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Finally!!! 6th of December! Herconomy is coming!!!! We are launching a Mystery Product!!!!! Wow, it’s taken a whole year or more for this to come to life!!!! Can you guess what it is??? Register here to attend the launch where we’d be announcing this amazing product! Once you register, you can participate in a competition to win an all expense paid trip to Dubai this Christmas! Whoopsss! To participate in the competition, please follow the steps below.
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SON to stop registration of products with similar names to popular products
The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed the agency will stop the registration of products with similar business name to another product already popular in the market, in order to eliminate substandard goods. This disclosure was made by the Director-General of SON, Malam Farouk Salim, while receiving the Alaba International Amalgamated Traders Association, during a visit to the SON office in Lagos. Read more
Nigeria, Niger Republic sign MoU on petroleum products transportation, storage
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Niger Republic on the transportation and storage of petroleum products. This was disclosed by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources via its Twitter handle on Thursday. Read more
CBN list requirements for third party participation in buying forex routed through Form M
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in a new circular, has clarified its position on the removal of third parties from buying of foreign exchange routed through Form M, letters of credit, and other forms of payment. While reiterating its earlier directive that destination payment for all forms M, letters of credit, and other forms of payment should be made directly to the ‘Ultimate Supplier of Products’; it gave conditions that must be met by importers if they choose to use a buying company other than the primary manufacturer. Read more
Rivers misses out as FG disburses N66.5bn World Bank COVID-19 grant to states
According to a statement by Hassan Dodo, director of press at the ministry of finance, budget and national planning, Rivers was the only state that missed out of the grant due to its inability to meet the required criteria to publish its COVID-19 response amended budget. The ministry explained that each state received N1.9 billion ($5 million). Read more
FG threatens sanction against CNN for ‘irresponsible reporting’
On Wednesday, CNN published its investigation on the incident, alleging that soldiers used live bullets on #EndSARS protesters who had converged on Lekki tollgate on October 20. The army insists that its men only fired blank bullets into the air to disperse the protesters, and that no life was lost. But the CNN report alleged that many were killed and some still missing — according to eyewitness accounts. Read more
Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread fraud after statewide audit
(CNN) Georgia has finished its statewide audit of the razor-thin presidential race, confirming that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump, according to a news release from the Secretary of State's office. Biden beat Trump by 12,284 votes, according to the final results from the audit. This is a slight drop for Biden compared to the pre-audit results. Read more
Toke Makinwa chides Presidential aide Lauretta Onochie over her comment about CNN's documentary on Lekki Toll Gate shooting
Media girl, Toke Makinwa has taken a swipe at Lauretta Onochie, an aide to the presidency over her comments about the CNN documentary on the Lekki toll gate shooing. In a series of tweets posted via her Twitter page on Thursday, November 20, 2020, the multi-talented On-Air personality wondered how Onochie went from being a government critic to a poster girl for what she once stood against. Read more
Charly Boy recounts how daughter broke news of being a lesbian 4 years ago
Nigerian music veteran Charly Boy has recounted how his daughter, Dewy, broke the news to him about being a lesbian, four years ago. In a lengthy post shared via his Instagram page on Friday, November 20, 2020, the music star and activist narrated how he reacted when his daughter called him to break the news about her sexuality. Read more
AMAA 2020 nominations postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions
Organizers of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have confirmed the postponement of this year's nominations. According to a statement released on the awards' social media platforms, the nominations announcement will now hold on November 30, 2020. Read more
AGS Quote of the day
“Isn't it time you took control of your happiness and changed the way you feel from minute to minute, hour to hour, and day to day?” - Jonathan Yalowchuk
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