Monthly Archives: July, 2020

Eid El Kabir: NYCN President Tasks Muslims on COVID-19 Protocols

President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Solomon Adodo, has urged Muslim faithful in Nigeria to celebrate this year's Eid-el-kabir festivities obeying all the protocols and guidelines stipulated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The youth President...

Eld-El-Kabir: Sanwo-Olu felicitates with Muslims, urges moderate celebrations

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has rejoiced with Muslims across the country on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir festival. Sanwo-Olu, in his Eid-el-Kabir message released on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, urged the Muslim faithful to...

Sallah: FIRS extends deadline for tax filing by 1 week

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has extended the deadline for filing of returns in some tax categories by one week. Mr Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department of the service, made this known in a statement in...

Nestlé Nigeria reports N141bn revenue, N22bn profit after tax in first half of 2020

Nestlé Nigeria Plc on Thursday announced its financial results for the half year ended June 30, 2020, recording a revenue of N 141.0 billion for the period January to June 2020. This is against a revenue of N 141.9...

NEPZA, Farmcrowdy to partner on agric special economic zone

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority and Nigeria’s first Digital Agriculture Platform, Farmcrowdy, are discussing options for the establishment of an Agriculture Special Economic Zone for Nigeria. Farmcrowdy Founder, Onyeka Akuma as part of this, had visited the Managing Director...

Edo 2020: Tambuwal, Obaseki, others call for violence-free campaigns, elections

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo have called on politicians to embrace peace in the forthcoming Edo gubernatorial polls. They made the call on Thursday in Benin...

Canada’s PM makes rare appearance before House committee

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on Thursday made a rare appearance before a parliamentary committee to defend a contract awarded by his government. The contract borders on implementation of a student grant programme worth 674 million U.S. dollars (N256.7 billion). The...

Northern governors condemn attack on Zulum’s convoy

The Northern Governors Forum has condemned Wednesday’s attack on the convoy of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, describing the act as callous and reprehensible. The Chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, made the condemnation in a...

COVID-19: NCDC urges preventive measures, records 481 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the Coronavirus during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations as the country recorded 481 new infections. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

COVID-19 protocols: Kano officials to monitor praying grounds

The Kano State Government says it will send its officials to the Eid praying grounds in the state to ensure total compliance with the COVID-19 protocols. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje made the disclosure at the bi-weekly news conference of the State...
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Ekiti records 20,000 increase in pry school enrolment in 2 years, says Gov. Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and...
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COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,301 new Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total...

ASUU, Ebonyi Government’s meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting to resolve the impasse between the delegation of the Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities...

Tiger Woods has another back surgery

Golf star Tiger Woods has had another back operation and will skip at least two events. But...

Zamfara is not supporting bandits — Commissioner

The Zamfara Government has denied an online media report that it  gave Hilux trucks to “repentant bandits’’ in the state.