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FG strategises against importation of coronavirus

February 1, 2020 Admin III 0

The federal government has disclosed that it had strengthened its preparedness and action plan in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to stop the importation of coronavirus into the country. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said this at Coronavirus Inter-ministerial Preparedness and Response Meeting with relevant key Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) Friday in Abuja. Ehanire said the meeting became Read More

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Its official: Ighalo is a Manchester United player till…

February 1, 2020 Admin III 0

Manchester United have signed former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season. The deal to bring the 30-year-old Nigeria international to Old Trafford contains no option to buy. Ighalo, who is still in China but is expected to fly to the UK in the next few days, scored 39 goals in 99 Read More

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Coronavirus: Death toll hits 213 in China

January 31, 2020 Admin III 0

The nationwide death toll in China’s coronavirus outbreak has risen to 213, with nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed, the National Health Commission said on Friday. In its daily update, the commission said 43 new deaths had occurred as a result of the virus, all but one of them in hardest-hit Hubei province where the virus first emerged. The latest numbers Read More

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Coronavirus: Senate wants travellers from China quarantined as Igbo traders drop crucial message for Nigerians

January 31, 2020 Admin III 0

The federal government was Thursday directed to immediately take steps at ensuring that all persons arriving from China, especially Chinese citizens resident in Nigeria who  travelled for the Chinese Lunar New Year festivities, are put in self-isolation(quarantined). Giving the directive at plenary, the Senate specifically advised affected persons to stay indoors in their various homes for at least two weeks before mixing with Read More

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Breaking – Coronavirus: Russia shuts border with China

January 30, 2020 Admin III 0

Russia said Thursday it was closing its border with China to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting that the order had been signed “to take measures to close the border (with China) in the Far East,” Russian news agencies reported. The coronavirus epidemic has killed 132 people, infected nearly 6,000, and Read More

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China worst hit as coronavirus spreads like wildfire, 56 dead *See tips on how to escape latest killer disease

January 26, 2020 Admin III 0

China on Sunday expanded drastic travel restrictions to contain the spread of a new coronavirus that President Xi Jinping said posed a “grave” threat, as the death toll reached 56 and Shanghai reported its first fatality. China confirmed 1,975 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus as of January 25, state broadcaster CCTV reported. More than 2,000 people across the Read More

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Breaking: China’s Wang knocks Serena Williams out of Australian Open

January 24, 2020 Admin III 0

Serena Williams has been sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang this Friday (Jan 24), torpedoing her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam tennis crown. The 38-year-old former world No. 1 was the bookies’ favourite to win an eighth title at Melbourne Park but she came unstuck against a determined Wang, Read More

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China arrests two vessels for IMO 2020 violations

January 15, 2020 Admin III 0

The Chinese authorities have caught two vessels for low sulphur fuel violations, the first reported cases of breaches of IMO 2020. The Standard Club said that the first vessel was in Qingdao when it underwent a Port State Control (PSC) inspection by the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) and was found to be using fuel with a sulphur content of Read More

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The historical process of China and economic globalization

December 3, 2019 Admin III 0

Being a paper presented By Ahmid Lawal at the International Forum on “China’s 70-Year Development and the Construction of the Community with a Shared Future for Mankind” in November, at Shanghai, China.  This paper will discuss on the history of globalization in China; including the economic, social, cultural influences that have been integrated into Chinese society. Han Dynasty The first Read More

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Mourinho rejects biggest ever managerial offer from China

July 7, 2019 Admin III 0

Jose Mourinho has turned down a bumper £88m (€100m) contract to manage a club in China, according to Sky sources. It is claimed Guangzhou Evergrande were willing to pay the former Manchester United and Chelsea boss £28m a season, with bonuses, in what is believed to be the biggest managerial offer in world football. It is understood Mourinho had the right Read More

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Mikel: Why I struggled in China

March 9, 2019 Admin III 0

In this interview with a London-based media platform, Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi sheds light on his short sojourn to China from English Premier League club Chelsea. Excerpts Coping in China It was two years of a huge culture shock.  The food was a problem, the lifestyle, the style in which everything was done. When you have been at a Read More

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CSL: Ighalo fire blank as new Chinese club succumb to league defeat

March 1, 2019 Admin III 0

Odion Ighalo’s new Chinese club, Shangai Shenhua were humiliated with a 4-0 defeat at home during their first league season outing . It was a day to forget for Nigeria’s Super Eagles striker and his new club. Ighalo moved to Shanghai Shenhua after the relegation of his former team Changchun Yatai. Shanghai play host to defending champion of the league Read More

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Super Eagles Striker Ighalo sticks with Chinese club ahead 2019 AFCON

February 14, 2019 Admin III 0

Super Eagles’ forward, Odion Ighalo will still have another season in the Chinese league after efforts to transfer to Europe failed at the close of last month’s transfer window. He has now joined Shanghai Shenhua FC from fellow Chinese Super League (CSL) side Changchun Yatai Football Club. In joining Shanghai Shenhua, Ighalo has also teamed up with Quique Sánchez Flores who Read More

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China tourney: Super Falcons roast Romania, finish 3rd best

January 20, 2019 Admin III 0

The Super Falcons finished third at the China invitational tournament when they defeated Romania 4-1 today. Striker Chinwendu Ihenzuo opened scoring for the African champions after 45 minutes, before the Romanians drew level in the 59th minute. The Falcons then regained their lead in the 66thminute courtesy of skipper Rita Chikwelu, before they made the game safe with two more goals Read More

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China and Africa: Good friends through thick and thin

September 3, 2018 Admin III 0

There’s an old Chinese saying, “good friends feel close to each other even when they are thousands of miles away,” and the same can be said about China-Africa relations today. Despite the geographical distance between them, China and Africa enjoy a friendship that has stood the test of time. China staunchly supported Africa’s struggle against colonialism when many countries were Read More

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CMD accredits 1,000 management consultants in 8 years – DG

February 2, 2018 Admin III 0

Dr Kabir Kabo, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says the centre has accredited over 1,000 management consultants in eight years to promote quality in management training in the country. CMD, a parastatal agency of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, was established to drive the vision, plans and training programmes of Federal Government. Kabo disclosed at a valedictory Read More

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APC begs Nigerians on economic hardship, confident of 2019 victory with 15.2million members

September 18, 2017 Admin III 0

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun has appealed to Nigerians to ‘bear’ with the governing party being led by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that all the current hardship confronting the people will soon become a thing of the past.   Chief Oyegun, who was speaking at the weekend during a special event organised  Read More