boost Awareness – Ugwala

FG Should Prioritize Public Safety Measures, Boost Awareness - Ugwala

In a bid to address the incessant deaths resulting from lack of public safety measures in the country, a safety expert, Mr. Julius Ugwala, has urged the Federal Government to prioritize safety measures across various sectors of the economy. Ugwala, ...

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UN@75: Making A New World With MMS UN Generation Amazons

UN@75: Making A New World With MMS UN Generation Amazons

As the United Nations marks its 75 years anniversary with a search for the “Third Paradise”-A new world where humanity and sustainable development  are the concerns of mankind, MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame(WoFHoF) Initiative presents a bevy of beauty ...

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Omeruo’s injury unsettles Super Eagles’ coaches as Onuachu replaces Simon

Omeruo’s injury unsettles Super Eagles’ coaches as Onuachu replaces Simon

Pinnick inspects Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium The injury sustained by Super Eagles midfielder, Kenneth Omeruo while featuring for his Spanish club, CD Leganes, at the weekend, has thrown Coach Gernot Rohr and his assistants off balance. The Super Eagles will host ...

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Diego Maradona hospitalised in Argentina

Diego Maradona hospitalised in Argentina

Argentine football great Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital Monday for medical checks, his personal doctor announced. “It’s not a serious situation and we didn’t come for an emergency,” Leopoldo Luque told reporters outside the clinic in La Plata, south ...

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Nigeria battles England for former Tottenham wonderkid Noni Madueke

Nigeria battles England for former Tottenham wonderkid Noni Madueke

Nigeria is trying to prise PSV Eindhoven starlet Noni Madueke away from the England set-up, reports dailymail.co.uk.The 18-year-old former Tottenham forward is the latest target for Nigeria in its attempts to convince dual nationality English players to switch allegiances. Madueke ...

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Lagos APC kicks as PDP demands Sanwo-Olu’s resignation

Lagos APC kicks as PDP demands Sanwo-Olu’s resignation

The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress has faulted the Peoples Democratic Party for demnding the resignation of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over violence in the state. The Lagos PDP in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taofik Gani, ...

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Nigeria in distress, says PDP national chairman, Secondus

Nigeria in distress, says PDP national chairman, Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has said Nigeria is currently in distress. Secondus said this during the Bayelsa State Thanksgiving Day celebration, held at the Ecumenical Centre, Yenagoa, on Monday. The party chairman who was ...

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NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9Mobile

Subscribers may be restricted to three phone lines

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Monday announced that it had granted approval for two mobile network operators, MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out trials on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules Service in Nigeria. It said the trials, ...

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Oil price rises 2% after falling to $36

Oil price rises 2% after falling to $36

The international oil benchmark, Brent crude, gained nearly two per cent on Monday, shaking off earlier losses, as the United States heads into a contentious presidential election. Brent, against which Nigeria’s oil is priced, had fallen more than $2 to ...

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COVID-19: Senate kicks as FG approves N5bn bailout for aviation sector

Some banks, MDAs colluding to divert funds, alleges Lawan

The Senate on Monday rejected the plan by the Federal Government to give N5bn bailout to the operators of the aviation sector following the losses they suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, ...

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Nigeria generated N424.71bn VAT – NBS

Nigeria generated N424.71bn VAT – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday said N424.71bn was generated as VAT in the third quarter of the year. This was against N327.20bn generated in Q2 2020 and N275.12bn generated in Q3 2019. It said the third quarter VAT ...

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FG recorded N409.39bn fiscal deficit in August – CBN

FG recorded N409.39bn fiscal deficit in August – CBN

The Federal Government recorded a fiscal deficit of N409.39bn in August, even as its total federally collected revenue rose by 2.7 per cent to N767.55bn. The federally collected revenue generated in August was, however, below the budget benchmark of N846.84bn ...

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Stock market gains N2.7tn in two months

Stock market gains N2.7tn in two months

Equity trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange recorded a gain of N2.75tn in the last two months (September and October 2020) following investors’ high demand for undervalued stocks. It was gathered that despite the #EndSARS protests and the attendant losses ...

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