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Nigeria close to securing $3 billion World Bank facility

Nigeria close to securing $3 billion World Bank facility

Nigeria close to securing $3 billion World Bank facility The Nigerian debt market has been faced with a series of challenges, most of which were triggered by the worst pandemic recorded in human history.  Its prospects in attracting foreign portfolio investors were dampened as macros on Nigeria’s economy revealed a downtrend in the market, and this trend has only worsened in the past months. The f... »

Low maternal education, income status linked to childhood diarrhoea —Expert

Low maternal education, income status linked to childhood diarrhoea —Expert

Low maternal education, income status linked to childhood diarrhoea —Expert  Dr Doyin Ogunyemi is a public health physician and Senior Lecturer, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos. In this interview with TOBI AWORINDE, she discusses the reasons for Nigeria’s high mortality and morbidity from diarrhoea What are diarrhoeal diseases? Diarrhoeal d... »

Nigeria records chloroquine poisoning after Trump endorses it for coronavirus treatment

Nigeria records chloroquine poisoning after Trump endorses it for coronavirus treatment

Nigeria records chloroquine poisoning after Trump endorses it for coronavirus treatment A Lagos state official told CNN that three people were hospitalized in the city after taking the drug. Officials later issued a statement cautioning against using chloroquine for Covid-19 treatment. US President Donald Trump claimed at a White House briefing last week that the Food and Drug Administration had a... »

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued   Police operatives have efficiently rescued an American citizen, who was confined in a Lagos lodge, the place she was held towards her want for over a 12 months by a Nigerian man she met on social media Drive Public Relations Officer, Drive Headquarters, DCP, Frank Mba, disclosed this in a press release in Abuja on Sunday. Mba stated the... »

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news The row over Goya Meals is spreading to some unlikely locations. Final week, Goya Meals CEO Bob Unanue heaped praised on Donald Trump, saying: “We’re all actually blessed on the similar time to have a pacesetter like President Trump, who’s a builder”. There was backlash on account of the truth that the pinnacle ... »

Nigeria’s excess crude account falls to $72 million

Nigeria’s excess crude account falls to $72 million

Nigeria’s excess crude account falls to $72 million Nigeria’s excess crude account has now fallen by a whopping 98% in just 5 years.   Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account (ECA) now stands at $72 million as the country continues to grapple with an unprecedented revenue crisis not seen since the early eighties. The ECA account has now fallen by about 98% within the last 5 years. The information on t... »

7 female executives under 40 in FinTech

7 female executives under 40 in FinTech

7 female executives under 40 in FinTech This article will be looking at seven female executives who are way ahead of the game in the Nigerian fintech sector; more interestingly, most of these women are under 40.   Banking and financial activities in the 80s were characterised by paperwork and file cabinets. But by the end of the twentieth century, the story changed with the introduction of te... »

Coronation Merchant Bank partners Union Systems to commence full automation of its Trade Finance Operations

Coronation Merchant Bank partners Union Systems to commence full automation of its Trade Finance Operations

Coronation Merchant Bank partners Union Systems to commence full automation of its Trade Finance Operations Coronation Merchant Bank has continued to make giant strides in Trade financing. Leading financial institution in Nigeria, Coronation Merchant Bank, has partnered with Union Systems Limited  to fully automate its Trade Finance Operations.  The trade finance software, Trade-XTM comes with a f... »

Supreme Court says Manhattan DA can get Trump’s tax records, but rejects bid by House Democrats

Supreme Court says Manhattan DA can get Trump’s tax records, but rejects bid by House Democrats

POLITICS Supreme Court says Manhattan DA can get Trump’s tax records, but rejects bid by House Democrats   KEY POINTS The Supreme Court delivered split opinions in two cases over whether President Trump can shield his tax records from investigators. It handed a win to the Manhattan district attorney but rejected efforts by House Democrats. Both cases were decided 7-2, with Chief Justice John ... »

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive

Trump threatens to cut funding for schools, slams CDC reopening guidelines as too tough and expensive KEY POINTS Trump tweeted that he may withhold federal funding from schools that do not resume in-person classes this fall. Moments later Trump said his own CDC’s guidelines for safely reopening schools are too expensive and too impractical. Vice President Mike Pence later announced that the CDC wi... »

