ALL THE RELEVANT NEWS: Monday

ALL THE RELEVANT NEWS: Monday

💥Oil prices still weak with about 3% fall hours into today’s trade on real fears over coronavirus lockdowns across Europe that weakens fuel demand and turbulence during the U.S. Presidential election week. Brent crude futures for January dropped $1.49, or 3.9%, to $36.45 a barrel by 0745 GMT.

💥President Buhari has appealed to youths to end protests and focus on engaging government to find answers to their grievances.

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💥Nigeria records 111 new cases 2 deaths on Sunday, as NCDC warns Nigerians against non-adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols, saying the country is still at the risk of coronavirus; as at Sunday, there were 62964 confirmed cases 58790 recoveries and 1146 deaths.
* World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has begun a self quarantine for coronavirus after he was identified as a contact of someone who tested positive.

💥Investors in equity market make N1.93tr gains in October. (5) Nigerian Ports Authority has assured stakeholders, Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports are in operation despite attacks on its headquarters at Marina, Lagos

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💥CBN Governor Emefiele has urged Nigerians to key into its vision of diversification of the country’s national economy from oil to the agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

💥Without any formal announcement, some Discos have alerted their customers on the resumption of the revised rates.

💥Consumers’ overall index and outlook dipped by -21.1 points in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020 from 3.8 points in the corresponding quarter in 2019, CBN said in Q3 2020 Consumer Expectations Survey (CES).

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💥FG has vowed to end impunity for crimes against members of the public including journalists.

💥Nigeria’s foreign reserves fell to $35.689bn as of the end of October, according to figures obtained from CBN.

💥Finance Minister Ahmed says between N250,00 to N5m would be accessible to each benefitting youth from FG’s N75bn youth entrepreneurial fund.

💥Northern State Governors Forum has concluded plans to commission and bankroll a study of the #EndSARS protests and unrest.

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💥ITF DG, Joseph Ari, says 500,000 Nigerians acquired trade skills in 4 years.

💥Jaiz Bank has denied any rift within its board.

💥Sanwo-Olu flags off Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe reconstruction.

💥No fewer than fifteen persons have died following the outbreak of suspected hemorrhagic fever in Ute Okpu and Idumesa communities in Delta State.

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