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ICAN membership hits 53,000

ICAN membership hits 53,000

By Grace Obike, Abuja The 57th President Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mrs Comfort Eyitayo said the membership of ICAN is currently over 53,000. She said all members of the institute who may be victimised for exposing significant misdemeanours in their various organisations are supported under the Institute’s Whistleblowers’ Fund. She said this…

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Vaccination doesn’t prevent transmission of virus, says PSC

Vaccination doesn’t prevent transmission of virus, says PSC

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   The Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 has warned that vaccination is not a total cover from contracting the virus, especially as the third wave of the pandemic has started sweeping through some states. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and PSC Chairman Boss Mustapha spoke yesterday during…

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Stringent COVID-19 measures likely

Stringent COVID-19 measures likely

By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   The Federal Government will not hesitate to impose stringent measures to protect Nigerians against the spread of Coronavirus infections, the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 warned yesterday. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PSC Boss Mustapha, who dropped the hint at his committee’s…

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Worrying trend in SSCE and UTME results

Worrying trend in SSCE and UTME results

By Usman Garba   SIR: A popular joke among teachers is that in student’s mindsets, poor grades are ‘given’ by teachers while good grades are ‘gotten’ by the students. When any continuous assessment or end-of-term examination results are released, students proudly claim that they merit the good grades they have but disown the poor grade…

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Nigeria’s cocoa export to U.S. rises by 352%

Nigeria’s cocoa export to U.S. rises by 352%

By Daniel Essiet   Nigeria’s cocoa and derivatives export to the United States has been increasing in the last three years. According to the International Trade Centre (ITC) trade map, export of cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted, alone rose from $2.058 million in 2018 to $9.307 million in 2020. Cocoa paste, whether…

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Riding on COVID-19 waves for economic growth

Riding on COVID-19 waves for economic growth

It is not all gloom for the economy and some businesses in the face of Covid-19. Despite the pandemic, the banking sector, telecoms, e-commerce and even manufacturing have leveraged technology to show strength. The tailored measures executed by governments and central banks across the world to meet pandemic-induced shocks on businesses, stronger tech-bases and digital…

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Tokyo 2020: Adegoke misses out as Jacobs wins men’s 100m gold

Tokyo 2020: Adegoke misses out as Jacobs wins men’s 100m gold

Our Reporter   Italy’s Lamont Marcell Jacobs outshone a field of unusual suspects to claim a shock Olympic gold in the men’s 100 metres on Sunday, breaking retired Jamaican star Usain Bolt’s 13-year hold on the blue riband event. Jacobs, 26, timed a European record of 9.80 seconds with American Fred Kerley taking silver in…

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Soccer as political metaphor

Soccer as political metaphor

By Tatalo Alamu   The European Soccer fiesta has now come and gone. For about four weeks, many soccer buffs sat glued to their television sets as many European nations attempted to outwit and outclass each other in nerve-wracking and heart wrenching confrontations. It was a moveable feast; a soccer extravaganza which held the entire…

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2021 AFCON: Eagles know fate Aug. 17

2021 AFCON: Eagles know fate Aug. 17

The draw for the rescheduled 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon will be held in Yaounde on August 17, the organisers said on yesterday. It was originally set for June 25 in the Cameroonian capital only to be delayed by coronavirus pandemic issues. The 24-team premier African football tournament has twice been postponed because…

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NFF blames COVID-19 for  unpaid Eagles allowances

NFF blames COVID-19 for  unpaid Eagles allowances

  By Oluwamayomikun Orekoya   The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said  that the challenges and disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic  was to blame for the delay in paying the outstanding bonuses and allowances of the coaches and players of the senior men national team, Super Eagles, as well as salaries owed the coaches of the…

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