Reps shutdown House for 2 weeks, pass Economic Stimulus bill to save jobs

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday, passed for concurrence by the Senate, an Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020. The Bill was introduced by the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and fast-tracked to Third Reading, to provide a stimulus for the Nigerian economy and roll back the depleting effect of the corona virus.The bill entitled, The Emergency[...]

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Sancho, Haaland most valuable youngsters in world football ― CIES

A study by CIES has rated the young players in world football, with Jadon Sancho the most highly prized asset of all.Sancho has shone at Borussia Dortmund since moving to Manchester City as a 16-year-old and is now being targeted by the top European clubs, including Chelsea and Manchester United. The CIES Football Observatory has[...]

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Italian nurse kills herself after testing positive for coronavirus

An Italian nurse killed herself after testing positive for coronavirus and fearing she had infected others, a nursing federation has revealed.Daniela Trezzi, 34, was working on the front line of the coronavirus crisis at a hospital in Lombardy, the worst-affected region of Italy.The National Federation of Nurses of Italy confirmed her death and expressed its[...]

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Alao-Akala heads Ajimobi’s APC reconciliation team in Oyo

The Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has inaugurated a peace committee to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in Oyo State.Ajimobi had earlier indicated his determination to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in the state in his maiden statement as the deputy national chairman of the party.The reconciliation committee,[...]

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Hubei lifts restrictions as China reports no new coronavirus cases

China lifted tough restrictions on the province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday after a months-long lockdown as the country reported no new domestic cases.But there were another 47 imported infections from overseas, the National Health Commission said, as the number of cases brought into the country continued to swell.In total, 474[...]

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YouTube to limit video quality worldwide for the next month

YouTube will reduce the quality of videos around the world starting on Tuesday, an effort by the world’s most popular video site to ease Internet traffic during the coronavirus outbreak.Over the coming days, viewers will at first see YouTube videos in standard definition, the company said. Users will still be able to watch in high[...]

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16-year-old appointed king in Ondo State

A 16-year-old Prince, Oloyede Adeyeoba, has been approved by the Ondo state government as the Arujale of Okeluse in Ose local government area of the state. The ratification of the appointment of the Senior Secondary 3 Student was done alongside two others by the state executive council presided over by Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure,[...]

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Apple loses its trillion-dollar valuation

Apple’s market value fell below US$1-trillion as trading opened on Monday, leaving Microsoft as the only US stock above the 13-digit threshold. Apple shares fell as much as 4.9% at 9.40 am in New York, bringing the iPhone maker’s market value to about $960-billion.In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, the company has been hampered by[...]

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Two new cases of COVID19 in Nigeria;

The NCDC released a statement through their Twitter account which reads thus: "Two new cases of COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in Lagos and 1 in Osun Both cases are returning travellers to Nigeria in the last 7 days As at 07:00 am 25th March, there are 46 confirmed cases of COVID19 in[...]

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United ready to splash £15m on Ighalo

Manchester United are reportedly set to turn Odion Ighalo’s loan move into a permanent deal this summer.Shanghai Shenhua, who are prepared to sell Ighalo, have put a £15m valuation on the player and United are set to match the asking price of the Chinese Super League club for the striker who will be 31 in[...]

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