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After Beta, S. Africa’s latest gift to the world is another frightening covid variant

Business Day Online 27 Nov 2021
Beta was first discovered in the Nelson Mandela Bay area of South Africa’s Eastern Cape region but it is unclear where this new variant christened as Omicron by the World Health Organisation was first seen but it is triggering alarm around the world including in Lagos Nigeria’s commercial hub into which most international flights land.
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We must leverage digital technology to make our lives and jobs much easier – Blixell

Business Day Online 27 Nov 2021
With social inclusion having a directly proportional relationship with economic inclusion, increasing social inclusion also holds great potential to eradicate poverty across Nigeria ... Realising the impact AI will have on Nigeria’s economy, the nation last year inaugurated the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
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SGBV is everybody’s business

Ghana News Agency 26 Nov 2021
Women and girls were marginalised groups in Nigeria who went through inhuman attacks like rape and intimate partner gender violence, he noted ... Madam Isopi said the EU was focusing on fighting impunity in Nigeria and was helping the Nigerian government to set up a sexual assault centre to discourage the act and support victims.
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Eneni Oduwole, Managing Consultant, Alter-Ed Limited

Business Day Online 26 Nov 2021
She has presented at various workshops locally and internationally including the BCI Annual Conference, UK; IQPC ERM Africa Conference, South Africa; NiFEX Conference, USA; IBM/TWC Risk Seminar, Nigeria; and RIMAN Conferences, Nigeria ... RIMAN has for 20yrs led Nigeria’s risk management practices – Nnoka.
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Segun Awolowo’s 8-years of repositioning NEPC

Business Day Online 26 Nov 2021
Through his leadership at NEPC, Nigeria has been able to scale up the export of non-oil products, through the Zero Oil plan in synergy with other agencies ... The International Trade Centre’s export potential map suggested that Nigeria is meeting only 20 percent of its potential in exports of frozen seafood.
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AIMS advocates gender equality and inclusion in STEM

Ghana News Agency 26 Nov 2021
WASCAL is a research-focused centre operating in about 10 West African countries including Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger providing science-based advice to policy-makers on impact, mitigation and adaptation measures of climate change.
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Kumuyi in Uyo, offers solution to Nigeria’s socio political challenges

Business Day Online 25 Nov 2021
The General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi has offered solution to Nigeria’s socio-political challenges, urging Nigerians to continue to be prayerful ... It is also expected to be beamed live at various designated centres within and outside Nigeria.
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Six years later, Access Bank, Art X creative union thrives

Business Day Online 25 Nov 2021
The Art X Prize was launched by Art X Lagos, in partnership with Access Bank, to contribute to the continued growth of the visual art sector in Nigeria. In the absence of infrastructure that exists in other international centres for contemporary art, the prize was launched to contribute to the growing contemporary art sector in Nigeria.
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Islamic banking through LOTUS is breaking religious barriers – Araoye

Business Day Online 25 Nov 2021
KAFILAT ARAOYE is the pioneer managing director/CEO of LOTUS Bank, the latest non-interest bank in Nigeria ... This is the experience we are bringing into Non-Interest Banking, although Non-Interest Banking is new in Nigeria ... It’s a container but we’ve turned it around into a Digital Service Centre (DSC).
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AfCFTA: How Nigeria can maximize $3.4bn trade deal – Export Chairman

Business Day Online 24 Nov 2021
Badaru said for Nigeria to maximise this, ... Nigeria’s manufacturing sector records trade deficit of N4.3trn in Q2 2021 ... She said, for Nigeria to maximally exploit the opportunities presented by the AfCFTA, all economic centres, tiers of government and human capacity must be involved.
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We are committed to giving our best in Nigeria – MTN Foundation

Business Day Online 24 Nov 2021
It is funded by a dedicated commitment of up to one percent of the profit after tax of MTN Nigeria ... We provided over 71,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) valued at N250 million to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) towards the COVID-19 national response as support for frontline staff under the Federal Ministry of Health/NCDC.
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West and Central Africa: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (16-22 November 2021)

Reliefweb 24 Nov 2021
Cholera was first reported in the Maradi region, on the borders with Nigeria, and was linked to the outbreak in northern Nigeria ... Since 21 June, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control activated a comprehensive cholera Emergency Operations Centre to respond to the emergency.
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Nigerian tech could help unlock cultural hotspot status

Business Day Online 24 Nov 2021
Lagos, Nigeria’s cultural nerve centre is already looking like a candidate. In recent times, Nigeria’s cultural goods have become increasingly visible globally, prompting an ambitious notion. Perhaps Nigeria will join countries like the United States and become a global cultural hotspot?.
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Nigeria: Govt Pledges to End Covid-19 Pandemic By 2022 - Official

All Africa 24 Nov 2021
The director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Ifedayo Adetifa, said countries in Europe have reintroduced some restrictions due to the surge in COVID-19 cases ....
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Osinbajo to headline fifth Made in Nigeria SME conference as keynote speaker

Business Day Online 23 Nov 2021
Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, will set the tone as the keynote speaker at the upcoming fifth edition of the Made in Nigeria small and mid-size enterprise (SME) Conference & Exhibition scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 at the Landmark Events Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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