Business

Business – News Headline for 18th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 18, 2020

Federal Government mandates all account holders in financial institutions to re-register despite BVN.  Electricity consumers to pay N417.09bn in 4 months from September to December.  The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says the outstanding electricity bills of landlords cannot be forced on new tenants.  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) states […]

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Local – News Headline for 18th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 18, 2020

131 new cases of COVID-19, total confirmed cases in Nigeria now 56,735.  Federal Government mandates schools to conduct compulsory weekly COVID-19 assessment.  Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) experts says Nigerians should continue the use of face mask and temperature checks until COVID vaccine is found.  Federal Government says Coronavirus […]

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Local – News Headline for 17th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 17, 2020

126 new cases of COVID-19, total confirmed cases in Nigeria now 56,604.  Nigeria 60th independence logo unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari.  The Federal Government of Nigeria to mark Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary with year-long celebration.  Buhari says Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world.  Mr. Femi Falana […]

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International – News Headline for 17th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 17, 2020

9.2MILLION now in lockdown as Health secretary Matt Hancock announces new COVID curfew and restrictions. 550,000 without power in US due to deadly storms caused by Hurricane Sally. The statue of Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar in the south-western city of Popayán was toppled by Indigenous protesters. Current president of […]

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International – News Headline for 14th September 2020

Etha Ugoh September 14, 2020

Ten Tanzanian pupils burn to death in dormitory fire. Hurricane Sally forms off US Gulf Coast, threatens southern US states including Florida, Mississippi and Alabama. Donald Trump heads to California for wildfires briefing as death toll increases. David Cameron, Fifth UK former Prime Minister speaks out against post-Brexit bill. Yoshihide […]

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International – News Headline for 12th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 12, 2020

Afghan-Taliban peace talks an ‘exceptional opportunity for peace’- says Head of Afghanistan’s peace council. Greek police on Lesbos island fire tear gas at protesting Moria migrants who were left homeless when their camp burned down on Wednesday. India-China dispute: Five missing Indian nationals has been released by China. Iran executes […]

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Local – News Headline for 11th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 11, 2020

Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan says, ”Africa Won’t Get Democracy Right without adapting Electronic Voting System”. United Arab Emirates government tells Nigerians and other foreigners in the United Arab Emirates whose resident visas has expired have till November 17 to vacate the country. The authorities laid emphasis on those who […]

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International – News Headline for 11th September 2020

Etha Ugoh September 11, 2020

“Over half a million people in Oregon flee from deadly wildfires that are raging across the Pacific Northwest”. – Says authorities. The EU threatens legal action if UK government does not scrap its controversial International Market Bill ‘by end of month’. The Japanese ship operator of the tanker that leaked over […]

Technology

Technology – News Headline for 10th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 10, 2020

Huawei consumer chief Richard Yu announces it’s operating system plans to pre-install it’s own Harmony operating system on its smartphones from 2021. Google claims its AI is improving at recognizing Breaking News and Misinformation. Absent for 12 years, Ubisoft’s long-missing star, ”Prince of Persia” returns for a ”Sands of Time” […]

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International – News Headline for 10th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 10, 2020

Microsoft reveals that Russian hackers who hacked the 2016 Democratic campaign targets US election again. Congo Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege under United Nations protection after receiving death threats. Death of an ICON: Dame Diana Rigg a Bond actress and star of The Avengers and Game Of Thrones dies at the age of 82. BRUSSELS warns Boris Johnson […]

Entertainment

Entertainment – news headline for 8th september 2020

Etha Ugoh September 8, 2020

Keeping Up With The Kardashians over after 14 years, Kim Kardashian announces the end of her family reality show. David and Victoria Beckham reportedly caught Covid-19 during a trip to Los Angeles. Coronation Street stars, Helen Flanagan and Sally Dynevor enjoy fun filled time together with their daughters. Lucy Watson […]

Sports

Sport – News Headline for 8th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 8, 2020

