LCCI to leverage virtual, physical fair to hedge pandemic effects
With COVID-19 disrupting global value-chains, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has said it hopes to leverage the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair to hedge the impact of the pandemic on the economy as well as promote trade and drive industrialisation. To achieve this, the LCCI noted that…
Ibrahimovic in doubt for Milan derby after new positive virus test
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks likely to miss the Milan derby this month after his club AC Milan announced Thursday that the veteran Swede had again tested positive for coronavirus.
Kebbi varsity to reopen October 5
The authorities of Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero have fixed Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, for the resumption of students for the first semester 2019/2020 academic calendar.
The UN marks 75th anniversary facing world split by Covid-19
The United Nations will mark its 75th anniversary Monday, celebrating the mantra that "multilateralism is not an option but a necessity
FG pushes for private-sector-driven DSO
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has said with the planned settlement of outstanding debts, the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting will transit to a private-sector-driven enterprise in order for it to be sustainable. The Minister stated this in Abuja at a meeting with stakeholders in the DSO Project. “While looking for…
Djokovic in, Andreescu out as US Open loses 2019 champions
Novak Djokovic boosted the US Open by saying Thursday he will play in the Grand Slam tennis event while reigning women's champion Bianca Andreescu joined a host of notable no-shows.
Employers seek support for businesses to create jobs
For the government to address the increasing rate of unemployment and poverty in the country, serious attention and support must be given to organised businesses to thrive and flourish, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has said.
Lagos, Olpharm mark World Hepatitis Day, screen citizens
In commemoration of the World Hepatitis Day (WHD), the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service (LSBTS) is conducting free hepatitis screening for Lagosians.
Contract rebels leave Burnley short against Man City
Burnley manager Sean Dyche was unable to name a full bench for Monday's trip to Manchester City as a number of players refused to take part after not being offered contract extensions.