"Lockdown" Named Collins Dictionary Word Of The Year
Collins Dictionary on Tuesday announced that "lockdown" is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19. Lexicographers said they picked the word because it had become synonymous with the experience of populations across the world as governments look to curb the coronavirus pandemic. "It is…
Firm donates over 150 hand washing stations to states
Over 150 hand-washing stations have been provided to high-risk areas across the country, to support the government’s effort at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The gesture, courtesy of Procter & Gamble (P&G), is the second phase of its “Protect Our Heroes” mission – the company’s Force for Good programme to support the government’s efforts at curbing…
‘Fintech will improve savings culture’
Despite the spending pattern of Nigerians, experts have said financial technology (Fintech) will improve the savings culture of citizens.
Prolonged lockdown put 149,400 jobs, revenue at risk
The groundswell of direct aviation job losses this month climbed to 149,400 in Nigeria, following the prolonged lockdown of the international airspace.
Chronicles Of Lockdown: Tucked Away At Home, I Give My Ex A Second Chance
Before the lockdown, my days were a routine. From home to a quick stop at the supermarket down the road for breakfast, usually quick snack then I am off to the office, then another stop at the restaurant for takeout as dinner and sometimes small chops for late-night snacking, and then back home, and…
Caleb varsity to refund accommodation fees to students, seeks parents’ support
Following the controversy between Caleb University management and parents over payment of sundry fees, including accommodation when schools are not in session, the institution
Ka3na And Lilo Become First To Be Evicted From BBNaija Lockdown House
Ka3na and Lilo on Sunday became the first housemates to be evicted from the BBNaija ‘Lockdown’ house. There was a twist in the eviction show for this year as eviction power is taken away from the viewers and left the ae of the nominated contestants in the hands of their fellow contestants. The host, Ebuka…
Chronicles Of Lockdown: Help! I Need My Fur Stroked
The pandemic descended on Nigerians in doses, in a subtle gossipy procession, from whispers to murmurs, to mothers firing back and forth, both fake and true WhatsApp broadcasts about a deadly virus from China that could kill people who didn’t wear facemasks, to full-blown reports on the news. Sitting at home, having all this time…
Lockdown – The great equaliser?
The headline is a little tongue-in-cheek obviously. As globally, more and more people are at risk of losing their livelihoods as a result of lockdown measures.