EU to sign deal for up to 160 million Moderna vaccine doses

The European Commission is to sign a deal on Wednesday with US pharmaceutical company Moderna for up to 160 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, President Ursula von der Leyen said. “We all know that only a safe and effective vaccine will provide a lasting, sustainable solution to this pandemic,” von der Leyen said… Continue reading EU to sign deal for up to 160 million Moderna vaccine doses

Take handcraft seriously, desist from crime, frivolous activities – NCAC advises youths

EndSars Protest: Youths  The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday advised Nigerian youths to embrace handcraft to enable them to remain creative and productive rather than engage in frivolous activities and social vices. Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General of NCAC, gave the advice during the opening of the 2020 National Festival of Arts… Continue reading Take handcraft seriously, desist from crime, frivolous activities – NCAC advises youths

US president-elect Joe Biden presents his national security team

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden US president-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday presented his future national security team to the public, highlighting their decades of experience in public service. Biden stressed that his nominees would help return the US to its position as a global leader following the unpredictable years of the Trump administration. If… Continue reading US president-elect Joe Biden presents his national security team

Man, 55, arrested with four human skulls, other body parts in Ogun

 James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 55-year-old man, Yesiru Salisu for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands, and three jaws. The suspect, Yesiru Salisu resides at No. 7, Odenusi Street, Ijebu Igbo was apprehended on Monday 23rd of November… Continue reading Man, 55, arrested with four human skulls, other body parts in Ogun

Combating gender stereotyping at work

Stereotyping cuts across many phases of life. Studies have, however, shown that women suffer more, especially in the work place, writes OYEBOLA OWOLABI.   Bishop Priscilla Otuya was betrayed. She was wrongfully accused by friends, relatives, and associates in her journey to being the first female president of a religious association. It wasn’t palatable. Her… Continue reading Combating gender stereotyping at work

CJN for Arbitrators’ conference

Our Reporter The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), Nigeria Branch, will hold its Annual Conference virtually from today to Friday. Its theme is: Arbitration & ADR in a free trade regime: accessing Africa’s readiness. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Muhammad will declare the conference open. Justice Amina Augie will discuss the keynote… Continue reading CJN for Arbitrators’ conference

Anglican knights to hold conference Nov 26 to 29

Our Reporter The Council of Knights, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, will host the 22nd Joint Council of Knights (JCK) Delegates Conference from November 26 to 29. A statement by the Chairman and Secretary, JCK Publicity Sub-Committee, Sir Monday Obaro Okeya and Sir Festus Ahon, said the three-day event would hold at All Saints… Continue reading Anglican knights to hold conference Nov 26 to 29

OAU agric dept marks golden jubilee

Our Reporter The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife is set to celebrate 50 years of its establishment. As part of the activities to commemorate the historic milestone, the department, in collaboration with its alumni, will hold a virtual roundtable on Thursday. Read Also; Polaris Bank marks Customer… Continue reading OAU agric dept marks golden jubilee

S/South leaders engage FG delegation, demand restructuring

Representative of the President, and Chief of Staff to the President,Ambassador Ibrahim Gambari (3rd right); Deputy Senate President , Ovie Omo-Agege (right); Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd left); Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike (2nd right); Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri and others, during the South-South Leaders Meeting with the Presidential delegation… Continue reading S/South leaders engage FG delegation, demand restructuring

Germany braces for costly extended shutdown, hopes to save Christmas

Germany is all but certain to extend its coronavirus shutdown into next month, prompting the government to set aside around 17 billion euros in financial aid for businesses hit by forced closures in December, sources told dpa on Tuesday. The country brought back nationwide closures and restrictions at the start of November in response to… Continue reading Germany braces for costly extended shutdown, hopes to save Christmas