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Sudan has settled its debts with the World Bank after nearly three decades, moving the heavily indebted African country closer to a much-needed international debt-relief package, the World Bank, U.S. Treasury and IMF said on Friday.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday moved 307.79 million shares valued at N2.91 billion exchanged in 4,393 deals.
FBN Holdings PLC has announced the appointments of Mr. Seni Adetu and Mrs. Juliet Anammah as Independent Non-Executive directors, while Mr. Otu Hughes has been appointed as a Non-Executive director. These appointments are subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”).
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, has explained why Nigeria cannot produce COVID-19 vaccines or other vaccines.
The Federal Government has announced its decision to review the COVID-19 safety protocols as well as the January 18 resumption date for schools in the light of Nigeria’s grim epidemiological situation with regards to the pandemic.
The Federal Government is lining up 50,000 people, including frontline health workers, the elderly, persons with comorbidity and targeted police and immigration officers as the first set of Nigerians to receive the awaited Covid-19 vaccines.
An Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Abosede Adesonwo and husband, Wasiu over drunkenness and threat to life.
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reversed its uptrend, dropping by N2 billion ahead of the Christmas celebration.
The bulls continued to dominate activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) with the All-Share Index rising above the set five per cent threshold to trigger circuit breaker.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, 69, has contracted the virus, his deputy chief of staff Coalter Baker told NPR.
Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
Oil prices rose on Monday as a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico prompted drillers to evacuate rigs and shut-in production.
Twitter said early Friday that a tweet from President Trump suggesting that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot violated the company’s rules against glorifying violence, in a move that threatens to escalate tensions between Trump and his favourite social media megaphone over its content policies.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.
Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is “deeply sorry.”
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all French nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country, after violent anti-France protests paralysed large parts of the country this week.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Ike Shorummu has lauded Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa’s courage to rejoin Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Former Genk striker Dietar Van Tornhout believes Paul Onuachu has what it takes to excel in the Italian top flight.
Former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji AbulAziz Yari, has warned that the state Governor, Bello Matawalle, would lose the seat should he cross-carpet from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), going by the Supreme Court’s verdict that brought him to power in 2019.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has described the successful conduct of the party’s South West Congress as the start of another journey and a sign of new hope.