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Day: October 13, 2020

FG update on reopening of schools: says States are responsible.

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The COVID-19 Presidential Task Force, PTF, on Monday, said states are responsible for the safe reopening of schools. PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during the committee’s daily briefing in Abuja, NAN reports. Mustapha, who is the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, said that the federal government would only provide necessary guidelines […]

Macron takes control: France orders Germany and Barnier to stick to hard fishing line

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European affairs minister Clement Beaune insisted securing access to the UK’s coastal waters remains a “big priority” for Paris as wrangling over a free-trade agreement is intensified. His intervention comes amid efforts by Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, to water down the bloc’s hardline demands to maintain the status quo for fisheries after the […]

CBN extends AGSMEIS loans to 14,638 applicants

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has said it is extending its Agri-Business/Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme loans to 14,638 applicants in August. In a communiqué from the last MPC report, it stated, “The Agri-Business/Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme intervention has been extended to a total of 14,638 applicants, while 250 SME businesses, predominantly […]

Excitement as CONIFA admits Biafra football into global tournament

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It was excitement galore at the Freedom House in Owerri, Imo state capital, weekend, following the alleged admission of Biafra Football Federation, (BFF) by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations ( CONIFA), to participate in global tournaments. Consequently, the founder and leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, otherwise […]