Tuesday, September 27, 2022

WEF: Elumelu Sets To Deliver Talk On “Africapitalism” In Davos

By Nuel Suji - Nigerian businessman and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, is scheduled for a discourse on how to scale clean-energy investment...

Buhari Calls For Greater Global Support On Climate Change

By Idowu Bakare - President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abu Dhabi called for greater global cooperation against the devastating effects of climate change so...

German Institute To Offer Scholarship To 20 Nigerian Youths

By Tom Garba, Yola - The Berlin based Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), in Germany has concluded arrangement to offer scholarship to 20 Nigerian...

Tension In Middle East As Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran

By Nuel Suji - The Saudi Arabian government has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over the rising tension arising from the last week execution...

Lesson From Abroad: 3 Behaviours To Improve Road Safety In 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 3rd 2016 3 behaviour improvements of UAE’s motorists can tackle most of the top killers on our...

China Remains Nigeria’s Strategic, Dependable Partner -Buhari

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Peoples Republic of China remains a strategic and dependable partner in his...

France Pledges Support For Nigeria To Tackle Terrorism

By Sadiq Umar - The French Government has elicited Nigeria’s cooperation in her effort to build coalition against terrorism, even as it pledged support...

Cultural Diplomacy: China, Nigeria Hold Ceramic, Art Exhibition

By John Bakare - The China’s Cultural Centre in Nigeria has held a culture and art exchange aimed at deepening further bilateral friendship between...

Saudi Stampede: Buhari Orders Hajj Commission To Account For Nigerians Pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to urgently provide a confirmed and verifiable on the number of Nigerians...

184 Injured, 65 Dead As Crane Collapse At Grand Mosque In Mecca

About 65 people were killed and more than 184 injured when a crane crashed through the ceiling of the Grand Mosque of Mecca amid...

Buhari Orders Reduction In Nigerian Missions Abroad

... Vows To Deal With Illegal Holders Of Diplomatic, Official Passport By Sadiq Umar, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Foreign...

Pay TV in Nigeria: Chinese StarTimes battles for supremacy with main rival Dstv

Nigeria has set 2017 as its new digital switch over date, but then, can NTA-StarTimes leverage on the extension for a bigger slice of...

Pope Calls On Catholic Families In Europe To Host Syrian Refugees

Pope Francis implored Catholic institutions throughout Europe to show mercy to the flood of refugees arriving on their shores by offering them shelter."May every...

Buhari Urges Urgent Review Of Nigeria-Sao Tome Joint Dev. Agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Joint Development Agreement between Nigeria and Sao Tome & Principe requires urgent review in order to made...

Israel Pledges For Nigeria’s Counter Terrorism War

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Speaker of the Israel's parliament, Knasset, Yuli-Yoel Edelstein has reiterated its country's commitment to Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to rout the Boko Haram...

Ban Ki-Moon Demands Unconditional Release Of Chibok Girls

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon on Monday reiterated his call for the unconditional release of the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls...

Mahamat Daoud Emerges New Boko Haram Leader

By Ibrahim Imam, Kaduna. The President of Chad Idriss Deby declared that the regional force made up of Benin, Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon will...

Saraki Seeks Foreign Support To Rebuild Northeast

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, again on Tuesday took his quest for the urgent rehabilitation and reconstruction of the North-East...

Nigeria’s Crude Export Threatens As China Launches Fastest-Charging Electric Bus

...fully charged in 10 seconds By Sadiq Umar Nigeria's crude oil export may be further threatened as the world's fastest charging electric buses, with a battery...

U.S. Agrees To Help Nigeria Recover Loots

The Presidency has disclosed that the United States government is now ready to assist Nigeria recover all identified ill-gotten wealth in the U.S. and...

In Japan, The Elderly Are Committing More Crimes Than Teenagers

New Japanese government data revealed for the first time that crime was higher among the country's elderly than teenage youth. According to the Kyodo News...

Security, Trade Top Agenda For Buhari’s US Visit

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said his scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama next week will centre on security, war...

Buhari To Visit White House July 20, Boko Haram On Agenda

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, July 20 visit the United States President Barak Obama at the White House in Washington...

WikiLeaks Reveals How U.S. Spied On Three French Presidents

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. Quintessential whistle-blower, Wikileaks has exposed fresh reports alleging interception of official and private conversations of French President, Mr. Francois Hollande by...

BREAKING: Court Uphold Death Sentence Against Ex-Egyptian President

An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentence imposed on ousted ex-President Mohammed Morsi over a mass jailbreak. BBC report that the sentence was initially...

For The Record: Remarks By FIFA President Sepp Blatter On His Resignation

I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the forty years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Jailed For Corruption

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust. He was convicted at a...

Jonathan Bars German Radio Journalist From Covering State House

By Nuel Suji German Radio -Deutsche Welle's Correspondent in Nigeria, Mr. Ubale Musa has been barred from covering the activities President Goodluck Jonathan in the...

Was There A Cover-up In Bin Laden’s Killing?

CNN)Seymour Hersh is one of the giants of investigative journalism. Early in his career he broke the story of the My Lai massacre during...

