The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has directed that the station managers, porters, and ticket officials at Idu and Rigasa rail stations be removed for alleged ticket racketeering at the stations.
The European Commission has called for an emergency summit to deal with the fallout of the contaminated eggs scare.
Asian equities extended heavy losses Friday as a worldwide sell-off triggered by US President Donald Trump doubling down on his North Korea rhetoric showed no sign of abating.
Relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 have demanded Malaysia accept a US exploration firm's offer to take up the hunt for the aircraft, which was suspended earlier this year.
Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by a sustained decline in inventories and Saudi Arabia’s preparedness to cut crude supplies to its prized Asian customers.
Nigeria needs stable and uninterrupted power supply to get out of its current economic challenges, an Ilorin-based legal practitioner, Mr. Kehinde Adekunle has said.
Supranational trade finance bank, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), says it is opening its shareholding to the investing public with a 300 million dollars equity offering through the issuance of depositary receipts.
Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $31.22 billion, data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, have shown.
Apparently worried by the frustrations faced by industrialists in the hands of the Nigerian Customs, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has frowned at the unnecessary bureaucracy and bottlenecks enthroned by the agency in dealing with investors.
The Nigerian stock market maintained its positive performance wednesday, surging further to record a year-to-date growth of 41.9 per cent.
Unemployment in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy, is running at more than 14 percent and climbing; in South Africa, the second largest economy, it is over 27 percent. For youth in both places, it is far more.
Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has emerged vice-president (Africa Region) of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday implored Nigerian Air Force (NAF) personnel to maintain good civil-military relations in order not to put the Force in disrepute.
The Peoples Democratic Party Youth Network has called on Bayelsans to ignore a wild rumour being peddled by unscrupulous characters about a purported meeting between Governor Seriake Dickson and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva.
A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on Nigerians to raise the bar of peace in all their endeavors.
Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
Tragedy struck the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, community, Calabar, as a popular shop operator, Goody, died while jogging at the wee hours of Saturday.
The Police Command in Niger State has arrested five persons for alleged criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state.g
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed on Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring.
Hundreds of members of the “Yellow Vest” protest movement demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, leading to the arrest of at least 90 people in the French capital, police said.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday nullified the purported creation of additional village and district areas in the state.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday.