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FrieslandCampina WAMCO donates N500m intervention

Reading Time: < 1 minutes To further strengthen the fight to contain the spread of COVID-19, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, has donated N500 million toward Nigeria’s COVID-19 intervention fund. Mr Moyo Ajekigbe, the Chairman, Board of Directors, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, in a statement on Friday in Lagos, said that the donation was made to the Private Sector Coalition Against Read More…

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Catfish farmer pleads to be allowed to return to farm

Reading Time: 2 minutes A local catfish farmer, Mr Anthony Hammed, has appealed to law enforcement agents to allow dealers in the produce access to farms in Lagos. He said catfish was among the edible commodity which President Muhammadu Buhari exempted it’s dealers to operate in his recent nationwinat broadcast signalling the lockdown to curtail the spread of Coronavirus Read More…

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NCDC advises businesses to readjust, plan in extended COVID-19 lockdown

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the fight against COVID-19 pandemic continues globally, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is need for Nigerians, especially businesses to start now to plan for life after the pandemic. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, gave the advice while speaking on Sunrise Daily programme on Channels Television  on Thursday. He said: Read More…

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Health officials caution against talk of quickly reopening businesses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Senior U.S. health officials and some governors on Sunday warned against a too-rapid easing of restrictions put in place to combat the corona virus, while President Donald Trump’s wished-for Easter date for reopening the economy passed with most Americans remaining at home. Following a week in which the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 soared above 20,000 – a doubling of the Read More…

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Businesswoman distributes rice, task FG on employability age limit

Reading Time: 2 minutes A businesswoman, Mrs Rashidat Usman, has appealed to the Federal Governments to address the hurdle of 24 years age limit for fresh  graduates employability being demanded by some employers. Usman, Member of the Ikotun Golden Lions Club, said that the age limit had compounded youth unemployment and restiveness. The philanthropist  spoke with the News Agency Read More…

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100 business proposals to receive N100m grants from Osinbajo’s friends

Reading Time: 2 minutes No fewer than 100 Nigerian business proposals have qualified to receive N1 million each, as business support grants from friends of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.The beneficiaries were selected under the aegis of  the ‘March 8 Initiative for Small Businesses’ organised and promoted by Friends of Osinbajo in commemoration of his  63rd birthday.Osinbajo clocked 63 years Read More…