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The Chinese billionaire had used his foundation to forward millions of face masks, testing kits and other protective equipment to Africa as the continent battles to arrest the spread of COVID-19, a deadly disease caused by coronavirus.
To achieve increased broadband penetration after the just ended 2013-2018 target, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday, inaugurated the Nigerian National Broadband Plan Committee for the development of the 2020-2025 target for Nigeria.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki says he has so far created 157,000 jobs out of the 200,000 he promised the state.
The Presidency has described as untrue the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) assertion that the Nigerian economy is in trouble.
“We have done it to a particular stage, we have stabilized it from where we have found it and irrespective of the recession and irrespective of the slow pace of the economy, there has been significant growth in the Lagos economy which is visible.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has refuted a front-page news story of Business Day which claims that faceless agents pocket over N32bn annually in profit from the foreign exchange market with the aid of CBN officials.
South Africa’s top anti-graft body says it will investigate whether the Finance Minister breached ethics guidelines over a state pension fund investment, piling pressure on Nhlanhla Nene as he faced questions about his future.
Doctors in Zimbabwe on Tuesday began a nationwide strike and would not return to work until the government meets their demands for better pay and working conditions, a spokesman for doctors’ unions said on Tuesday.
Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has submitted a bid to acquire Nigeria’s 9mobile under a sale process aimed at finding new investors for the debt-laden telecoms firm, one person fimilar with the matter told Reuters.
The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, was on Friday honoured with the 1st Nigeria Cocoa Awards in recognition of his contribution to the agricultural sector through his various programmes, particularly the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agriculture Programme.
Former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has called on all Nigerians to assist the Federal Government to maintain peace and harmony in the country.
President Muhammad Buhari has appointed more people from Ogun, Imo and Kano States than other states, the presidency said Saturday.
The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.
The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday presented Certificates of Return to the winners of the just-concluded association’s national officers’ elections.
Facebook condemned Saturday what it called an “extreme” ruling by a Brazilian Supreme Court judge ordering it to block the accounts of 12 high-profile allies of President Jair Bolsonaro, which it vowed to appeal.
The planned defection of the deputy governor of Ondo state, Hon Agboola Ajayi, to the Zenith Labour Party this week is generating heat within his People Democratic Party.
Indications have emerged that the All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, would not participate in the forthcoming local government polls billed for October 31, 2020.
The Zenith Labour Party has finally opened up on the adoption of Ondo State’s deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate for the October 10, 2020 governorship election.