Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Neymar out until at least mid-November, PSG coach says

Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar will be sidelined until after the international break in mid-November, the French club’s coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday. This development follows his injury against Istanbul Basaksehir in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Neymar came...

FG vows to discourage physicians’ “brain drain” from the country

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will do everything possible to discourage “physicians’ brain drain” from the country. Ehanire said this on Friday in Abuja after inspecting work on the new cancer centre at the...

NCDC confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three coronavirus related deaths recorded in 10 states and Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours. The NCDC made this known via its verified wedsite...

Residents decry high cost of rice in Enugu major markets

Some residents of Enugu State on Friday decried the high cost of rice in major markets in Enugu metropolis. According to the residents, rice, the most popular staple food in Nigeria, has now become expensive. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

ActionAid urges govts to improve investment in agriculture

ActionAid has urged the three tiers of government to improve on agricultural financing especially in intelligent technologies to increase productivity and efficiency by farmers in order to ensure food security. Ms Constance Okeke, Project Manager, Public Financing of Agriculture (PFA)...

Green Climate Fund: AfDB trains 80 Africans

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has selected representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate financing proposals. According to a statement from the bank on Friday, the selection followed a thorough...

Nigeria stock market gains N571bn in bullish trading

Trading reopened on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday after Eid-el-Maolud celebration still on an upward trend, growing by N571 billion. Speficially, the market capitalisation which opened at N15.386 trillion inched higher by N371 billion or 3.71 per cent...

Deaths, as community accuse military of invasion 

Raymond Gukas,Jos  The aftermath of the looting spree at the home of the former Speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara has left in it's trail a harvest of deaths suffered by the immidiate neighbourhood of Gwafan village, Jos ...

COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by December — U.S. disease expert

Top U.S. infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, has said that the first doses of a successful COVID-19 vaccine would be available to some hardest-hit Americans by late December or early January. Fauci, who is the Director of the National...

Power sector records all-time peak of 5, 4590 MW — TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the nation’s power industry has attained another all-time national peak of 5,459.50 Mega Watts (MW). This was announced by Mrs Ndidi Mbah, TCN’s General Manager (Public Affairs), in Abuja on Thursday. Mbah...
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National Hospital seeks cleft care inclusion in NHIS

The Chief Medical Director, National Hospital Abuja (NHA), Dr. Jeff Momoh has called...
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Minister intervenes in youth council crisis

After many years of internal crisis, the Federal Government has finally intervened and returned peace to the National Youth Council of Nigeria...

Summon Fashola over Lekki tollgate camera, #EndSARS lawyer tells panel

An #EndSARS protesters’ lawyer, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has asked the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry to summon the Minister of Works...

Nigeria drop to 35 in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them...

India enters first recession in 73 years

India’s economy contracted 7.5 percent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical...