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NCDMB, DPR To Check Abuse Of Expatriate Quota In Oil Sector

NCDMB, DPR To Check Abuse Of Expatriate Quota In Oil Sector   All companies seeking to engage expatriates in the Nigerian oil and gas industry must...

Revival Of Ajaokuta Steel Will Save Nigeria Billions Of Dollars

Revival Of Ajaokuta Steel Will Save Nigeria Billions Of Dollars The Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) says when Ajaokuta Steel Company...

Customs Intercepts COVID-19 Vehicle For Smuggling Frozen Products

Customs Intercepts COVID-19 Vehicle For Smuggling Frozen Products     The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a COVID-19 designated vehicle over...

FG, North-South Power Sign Gurara 30MW Concession Agreement

FG, North-South Power Sign Gurara 30MW Concession Agreement     The Federal Government on Tuesday signed a concession agreement for the Gurara 30 megawatts hydropower plant with...

C/River Has Over N3bn In Reserve Fund, Says Commissioner

C/River Has Over N3bn In Reserve Fund, Says Commissioner     Cross River State Commissioner for Finance, Asuquo Ekpenyong Jr, has disclosed that the state now has...

Northern Youths Reject Proposals on guinea pigs for vaccine trials.

Northern Youths Reject Proposals on guinea pigs for vaccine trials. The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria(NYCN) has rejected  recent proposals to use citizens of northern...

Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC nominees.

Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm Law Reform Commission, NDIC nominees. The Senate on Tuesday received President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Professor...

FG Sets Up Panel To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Plant

FG Sets Up Panel To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Plant   The Federal Government has inaugurated the Ajaokuta Presidential Project Implementation Team with the aim of diversifying...

NERC Reappoints 12-member Power Sector Peace Panel

NERC Reappoints 12-member Power Sector Peace Panel   The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Monday approved the reappointment of a 12-member Dispute Resolution Panel for the...

Egbin, 10 Other Power Plants Suffer Gas Shortage

Egbin, 10 Other Power Plants Suffer Gas Shortage     The nation’s biggest power plant, Egbin, and 10 others saw their output levels reduce by gas constraint...

Manufacturing, Employment Recorded Sharp Decline In April

Manufacturing, Employment Recorded Sharp Decline In April     New orders, output and employment witnessed sharp falls as prices rose amid supply chain disruption in April. These was...

COVID-19: Customs Donate N40.9m Relief Materials To Ministry

COVID-19: Customs Donate N40.9m Relief Materials To Ministry   The Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service says it has donated relief materials worth N40.9m to...

COVID-19: Buhari Stops Import Duty On Medical Equipment

COVID-19: Buhari Stops Import Duty On Medical Equipment   As part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, President Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the immediate evacuation...
electricity

Inadequate Distribution Facility Stalls 17,945.3MW Electricity Generation

Inadequate Distribution Facility Stalls 17,945.3MW Electricity Generation   The lack of distribution infrastructure stalled the generation of 17,943.5 megawatts of electricity between April 24 and May...

Nigerians’ll Pay Higher Electricity Tariffs, FG Promises IMF

Nigerians’ll Pay Higher Electricity Tariffs, FG Promises IMF     Nigerians will pay much higher tariff for power in 2021, going by promises made by the Federal...

PenCom Concludes Nine-year Intervention In First Guarantee Pension

PenCom Concludes Nine-year Intervention In First Guarantee Pension   The National Pension Commission has concluded its regulatory intervention in First Guarantee Pension Limited (PFA) and handed...

Tinubu To CBN: Cut Interest Rates To Boost Economy

Tinubu To CBN: Cut Interest Rates To Boost Economy   The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the Central Bank...

Buhari Appoints Sunday Thomas As NAICOM Boss

Buhari Appoints Sunday Thomas As NAICOM Boss   President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunday Thomas as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer,...

COVID-19: Kaduna ICT Hub Funds Young Nigerian Inventor to Produce Ventilators

COVID-19: Kaduna ICT Hub Funds Young Nigerian Inventor to Produce Ventilators The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of 'sophisticated'...

Eight Power Plants Idle, Generation Drops To 2,983MW

Eight Power Plants Idle, Generation Drops To 2,983MW     The number of idle power plants in the country rose by two to eight on Tuesday, worsening...
Live Covid-19
United States 1,765,187
Cases: 1,765,187
Deaths: 103,228
Recovered: 497,206
Active: 1,164,753
Brazil 419,340
Cases: 419,340
Deaths: 25,945
Recovered: 192,302
Active: 201,093
Russia 379,051
Cases: 379,051
Deaths: 4,142
Recovered: 150,993
Active: 223,916
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
Recovered:
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 182,452
Cases: 182,452
Deaths: 8,570
Recovered: 163,200
Active: 10,682
India 165,386
Cases: 165,386
Deaths: 4,711
Recovered: 70,920
Active: 89,755
Turkey 160,979
Cases: 160,979
Deaths: 4,461
Recovered: 124,369
Active: 32,149
Iran 143,849
Cases: 143,849
Deaths: 7,627
Recovered: 112,988
Active: 23,234
Peru 135,905
Cases: 135,905
Deaths: 3,983
Recovered: 56,169
Active: 75,753
Canada 88,475
Cases: 88,475
Deaths: 6,873
Recovered: 46,777
Active: 34,825
Chile 86,943
Cases: 86,943
Deaths: 890
Recovered: 36,150
Active: 49,903
China 82,995
Cases: 82,995
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,288
Active: 73
Saudi Arabia 80,185
Cases: 80,185
Deaths: 441
Recovered: 54,553
Active: 25,191
Mexico 78,023
Cases: 78,023
Deaths: 8,597
Recovered: 54,383
Active: 15,043
Pakistan 61,227
Cases: 61,227
Deaths: 1,260
Recovered: 20,231
Active: 39,736
Belgium 57,849
Cases: 57,849
Deaths: 9,388
Recovered: 15,572
Active: 32,889
Qatar 50,914
Cases: 50,914
Deaths: 33
Recovered: 15,399
Active: 35,482
Netherlands 45,950
Cases: 45,950
Deaths: 5,903
Recovered:
Active: 40,047
Bangladesh 40,321
Cases: 40,321
Deaths: 559
Recovered: 8,425
Active: 31,337
Belarus 39,858
Cases: 39,858
Deaths: 219
Recovered: 16,660
Active: 22,979
Ecuador 38,471
Cases: 38,471
Deaths: 3,313
Recovered: 18,425
Active: 16,733
Sweden 35,727
Cases: 35,727
Deaths: 4,266
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 26,490
Singapore 33,249
Cases: 33,249
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 18,294
Active: 14,932
United Arab Emirates 32,532
Cases: 32,532
Deaths: 258
Recovered: 16,685
Active: 15,589
Portugal 31,596
Cases: 31,596
Deaths: 1,369
Recovered: 18,637
Active: 11,590
Switzerland 30,796
Cases: 30,796
Deaths: 1,919
Recovered: 28,300
Active: 577
South Africa 25,937
Cases: 25,937
Deaths: 552
Recovered: 13,451
Active: 11,934