Thursday , August 13 2020

Business

Senate Confirms Prof. Danbatta As New EVC, NCC

Sequel to the screening of the Engineer Professor Umar Garba Danbatta by the Senate committee on communication for the post of the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian communication commission (NCC), the Senate, Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of Engineer Professor Umar Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC …

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NIRSAL commences sensitisation program in Ebonyi State

Abakaliki – Ebonyi State Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in conjunction with the Nigeria Incentives – Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), has commenced sensitization program to accommodate both existing and intending livestock farmers in the state. The program which is initiated by the state …

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Obaseki celebrates Ighodalo at 61

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated the Chairman of Sterling Bank and co-founding partner of Banwo and Ighodalo, Asue Ighodalo, as he marks his 61st birthday. The governor, in a statement, celebrated Ighodalo for his outstanding accomplishments as a lawyer and businessman, noting that he remains a …

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Food security: 3,500 farmers benefit from Obaseki’s Independent Farmers Initiative

Not less than 3,500 farmers in Edo State have benefited from Governor Godwin Obaseki’s Independent Farmers Initiative (IFI) designed to boost food security in the state’s post-coronavirus (COVID-19) economy. Addressing the farmers at the flag off of the initiative in Umegbe Community, Oredo Local Government Area, Commissioner for Agriculture and …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell