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By Kelvin Obambon Stakeholders in the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State have insisted there is no turning back on the clamor and unrest for the gubernatorial seat to return to the south. Stakeholders who made their position known at a press conference in Calabar on Saturday said the continued calls for the return …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses essential to the national interests of the United States will now have to report when they are hacked or pay ransomware, under new rules approved by Congress. The rules are part of a broader effort by the Biden administration and Congress to bolster the nation’s cyber defenses after a series of …

A recently enacted executive order requiring an increase in the minimum wage for federal contract workers has left local outfitting and rafting businesses scrambling as they try to figure out what the new rule means for their future. Issued by President Biden on April 27, 2021, Executive Order 14026 took effect on January 30 and …

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh calls for an emergency debate in the House of Commons as Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson calls on the federal and provincial governments for 1,800 more police officers to deal with the protest against the mandate anti-vaccine that binds the city center. In a letter to House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota …

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Australia must not be naive to an olive branch held out by Beijing’s new ambassador, warning there must remain a number of non-negotiables in the relationship. Xiao Qian, who recently served as China’s ambassador to Indonesia, arrived in Sydney last week and issued a public statement that relations between …

The example of Mexico revealed both the promise and the dangers of working with the ONS. In 2017, researchers from Citizen Lab, a watchdog group based at the University of Toronto, reported that Mexican authorities used Pegasus to hack the accounts of advocates of a soft drink tax, as part of a a wider campaign …

The United Nations (UN) held a consultative meeting with stakeholders in Nasarawa State over the weekend to seek their inputs for the development of the new United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF). Stakeholders represented the Center-North zone during the meeting. The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Ms. Comfort Lante, told the public in …

The Federal Government on Tuesday sensitized key stakeholders in Bauchi State on the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Expansion Plan to seek their support to ensure sustainable socio-economic growth through adoption and to the expansion of LPG. During the opening ceremony of a 2-day sensitization and awareness campaign on the plan, the President’s Senior Special …

[ad_1] Governors elected through the All Progressives Congress platform, APC, have said Nigerians must break with unhealthy arguments for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime. The governors said so in a statement released by his forum on Sunday, blaming critics of the Buhari administration, Naija News understand. According to APC governors, the success of …

[ad_1] Stakeholders at the ActionAid 2022 budget analysis meeting in Abuja recently called on the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) to ensure full amounts are released to ensure loss reduction post-harvest. Commending the ministry for specific allocations to tackle post-harvest losses, stakeholders strongly recommended effective coordination with relevant agencies …

[ad_1] Anti-corruption actors across the country, after long deliberation recently, urged the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to expand the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). The implementation of the NACS included the two committees, the Interministerial Committee and the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (IMC and M and E, respectively), for another four-year cycle. The …

[ad_1] Dogara Bitrus, Maiduguri Posted December 11, 2021 Networks of groups of victims of the Boko Haram insurgency have come together to demand the release of their loved ones who are still in detention in connection with Boko Haram activities while demanding that justice be done for their unjustified victimization which carried violation of their …

[ad_1] United States: Blocked: Federal Court orders government to enforce mandate for vaccine contractors in 3 states 03 December 2021 Holland and knight To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Strong points On November 30, 2021, a U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction, ending …

[ad_1] What is an industrial wasteland? Brownfields are abandoned or underutilized properties, often former industrial sites, where possible persistent contamination hinders redevelopment. According to Abinash Agrawal, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Wright State University, identifying brownfields and knowing the type of contamination in dirt, water and air are preliminary steps. vital to land …

[ad_1] (Photo courtesy of Sealaska) There is a phrase that Vernita Sitaktun Qutquq Herdman, elder of Iñupiaq, likes to say: “When the natives fight the natives, someone else wins. “ That’s the mindset behind a new initiative from the First Alaskans Institute, a nonprofit that focuses on empowering Alaska natives. The program, titled “Being Good …

