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Post-COVID-19 Economy: Emefiele Woos Conglomerates

Post-COVID-19 Economy: Emefiele Woos Conglomerates The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has urged industrial conglomerates operating in the country to support...

Senate Set to Review privatization of power sector

Senate Set to Review privatization of power sector President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for the immediate review of the privatization exercise of...

Demand For Nigeria’s Gas Yet To Plunge – Fed Govt

Demand For Nigeria’s Gas Yet To Plunge - Fed Govt     The federal government has said that for now, the Covid-19 has not affected the demand...

FG Targets 5million Jobs From €995m Agric Programme

FG Targets 5million Jobs From €995m Agric Programme     The Federal Government says it is targeting about five million jobs for farmers through the €995m agricultural...

Fuel Pump Price May Rise In June As Oil Heads Towards $40 Per Barrel

Fuel Pump Price May Rise In June As Oil Heads Towards $40 Per Barrel   If the Federal Government’s pricing template is anything to go by,...

Forum  Urges Govt  to Engage PENGASSAN, NUPENG, Others to Birth a New PIB 

Forum  Urges Govt  to Engage PENGASSAN, NUPENG, Others to Birth a New PIB  The Federal government and the National Assembly has been urged to engage...

Stock: Investors Gain N37bn On Blue-chip Firms

Stock: Investors Gain N37bn On Blue-chip Firms     Transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday halted marginal negative sentiment witnessed last Friday...

MTN Commits N600bn To Network Infrastructure

MTN Commits N600bn To Network Infrastructure     MTN Nigeria plans to spend an estimated N600 billion on technical infrastructure over the next three years as it...

Report Predicts $17bn Decline In Nigerian Oil Revenue

Report Predicts $17bn Decline In Nigerian Oil Revenue   Nigeria’s oil revenue is likely to decline by between 70 per cent and 80 per cent this...

NAFDAC Reduces Registration Cost For MSMEs By 80%

NAFDAC Reduces Registration Cost For MSMEs By 80%     To mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria, the...

We Have Paid FG $13bn For Gas Purchase, Says NLNG

We Have Paid FG $13bn For Gas Purchase, Says NLNG     The Nigeria LNG Limited says it has paid over $13bn to the Federal Government for...

Ground Handling Companies Predict N20bn Revenue Loss

Ground Handling Companies Predict N20bn Revenue Loss     The Association of Aviation Ground Handlers (AGHAN) has predicted loss of about N20 billion for operators in the...

Banks Reject Payment To Foreign Business Partners

Banks Reject Payment To Foreign Business Partners   Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) are turning down payment requests from customers seeking to pay business partners abroad with...

Court Authorises Change Of Ownership Scheme For NSE

Court Authorises Change Of Ownership Scheme For NSE     The Federal High Court, Lagos, has granted an order authorising the scheme of arrangement for the Nigerian...

FG Refineries Suffer N19bn Loss In Two Months

FG Refineries Suffer N19bn Loss In Two Months     The refineries owned by the Federal Government recorded a total loss of N18.96bn in the first two...

Market Sheds N99bn As Profit-taking Dips Performance

Market Sheds N99bn As Profit-taking Dips Performance   At the close of trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last week, the domestic equities market performed...

FAAC shares N606.196bn for April, 2020.

FAAC shares N606.196bn for April, 2020. The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) at its meeting via Virtual Conferencing, chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry...

COVID-19: StarTimes Nigeria Donates 6,000 Facemasks

COVID-19: StarTimes Nigeria Donates 6,000 Facemasks StarTimes Nigeria, a subsidiary of Startimes Media, a Chinese-based company which offers Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Network Services in...

SOLAD Commends Buhari Over Ajaokuta Revival

SOLAD Commends Buhari Over Ajaokuta Revival The Sole Administrator (SOLAD) Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, Engr. Sumaila Abdul-Akaba has described the inauguration of the Ajaokuta Steel...
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Naira Exchanges At N450 To Dollar

Naira Exchanges At N450 To Dollar     The naira on Thursday exchanged at N450 to dollar at the parallel market as build up on dollar demand...
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United States 1,686,436
Cases: 1,686,436
Deaths: 99,300
Recovered: 451,702
Active: 1,135,434
Brazil 365,213
Cases: 365,213
Deaths: 22,746
Recovered: 149,911
Active: 192,556
Russia 344,481
Cases: 344,481
Deaths: 3,541
Recovered: 113,299
Active: 227,641
Spain 282,852
Cases: 282,852
Deaths: 28,752
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 57,142
United Kingdom 259,559
Cases: 259,559
Deaths: 36,793
Recovered:
Active: 222,766
Italy 229,858
Cases: 229,858
Deaths: 32,785
Recovered: 140,479
Active: 56,594
France 182,584
Cases: 182,584
Deaths: 28,367
Recovered: 64,617
Active: 89,600
Germany 180,328
Cases: 180,328
Deaths: 8,371
Recovered: 160,300
Active: 11,657
Turkey 156,827
Cases: 156,827
Deaths: 4,340
Recovered: 118,694
Active: 33,793
India 138,917
Cases: 138,917
Deaths: 4,024
Recovered: 57,721
Active: 77,172
Iran 135,701
Cases: 135,701
Deaths: 7,417
Recovered: 105,801
Active: 22,483
Peru 119,959
Cases: 119,959
Deaths: 3,456
Recovered: 49,795
Active: 66,708
Canada 84,699
Cases: 84,699
Deaths: 6,424
Recovered: 43,985
Active: 34,290
China 82,985
Cases: 82,985
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,268
Active: 83
Saudi Arabia 72,560
Cases: 72,560
Deaths: 390
Recovered: 43,520
Active: 28,650
Chile 69,102
Cases: 69,102
Deaths: 718
Recovered: 28,148
Active: 40,236
Mexico 68,620
Cases: 68,620
Deaths: 7,394
Recovered: 47,424
Active: 13,802
Belgium 57,092
Cases: 57,092
Deaths: 9,280
Recovered: 15,272
Active: 32,540
Pakistan 54,601
Cases: 54,601
Deaths: 1,133
Recovered: 17,198
Active: 36,270
Netherlands 45,236
Cases: 45,236
Deaths: 5,822
Recovered:
Active: 39,414
Qatar 43,714
Cases: 43,714
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 9,170
Active: 34,521
Ecuador 36,756
Cases: 36,756
Deaths: 3,108
Recovered: 3,560
Active: 30,088
Belarus 36,198
Cases: 36,198
Deaths: 199
Recovered: 14,155
Active: 21,844
Bangladesh 33,610
Cases: 33,610
Deaths: 480
Recovered: 6,901
Active: 26,229
Sweden 33,459
Cases: 33,459
Deaths: 3,998
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 24,490
Singapore 31,616
Cases: 31,616
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 14,876
Active: 16,717
Switzerland 30,736
Cases: 30,736
Deaths: 1,906
Recovered: 28,100
Active: 730
Portugal 30,623
Cases: 30,623
Deaths: 1,316
Recovered: 17,549
Active: 11,758
United Arab Emirates 29,485
Cases: 29,485
Deaths: 245
Recovered: 15,056
Active: 14,184
Ireland 24,639
Cases: 24,639
Deaths: 1,608
Recovered: 21,060
Active: 1,971