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Best architecture in Africa

Africa is big . Fifty-four countries big. Approximately 11.7 million square miles, or 20 percent of Earth’s land area, big. Around 1.3 billion people, 3,000 indigenous groups, and 2,000 languages big. To say nothing of its age, with a human history that began some 200,000 years ago and has since witnessed the rise and fall of countless empires, survived political wars and religious conflicts, experienced colonizations and reclamations of identity. Yet, despite its size and the individual herit...
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Russia Ready to Cut Production, Putting Global Oil Deal in Sight - Bloomberg

Russia Ready to Cut Production, Putting Global Oil Deal in Sight - Bloomberg:Russia is ready to make a deep cut in oil production, putting a global output deal within reach, as pressure mounts on oil-exporting countries to mitigate the worsening demand impact of the corona virus crisis.An emergency meeting of the OPEC+ coalition on Thursday will discuss a “massive output reduction,” Algerian Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab, who holds OPEC’s rotating presidency, told the state news agency. His stat...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Nigeria, Opec, Moscow, Kazakhstan, Donald Trump, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mohamed Arkab


Coronavirus live news: WHO says situation in Europe still 'very concerning' as Wuhan reopens

Scientists predict UK will be worst-hit country in Europe; Trump threatens to stop WHO funding; Global cases pass 1.4 millionBoris Johnson to stay in hospital amid concerns over political vacuumUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveAt a glance: latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage 12.31pm BST Pope Francis has admitted to moments of selfishness while living in lockdown at the Vatican, and has saluted people on the frontline of the fight against the...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Nigeria, Africa, Global, UK News, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Pope Francis, Delta, Vatican, Who


Coronavirus in Nigeria: The engineers fixing ventilators for free

The pair discovered the faulty machines at a hospital in Nigeria and taught themselves to fix them.
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Why war stories could reinjure those affected

When my mother was born, the Federal Republic of Nigeria was less than one year old. Language barriers, and eventually death, prevented me from asking my grandparents what life under the colonial rule of the Royal Niger Company had been like, their fates twisted and tugged by the company’s board of directors in London. I wish I had been able to ask them, as my mother’s birth drew near, what the increasing internal demand for self-governance had sounded like. My grandfather was a fishmonger, but ...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Nigeria, America, Neel Mukherjee, Umuahia, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Lee Low Books, Dictionaries & Lexicography, Arts & Humanities, Uzodinma Iweala, Royal Niger Company, Marlon James All, Series & Columns, Tochi Onyebuchi


Why war stories reinjure those affected

When my mother was born, the Federal Republic of Nigeria was less than one year old. Language barriers, and eventually death, prevented me from asking my grandparents what life under the colonial rule of the Royal Niger Company had been like, their fates twisted and tugged by the company’s board of directors in London. I wish I had been able to ask them, as my mother’s birth drew near, what the increasing internal demand for self-governance had sounded like. My grandfather was a fishmonger, but ...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Nigeria, America, Neel Mukherjee, Umuahia, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Lee Low Books, Dictionaries & Lexicography, Arts & Humanities, Uzodinma Iweala, Royal Niger Company, Marlon James All, Series & Columns, Tochi Onyebuchi


Nigeria: FIRS Grants Tax Concessions In Response To COVID-19 - PwC Nigeria

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the Federal Inland Revenue Service on 23 March 2020 announced certain measures.
Tags: News, Nigeria, FIRS, Federal Inland Revenue Service


Nigeria: COVID-19, Force Majeure And Frustration - TNP

The coronavirus, COVID-19, which originated in Wuhan, China, is spreading around the world with such speed that the World Health Organization (WHO)
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Nigeria visa firm owned by man on fraud charges

Mahmood Ahmadu was allegedly involved in a fake recruitment drive, which saw 16 die in a stampede.
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Rapper Naira Marley: 'It's better to have a big bum than qualifications in Nigeria'

He’s been attacked by pastors and jailed by the authorities. But the outspoken rapper will not be silenced. He talks about his cult-like following – and the weird rules ‘Marlians’ live byDepending on who you talk to, Naira Marley is either the scourge of the next generation of Nigerians or their saviour. But whoever’s talking, the pop star – arguably the most controversial in Africa – is spoken about in near-mythological tones, which makes his amiability very arresting when we meet in London a f...
Tags: Music, London, Nigeria, Africa, Society, Rap, Culture, Pop and rock, British identity and society, Brixton Academy, Naira Marley


Nigeria: COVID-19: FIRS Extends CIT, VAT & WHT Filing Deadlines - Andersen Tax LP

On 23 March 2020, the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS" or "the Service"), sent out a notice informing taxpayers that the FIRS has extended the timeline for filing...
Tags: News, Nigeria, FIRS, Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS


Cranfield University student creates a dashboard on COVID-19 spread in Nigeria

A student from Cranfield University in the UK has created a dashboard giving information on the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
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Coronavirus: Nigeria's mega churches adjust to empty auditoriums

With worshippers banned from congregating, pastors are adapting to coronavirus restrictions.
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Covid-19 grounds Nigeria’s medical tourists

The country’s elites, including the president, travelled abroad for treatment but now they must use the country’s neglected health system The post Covid-19 grounds Nigeria’s medical tourists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, Article, United States, United Kingdom, Healthcare, Muhammadu Buhari, African Union, Isaac Adewole, Centre for Disease Control, Abba Kyari, Medical Tourism, Coronavirus, Coronavirus outbreak, The Editors Picks, COVID-19