UEFA Nations League: Pick of tonight fixtures, ”England vs Denmark”. UEFA Nations League: Sweden take on defending Champions Portugal. Premier League Clubs agrees that all 28 September fixtures will be shown live on screen. Paris Saint-Germain preparations have been slowed down by coronavirus as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe among SEVEN […]

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Local – News Headline for 8th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 8, 2020

The Federal Government orders striking members of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to” return to their duty posts immediately”. Okonjo-Iweala seek global support as election for World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General position began in Geneva on Monday. Buhari cautions West African Leaders against tenure elongation as Akufo-Addo becomes new […]

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International – News headline for 8th september 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 8, 2020

The international rights group slams Malta for “unlawful” treatment of migrants in the Mediterranean attempting to cross from North Africa. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges EU to be ‘ fair and impartial’ in Mediterranean row. A Belarus opposition leader, Maria Kolesnikova has reportedly been ‘detained at Ukraine border’. India […]

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Local – News headline for 7th september 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 7, 2020

Nigeria’s Revenues have fallen by almost 60 percent since the COVID-19 Pandemic – says Buhari. Chris Ngige asks National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to end strike, Embrace Dialogue. Medical Experts says, there will be a massive surge of COVID-19 cases as Nigerians abandon face masks. ‘This is unacceptable’: The […]

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International – News Headline for 7th September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 7, 2020

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s condition has improved say German doctors. United Nations investigates the killing of two 11-year-old girls who were shot dead in a raid by Paraguayan security forces on a rebel camp. Two Nigerian Men allegedly arrested over German Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) scam. Oil tanker filled with more than 270,000 tonnes of crude and diesel catches […]

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International – News Headline for 3rd September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 3, 2020

US debt is predicted to exceed the country’s economy next year as government approves large amounts spending during the COVID-19 pandemic. South Africa healthcare workers protest and threaten to strike due to poor working conditions. Russia debunks Navalny’s poison accusations after German investigation: cautioning other countries against jumping into hasty conclusions. […]

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Local – News Headline for 3rd september 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 3, 2020

Nationwide Curfew has been adjusted from 12am – 4am by the Federal Government. Rivers State Government commissions Judges Quarters in Port Harcourt. Femi Gbajabiamila visites Ghana on diplomatic duties. The meeting aims at addressing the trading crises between Nigerians and Ghanians. Suspected bandits attack First Bank branch in Niger community. […]

Sports

Sport – News Headline for 1st September 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 1, 2020

NFL is handling the investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment within the Washington Football Team. Barcelona player, Ivan Rakitic set to join Sevilla. LeBron James applauds Chris Paul after Thunder force Game 7 vs. Rockets. Carlos Sainz says Ferrari needs to take a “very, very, very, very big step” […]

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Broadcast – News headline for 1st september 2020.

Etha Ugoh September 1, 2020

The Nigerian Labour Congress ask the National Assembly to stop all plans on resurrecting the Water Resources Bill rejected in 2018. HLF congratulates Dr Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). LASG begins reconstruction of Opebi helicopter crash site.

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Broadcast- News Headlines for 29th August 2020.

Etha Ugoh August 29, 2020

160 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, total confirmed cases now 53,477.  Nigeria will no longer tolerate Ghana’s act of hostility towards her citizen. – FG.  Buhari supports ECOWAS on 12 months transition plan in Mali.  FG mourns as helicopter crashes into Lagos home, killing all 3 onboard. Former Aviation […]

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International – News headline for 26th august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 26, 2020

Donald Trump declares plasma as authorized treatment for COVID-19.  WHO working towards ensuring the accessibility of COVID-19 vaccine to all countries.  Africa declared free of wild polio by Africa Regional Certification Commission. European Union trade chief faces criticism over breaking COVID rules in Ireland

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Business – News headline for 26th august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 26, 2020

