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Closure Of Border Cannot End Smuggling, ECOWAS Tells Nigeria

The Economic Community Of West African States has told the Nigerian Government that closing its border with other neighbouring countries cannot prevent the smuggling...

‘Ajagba will become world champion soon’

Legendary boxing trainer Ronnie Shields believes that Efe Ajagba can rule the heavyweight division in the near future. Ajagba remains undefeated in 11 fights with...

2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships: Itsekiri eyes top spot in Doha

The third fastest man at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Usheoritse Itsekiri has said that he would not be making up the numbers...

Brazil to line up strong squad against Nigeria

Former World champions Brazil are expected to line up a strong squad against Nigeria in the eagerly awaited international friendly fixed for October 13...

PenCom recovers N16b in seven years

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Monday said N16 billion unremitted pension contributions have been recovered from various employers of labour in the last...

‘Nigeria needs unified exchange rate’

Nigeria operates a multiple exchange rate regime, which the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended. But the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has faulted...

320 more Nigerians to return from South Africa today

A delay in securing landing permit from South African aviation authorities for Air Peace has led to rescheduling the evacuation of the second batch...

Osinbajo raises panel to recover N5tr AMCON debts

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated an inter-agency committee to recover the N5 trillion debts owed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). A statement...

SANs to Malami: obey all court orders

A 20-man group of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) under the aegis of the Justice Reform Project (JRP) has urged Attorney-General of the Federation...

Ethiopian PM, Tinubu win African democracy award

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the National Stalwart of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu have won African Democracy Award...

Miyetti Allah ‘can meet Nigeria’s milk need with 70m cows’

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), said on Tuesday it has enough cows and pastoralists to meet the country’s milk requirements. Alhaji...

#Assurance2020: Chris Brown says he wants to be on my train – Davido

As plans for Davido’s big day with his love, Chioma grow into top gear, the Nigerian Pop-star has disclosed the identity of someone who...

#BBNaija: ’60 million Nigerians have body odour’ – Etinosa Idemudia shows support for Tacha

Controversial Instagram Comedienne, Etinosa Idemudia has expressed that 60 million Nigerians, have body odour, in a show of support for BBNaija housemate Tacha, who...

Prioritise Safety Of Patients, WHO Tells Nigeria, Others

The World Health Organisation has advised member countries including Nigeria to place priority on the safety of patients. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director, made...

Nigerians To Start Paying For Bank Deposits In 2020

Starting from September 18, 2019, Nigerians operating bank accounts will begin to pay charges for deposits and withdrawals. Making the announcement on Tuesday, the Central...

Alleged N400m theft: Army court martial former GOC

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over alleged...

Gov. Udom hosts IOCs over move to end gas flaring

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Tuesday hosted multinational companies comprising Mobil Producing Nigeria, Vitol and BlackRhino in Uyo and expressed...

Chemical weapons: FG warns producers, marketers

By Muhammad Nur Tijani The Federal Government has cautioned producers and marketers of chemical weapons against allowing it into the hands of non-state actors. Mr Gabriel...

Lizzy Anjorin petitions NDLEA against Toyin Abraham, accuses her of drug addiction

Lizzy Anjorin is not relenting in her battle with her industry colleague, Toyin Abraham as she continues to reveal some damning secrets about Toyin. In...

Average price per litre of kerosene up in August – NBS

By Folasade Akpan The average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N319.94 in August 2019 from N316.03 in July,...
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