Ministry of Health approves COVID-19 protocols for aviation sector, as airports prepare to resume

Flight crew members will now be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and observe Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) measures for the duration of their flights. They would also be required to undergo mandatory COVID-19 test every fortnight, at the expense of their employers. This is part of the mandatory COVID-19 protocols approved by the Federal […]


Nigerians will now pay N50 stamp duty on electronic receipts – FIRS

Nigerians will now pay stamp duties on all forms of electronic notifications acknowledging receipts of funds. This includes SMS and messages on any electronic platform such as emails and Whatsapp messages. This is according to a circular that was signed by FIRS’ Executive Chairman, Muhammad Nami, as seen on the tax agency’s website. Part of the circular […]


AfDB board denies asking Adesina to step down, as Obasanjo says the bank risks being hijacked

The Bureau of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has denied media reports making the rounds that AfDB’s president, Akinwumi Adesina, has been asked to step down pending the completion of the probe and determination of allegations against him. The bank’s top governing board members said that they have not asked Adesina to […]


How N400 billion ecological funding can save Nigeria’s coastline

With the higher rainfalls predicted for the year 2020, states in Nigeria may have to worry about something more serious than a flood – the erosion of the coastlines. According to Mr Kabiru Abdullahi, Lagos State Commissioner for Water Front Infrastructure Development, the waves of currents from the ocean have become more violent, eroding the nation’s coastline and compounding environmental […]


New OPEC+ output cut proposal may stall if Russia …

Some members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Country (OPEC) and Saudi Arabia are considering extending the historic production cuts of almost 10 million barrels per day beyond June. They are weighing the possibility of continuing with the current level of OPEC+ production cuts till the end of the year in order to support the oil market; however, they are yet to get […]


Analysis: Total Nigeria needs a financial overhaul

The Oil Industry has had a particularly tough year, owing primarily to the novel pandemic. The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that the global oil demand is expected to further decline this year as Covid-19 spreads around the world, constraining travel as well as other economic activities. Organizations like Total depending on international trade will be forced to scale […]

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Exam malpractice saga: Why court discharged, acquitted Adeleke

Former Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke was on Friday discharged and acquitted by the Federal High Court in Abuja because the Federal Government withdrew charges against him in an alleged examination malpractice saga. The withdrawal of the charges against Adeleke paved the way for his being […]

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Fani-Kayode, Reno Omokri summarise Buhari’s 5 years in office

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation and Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide all under the administration of Goodluck Jonathan, have given their own summary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s five years in office. According to them, the current administration is a total failure. In separate tweets, Omokri and Fani-Kayode could see nothing more than […]

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Buhari has led Nigeria backwards by 60 years – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Friday insisted that “President Muhammadu Buhari has led Nigeria backward by 60 years.” HURIWA maintained that the past five years of Buhari’s administration has been an embodiment of “inaction and systemic inefficiency.” It lamented that the state of human rights violations in the past five years […]

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Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea get dates for FA Cup quarter-finals despite coronavirus [Full fixtures]

The FA Cup quarter-finals have been provisionally scheduled for June 27-28, with the final set to be played August 1. DAILY POST had reported that the Premier League will restart on June 17. The FA Cup is also set to be completed, with the quarter-finals planned for the final weekend of June. The semi-final ties will […]