Latest News in Nigeria Today Sunday 22nd November 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Sunday 22nd November 2020 .
MAN, LCCI others blame recession on COVID-19, #EndSARS; foresee job losses, reduced purchasing power
Nigeria has formally entered its second economic recession in five years as the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global crude oil prices and restrictions imposed to curb the virus caused the nation’s economy to contract for the second consecutive quarter by 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020.
Abuja-Kaduna train: NRC apologises over failed locomotive
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has apologised to passengers that boarded the Abuja-Kaduna train which broke down due to a failed locomotive along the route on Saturday. Mr Fidet Okhiria, NRC’s Managing Director, in a statement, pledged NRC’s commitment to ensure there were no reoccurrences of such incidents in the future. Okhiria also assured NigeriansRead More
E2%80%95-nbs/ Intercity bus journey fare highest in Abuja, Lagos, Sokoto ― NBS
By Rasheed Sobowale The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its October report of transport across the 36 states and FCT noted that bus journey fare intercity was most expensive in Abuja, Lagos, and Sokoto. The report also noted that “states with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bayelsa (N1,473.67), Enugu (N1,560.00) and BauchiRead More
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E2%80%95-nbs/ Lagosians spend about N3,073 on intercity bus journey ― NBS
By Rasheed Sobowale The Transport Fare Watch report for October published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicated that on average, Lagosians (residents of Lagos State) spent N3,073.41 on intercity bus journey. This was as the Bureau also noted that three states ― Lagos, Abuja, and Sokoto ― have the highest bus journey fareRead More
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COVID cases surge as threat from antimicrobial resistance grows — WHO chief
More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance. “Across Europe and North America, hospitals and intensive care units (ICU) areRead More
RECESSION: It’s double blow on Nigerian workers – Ali, NLC chief
By Tunde Oso The Vice Chairperson of the National Women Commission (NWC) of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Barrister Hadiza Ali yesterday said that the slipping of Nigeria into a second recession in five (5) years will strike a double blow on Nigeria workers. Speaking with Sunday Vanguard yesterday, Ali said it is really sadRead More
We must exit this recession with precision by Atiku Abubakar
It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five years, Nigeria has entered into another recession. Heaviness of heart, because this could have been avoided had this administration taken heed to patriotic counsel given by myself and other well meaning Nigerians on cutting the costRead More
International Men’s Day: The positive value that men bring to the world, their families and communities.
By Denrele Animasaun Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes….”Barack Obama The International men’s day was celebrated on November 19th. The event is dedicated to men and to highlight the positive value that men bring to the world, their familiesRead More
Buhari, Pastor Adeboye and I, since 1984 by Pastor Bakare
*‘How Jimi Agbaje, Oby Ezekwesili, Niyi Adebayo couldn’t make presidential running mate’ *Says Tinubu proposed alliance with Buhari as far back as 2011 *On presidency: My day will come like Joe Biden’s By Dapo Akinrefon You have an intimate relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari… President Muhammadu Buhari’s destiny and my destiny kissed on October 1,Read More
Prayer, Praise and Patience
By Fumi Komolafe Brethren, the year is winding down but your life isn’t winding down. You may say but I am not getting younger, very true but as you grow in the Lord, you are getting closer to your miracle. This is not the time to be discouraged about any issue. Even if human beingsRead More
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