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall

Trump vows to pressure governors to reopen schools in the fall KEY POINTS Trump said the White House plans to pressure state governors and educators to reopen schools in the fall, despite soaring infection rates across the country. “We’re very much going to put pressure on the governors and the schools to reopen,” Trump said at a White House event on school reopenings. “Open your schools in the fa... »

Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’

Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’

POLITICS Mary Trump tell-all paints president as a ‘narcissist’ who is ‘lost to his own delusional spin’ KEY POINTS CNBC obtained a copy of the forthcoming tell-all family memoir about President Donald Trump written by his niece, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man.” Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist, writes that her uncle is a textbook narcissist, an... »

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say

Small business coronavirus relief loan database contains some big errors, firms say KEY POINTS Several companies that purportedly received forgiveable loans as part of a governnment program aimed at helping small businesses said that they did not apply for — much less get — the funds that are detailed in a database of loans. The venture capital firms Index Ventures and Foundation Capital, along wi... »

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1

The risk of buying Forex at black market rate of N460/$1  July 7, 2020. Between 2012 and 2017 the naira has depreciated by 30% compounded annually.   If you ask anyone today to choose between being paid in dollars or in naira, there will only be one winner. Since the oil price crash in early March and the ravaging COVID-19 virus, the exchange rate between the naira and dollar has depreciated ... »

Hundreds of scientists reportedly claim WHO is downplaying risk of airborne spread of coronavirus

Hundreds of scientists reportedly claim WHO is downplaying risk of airborne spread of coronavirus

HEALTH AND SCIENCE Hundreds of scientists reportedly claim WHO is downplaying risk of airborne spread of coronavirus KEY POINTS The group of scientists argue that the WHO needs to give more weight to the role of the airborne spread of Covid-19, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The experts are expected to publish the letter and findings that support their view in the Clinical Infectious Dis... »

Access Bank hits over N1 billion in digital lending daily

Access Bank hits over N1 billion in digital lending daily

Access Bank hits over N1 billion in digital lending daily Access Bank’s expanded digital lending portfolio has hit a record N1billion daily in loan value. Access Bank’s expandedportfolio, which gives Nigerians quick and 24/7 access to funds for emergencies without any collateral, has hit a record N1billion daily in loan value. According to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director, Retail Banking, Access... »

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call.

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call.

A 35-year-old who spent 9 years paying off $81,000 in student loan debt shares her big wake-up call. The fact that Melanie Lockert, 35, lives in Los Angeles near her family is a testament to how serious she was about paying off her $81,000 in student loan debt When Lockert was in her twenties, living in Portland, Oregon, and side hustling almost seven days a week just to get by, she created what s... »

NNPC announces top management appointments as top official resigns

NNPC announces top management appointments as top official resigns

ENERGY The NNPC has effected a major shake-up to enable the corporation to live up to its expectations. The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the exit of two senior officials and the redeployment of others. Two officials who recently left the corporation were replaced while other redeployments were also carried out. The Edo State-born top NNPC official ... »

Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens

Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens

ECONOMY & POLITICS Nigeria’s debt rises to $79.5 billion, as debt to revenue ratio worsens   According to data obtained from DMO, $27.66 billion (N9.9 trillion) is the total external debt. Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy’s total public debt rose to $79.5 billion (N28.63 trillion) as of the first quarter of 2020, which is March 31, 2020. This represents a 15% increase from the figure tha... »

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs

COVID -19 saving Nigerians millions in wedding and burial costs  As long as the pandemic persists, the ‘new normal’ is for ceremonies to remain subdued.   It was a sunny Saturday in May and like it had been for the better part of 8 weeks, the new normal was in force in Nosa’s household. The lockdown induced COVID-19 meant that all the hustle and bustle of giving attention to side hustles on w... »

GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine

GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine

CORONAVIRUS GSK, Sanofi to agree $624 million deal with UK for COVID-19 vaccine Both GSK and Sanofi said that they are placing more priority on quality rather than speed.   British and French pharmaceutical giants, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi are close to reaching a $624 million (500 million pounds) deal with the United Kingdom (UK) government for the supply of 60 million doses of corona... »

New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO

New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO

CORONAVIRUS New Covid-19 Cases reach all-time high – WHO  KEY POINTS  The number of new Covid-19 cases has reached a new high at 212,326 cases in 24 hours. The report says there have been more than 10.9 million cases total. The biggest increase reported Saturday occurred in North and South America, which saw 129,772 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total in the region to nearly 5.58 mi... »

