South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed.
Despite apologies rendered to Nigeria by President Cyril Ramaphosa of South African over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, his administration has denied Air Peace landing permit at the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
As part of the ongoing efforts to curb illegal oil dealings in the Niger Delta, oil giant Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) said that it has introduced an advanced surveillance technology in tracking vandalisation of its joint venture assets.
The flight billed to airlift Nigerians from South Africa has been delayed because authorities at the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg is yet to give permit to the airline for the flight.
An Angolan bank, Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) has signed on to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Trade Facilitation programme (AFTRAF) for an initial $50 million line of credit, thus becoming the first Angolan bank to sign on to the programme designed to support African banks to bridge the gap created by the withdrawal of international correspondent banks from the continent.
The execution of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Train 7 project will create over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Wabote, has said.
Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace, has been commended for rescuing Nigerians in South Africa over the ongoing xenophobic crisis in that country.
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 Lekki and Badagry seaports in the state.
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), in collaboration with the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), has Instituted a Safe Workplace Intervention Project (SWIP), to minimise the rate of industrial accidents and promote a safe workplace.
Nigeria’s leading energy giant, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets.
HTC and Bitcoin.com have teamed up to help HTC’s flagship Exodus 1 smartphone drive cryptocurrency trading and usage.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is expected to generate not less than N2 trillion into the coffers in 2020 when he Value Added Tax (VAT) recently increased to 7.2 percent is implemented.
An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.
Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi scored twice as Al Ahly were crowned Egypt Super Cup champions after an entertaining 3-2 victory against Zamalek.
Nigerian actress, Eucharia Anunobi, has said that in spite of the loss she had suffered in her life, she was still happy.
Al Hilal’s head of delegation to Aba for Sunday’s Caf Champions League tie against Enyimba, Muhammad Harun has stated they are in town to get a positive result in the first leg, first-round tie.
Substitute Nicolo Barella scored in added time to rescue a 1-1 draw for a disappointing Inter Milan in their Champions League opener against rank outsiders Slavia Prague on Tuesday.
Glasgow Rangers coach Steven Gerrard has praised Europa League goal hero, Sheyi Ojo’s effort, stating that it was a strike deserving of a winning goal.
Jamie Redknapp feels that Liverpool would only just sneak into the Premier League top four if they lost Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk.