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Thierry Henry on Sunday partook in the cooking of popular Nigerian dish jollof rice. The football icon is in Lagos, Nigeria for a series of programmes organised by Guinness Fanzone.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured air travelers and other airport users that her network of airports across the country were fully prepared for the usual surge in passenger traffic that is the norm during the yuletide.
A professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies, Augustus Macaulay, has dragged the National Universities Commission before the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the commission’s power to regulate theological education in the country.
Following threats by members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) to embark on a nationwide strike from today (Monday), many fillings stations that dispensed petrol last week have shut down their stations.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Sunday said that it produced 15 million metric tonnes of rice this year.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured investors that it will continue to carry out its liquidity management mandate through the issuance of Open Market Operations (OMO) bills in order to ensure price stability.
“Why will a legal school refuse our sister’s induction into the judiciary simply because she is wearing hijab? Is the law school saying they are above the NJC, are they above the Nigerian Constitution, are they above these three senior courts?” he said.
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has stressed the need for salary earners operating other businesses to also pay tax from their profits in order to help grow the economy.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the federal government to be more honest with Nigerians on what it plans to use the $1bn excess crude oil money approved for its use by the National Economic Council (NEC) last week.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has reiterated government’s determination to turn around the mining sector by building a world class ecology of mineral and mining in the country.
Investors staking their funds in the Federal Government maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond have been assured of liquidity as the Debt Management Office (DMO) said the bond would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the weekend disclosed that despite the increase in the value and volume of electronic payment transactions this year, there have been decline in fraud cases.
Some Arab ambassadors on Monday asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said on Monday.
A Federal High Court Judge, in Kebbi State, Justice Simeo Amoboda and a Kano State-based constitutional lawyer, Barr. Rilwanu Umar, have urged law enforcement agencies to beam their searchlights on the dealers of hard drugs in the state to reduce their usages among youths.
The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced a 22-year-old man, Ojo Salihu, to three months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle tyre.
Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal need a "miracle" if they are to win the Premier League this season, but added a return to the Champions League was always the club's main aim this term.
Government workers in Ekiti State have appealed to Governor Ayo Fayose to accord priorities to the payment of backlog of salary arrears owed them rather than giving their children Christmas clothes.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria is committed to achieving universal health coverage (UHC) in line with a presidential declaration on UHC in 2014 especially as the nation’s current out of pocket expenditure has risen to as high as 73.6 per cent.
A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki to face three charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria will on Monday embark on an indefinite strike action.