Nigeria

Power Rotation Agreement Remains Sacrosanct In Delta – Ibori

BEVERLY HILLS, September 17, (THEWILL) – Former Delta State Governor James Ibori has said power rotation among the North, South and Central senatorial districts in...

Association drags COSON to court over royalty distribution

The Music Publishers Association of Nigeria has instituted a legal suit before a Federal High Court Lagos, against the Copyright Society of Nigeria over...

NLC begins nationwide protests over minimum wage

The Nigerian Labour Congress and Civil society groups have embarked on a National Protest this Tuesday, 8th of January, to push for the implementation...

Lagos communities task legislators on floods, illegal dumpsites

Desirous of a safe environment, residents of Ifako-Ijaiye communities have appealed to the Lagos state house of assembly for quick intervention in protecting the...

Buhari wades into PSC, IGP feud over recruitment of 10,000 police

Nigeria’s President, Muhammdu Buhari has waded into the feud between the Nigerian Police Force and the Police Service Commission, PSC, over the recruitment of...

Why Nigeria, other Sub-Saharan countries won’t achieve SDG targets by 2030 – Report

Nigeria and other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in health and education by 2030, the 2019 Goalkeepers...

Five die, seven injured as bus collides with truck in Ondo

Five people, including two children, died on Tuesday during a crash involving a bus and a truck in the Ore Odigbo Local Government Area...

IST Seeks Jurisdiction Expansion To Cover Other Financial Sectors

To engender speedy resolution of disputes in the financial services sector, the Investments and Securities Tribunal (IST) said that it’s seeking to enlarge its...

Nigeria’s NCTL pipeline exporting Bonny Light crude, under force majeure – Aiteo

LAGOS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), which exports Bonny Light crude oil, was shut down and placed under force...

Air Force strikes terrorists’ gun trucks, neutralises occupants

The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday said gun trucks belonging to Boko Haram Terrorists have been destroyed through air strikes, while the occupants were...

‘Some Herdsmen were sponsored to destroy over N200m worth of my farmland’ – Ex-Naval Staff

According to him, the herdsmen have been burning and destroying his farm for the past 10 years, adding that the losses were monumental. Conducting...

Tribunal judgment: Truth has prevailed — Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Monday, described the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on which platform he won the March...

MAN commends Buhari on Economic Advisory Council’s formation

…calls for review of current govt economic policies Samuel Awoyinfa The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the formation of an Economic...

Buhari meet members of Police Service Commission, receives 2018 Annual Report

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with members of the Police Service Commission at the State House, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria reports that...

FG Gives NCC 9-Day To Deactivate 2.24m SIM Cards

The federal government yesterday ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to deactivate 2.24million improperly registered Sim cards on or before 25th September. The minister...

Osun unemployment index is lowest in Nigeria – Aregbesola

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, on Saturday said the state had the lowest index of unemployment in Nigeria because of the youth engagement programmes...

Apapa gridlock: Sanwo-Olu, Reps seek approval for Lekki, Badagry seaports

  LAGOS—GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to approve the operation of the...

EFCC investigating alleged fraud in N-SIP in Yobe, Borno —Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu on Sunday, said that the Commission was close to apprehending those behind...

GenCos Release 3,306 MW/H Of Electricity To National Grid – Report

Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,306 MegaWatts/Hour of electricity into the national grid on...

UPDATE 1-Nigeria’s inflation dips to lowest level in almost four years

(Adds details) ABUJA, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 11.02% in August, its lowest in almost four years, down from...

Benue won’t implement livestock plan except… Deputy Gov

Benue State has threatened not to implement the National Livestock Transformation Plan adopted on Thursday by Northern Governors to address the age-long farmers/herders clashes...

Another militant group sends list of demand to FG

The group comprising about 38 persons led by the Amanayabo of Twon Brass, Bayelsa State, met behind closed doors with the Vice President ,...

Oil price to rise further as Yemen threatens another attack on S-Arabia

  THERE are indications that the price of oil, currently in excess of $60 per barrel, could rise further in the international market as Yemen...

Avoid consuming non-iodised salt, NAFDAC tells Nigerians

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodised salt, saying “It is dangerous...

Rivers Pensioners Beg For Payment Of Arrears

Pensioners in Rivers State have appealed to the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, to approve the payment of their pension arrears even as...

Commission seeks N132b for registration of Nigerians

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is in need of N132 billion to register Nigerians both at home and abroad. Its Director-General, Aliyu Aziz, made...

We Must Protect Our Environment, Says Modupe Garland, Miss Earth Nigeria 2019

Bennett Oghifo There is need for Nigerians to make conscious efforts to protect the nation’s environment not only for enhanced carrying capacity of life but...