COVID-19 Update in Nigeria

COVID-19 Update in Nigeria

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 Update in Nigeria On the 4th of July 2020, 603 new confirmed cases and 6 deaths were recorded in Nigeria bringing the total confirmed cases recorded in the country to 28,167. The spread of novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria touched a new milestone as the latest statisticsprovided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 28,167 confirmed ca... »

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Dessert Recipe »

US court releases Onyema’s transactions details, issues arrest warrant

US court releases Onyema’s transactions details, issues arrest warrant

BUSINESS NEWS US court releases Onyema’s transactions details, issues arrest warrant United States Court has issued a warrant of arrest against Chairman, Air Peace Limited, Allen Onyema over alleged money laundering and bank fraud. A United States court has released the details of the transactions of the Chairman, Air Peace Limited, Allen Onyema over alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the ... »

Trump halts access to green cards, employment-based visa till end of 2020

Trump halts access to green cards, employment-based visa till end of 2020

Trump halts access to green cards, employment-based visa till end of 2020 Workers who are already in the United States will not be affected by this order. President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is set to sign an order temporarily halting access to several employment-based visas, and issuance of green cards for the rest of the year. This decision, which comes as a result of the 13... »

Shell considers relocating its headquarters to the UK

Shell considers relocating its headquarters to the UK

Shell considers relocating its headquarters to the UK »

Even with a 939% jump in H1 Profit, Neimeth still needs to build consistency

Even with a 939% jump in H1 Profit, Neimeth still needs to build consistency

Even with a 939% jump in H1 Profit, Neimeth still needs to build consistency Neimeth has been one of the better performers in the stock market in the last one year. Neimeth’s profit after tax for H1 2020 might have jumped by 939% from H1 2019, but there’s still so much the company needs to do to remain in the game. For the first time in years, Pharmaceutical companies across the globe are in the s... »

Buhari suspends NSITF MD and other top management officials, appoints acting MD

Buhari suspends NSITF MD and other top management officials, appoints acting MD

ECONOMY & POLITICS Buhari suspends NSITF MD and other top management officials, appoints acting MD   The minister disclosed that the suspension of these officials became imperative after the preliminary investigation. Suspended officials to face Investigative Panel over financial infractions. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director and Chief E... »

Nigerian and US Authorities battle former Enron Nigerian Subsidiary over $80 million Yacht

Nigerian and US Authorities battle former Enron Nigerian Subsidiary over $80 million Yacht

  ECONOMY & POLITICS Nigerian and US Authorities battle former Enron Nigerian Subsidiary over $80 million Yacht Both Nigerian and American governments have opposed Enron Nigeria’s appeal. Almost two decades after the collapse of Enron Corp., a former unit of the energy-trading giant is sparring with U.S. and Nigerian authorities over the proceeds of the sale of a luxury yacht. The dispute... »

Nigerians willing to travel abroad will  wait a bit longer – Aviation Ministry.

Nigerians willing to travel abroad will wait a bit longer – Aviation Ministry.

HOSPITALITY & TRAVEL Nigerians willing to travel abroad will wait a bit longer – Aviation Ministry Domestic flights between Lagos and Abuja will resume on Wednesday July 8. The Federal Ministry of Aviation announced on Wednesday evening that flights will commence with the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos on the 8th of July. The Ministry also an... »

Updated Consensus Report on Diabetic Nutrition Therapy

Updated Consensus Report on Diabetic Nutrition Therapy

Updated Consensus Report on Diabetic Nutrition Therapy July 3, 2020. An updated consensus report from the American Diabetes Association has pushed focus towards diabetic nutrition therapy as a viable alternative to classic pharmacotherapy. Recent studies have led to the publication of a consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) of optimal nutrition therapy for adults with diabete... »

Keto Diet Plan: Best Snacks to Satisfy Sugar Cravings for Weight Loss.

Keto Diet Plan: Best Snacks to Satisfy Sugar Cravings for Weight Loss.

Keto diet plan: Best snacks to satisfy sugar cravings for weight loss. »

Pregnancy Exercises: Safety, Benefits & Guidelines.

Pregnancy Exercises: Safety, Benefits & Guidelines.

