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The Naira on Tuesday closed at N359.5 to a dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, newsmen reports.
Nigeria’s football fans’ hope of seeing Super Eagles put the Syli Nationale of Guinea to the sword in their second group B match today may have suffered a big blow as the players protested over unpaid bonuses, yesterday.
The World Bank approved a $750 million loan to Kenya that focused mainly on support for agriculture and housing, the bank said in a statement.
A Japanese man died on a plane after swallowing almost 250 packets of cocaine.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned a former Chairman, Board of Directors, Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank), Tunde Ayeni, and the former Managing Director, MD of the Bank, Timothy Ajani Oguntayo, before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N8 billion.
Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez of the sum of $5,260 in a failed online romance deal.
Dr. Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Tuesday said the corporation had recovered $1.6 billion from some companies fleecing one of its subsidiaries.
A whistle blower, George Uboh, has challenged the plan by the federal government to extend the appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said the federal government has approved the construction for Warri seaport at the cost of about 3.9 billion dollars and also awarded contract for Abuja-Warri rail line.
The arraignment of the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr Herbert Nwigwe and eight others by the Special Fraud Unit of Nigeria Police over allegation of $6.3 million fraud before a Lagos High Court, Ikeja has been stalled due to absence of some the defendants.
Saudi Arabia will issue three billion to five billion dollars in new international sukuk or Islamic bonds around the third quarter as part of plans to diversify financing of the national budget deficit, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.
Sales of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) and cost cuts helped Volkswagen (VW) shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge and meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 3.3 per cent higher.
China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan should result in “high-quality” growth for everyone.
Brent oil slipped to around 71 dollars a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by expectations of higher U.S. inventories and concern about Russia’s willingness to stick with OPEC-led supply cuts.
Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.
Yobe command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Wednesday said future of youth in the state was in great danger except drastic measures were taken to check the excessive consumption of hard drugs.
In order to save lives, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, has given residents of Lokogoma two weeks ultimatum to vacate structures built on waterways to give room for demolition and get the corridors cleared for water flow freely.
Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.
Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.
In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owed the women's team outstanding bonuses and allowances
27-year-old man has been arrested by the police for allegedly selling his three-day-old boy in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Some residents of Bwari Area Council of the FCT who participated in a Federal Government’s free medical intervention programme, have commended the effort, while calling for a consistent medical intervention.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has decried the high rate of crimes linked to Fulani herdsmen in the South-West geopolitical zone and declared that criminal elements among the herders in Yorubaland would soon be kicked out.