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Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of 2019 representing a five per cent growth.   It also recorded a Profit-After-Tax of N34.46 billion during...

COVID-19: Poor sensitization, advocacy at grassroots may hinder fight – Monarch

  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to Oba Olufemi Ogunleye, a former Nigeria Airways Public Relations Manager and lawyer, relevant government agencies...

Covid-19 and the oil price slump in Africa: which countries will fare better?

  In Africa, the twin challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent drop in oil prices are affecting countries in different ways: net energy exporters are braced for headwinds, but net importers have some relief from current account pressures.   Globally, lockdown and social...

Kidnap kingpin Wadume: FG denies shielding soldiers from prosecution

    The Justice Minister and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) has described as untrue  allegations that he shielded from trial 10 soldiers named as accomplices in the kidnapping charges involving an alleged Taraba State kidnapping kingpin, Bala...

COVID-19: Elaborate hoax, grand deception to create fear, shorten people’s lifespan — Gov. Bello

    Contrary to the Federal Government's position on COVID-19, Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello has restated that the virus was not real but contrived to create fear in people and shorten their lifespan. "Nothing kills faster than fear. I urge you all not...

Buhari lauds NNPC over AKK project, says it’s for Nigeria’s economic prosperity

  Hopeful that the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will lift Nigeria economically, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lauded the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other stakeholders for the project. He noted that the NNPC and other stakeholders braved the odds...

FG eases interstate travel effective July 1 after three months

  With effect from July 1, the Federal Government has lifted the interstate travel ban it slammed on the nation three months ago.   Similarly, the government has ordered the reopening of schools for some categories of students.   The announcement followed President Buhari's...

Former Oyo Gov Abiola Ajimobi Laid to Rest in Private Ceremony at Oluyole Residence

  The late Sen. Abiola Ajimobi was buried at his country home in Oyo State on Sunday, the culmination of days of tributes to the former governor and acting chairman of the APC who died at age 70.  

Gov. Okowa, wife on 14-day Isolation, daughter tests positive for COVID-19

  Delta Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife, Edith, are now on a14-day isolation after one of their daughters tested positive for COVID-19. Okowa revealed this on his Facebook page on Friday.  “Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one...

COVID-19 fight: Own it, follow health advisories, PTF urges Nigerians

  The Presidential Taskforce on Coronavirus has urged Nigerians not to let down their guards and also take ownership of the fight against the disease by following strictly health advisories. It also disabused some people of the nation that coronavirus pandemic...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution...
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Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...

COVID-19: Poor sensitization, advocacy at grassroots may hinder fight – Monarch

  Poor public sensitization, enlightenment and advocacy may have dogged the fight against the COVI9-19 pandemic particularly at the grassroots, a monarch has said.   According to...