Pregnancy Exercises: Safety, Benefits & Guidelines. July 3, 2020. There are usually many questions that come to mind when planning how to exercise during pregnancy. Physical exercise is a bodily activity that improves or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. This type of exercise during pregnancy is important and can help with some common discomforts of pregnancy and even... »

Does Eating Bread Make You Gain Weight?

Does Eating Bread Make You Gain Weight?

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Different Types Of Google Pixels

Different Types Of Google Pixels

This article will discuss the best Google phones. Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Types of Google pixel • Google Pixel 3 Google Pixel 3 is the best smartphone from the brand. With a 5.5-inch P-OLED display, the Pixel 3 is about an inch sma... »

2020 Best Ranked At & T Device

2020 Best Ranked At & T Device

AT&T is one of the most popular carriers in the United States. Unsurprisingly, that means it sells a plethora of excellent Android phones to give customers as much choice as possible when shopping for their next handset. If you’re a little overwhelmed by all of the options and want some help determining which AT&T phone is the best for you, you’ve come to the right place. Best ... »

6 Best GPS Tracking Device And Uses

6 Best GPS Tracking Device And Uses

There is this urge individuals, especially business owners possess about their business, getting a reliable GPS can go a long way in dealing with it, this article will discuss about different GPS trackers. It will also state how GPS trackers work. If you’re a businessman who has a fleet to monitor or is simply looking for a reliable tool that will help you with directions, then a GPS device for fl... »

Discussion on  GPS Tracking Application

Discussion on GPS Tracking Application

The previous article provided by Jumboearn has discussed how to use a GPS tracking Device, Types of GPS and basic areas to use a GPS tracking Device. This article was provided to educate individuals on the types of GPS Tracking Applications that is in existence. The article nevertheless after the credit given to GPS Tracking Device has also stated the negative effects that comes with using GPS. It... »

Home Inventory Apps: Garage App VS Itemit Apps

Home Inventory Apps: Garage App VS Itemit Apps

itemit, the simple asset management software, can be used as a simple home or garage inventory app. What this means is you can use our unique qr code asset tags or as an rfid asset tracking app in order effectively maintain your equipment. You can even use it offline to update your asset tracking system wherever you are. If you’re part of a business, you can still use our simple asset tracking sys... »

Essential Guides on How GPS Tracker Works

Essential Guides on How GPS Tracker Works

This article will state how to use GPS properly. Most of us are aware that using satellite navigation to find our way around unfamiliar locations is a benefit of GPS technology. Whether you’re driving or walking in a city, attempting to find your way to a theater or restaurant, satnavs are a wonderful invention. But for what other uses can GPS be useful? First, let’s find out how the technology wo... »

Top Benefits of GPS Tracking Device

Top Benefits of GPS Tracking Device

Let’s discuss how beneficial the GPS tracking Device is in this article. A Global Positioning System or GPS refers to a navigation system based on the functionality of satellites. This system comprises of at least 24 satellites that rotate around the earth twice a day in a pre-defined orbit. These satellites are also responsible for transmitting signals that help the GPS to track their exact locat... »

Guides and Toools in connecting a laptop to a telet

Guides and Toools in connecting a laptop to a telet

Owning some devices and having adequate knowledge of how to fix and use them can be a terrific job, this article will provide guides on how to connect a laptop to a television for better viewing. There are different ways of connecting a laptop to a television. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show you how to connect a laptop to a TV, so you can watch Netflix, your vacation photos, and other conte... »

Guides in Flashing An Android Device

Guides in Flashing An Android Device

Reading this piece is an indicator that you are enquiring on how to flash an Android device and Jumboearn will provide all the details. If you’re looking for how to flash a cell phone for free, there are several ways to go about it. When we talk about flashing phones, we also mean reprogramming them. Android OS was designed for extreme customization. One who knows the steps properly can safely tur... »

Guides In Flashing An iPhone

Guides In Flashing An iPhone

Let’s take note of the steps to take in flashing and iPhone. This article will state different options of flashing an iPhone. One of the best parts of an iPhone is its operating system. Apple’s iOS has an excellent UI and is very responsive. This mobile operating system is exclusively developed for Apple iPhone and iPad, so they are faster because of better software and hardware integration.... »