Nigeria: Oyo State Anti Corruption Agency Law 2019 - Tunde & Adisa

The Oyo State House of Assembly has recently passed a Law called the Oyo State Anti-Corruption Law 2019
Tags: News, Nigeria, Tunde, Adisa, Oyo State House of Assembly


Nigeria: Secured Financing - Tunde & Adisa

Secured creditors have greater options than unsecured borrowers in insolvency.
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11 startups addressing global problems—here’s how we’re helping

When we announced our Google for Startups Accelerator on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in November, we did not foresee how dramatically day-to-day life would soon change. The COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread health, social and economic consequences have made the goal of the program—to help founders build technology to  solve serious issues facing our world—even more pressing. We received almost 1,200 applications from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa and—together with an ...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, Germany, Nigeria, Africa, Israel, Entrepreneurs, Sustainability, Middle East, Kenya, Sub Saharan Africa, APIC, Kate BrandtYossi Matias, Everimpact France, Ororatech Germany


Middle East and Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation

Africa & Middle East Algeria March 19, 2020 All passenger flights into and out of Algeria are suspended from Mar 18 and until further notice due to COVID-19. Angola March 19, 2020 Angola closed its borders through April 3 for now Only exceptions are cargo, humanitarian and state flights. Bahrain March 18, 2020 The Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain announces that all international arrivals will be subject to the enhanced border control measures outlined below with effect fr...
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U.S. Deaths Top 10,000; Possible Plateau in N.Y.: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- More signs emerged that the crisis may be easing in some areas, sending stocks soaring. Italy, France, Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo said deaths were showing indications of hitting a plateau. U.K. deaths slowed for a second day, even as they passed the grim milestone of 5,000. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was hospitalized Sunday after 10 days in isolation, was moved to an intensive-care unit.JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chie...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, News, California, France, Oregon, Germany, Angela Merkel, Nigeria, Israel, Spain, Bloomberg, Austria, Hungary, Canada


'The Fastest Shedder,' the reality show fighting obesity in Nigeria

Fitness trainer and healthy lifestyle enthusiast, Seyi Olusore is helping people keep fit and lose weight through his show -- the 'Fastest Shedder,' Nigeria's answer to the 'Biggest Loser.'
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Possible N.Y. Plateau; Europe Sees Signs of Easing: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- More signs that the crisis may be easing in Europe emerged. Italy, Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, and the Netherlands had the smallest increase in deaths in a week. Austria took the first steps toward restarting its economy.U.K. deaths slowed for a second day, even as they passed the grim milestone of 5,000. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized as a precaution after 10 days in isolation failed to improve his condition.JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Exe...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, News, California, France, Oregon, Germany, Angela Merkel, Nigeria, Israel, Spain, Bloomberg, Austria, Hungary, Canada


Europe Shows Signs of Easing; Dimon Sees Recession: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he expects the fallout to include a major economic downturn and stress similar to the crisis that almost brought down the U.S. financial system in 2008.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll propose a state of emergency in some prefectures, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalize...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, New York, London, News, Indonesia, Youtube, France, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Singapore, Nigeria


Coronavirus: Bury care worker is suspected virus victim

Carol Jamabo moved to the UK from Nigeria in the 1990s and was a key worker for more than 25 years.
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Nigeria: Nigerian Lawmakers Propose "Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill 2020" To Fight Covid-19 - PwC Nigeria

Nigeria's House of Representatives has proposed a Bill for an Act to provide for tax relief, suspension of import duty on selected medical goods and deferral of residential mortgage obligations.
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Germany, Spain Cases Slow; Dimon Sees Recession: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he expects the fallout to include a major economic downturn and stress similar to the crisis that almost brought down the U.S. financial system in 2008.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he’ll propose a state of emergency in some prefectures, while U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalize...
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Nigeria: When The Supreme Court's Obiter Dictum Will Be Binding On All Other Courts - Olumide Babalola LP

While "working from home" during this unprecedented "Corona Virus Leave," I stumbled on a discovery (and thought to share) from the leading judgment of My Lord, Uchechukwu Onyemenam, JCA in the election petition appeal ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Nigeria, Olumide Babalola, Uchechukwu Onyemenam JCA


Nigeria: Understanding The Elasticity And Scope Of "Personal Data" In The Context Of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) - Olumide Babalola LP

My last article on privacy and data protection in the workplace generated a lot of opinionated buzz, home and abroad, to such an extent that, I thought of doing a follow-up article but this time, on the meaning and scope ...
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Inside Nigeria's 'isolation stadium'

A newly-refurbished stadium in Lagos has been turned into a facility to help coronavirus victims - before a single game has been played there.
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Whether in the UK or the developing world, we're not all in coronavirus together

In the slums of Delhi or Lagos, social distancing is a dream while social exclusion is all too real and perniciousSee all of our coronavirus coverage‘The virus does not discriminate,” suggested Michael Gove after both Boris Johnson and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, were struck down by Covid-19. But societies do. And in so doing, they ensure that the devastation wreaked by the virus is not equally shared.We can see this in the way that the low paid both disproportionately have to continue t...
Tags: Amazon, UK, India, Nigeria, Africa, Society, World news, South Africa, South and Central Asia, Social exclusion, NHS, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Delhi, Lagos, Matt Hancock