SEC releases rules on crowdfunding, pegs paid-up capital at N100m –

Nigerian Stock Exchange The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released proposed rules for crowdfunding to foster economic development and to deepen the capital market. The rule obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday showed that the required minimum paid-up capital for operating a crowdfunding portal was pegged at N100 […]

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There will be another pandemic after the coronavirus—and it’s time to start preparing now

As the world mobilizes to contain the coronavirus and its fallout, we can’t lose sight of the bigger, equally alarming picture: The next pandemic is only a matter of time. The U.S. needs to start preparing for it as soon as possible.  The global outbreak of COVID-19 is in no way an anomaly. Today, infectious […]

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Stephon Gilmore takes the Patriots’ offseason changes in stride – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Gilmore “not surprised” at Brady’s departure: When reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore was talking on the other end of the telephone late last week, he wasn’t alone. His son, Sebastian, kept calling out to him to […]

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13 injured, 70 houses damaged as explosion rocks Akure

Scene of the explosion *It was accidental discharge – Akeredolu*I struggled out of rubble after church building went down — Survivor By Dayo Johnson, Akure 13 persons including worshippers were yesterday injured while over 70 houses were damaged in an early hour explosion which rocked Akure, Ondo State capital, to its foundation. The blast, which […]

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The best books to read while social distancing, according to Fortune staff

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus and its impact on global business. Many of us have extra time on our hands right now while practicing social distancing. You might want to use this extra time for learning. Or you might just want an escape. Reading books can […]

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Tom Brady is the signing of a lifetime for long-suffering Bucs fans – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blog

6:00 AM ET Bob McClellanNFL (Editor’s note: ESPN’s Bob McClellan grew up in Central Florida, and his father bought six Buccaneers season tickets in 1976. His brother maintains four of them to this day.) The GOAT chose the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He wasn’t traded there. It wasn’t for lack of options. Yet Tom Brady signed […]

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Stephon Gilmore takes the Patriots’ offseason changes in stride – NFL Nation

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Gilmore “not surprised” at Brady’s departure: When reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore was talking on the other end of the telephone late last week, he wasn’t alone. His son, Sebastian, kept calling out to him to […]

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