After series of controversial polls, Nigeria revved up to salvage a measure of confidence in its electoral process with the conduct of the September 19, 2020 Edo State gubernatorial election.
Nigeria will on October 1, 2020 turn 60 having gained independence from British rule. But the milestone has been plagued by protest and call for a general strike by the country’s foremost labour center, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.
The 2020 Edo governorship election has been lost and won on Saturday, September 19. On Sunday, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as duly elected.
President Muhammadu Buhari recently appended his signature to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, CAMA Act, a law, government believes will provide lots of business-friendly advantages for small businesses and start-ups when implemented.
No country in modern history has had such a violent, seeming unending, such as Afghanistan. From one cycle of violence to the other has left it battered, poor and an anathema to progress and development.
The federal government, last week, reversed its decision to reopen schools for the graduating students, saying it will rather miss an entire session than risk exposing children to the dreaded coronavirus disease.
A regional economic outlook report by the African Development Bank, AfDB, says harnessing West Africa’s growing youth population for employment could speed up economic recovery after the devastation caused by covid-19 on the continent.
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