[ad_1] Métis Week in Alberta was initiated by the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) which fought with the UCP government and two northern Métis nations. In a preemptive move, on November 15, just 30 minutes before Premier Jason Kenney and Indigenous Relations Minister Rick Wilson signed a funding agreement with the Métis Nations of Fort …

[ad_1] A study on port competitiveness has just been published and it reveals a troubling gap in federal funding between ports on the west coast of the United States and Canada – so much so that ports in the western part of the United States – United are at a significant disadvantage in handling current …

[ad_1] As part of efforts to ensure the good health of citizens, soils, plants and the ecosystem, control the use of chemical and toxic inputs that can cause serious damage to humans and the environment while by strengthening the growth and development of the organic farming sector in the country, the speakers of the recently …

[ad_1] As world leaders prepare to gather next week in Glasgow for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers wishes to discuss funding and communications regarding various government programs and bills, including the Net Emissions Accountability Act. They are also interested in learning more about funding announced last …

[ad_1] A UN humanitarian flight is interrupted as conflict between the Ethiopian federal government and the TPLF in the Tigray region escalates, severely hampering humanitarian operations. 24 October 2021 Assistance to people displaced by conflict in northern Ethiopia. (AFP or licensors) NEW YORK: A United Nations humanitarian flight to Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s northern …

[ad_1] OTTAWA – The federal government has announced a series of changes to popular income and business support programs put in place during the pandemic that will expire on Saturday. Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland reminded Canadians on Thursday that the measures were still meant to be “temporary.” “We are moving from …

[ad_1] The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammed Barkindo and the Group Director General of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will lead the discussions on the energy transition during the 2021 edition of the Association of Energy Correspondents of Nigeria (NAEC) annual conference. On the theme ‘PIA: Energy …

[ad_1] Tensions over the Labrador Inuit – and the benefits they are entitled to from the federal government – have escalated nationally and in the Prime Minister’s Office. Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, who represents Inuit in Canada, sent a letter on October 7 to Justin Trudeau, rejecting the position of the NunatuKavut Community Council as a …

[ad_1] The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe is asking a federal judge to prevent the Office of Indian Affairs and other federal entities from seizing the tribe’s money, following a dispute over accounting practices and the use of the taxpayer money. In its request for an injunction and declaratory judgment, which was filed in a Federal …

[ad_1] Board Member Hans Riemer Three Montgomery County unions are targeting County Council member Hans Riemer over his wife’s work at Pfizer and his call for mandatory vaccination of county employees. Riemer’s wife Angela Riemer is vice president of federal government relations for Pfizer, a manufacturer of one of three COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for …

[ad_1] Oluchi Chibuzor Nigerian maritime sector stakeholders advocated for a national maritime policy to ensure the sector’s support for the socio-economic progress of the country given the instability of the world oil price. Stakeholders, who stated at Nigeria’s International Maritime Summit in 2021, said such a policy would help Nigeria harness its maritime potential. According …

[ad_1] Ahead of the national Ajaokuta Steel Company relaunch conference in November, stakeholders in Kogi state are planning a state-level stakeholder roundtable. The meeting scheduled for Saturday 23 October 2021 is part of the advocacy for the relaunch of Ajaokuta Steel Company. In a statement released on Sunday, the chairman of the local organizing committee …

[ad_1] ISLAMABAD, October 1 (APP): National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser said on Friday that political inclusion of all stakeholders was imperative to address challenges faced by former residents of federally administered tribal areas (FATA). During his meeting with Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman in Parliament, he said that it was the priority of the current …

[ad_1] Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello on Tuesday tasked all stakeholders involved in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) within the FCT to work together to improve revenue in the nation’s capital and surpass Lagos State in terms of IGR. Bello led the charge while delivering a speech at a stakeholder retreat titled …