Nigeria Is Rich, But Nigerians Are Poor, EU Tells Buhari

By Nuel Suji The European Union (EU) on Saturday asked the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that Nigerians enjoyed the dividends of democracy. The EU...

PRESS RELEASE: Financial Expert Eugene Ludwig Discusses Regulatory Regimes and International Banking At Capital...

Promontory CEO explains what tough regulatory expectations mean for the region and the world Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 21, 2015 – (ME NewsWire...

FG Condemns Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa, It’s Shocking, Unacceptable, Says Zuma

The federal government of Nigeria has condemned the Xenophobic attacks on foreign migrants in South Africa, warning that it would not tolerated, even as...

Obama Hails Jonathan, Jega, Promises To Work With Buhari

By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The US President, Barack Obama has commended President Goodluck Jonathan, for conceding defeat to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in the March 28...

ISIS Not In Nigeria -FG, Says Civilian JTF Arrested Two Teenagers On Suicide Mission

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, has allayed fears...

80 Year Old American Woman Kidnapped In Kogi

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. An 80-year old American Missionary, Phyllis Sortor, has been kidnapped in Kogi state, northcentral Nigeria. Phyllis, a missionary with Free Methodist Church...

Election Shift: US Alleges Govt Interference, Says It’s Unacceptable

By Sadiq Umar, Abuja. The United States of America on Sunday expressed disappointment at the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone...

Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste Regains Freedom, Unites With Family

(Reuters) - Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt after 400 days in prison on...

Salman bin Abdul Aziz al- Saud Is Saudi’s New King

Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud has ascended to the throne as Saudi Arabia’s new king. A veteran of the country’s top leadership, Salman succeeded his half-brother,...

Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Dies At 90

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who insulated Saudi Arabia from the Islamist and democratic forces roiling the Middle East in the name of...

Lesson From Abroad: France To Create 2,680 Anti-terror Posts, Says Prime Minister

...3,000 People Requiring Surveillance France is to create 2,680 new jobs and boost spending by €425m (£325m; $490m) to bolster counter-terrorism efforts, Prime Minister Manuel...

France Admits Ownership Of Seized Russian Plane, Says It’s Covered By Diplomatic Clearance

The France government on Sunday admitted ownership of the cargo plane that was impounded by military authorities at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano...

Relations On Edge, Nigeria Terminates Military Training Pact With U.S

The Nigeria government has cancelled its counter-terrorism military training programme with the United States of America. Abuja had earlier accused the Obama administration of frustrating...

Jonathan Congratulates Malala, Satyarthi Over Nobel Peace Prize

President Goodluck Jonathan  has congratulated the joint-recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani girl-child education activist, Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights campaigner,...

Malala Yousafzai Emerges Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Girl child education right crusader, Malala Yousafzai on Friday emerged as the Nobel Peace Prize winner for this year. The 17-year-old Pakistani Miss Yousafzai bagged...

US Ebola Patient Told Hospital He Was From Liberia -Report

It has been revealed that the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told a nurse on his initial hospital visit that he...

Scotland Says ‘NO’ To Separation From UK

Scotland has voted to remain in the United Kingdom after its people rejected a referendum seeking to grant her autonomous status. With 30 out of...

Deputy British High Commissioner, Peter Carter Slumps, Dies At Lagos Airport 

The Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Parker, yesterday slumped and died at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. Parker who flew into...

Nigeria Donates $3.5 million To Fight Ebola In Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

President Goodluck Jonathan has donated $3.5 million to the Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to fight the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, the...

Iranian Jet Crashes Into Suburb After Take Off

A civilian airliner crashed on take-off near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport, Iranian news agencies said, with state television reporting that more than 40 people were...

Switzerland Denies Funding Boko Haram With $12.4m

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja.Switzerland government yesterday discredited report of funding Boko-Haram sect with $12.4 million  to execute its deadly assault on the Nigeria and...

Ebola: Death Toll Rises To 729, WHO Expresses Concern

By Olusegun Emmanuel, Abuja. The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to 729, the World Health Organisation said on...

India Replaces USA As Largest Importer Of Nigeria’s Crude

  By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja.   India has replaced the United States of America, USA as the largest importer of Nigeria’s crude with China and Malaysia following...

Nigeria Partners Iran On Investment Opportunities

By Funmi Emmanuel, Abuja. The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC and Iran's Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade have promised to work together to attract...

UN Security Council Approves Sanctions Against Boko Haram

UNITED NATIONS – The United States says the U.N. Security Council has approved sanctions against the Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Boko Haram which has...

Chibok: Netanyahu Calls Jonathan, Offers To Deploy Israeli Anti-Terrorism Experts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday joined the rest of the world to offer assistance to Nigeria in search of the over 200...

China Plans High-Speed Rail Network For African Capitals …Increase Credit Offer To $30 billion

...18,000 scholarship for African students The Chinese government has pledged to establish high-speed network that will connect all African capital cities across the continent. Earlier, the...

One Died As Explosion Hits Ghana Oil Refinery Pipeline

One person was killed in an explosion on a pipeline linking Ghana's 45,000 barrel-per-day Tema Oil Refinery in an industrial hub near the capital...

