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IITA grows “Seed Yams In The Air”

Researchers at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have successfully grown seed yams in the air using aeroponics technology, raising hopes and more...

New Investor Emerges For Union Dicon Salt

Union Dicon Salt (UDS) Plc has announced that a new core investor, CBO Capital Partners with a turnaround management contract, has become a significant...

AMCON Declares N823b Loss

Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) recorded a loss of N823 billion in the 2012 financial year.   The corporation's Executive Director, Finance, Mrs Mofoluke Dosunmu...

FG To Conclude Sale Of Coal Corp

An ad-hoc committee to review and make recommendations to the National Council on Privatization on the resolution of all outstanding issues that had delayed...

Manufacturers Seek Single Digit Interest On Loans

Chairman of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ogun State, Dr. Dolapo B. A. Ogutuga (MON), has said that a major challenge facing manufacturers...

Banks get N5.7tr CBN loan to boost liquidity

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lent banks and discount houses N5.74 trillion to boost liquidity. The figure is an increase of 124.4...

Banks disbursed N109bn to 20 power firms –CBN

Eleven Deposit Money Banks had so far disbursed the sum of N109.3bn to 20 companies from the N300bn Power and Airlines Intervention Fund provided...

Lagos Targets N20bn Monthly Internally Generated Revenue

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that its target is to raise its monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from N18 billion to N20 billion. The...

BPE Plans Regulatory Framework For Social Media

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki has revealed that in line with its reform mandate, the Bureau...

Nigeria Ranks 4th In Global Oil Supply Outages

With more than 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil being lost to pipeline vandalism, crude oil theft and spills, Nigeria ranks fourth...

Infrastructure Bank To Fund Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

There may be reason for users of the all-important Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as the initial completion scheduled date of four years have now been shortened...

7 Nigerian Among Africa’s 10 Richest Musicians

Forbes has released its list of Africa's 10 richest musicians with Nigerians dominating. Seven Nigerians are on the list with Chief Executive Officer of...

Dangote Cement Intensifies Training Of Block Makers

In furtherance of its campaign against incessant building collapse in the country, Dangote Cement Plc has embarked on a nationwide sensitisation and training of...

Cocoa Agenda Yields 28 Percent Increment

There is excitement among cocoa producers in the country as output is projected to increase by 28 percent for the main harvest that starts...

A Third of Privatised Coys Gasp for Breath- BPE

Just over one third of all the 122 the government enterprise privatised between 1999 and 2012 are currently struggling for survival in the murky...

Airtel Money, Metropolitan Partner On Insurance, Savings

Telecommunications giant Airtel with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa is partnering with MMI Holdings Limited (MMI), a leading insurance-based financial services...

Pencom Press Release On Minimum Capital Requirement

This Press Release is issued  pursuant to the Circular on Minimum Capital Requirement for Licensed Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) issued by the National Pension...

Free Trade Zones Law Should be Reviewed – Ndibe

Chris Okwudili Ndibe is the Executive Secretary of Africa Free Zones Association. He was General Manager in Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA). Since...

Islamic Bank Invests Heavily in Nigeria’s Economy

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has continued to invest billions of Nigeria into the Nigeria’s economy. The Vice President of Nigeria, Arc Mohammed Namadi...

Dangote: The Richest Man in Africa Donates Billions for Education and CSR

Before the Forbes magazine declared Alhaji Aliko Dangote, once again as the richest man in Africa, his Dangote conglomerate had injected over N1billion into...
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United States 1,795,781
Cases: 1,795,781
Deaths: 104,583
Recovered: 519,709
Active: 1,171,489
Brazil 468,338
Cases: 468,338
Deaths: 27,944
Recovered: 193,181
Active: 247,213
Russia 396,575
Cases: 396,575
Deaths: 4,555
Recovered: 167,469
Active: 224,551
Spain 285,644
Cases: 285,644
Deaths: 27,121
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 61,565
United Kingdom 271,222
Cases: 271,222
Deaths: 38,161
Active: 233,061
Italy 232,248
Cases: 232,248
Deaths: 33,229
Recovered: 152,844
Active: 46,175
France 186,835
Cases: 186,835
Deaths: 28,714
Recovered: 67,803
Active: 90,318
Germany 183,113
Cases: 183,113
Deaths: 8,598
Recovered: 164,900
Active: 9,615
India 175,434
Cases: 175,434
Deaths: 4,983
Recovered: 82,945
Active: 87,506
Turkey 162,120
Cases: 162,120
Deaths: 4,489
Recovered: 125,963
Active: 31,668
Iran 148,950
Cases: 148,950
Deaths: 7,734
Recovered: 116,827
Active: 24,389
Peru 148,285
Cases: 148,285
Deaths: 4,230
Recovered: 62,791
Active: 81,264
Chile 90,638
Cases: 90,638
Deaths: 944
Recovered: 38,598
Active: 51,096
Canada 89,418
Cases: 89,418
Deaths: 6,979
Recovered: 47,518
Active: 34,921
Mexico 84,627
Cases: 84,627
Deaths: 9,415
Recovered: 59,610
Active: 15,602
Saudi Arabia 83,384
Cases: 83,384
Deaths: 480
Recovered: 58,883
Active: 24,021
China 82,999
Cases: 82,999
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,302
Active: 63
Pakistan 66,457
Cases: 66,457
Deaths: 1,395
Recovered: 24,131
Active: 40,931
Belgium 58,186
Cases: 58,186
Deaths: 9,453
Recovered: 15,769
Active: 32,964
Qatar 55,262
Cases: 55,262
Deaths: 36
Recovered: 25,839
Active: 29,387
Netherlands 46,257
Cases: 46,257
Deaths: 5,951
Active: 40,306
Bangladesh 44,608
Cases: 44,608
Deaths: 610
Recovered: 9,375
Active: 34,623
Belarus 41,658
Cases: 41,658
Deaths: 229
Recovered: 17,964
Active: 23,465
Ecuador 38,571
Cases: 38,571
Deaths: 3,334
Recovered: 19,190
Active: 16,047
Sweden 37,113
Cases: 37,113
Deaths: 4,395
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 27,747
Singapore 34,366
Cases: 34,366
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 19,631
Active: 14,712
United Arab Emirates 33,170
Cases: 33,170
Deaths: 260
Recovered: 17,097
Active: 15,813
Portugal 32,203
Cases: 32,203
Deaths: 1,396
Recovered: 19,186
Active: 11,621
Switzerland 30,845
Cases: 30,845
Deaths: 1,919
Recovered: 28,400
Active: 526
South Africa 29,240
Cases: 29,240
Deaths: 611
Recovered: 15,093
Active: 13,536