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Conflict-hit Nigerian families living under COVID-19 lockdowns, on ‘life-support’

Help and funding are needed urgently for millions of people in Nigeria who have been hit severely by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, including conflict-hit communities “on life-support” in the north-east, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. More than $182 million is needed to sustain lifesaving aid to Africa’s most populous country over the next […]

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FMDQ Exchange admits Dangote Cement’s ₦100.00bn commercial paper notes

FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited  has approved the quotation of the Dangote Cement PLC ₦34.00 billion Series 15 and ₦66.00 billion Series 16 Commercial Paper (CP) notes under its ₦150.00 billion Domestic CP Issuance Programme on the Exchange’s platform. The Dangote Cement CP issuance and subsequent quotations on FMDQ Exchange, is remarkably, the largest CP issuance […]

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NSE ASI rose by 0.93%

Equity transactions on the Nigerian stock Exchange started on a positive note on Monday as the all share index rose by 0.93%. The index rose at 233.90 basis points to close by 25,250.20 basis points on Monday as against 25,016.30 basis point on Friday. The Market Capitalisation also rose by O.94% or 13 trillion to […]

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Air Strike destroys another bandits’camp in Zamfara

The Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI has destroyed an armed bandits’ camp at Kwayanbana Forest in Zamfara State, in continuation of air strikes being conducted under Operation ACCORD. The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche said the feat was achieved after Human Intelligence (HUMINT) reports and series of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance […]

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North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard, Monthly Snapshot May, 2020

IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria’s conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines. During the period 1 to 31 May 2020, 444 […]

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Minister tasks Commission on Digital Economy

The Nigerian Communications Commission,NCC has been urged to redouble its efforts towards actualising government’s agenda on digital economy. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami gave the advice when the Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta led the  Management of the Commission to visit him in Abuja. Dr Pantami […]

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North East Nigeria: COVID-19 Point of Entry Dashboard (30 May – 5 June 2020)

IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria’s conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines. During the period 30 May to 5 June 2020, […]