UN: Terrorism Is African’s Major Challenge -Aminu Wali

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Aminu Wali, has said that challenges of terrorism is the main threat for some countries in Africa even...

South Korean: Transcript Reveals Confusion Over Ferry Evacuation

The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting...

Developing Story: Malaysia Plane Lost Off Southern Vietnam

The search has continued for the Malaysian plane that went off the radar on Saturday. The plane departed Kuala Lumpur airport and was scheduled to...

US, France Earmark N11bn For Women And Children Hospital In Abuja

The American Hospital Limited, Abuja, General Electric (GE) Health-care (USA) and Edifice Capital of France have earmarked a sum of $73 million (N11 billion)...

Jonathan Applauds Outgoing Chinese Ambassador, Says Nigeria/China Relations Is Fast Increasing

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday applauded the growing bilateral relations between Nigeria and China, saying it had resulted in a phenomenal increase in trade...

Nigerian Diplomats, Officials Get Free Entry To China

Diplomatic relations between Nigeria and China has taken a deeper dimension with China offering visa exception to Nigerian diplomats and senior government officials with...

Former Isreali PM, Ariel Sharon Dies At 85- BBC

Former Israeli Prime Minister and of the country's most controversial figure, Mr Ariel Sharon has died after after a protracted illness. According to a BBC report...

Mandela Came, Identified His Mission And Fulfilled It – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has extolled the virtue of the late South African icon Dr. Nelson Mandela who passed away last Thursday at...

France To Train 20,000 African Soldiers Yearly

French President, Francois Hollande has announced its government resolve to train over  20,000 African soldiers on annually basis. Hollande said the gesture was the French...

World Leaders Mourn Madiba…Mandela Will Be ‘Sorely Missed’ – President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed immense sadness over the death of former South African President, Dr. Nelson Mandela. Other leaders of the world including Japanese...

U.K. Introduces New Visa Payment Method

The British High Commission in Nigeria on Wednesday announced a new system of visa application whereby U.K. visa would be paid for online in...

Chinese RMB Overtakes Euro As Second Most Used Currency

The Chinese national currency -Yuan, has overtaken the Euro in October, becoming the second-most used currency in trade finance, global transaction services organization- SWIFT,...

Jonathan Receives New US Ambassador

President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday in Abuja received the letters of credence of the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle and...

Kenyatta Must Attend Trial -says ICC

THE International Criminal Court has reversed a ruling that allowed Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend only parts of his trial, saying the African...

Presidency Faults World Bank Claims On 100 Million Destitute In Nigeria

The Presidency has blasted the World Bank over its reports on poverty rate in Nigeria questioning its claims that Nigeria has 100 million destitute. Chief...

Boeing Aircraft Crashes In Russian Killing 52

A Boeing 737 has crashed while attempting to land in the Russian city of Kazan on Sunday, killing all on board. Reports monitored on CCTV...

Boko Haram Holding Kidnapped French Priest – Source

KANO (AFP) – Boko Haram is holding a French priest who was kidnapped in northern Cameroon, a source in the banned Nigerian Islamist group...

Gambia Breaks Diplomatic Ties With Taiwan

(AFP) – Gambia has severed its 18 years diplomatic relations with Taiwan, a decision the Taiwan President received with “shock and regret.” President Yahya Jammeh’s...

Boko Haram Hampers Nigeria’s Fight Against Polio – Bill Gates

Chairman of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, has said the unrest in some part of northern Nigeria is hampering his foundation’s...

Americans Kidnapped By Pirates Off Nigeria Freed

The United States yesterday announced the release of two Americans kidnapped by pirates off southern Nigeria sea in October. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, “we...

Nigeria, China Trade Hits $6.2bn In Second Quarter

The Project Manager, Brightway International Exhibition Ltd, Mr. David Zhao, has said that the trade volume between Nigeria and China has increased to a...

Reps Probe Alleged Planned Sales Of UN Rep’s Residence

The House of Representatives, has commenced investigation into the alleged plans by the Federal Government to sell the official residence of Nigeria’s Permanent Representative...

£3000 Visa Bond Cancellation: Nigerians In UK Hails Britain

 The Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK Dr. Dalhatu Tafida, has commended the British Government for cancelling the 3000 pounds visa bond policy intended...

Hague Court Postpones Kenyatta Trial

 The International Court Of Justice ICC sitting in Hague has postponed till February 5, the trial of Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, for crimes against...

Putin Ranks World Most Powerful man… Dangote Is 64th

Russian President Vladimir Putin has displaced the President of the United States, Barack Obama as the world most powerful man, according to the latest...

South African White Extremists Jailed 35Yrs

The leader of a White supremacists Mr. Mike du Toit, who plotted to assassinate former South African President, Dr Nelson Mandela and drive black race out...
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News Investigators/ The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it is verifying and reconciling revenue collections in the Solid Minerals...

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News Investigators/ The Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD) in Abia has expressed joy over the emergence of their member...

INEC Rolls Out Guidelines For Campaigns

News Investigators/ The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued the guidelines on the commencement of campaigns for the 2023 general election.