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It’s the first in sub-Saharan Africa and one of the three such cutting-edge facilities on the continent, with top prime global certifications for smart card manufacturing and it is based in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, relished yesterday afternoon while touring SecureID company’s premises, and affirmed Nigeria’s extremely bright economic future, which he said cannot be aborted despite current challenges.
Doctors from major hospitals in England sounded an alarm on Wednesday over a fivefold increase in the number of young children requiring medical treatment after swallowing magnets from toys.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
The Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Afenifere has said that if President Muhammad Buhari has self-respect, he should have resigned or step aside.
Temiloluwa Adeboye, widow of the late Pastor Dare Adeboye, said her husband was not afraid of death, adding that she was sure Dare is in heaven. Temiloluwa asaid this at the Evening of Worship and Tributes, which held at the RCCG, House of Favour, Redemption Camp.
China’s population grew at its slowest since the 1950s as births declined, sowing doubt over Beijing’s ability to power its economy as it succumbs to the same ageing trends afflicting developed nations like Japan.
Neville has admitted he was not convinced when the Red Devils signed Cavani last year, but was delighted to be proved wrong and feels United are a better team with the 34-year-old leading the line.
The Commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, who announced this at the Election Stakeholders’ forum on Monday, held in Ikeja, explained that the move became necessary to tackle the usual voter apathy and boost voter access to polling units in exercising their fundamental rights to vote.
Police in Ivory Coast have rescued 68 children working on cocoa farms, most of whom were trafficked from neighbouring Burkina Faso, authorities said.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen has called on Nigerian women to sustain and build on the political and empowerment legacies established left by late Aisha Alhassan.
Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 title hopes took a major knock on Sunday when the defending champions were held to a 1-1 draw at Stade Rennes, leaving Lille holding a three-point advantage at the top with two games remaining.
Salah joined Chelsea in January 2014 from FC Basel for around £11m but things didn’t work out for the 28-year-old and he left two years later after playing only 19 games.
Former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (retd), Sunday, commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye over the death of his son, Dare.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has described the demise of Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan as a monumental loss to the nation.
Sergio Aguero would be "a great signing for Barcelona", says Rivaldo, with a Blaugrana icon hoping to see another Argentine forward lining up alongside Lionel Messi next season.
In January 2011, Luis Suarez joined Liverpool from Ajax. The English club paid 26 million euros for him.
The former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says the call for a military takeover of the country is senseless.
The eldest son of South Africa’s late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been chosen as successor to the throne, amid a bitter family feud.
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Oyo State chapter on Sunday said the All Progressive Congress (APC) has denied its members the opportunity to contest in the state forthcoming Local Government Council elections scheduled to hold on May 22, 20201.
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes set another club record with his goal in victory at Aston Villa on Sunday.
Rwanda's economy is expected to grow 5.1% this year after contracting 3.4% in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday.
The Scottish National Party (SNP), which has vowed to hold an independence referendum that could tear the United Kingdom apart should it be returned to power, will find out on Saturday if it has won a majority in Scotland's parliament.
Olasunkanmi Tegbe, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Oyo State in 2019, has distributed about 5,000 packed food stuffs to the less privileged for Eid el-Fitr celebration.