[ad_1] gHello. There is light at the end of the tunnel for families waiting to reunite across international borders, with digital reporting plans that include vaccination status set to facilitate international travel. The future of Afghanistan and its relations with the Gulf countries are of constant concern. And there could be an unexpected future for …

[ad_1] The Union of Academic Staff of Universities has advised the federal government to protect the University of Jos from attacks and killings of its staff and students before the school next reopens. The Union made the request in a statement on Sunday following a breach of security in Jos and other parts of Plateau …

[ad_1] The federal government has announced plans to create proof of vaccination for international travel by early fall. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said this afternoon that Ottawa was working with the provinces – which hold the immunization data – to develop consistent benchmarks. The minister said the government is also working with other countries to …

[ad_1] A man walks through a single-family home neighborhood in Los Angeles last week. The CDC announced a new temporary deportation ban a few days after the previous one expired. // AFP via Getty Images, Frédéric J. Brown For many Americans, COVID-19 has turned their lives upside down: they lost their jobs, and with it, …

[ad_1] Director / CEO DPR, Ing. Sarki Auwalu To avoid situations where oil assets sit idle without necessary contributions to the federation account, stakeholders tasked the federal government to enforce the drill-or-drop clause in the Petroleum Industry (GDP) Bill . According to them, this would help the country realize the cumulative benefits of oil assets …

[ad_1] The federal government has yet to deliver on its promise to the aviation sector as N22 billion to support the sector remains unpaid. The government pledged support to the sector last year by announcing a sum of 27 billion naira to help support the sector amid the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our correspondent …

[ad_1] By Zubairu IdrisKano, July 2, 2021 The Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria (GACN) Ltd. and transport sector stakeholders engaged on issues of conversion to gas use by gasoline and diesel vehicles.GACN chief executive Mr. Olalekan Ogunleye told Kano on Thursday that the country has enough gas to be used for both domestic and export purposes.He …

New York State has asked the federal government for a $ 4 billion interest-free loan to help cover unemployment benefits for more than one million people unemployed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The state Department of Labor has paid about $ 2.2 billion in unemployment insurance benefits to 1.1 million New Yorkers since …

A former senior federal student loan official in the Trump administration has said the system he oversees needs to be scrapped and replaced. A. Wayne Johnson, who is now running as a Republican for a Senate seat in Georgia after stepping down in November 2019, wrote a letter urging the Senate to consider key reforms …

The United States intervened in a short sale fraud case in New York City by filing a civil action, documents released by a U.S. district court judge on Monday. The lawsuit unsealed by Judge Margo Brodie in the Eastern District of New York alleges that defendants engaged in False Claims Act violations related to short …

PROVIDENCE – The Foxy Lady, aka Gulliver’s Tavern, has caught the eye. But there are plenty of other high-profile – or unusual – names on last week’s list of Rhode Island recipients of potentially recoverable “small business” loans from the federal government’s $ 660 billion paycheck protection program. . Restaurants. Manicure salons. Law firms. Construction …

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Government loans that parents can use to help their children pay for their college education can exacerbate the already large wealth gap between black and white families. About a third of black families who depend on Parent PLUS loans – the product offered by the federal government to help parents finance their children’s college – …

The federal government on Monday released the names of more than 650,000 U.S. businesses that have successfully applied for Paycheck Protection Program (P3) loans – federal stimulus loans intended to help keep family businesses across the country at bay. flood during the coronavirus crisis – Monday. As you might expect, many of the names on …

Start-up Welkin Health downsized three days before PPP loan

A software startup backed by venture capitalist Josh Kushner laid off about a third of its staff just three days before landing coronavirus relief funds to help the company save jobs, The Post has learned. San Francisco-based Welkin Health laid off 10 of its roughly 30 employees on April 24 as the COVID-19 crisis sapped …

It was – and is – free money in the form of a canceled loan from the federal government as long as the P3 loan is used for one of the few things – ranging from payroll to mortgage interest on the go. by the rent. “I hadn’t expected in a million years that the …