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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Access The Stars Reality TV Show: Three contestants take a bow

Access The Stars Reality TV Show: Three contestants take a bow It was an emotional evening for thousands of viewers as the first evictions from Access The Stars reality music show occurred over the weekend. Three contestants—Janet, Anna James and Amarachi—left the show after intense competition. Having scaled through the regional auditions, all 13 successful contestants were finally ushered into ... Read More »

British PM, Health Secretary test positive for COVID-19

..More govt officials, aides expected to go into isolation The Boris Johnson-led assault on the coronavirus pandemic in Britain took a twist on Friday after the prime minister and Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced that they had tested positive for the virus. Their announcements came on a day the coronavirus death toll in the country jumped by 181 to 759 ... Read More »

Senators sneak into private hospitals for COVID-19 tests

All the remaining senators refused to either shake hands or engage them in discussions. The usual camaraderie was absent as many senators wanted a snappy session. Findings at press time revealed that most of the senators opted for COVID-19 test only in private hospitals because they feared that their health status might leak from government clinics. All of them are ... Read More »

Union Bank donates N50m to fight Coronavirus

The donation was made into a fund set up by 54gene, an African genomics research, services and development company working closely with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the bank, the money will help increase Covid-19 testing capacity in the country by up to 1,000 additional tests a day, by buying testing ... Read More »

COVID-19: Access Bank to build 1000-bed centres

Access Bank is leading other corporate bodies to build four fully equipped 1000-bed centres. It also plans to fly in technical partners to train Nigerian doctors. In a statement, the bank’s CEO, Herbert Wigwe, said: “In addition to the safety measures we have put in place and extending continuity,we are also bringing in mobilisation, support and thought leadership and resources.We ... Read More »

COVID-19: Governors in self-isolation as ministers undergo test

Airlines suspend local flights Cases now 51 Following the positive COVID-19 result for Chief of Staff to the President Mallam Abba Kyari and Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, some of the governors who had contact with them have gone into self-isolation. No fewer than eight ministers have also been tested to determine their status. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who self-isolated ... Read More »

UBA Empowers 400 Entrepreneurs In Onitsha with Capacity Training

Pan African financial Institution, United Bank for Africa during the weekend held a Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) capacity training in Onitsha where about 400 small and medium scale business entrepreneurs in Onitsha, Anambra State, benefitted immensely from the impactful training. The beneficiaries were trained in record keeping, cost reduction, stock compiling, financial and taxation planning, maximising opportunities, financial ... Read More »

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