COVID-19: Experts worry, as gaps in national response drive new...

…We are in 2nd wave and not testing enough —Tomori …Nigeria is in the acute phase —Ihekweazu By Sola Ogundipe, Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale Amidst concerns that the COVID-19 virus has infected more people in the country than have been reported, health watchers argue that gaps in the nation’s  testing protocol and inadequacies in…

COVID-19: Experts worry, as gaps in national response drive new...

…We are in 2nd wave and not testing enough —Tomori …Nigeria is in the acute phase —Ihekweazu By Sola Ogundipe, Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale Amidst concerns that the COVID-19 virus has infected more people in the country than have been reported, health watchers argue that gaps in the nation’s  testing protocol and inadequacies in…

Meet the Bidens: America’s new ‘first family’…

President-elect Joe Biden gets a hug from his granddaughter on stage after Biden’s address to the nation from the Chase Center November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. PHOTO: Getty Images United States (US) President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday. Biden has…

COVID-19: NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387…

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country has tested 1,154,138 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was…

Biden’s team calls for release of Russian activist Navalny…

Joe Biden, President-elect, United States of America. The team of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday called for the release of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny after he was detained upon arrival at a Moscow airport, as the Trump administration remained quiet on the subject. “Mr Navalny should be immediately released, and the perpetrators of the…

Ardova Plc set to acquire Enyo Retail and Supply…

Ardova Plc (AP), an integrated energy company, has entered into discussion with Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, a petroleum products distribution firm, for possible acquisition of the later. AP said in a notice signed by Oladeinde Nelson-Cole, its Ag. Company Secretary/General Counsel, the announcement is pursuant to the acceptance in principle of AP’s offer and acquisition…

Buhari hails Chief Emeka Anyaoku at 88…

Chief Emeka Anyaoku By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with seasoned diplomat and administrator, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 88th birthday. The President in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja, Sunday, congratulated the former Secretary General of the Commonwealth “for a life…

NDDC: Balancing a lopsided equation…

By Etim Ante You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by avoiding it today — Abraham Lincoln ORO Nation, one of the oil producing areas in Akwa Ibom State, nay Nigeria, is watching with undistracted interest the unfolding scenario in the latest appointment of an Oro-born renowned administrator, chartered accountant and lawyer of high repute,…

NNPC records ₦28.38bn trading surplus in Sept — Report…

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a trading surplus of ₦28.38 billion in September 2020. The Corporation disclosed this in its Monthly Financial and Operation Report (MFOR) for the month of September, released in Abuja, on Sunday. It said that the amount was slightly lower than the ₦29.60 billion surplus in August…

NNPC records ₦28.38bn trading surplus in Sept — Report…

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a trading surplus of ₦28.38 billion in September 2020. The Corporation disclosed this in its Monthly Financial and Operation Report (MFOR) for the month of September, released in Abuja, on Sunday. It said that the amount was slightly lower than the ₦29.60 billion surplus in August…

Zulum approves N624m scholarship for Borno tertiary students…

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State As schools in Borno reopen on Monday, Gov. Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions in the state. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Babagana Mustapha, made this known in a statement issued…