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Africa’s prosperity:Osibajo, Obasanjo, Mbeki, Dangote, tasks AfroChampions on job creation

For Africa to attain its desired goal in real growth and development, prominent African leaders and top entrepreneurs across the continent have decided to work effectively together towards integrating their economies to enable free trade among its members. Specifically,Vice-President of...

Zero Fuel Scarcity: Baru Gets Thumbs-Up From Road Transport Owners,Tanker Drivers

The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, NARTO, and the Petroleum Tankers Drivers branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, have commended the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr....

Presidency: State House medical centre received only 33 percent capital allocation

Contrary to claims in some quarters that the State House Medical Centre received N11.01billion as appropriation for the period 2015-2017, the presidency in a statement Sunday said out of the total Capital Appropriation of N2,941,062,044.00 and Recurrent Appropriation of N465,935,358.00...

The Day In Pictures: Lagarde, Emefiele At The World Bank HQ

Nigerian Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele and the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, Ms. Christine Lagarde during a live band entertainment session at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington...

The Day In Pictures

Nigeria Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun speaks with Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond as they attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.

Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans-AU

Nigeria  is set to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union said Friday, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent. "Free movement on the continent would entail the implementation of...

Buhari: Southeast will benefit more from road, coastline projects

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured stakeholders from the South East that the region will benefit more from roads and coastal rail projects, which are of critical importance to the economy. Speaking at an audience with leaders from the region...

FG urges international community to designate IPOB as terrorist organization

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the international community to step up its support for Nigeria by designating the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation. The Minister made the call in his article, entitled ''Thwarting...

Tyrese’s 10-Year-Old Daughter Allowed To Testify In Child Abuse Case

Tyrese Gibson’s 10-year-old daughter will be allowed to testify about child abuse allegations filed against him by her mother, reports The Blast. Norma Gibson was granted a temporary restraining order against her ex Tyrese last month, after claiming he had...

To address secessionists, Nigeria must decentralize power

Opinion By Remi Adekoya More than half a century after it gained independence from Britain, Nigeria is in crisis. Africa’s most populous country is caught in a struggle between maintaining national unity and ceding to secessionist desires from those demanding an...
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Most Americans want Trump removed from office by Senate – CNN Poll

  A majority of Americans want the Senate to convict and remove President Donald Trump from office, according to a...
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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...