Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

INEC raises the alarm over security concerns on Edo guber

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has expressed concerns over the security signal in Edo State ahead of the party primaries and September 19, 2020 governorship election. INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, raised the alarm in his remarks during a virtual consultative meeting with the Inter-Agency Consultative …

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records 328 new infections

Related News Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 11,884 on Friday as 328 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Ten deaths were recorded from the virus on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 333. Lagos State …

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Mangroves – Valuable Coastal Ecosystems – Won’t Survive Sea-Level Rise by 2050 if Emissions Aren’t Cut

Mangroves in Tampa, Florida. Credit: Kerrylee Rogers/University of Wollongong Mangrove trees – valuable coastal ecosystems found in Florida and other warm climates – won’t survive sea-level rise by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions aren’t reduced, according to a Rutgers co-authored study in the journal Science. Mangrove forests store large amounts …

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External reserves now $36.57 billion

Our Reporter Nigeria’s external reserves now stand at $36.57 billion, having increased sharply from $33.42 billion as of April 29, 2020. This development has given the Central Bank of Nigeria the fire power to defend the Naira exchange rate as promised by Central Bank Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele. The rise …

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