Nigeria news today headlines : Wednesday 15th July 2020

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China’s Engagement With Nepal’s Ruling Party Troubles India

Recently, Nepal’s ruling party, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), was on the verge of splitting due to an internal rift. But the active participation of the Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yangqi, likely averted the party’s split, preventing the dissolution of parliament and announcement of a general election. On April 30, before a crucial NCP …

Ukraine Passes Bill To Legalise Gambling

The Supreme Council of Ukraine (Verkhovna Rada) on Tuesday voted in favor of country-wide gambling after a 248-95 victory at second reading. The bill will see the legalization of online gambling, bookmaking, and land-based casinos, however, casinos may only be located in hotels. The Verkhovna Rada passed more than 100 amendments in the weeks preceding …



Trading Gains Shield Citi As Bad Loan Provisions Surge

Citigroup Inc beat analysts’ estimates for profit in the second quarter as its trading desks cashed in on the market volatility caused by the coronavirus outbreak, allowing it to set aside $5.6 billion for a potential surge in loan defaults. The New York-based bank reported a profit of $1.32 billion, or 50 cents per share, …

Nigeria Risks Irreparable Damage Over Cancellation Of 2020 WASSCE – Afe Babalola

LAGOS – Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), the Founder and Chancel­lor, Afe Babalola Univer­sity, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), has said Nigeria might suffer irreparable damage should the Federal Gov­ernment fail to reverse the decision not to participate in the 2020 examination organised by the West Af­rica Examination Council (WAEC). According to him, the posi­tion of the government on …

Former UK Finance Minister Becomes Saudi Government Adviser

The UK’s former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, will take up an advisory role with the Saudi government, The Spectatorrevealed this week. Hammond had been critical of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, slamming the new right-wing direction the Conservative Party was taking under his stewardship, saying it was no longer “tolerant”. It was revealed by the right-leaning British …

ERA/FoEN Trains 150 Youths On Anti- Environmental Degradation Efforts In Delta

UGHELLI – In continuation of its project of training youths across Del­ta, Rivers, Edo and Bayelsa states, Environmental Rights Action, Friends of the Earth Nigeria ERA/FoEN has trained 150 youths Delta State on anti-environmental degra­dation, field monitoring and reporting skills acquisition. Speaking during the pro­gramme held at Wellington Hotel, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta …

Macron Pledges Another $113 Billion To Revive French Economy

President Emmanuel Macron appealed for patience as he discussed the hardships France faces as life returns to normal following the coronavirus pandemic, and said the state would spend another 100 billion euros ($113 billion) on an economic recovery plan. The funds, which will come on top of emergency aid and sector-specific plans for tourism, aeronautics, …



LIRS To Give Additional Tax Incentives, Reliefs To Taxpayers

 In furtherance of the com­mitment to mitigate the negative effect of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has commenced the implementation of addi­tional reliefs and measures to further ease the impact of the pandemic on taxpay­ers in Lagos State starting from Thursday, July 16, 2020. These additional mea­sures and …

Zimbabwe Annual Inflation Rates Slows to 737.3%

Zimbabwe continued on its march back to hyperinflation in June, adding to the nation’s economic woes. While annual inflation slowed for the first time in five months to 737.3% from 785.6% in May, the monthly inflation rate more than doubled to 31.7%, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency said Tuesday on Twitter. International Monetary Fund studies …

Pre Diagnosis MD Seeks Effective Deployment Of Health Resources

LAGOS – Nigeria’s tele-health path­finder, Pre Diagnosis Inter­national, has advised the country’s public healthcare managers and organisations that want to contribute to the task of reviving the country’s dilapidated health infra­structure to embrace mod­ern tele-healthcare model as against the old practice of building public health facil­ities that are often left to rot away due to …

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