Difference between Fake and Real Airpods

Difference between Fake and Real Airpods

Fake airpods is gradually taking over the market and the earlier individuals decipher fake airpods from the real ones. AirPods are one of Apple’s most successful products. So you can expect to see a lot of copycats out there. As a typical Apple product, AirPods are expensive. So if you’re in the market to buy a used or a discounted pair, you need to be careful otherwise you’d buy AirPods knockoffs... »

Underlying Health Condition Associated with Itchy Armpit Rash

Underlying Health Condition Associated with Itchy Armpit Rash

The armpit is a vital part of the body and needs proper attention and this article will list guides of how to take care of some skin defects around the armpit region. This article will discuss the causes, symptoms and prevention. A rash occurs when an area of skin, such as the armpit, looks unusual or feels uncomfortable for more than a few hours. In most cases, a rash is a temporary symptom that ... »

Home Remedies, Causes, Prevention and Symptoms of Itchy Thigh Rash

Home Remedies, Causes, Prevention and Symptoms of Itchy Thigh Rash

Let’s discuss the skin defects that individuals suffer from in this article. Atimes individuals experience constantly itchy tights and the reasons will be stated in this piece. We’re all probably familiar with having itchy skin. It’s often an irritating sensation, and you have to fight the urge to scratch. Sometimes, but not always, other symptoms can accompany itchy skin, like a rash, redness, or... »

Detailed exercise on how to eradicate belly folds

Detailed exercise on how to eradicate belly folds

There is this irritation that comes with a good shape with a folded belly. Jumboearn will give guides on the exercise to use in eradicating belly fold. Belly fold comes with lots of discomfort and can lead to individuals being less proud of their body. This belly fold have made some individuals to develop a sense of insecurity and instability about their body. Series of exercise will be listed in ... »

Richest Fashion Brands 2020

Richest Fashion Brands 2020

My previous article don’t discussed the best fashion brand in the world, why don’t we take a look at how rich they are in this content. We usually identify with a specific fashion trend that defines our time. Tight jeans, baggy pants, leather jackets, spandex, these are some of the memorable trends that had dressed up generations of stylish people, who would years later laugh at their old photos. ... »

Best WWE Wrestlers of All Time

Best WWE Wrestlers of All Time

Wrestling is an interesting even especially when you are supporting the winners. But there won’t b a win if they possess a bad manager. This article will discuss the Best managers wrestling has entertained. Professional wrestling managers have been around for a long time. Some of them were legitimately managers for their clients, handling their bookings, travel, and other associated business detai... »

Best Animation movies to watch with your kids

Best Animation movies to watch with your kids

You’re never really too old to watch cartoons, but sadly the window of time when your kids will snuggle next to you on the couch and watch one with you is shorter than you might think. Before they move on to bigger and louder blockbusters, make sure to add these best animated movies to your to-watch list. Of course, there are the classic Disney and Pixar films, which come with some of the mo... »

2020 Best Ranked Animation Studios

2020 Best Ranked Animation Studios

If you are looking for an animation company to work with, Jumboearn has provided a list of the best animation studios in the world. As always, studios all over the globe are looking for the best animators to help them create their next big project. To help give aspiring animators an idea of the best places they could find themselves working at, the following is a list of the top animation companie... »

Healthy sex toys for couples

Healthy sex toys for couples

One thing that destroys a relationship is a poor sex life, this article will give an amazing sex toys for couples. If you reserve your electronic bedmate for those nights when your living, breathing, human partner isn’t around, what are you doing. Sex toys are a clutch way to up the ante in the bedroom and heighten intimacy with your S.O., since you’re trying something new and exciting... »

2020 Nigerians best dressed tv presenters

2020 Nigerians best dressed tv presenters

The personality of television presenter sometimes plays essential roles in attracting viewers to his or her programme. Some viewers could prefer watching a programme because of the swagger of the presenter. Nigeria has very popular male presenters on television whose cute personalities contribute in attracting fans to their programmes. Here’s a list of top ten most gorgeous male television present... »

Interview with the 28years old Jack Wilshere

Interview with the 28years old Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere has been one of the most talked about England players of the past decade. He was tipped for big things after making his debut for Arsenal and England as a teenager, but has often struggled with injuries. The 28-year-old midfielder, now at West Ham, is the latest guest on 606 Savage Social podcast – here are his best six answers. What was the feeling like after the Barcelona win... »