world’s biggest company, Apple Music, is launching its first radio show in Africa on Sunday, with its host being DJ Cuppy, whose real name is Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola.
The post DJ Cuppy is Apple Music’s show host appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the immediate posting/deployment of eight police commissioners.
The post Edo, Ondo, Oyo, Bauchi, Ebonyi, 3 others get new CPs appeared first on Vanguard News.
abuja—Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, said yesterday Nigerians have started selling COVID-19 diagnostic test kits in “black markets”.
The post COVID-19 test kits now being sold in black markets, NCDC raises alarm appeared first on Vanguard News
THE Federal government has asked the National Assembly to approve a total of N5.51 trillion external borrowing to fund its revised 2020 budget. With the new request, Nigeria’s total debt will be around N41.6 trillion when approved.
The post Budget 2020: FG in fresh bid to borrow N5.51trn appeared first on Vanguard News
By Bose Adelaja & Olayinka Latona “I have always canvassed for the reopening of religious outfits with pre-lockdown guidelines and the argument of virtual worship is lame. If physical food markets are classified as “essentials”, the church is more essential. If offices are opened, I see no reasons why the church shouldn’t.” —Paul Mashote, LawyerRead
By Bose Adelaja & Olayinka Latona “It is certain that coronavirus has no cure yet but we have to get back to our normal lives. In light of this I feel the FG should reopen places of worship and schools provided that they will follow the guidelines by the NCDC. Other nations are experimenting systematicRead More
The post [People
By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has given approval to Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the high capacity Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, to carry 42 passengers seated with no standing as against earlier directive aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The approval followed a review of its earlierRead More
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that the shocks of the ravaging (COVID-19) coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria especially on its economy were multiple. Buhari said that the COVID-19 has caused a sharp decline in international oil prices which has negatively impacted revenues and growth, worsened external and domestic positions, andRead
The Federal Government has applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s data-driven and robust response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Edo state. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made the submission during the inauguration of the 300-bed isolation and treatment centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital and the third Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)Read
Though in some countries the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has been slowing down and cases are decreasing, in others, the virus is resurging or continuing to spread quickly. This is still a global problem calling for a global response.
The post CBN plans driving agribusiness through 50bn credit facility, interest rate cut appeared first on
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has sent a condolence message to the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) over the death of Waheed Bakare, Saturday Editor of the New Telegraph. Bakare died on Sunday, 24th May, 2020. MURIC in its condolence message signed by its Public Relations Officer, Shefiu Ayorinde said: “We are saddened by theRead More
The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man who complained that he could not breathe and died in police custody. Based on the video, Mayor Jacob Frey said officer Derek Chauvin should be charged in the deathRead
By Dr Abdullah Shuaib We became friends in 2008 when I assumed office as the pioneer Executive Director/CEO of Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Lagos, where I initiated media parley with the management of the foundation. Waheed Bakare was among the several Muslim journalists that honoured my invitation even though he knew me not before thatRead More
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, says the Federal Government is yet to receive the promised ventilators from the United States of America (USA). The minister said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily news conference on Thursday in Abuja. The minister was reacting against the backdropRead
An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, bringing the running total since the coronavirus shutdowns took hold in mid-March to about 41 million, the government said Thursday. In a glimmer of hope, the overall number of people currently drawing jobless benefits inRead
Nigerian Power Consumers Forum (NPCF) has faulted the removal of Mr Usman Gur Mohammed as the Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) saying the action may jeopadise the $1.661 billion multilateral agencies funded power projects in the coun
The post Group faults removal of Mohammed as TCN MD appeared first on Vanguard
The price paid by passengers for bus, motorcycle and water way journeys rose despite the decline in the petrol price in April.
The post Transport fare rises despite drop in petrol price in April appeared first on Vanguard News.
The outgoing Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms Mary Uduk, yesterday, presented her scorecard, stating that under her leadership, the register of capital market operators was sanitized.
The post SEC de-registers 84 inactive stockbrokers, outlines Uduk’s scorecard appeared first on Vanguard
The Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been urged to pay more attention to agriculture to avert food crisis in the State after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The post Sanwo-Olu urged to avert post COVID-19 food crisis appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Chioma Obinna To commemorate this year’s Children’s Day, Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, has called for sustained proactive policy environment for the adequate social, cognitive, and physical development of Nigerian children. Making the call in a press statement signed by the Executive Director, MAMA Centre, Barrister Ola Onyegbula who noted that despiteRead