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Register for the fifth edition of the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT)Foundation Breakfast Dialogue: Reimagining the Future of Development
We are pleased to announce that the fifth edition of the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation Breakfast Dialogue is finally here!
The ACT Foundation Breakfast Dialogue is organized annually to drive multilateral collaboration among diverse stakeholders towards addressing Africa’s most critical social and economic issues.
The theme for this year’s edition is Reimagining the Future of Development: Learn, Adjust, Thrive!
This conference will spur innovative strategies and encourage multisectoral collaboration across Africa that can alleviate some of the biggest societal problems such as poverty, inequality, and unemployment.
This event will be a springboard for long-term strategies towards building more resilient and prosperous communities and institutions across Africa
We are raising our hands and saying yes to Africa’s social development!
Details of the Event
Date: September 14th & 15th
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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surge, Lagos, FCT, 13 others report 93 deaths, 362 new infections
The NCDC disclosed on its website today, Monday 30th August 2021, that Lagos, FCT, and 13 other states reported 362 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The health agency also reported 93 COVID-19 related deaths. Read more…
CBN drafts guidelines to Nigerian banks on e-Naira
The CBN recently sent a presentation to Nigerian banks about the eNaira project, revealing more details about its design and operational module. Read more…
NCDC reports record Covid-19 deaths as fatality rate surges in 24 hours
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has reported a surge in the death rate from Covid-19 complications as infections continue to rise sharply across the country. Read more…
21-day notice: Strike dangerous now, FG begs doctors, NMA, ministry disagree
The Federal Government, on Sunday, expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian Medical Association over the alleged failure of government to meet the demands of the striking resident doctors. Read more…
New York City aspirant mulls sister city agreement with Lagos
Eric Adams, the Democratic nominee for the Mayor of New York City, has pledged to establish a sister city agreement between New York and Lagos to boost economic development if elected mayor in the November election. Read more…
Rockets Target Kabul Airport
Several rockets have been fired at Kabul airport, but were stopped before reaching their target. It isn't known who fired them, but the US had warned more attacks were likely. Read more…
Afghanistan: UK sceptical of Taliban safe passage pledge, says minister
The UK government says it is "sceptical" of promises made by the Taliban that it will allow safe passage of eligible people out of the country. Read more…
New Zealand woman dies after receiving Pfizer vaccine
New Zealand has reported what it believes to be its first death linked to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Read more…
Tokyo Paralympic 2020: Avani Lekhara wins historic gold for India in shooting
Shooter Avani Lekhara has created sporting history after becoming the first Indian woman to win a Paralympics gold medal. Read more…
SANs tackle Malami, DSS over continued detention of Igboho’s aides despite meeting bail conditions
Three Senior Advocates of Nigeria have tackled the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the Director-General of the Department of State Services, read more…
MULTICHOICE, MULTI PROBLEMS
In 2020, MultiChoice Nigeria – the administrating company for DSTV – made about $3.4 billion in Africa. Barely a month after this announcement was made, Nigeria’s tax authority lugged a tax debt worth ₦1.8 trillion ($4.3 billion), read more…
APPLE’S $100M SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
Apple has announced a settlement agreement in its class-action lawsuit against app developers and the payout is $100 million. Read more…
FG implements cooking gas imports tax, price jumps by 100%
The Federal Government has implemented a 7.5 per cent tax on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly called cooking gas, as the cost of the commodity leap by over 100 per cent within a period of eight months. Read more…
Firm to invest $14.7m in Ekiti agric project
A technology solutions company, Axxess Group, has disclosed plans to commence a $14.7m agricultural project in Ekiti State. Read more…
Investors gain N14bn as 35 stocks close higher
The equities market of the Nigerian Exchange Limited closed N14.10bn higher at the end of last week, with 35 listed companies recording share price gains. Read more…
Naira falls sharply across forex markets despite 32% increase in dollar supply
The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar closed at N412/$1 at the Investors and Exporters window, where forex is traded officially. Ready more…
e-Naira: CBN sets N50,000 maximum transfer limits for non-account holders
The detailed presentation sent to Nigerian banks on the e-Naira project mentioned that it will have a transaction limit for customers, non-interest-bearing CBDC status, and an account value limit. Read more…
CBN-BDC Scuffle: BDCs switch to P2P exchange as alternative sources of forex after CBN ban
It’s been almost a month since the Central Bank of Nigeria stopped the sale of forex to Bureau De Change (BDC) operators, read more…
2021 AfroBasket: D'Tigers of Nigeria lose top spot in Group C after loss to Cote d'Ivoire
Nigeria will have to play a qualifying game to progress to the quarterfinals. Read more…
Sen. Na Allah’s eldest son killed in Kaduna
The death of deceased was reported to the police at about 3.30 pm. Read more…
AGS Quote of the Day
"People tend to exaggerate their strengths and ignore their weaknesses. Don’t ignore your weaknesses nor weaken yourself by surrendering to your weaknesses. Strengthen yourself by conquering your weaknesses."
Dr. T. P. Chia