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Friday, May 29, 2020

Curbing Corruption: Ministers, CEOs of MDAs Must Declare Assets Publicly – Ex-Finance Minister

…Advocates Payment of 10% of Forfeited Undeclared Assets To Whistle Blower ...Says Nigeria’s Culture of Impunity Is Bane of Endemic Corruption ...I Left Jonathan's Cabinet Because...

Buhari Okays Nigeria, Siemens Electricity Deal Funding

Buhari Okays Nigeria, Siemens Electricity Deal Funding     President Muhammadu Buhari, has given the nod to a German firm, Siemens AG, to begin the concessionary funding...

When WTO and Greek Ambassador Visit NEXIM

The Deputy Director of General of the World Trade Organization, Mr.Yonov Fred Agah paid a courtesy visit to NEXIM Bank on Wednesday the 26th...

FG to create 1.14m new jobs

… to give primary school pupils free meals The Federal Government says it intends to create over one million new jobs for the teeming unemployed...

Buhari’s Scorecard In 120 Days

‘Morning’ the old adage says, ‘shows the day’. And this was probably the basis for the agitation of many Nigerians particularly those not particularly...

Diversification: Nigeria To Partner Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari reaffirmed readiness of his administration on economic diversification, saying that Nigeria will work more closely with other countries confronted with challenges...

Customs Challenge Ruling Stopping Duty On Passengers Baggage

Customs Challenge Ruling Stopping Duty On Passengers Baggage     The Nigeria Customs Service, on Wednesday, appealed against a ruling that it lacked the powers to collect...

New Benchmarks for Postgraduate Programmes in Nigeria

The Federal Government has rolled-out Benchmarks Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) for Post-graduate programmes in Nigerian Universities to give the needed guide on the framework...

Nigerian’s Expectations After May 29

Indications have emerged that new government of General Muhammadu Buhari will be greeted with high expectations and urgent need for overhauling of the socio-economic...

Jonathan’s Friend Accuses Him of Looting N32b From Bayelsa

Calls Him ‘Richest President In Africa’ Frank Akpoebi, a close political associate of President Goodluck Jonathan, declared on Sunday that a whopping N32 billion was...

Two Ministers in charge shows Buhari serious about solid minerals

Sanya Adejokun That experts and analysts have joined voices with politicians and ordinary folks on the urgent and present need to diversify the economy since...
Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki(rts)

Sambo Dasuki: An Encounter with the Spymaster

When the erstwhile super Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala compelled the termination of my appointment as a civil servant after serving my nation for nearly...

FG insists on recovering stolen funds from past officials

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told past officials of government who looted the treasury but felt that they have been forgiven their sins to...

NEMA Graduates Search and Rescue Officers

As part of the initiative of the Federal Government to forestall emergency and disaster situation in the country, the National Emergency Management Agency...

Ten Power Plants Idle, Generation Drops To 2,627MW

Ten Power Plants Idle, Generation Drops To 2,627MW   The number of the nation’s power plants sitting idle increased by three on Monday to 10, prompting...

LIRS Extends Deadline For Filling Annual Returns To June 30

LIRS Extends Deadline For Filling Annual Returns To June 30   Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service says it has extended the...

The Ijaw Of Bayelsa State: 2016 And Beyond

Nigeria is said to be Africa's first or second largest economy. Yet, about 35% of Nigerians are unemployed; about 40% are uneducated and a...

Post-Election’s Economic Realities

Nigeria’s recent experience is an example to prove that politics is an essential factor that can enhance or mar the prosperity of an economy....

Can Nigeria Count Each Citizen for N13,000 in 2016?

Although numerous estimates of the Nigeria’s population were made during the colonial period, the first attempt at a nationwide census was during 1952-53. This...

G7 Nations And Economic Bailout

Days of economic prosperity, effective security of lives and property, eradication of poverty and drastic reduction of institutionalized corruption are now foreseeable in Nigeria,...
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United States 1,770,000
Cases: 1,770,000
Deaths: 103,365
Recovered: 498,762
Active: 1,167,873
Brazil 438,812
Cases: 438,812
Deaths: 26,764
Recovered: 193,181
Active: 218,867
Russia 387,623
Cases: 387,623
Deaths: 4,374
Recovered: 159,257
Active: 223,992
Spain 284,986
Cases: 284,986
Deaths: 27,119
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 60,909
United Kingdom 269,127
Cases: 269,127
Deaths: 37,837
Active: 231,290
Italy 231,732
Cases: 231,732
Deaths: 33,142
Recovered: 150,604
Active: 47,986
France 186,238
Cases: 186,238
Deaths: 28,662
Recovered: 67,191
Active: 90,385
Germany 182,495
Cases: 182,495
Deaths: 8,574
Recovered: 164,100
Active: 9,821
India 167,451
Cases: 167,451
Deaths: 4,797
Recovered: 71,410
Active: 91,244
Turkey 160,979
Cases: 160,979
Deaths: 4,461
Recovered: 124,369
Active: 32,149
Iran 146,668
Cases: 146,668
Deaths: 7,677
Recovered: 114,931
Active: 24,060
Peru 141,779
Cases: 141,779
Deaths: 4,099
Recovered: 59,442
Active: 78,238
Canada 88,512
Cases: 88,512
Deaths: 6,877
Recovered: 46,840
Active: 34,795
Chile 86,943
Cases: 86,943
Deaths: 890
Recovered: 36,150
Active: 49,903
China 82,995
Cases: 82,995
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,291
Active: 70
Saudi Arabia 81,766
Cases: 81,766
Deaths: 458
Recovered: 57,013
Active: 24,295
Mexico 81,400
Cases: 81,400
Deaths: 9,044
Recovered: 56,638
Active: 15,718
Pakistan 64,028
Cases: 64,028
Deaths: 1,317
Recovered: 22,305
Active: 40,406
Belgium 58,061
Cases: 58,061
Deaths: 9,430
Recovered: 15,682
Active: 32,949
Qatar 52,907
Cases: 52,907
Deaths: 36
Recovered: 20,604
Active: 32,267
Netherlands 46,126
Cases: 46,126
Deaths: 5,931
Active: 40,195
Bangladesh 42,844
Cases: 42,844
Deaths: 582
Recovered: 9,015
Active: 33,247
Belarus 40,764
Cases: 40,764
Deaths: 224
Recovered: 17,390
Active: 23,150
Ecuador 38,471
Cases: 38,471
Deaths: 3,313
Recovered: 18,425
Active: 16,733
Sweden 36,476
Cases: 36,476
Deaths: 4,350
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 27,155
Singapore 33,860
Cases: 33,860
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 18,294
Active: 15,543
United Arab Emirates 33,170
Cases: 33,170
Deaths: 260
Recovered: 17,097
Active: 15,813
Portugal 31,946
Cases: 31,946
Deaths: 1,383
Recovered: 18,911
Active: 11,652
Switzerland 30,828
Cases: 30,828
Deaths: 1,919
Recovered: 28,300
Active: 609
South Africa 27,403
Cases: 27,403
Deaths: 577
Recovered: 14,370
Active: 12,456