The Akwa Ibom State Government said it has recorded one more death and three new positive cases of COVID-19 within the week. Speaking on Thursday in Uyo during an update on COVID-19 in the state, Governor Udom Emmanuel said with the development, there were now two recorded cases of deaths arising from the disease, and …

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MTN Nigeria announced a profit after tax of ₦51 billion in Q1 2020 – a 6% increase compared with Q1 2019. According to analysts, this increase was largely driven by revenue from data subscriptions, which rose to ₦74 billion – a 60% increase compared with Q1 2019. Revenue from data subscriptions is expected to further …

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The Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) has sent some top officials on compulsory leave, pending the outcome of its ongoing forensic audit. The decision, according to a statement on Wednesday by the Director, Corporate Affairs of the NDDC, Mr Charles Odili, is based on the advice of the lead consultant for the forensic audit. It listed …

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Following the mass deaths in Kano State and efforts by authorities to unravel the causes, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he and his government are with the people of the state and will not let them down. Buhari, in a statement on Wednesday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the outcome of the impending …

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President Buhari has approved the implementation of the Steve Oransaye Committee report on the rationalisation of government agencies. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while appearing on a Channels TV programme, Politics Today. The Presidential Committee on the Rationalisation and Restructuring of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies, …

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The Federal Government has announced that there is yet to be a resumption date for schools in the country despite the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a gradual lockdown relaxation on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States. The government also said that the West African Examinations Council has not cancelled its …

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Follwoing strange deaths in Kano in recent times, another lifeless body was found under Kofar Nasarawa Bridge, a popular section of the metropolis on Tuesday. The deceased whose identity is yet-to-be identified, was said to be in his late sixties and suddenly collapsed to the ground and dying immediately. As a result of the strange …

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The National Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has announced 195 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 from 15 states in Nigeria, the highest in a single day. This brings the total number in Nigeria to 1532. Below is the breakdown of the latest cases: NCDC ✔@NCDCgov 195 new cases of #COVID19 reported; 80-Lagos 38-Kano 15-Ogun 15-Bauchi 11-Borno …

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British Airways is to make up to 12,000 staff redundant in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has cut 94 per cent of its flights and its parent company, IAG, lost almost half a billion pounds in the first three months of 2019, with much heavier losses expected. As a result, British Airways has …

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The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion(About $2.3bn), to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. He made the request in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. According …

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