Buhari waives 35% tax on imported meters for one year while 6 million power users on queue to get FBU electricity meters. Sharp growth in fishing sub-sector GDP.  Edo Refinery and Petrochemical Company Limited (ERPC) applies to NNPC for crude supply.  Timipre Sylva says; ”The proposed PIB will create sustainability […]

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Broadcast – News headline for 26th august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 26, 2020

UN building attack by Boko Haram is regrettable- says Buhari  NBA conference: ANICJ demands disinvitation of former Prime Minister of Britain, Mr Tony Blair as a speaker. NAFDAC receives 40 herbal formulations for approval to treat COVID-19.  In the remaining part of my tenure, I will focus on 9 areas […]

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Broadcast – News Headline for 24th august 2020.

Etha Ugoh August 24, 2020

”God is not happy with us over Southern Kaduna killings” – says Catholic Bishops.  El-Rufai and Sanusi meets in Kaduna.  ‘Edo modular refinery is privately owned not Obaseki’s project” – says APC.  Osagie Ize-Iyamu says; ”God is my godfather not Oshiomole”.  78,120 farmers abandon food production in Borno, Taraba, other […]

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International – News Headline for 24th August 2020

Etha Ugoh August 24, 2020

Mali Junta agrees to free president and proposes 3 year military rule. Global deaths from COVID-19 top 800,000 according to an AFP count.  Australia records 17 new deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday. Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis promises free Coronavirus vaccine for all. Trump’s sister, Maryanne Trump describes him as […]

Sports

Sports – News Headline for 24th August 2020

Etha Ugoh August 24, 2020

Plateau FC of Jos aims to reach the Semi-Final 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.  Ex-Falcons coach, Mudasiru Yusuf dies in Osogbo on Saturday.  Mrs Kayode, FA-licensed football agent narrates how she freed her husband from “slave contracts”.  Angry PSG fans clash with police after defeat in Champion League Final.  Bayern Munich […]

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Business – News headline for 24th august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 24, 2020

Naira falls by 108% against West African CFA.  Polaris Bank MD/CEO announces his retirement effective from August 31st, 2020. FG approves new oil and gas free zone for Akwa Ibom State.  Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) prioritizes investors protection. ”Inconsistent government policies frustrates investments in oil sector” – says Total […]

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Broadcast – News headline for 24th august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 24, 2020

322 new cases of COVID-19, total confirmed cases in Nigeria now 52,227.  NUPENG insists on strike until 175 members are recalled unconditionally before Wednesday. NBA President, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN) says; ”No ethnic considerations in NBA’s decision on El-Rufai”. El-Rufai at Conference would have given NBA chance to interrogate him […]

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Business – News Headlines for 21st august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 21, 2020

AMCON takes over Northrich assets over N500m debt. Revenue loss due to commercialization of evacuation flights. NPDC largest producer of gas in Nigeria – says Kyari. South-South looses Foreign investors as oil runs dry. Airbnb, Home Rental Company set to go public, file IPO. Nigeria and Russia tach up economic […]

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Broadcast – News headlines for 21st august 2020

Etha Ugoh August 21, 2020

476 new cases of COVID-19, total confirmed cases in Nigeria now 50,964. “Nigerians to be blamed for rise in COVID-19 cases”- says FG. FG to operate reciprocity principle for Int’l flights. FG shuts the door to European Union flights. Angola passenger plane impounded in Lagos by FG. Nigerians worry over […]

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The Act and Art of Surrogacy

Online Radio - EI May 23, 2020

I stare at the window pane, watching the rain droplets pitter-patter as they trickle in a sensuous way down to the earth. I say a silent prayer for inspiration to write. It’s been gone for a while now. In the name of making money for myself and for familia upkeep, […]

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An Essay on Cyber Bullying.

Online Radio - EI May 22, 2020

Andrea Lopez was a Mexican Immigrant attending high school at the Riverdale Collegiate Institute in Canada. Having successfully migrated to Canada, she thought the best was yet to come for her. Andrea had a problem in school and it was the inability to blend in and the girls in her […]