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Nigeria has been in the grip of an intense heatwave over the past few weeks, with meteorologist saying there is no relief in sight until the seasonal rains set in next month.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Wednesday inaugurated a 10-member state Commission of Inquiry on Environmental Degradation to be chaired by the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu.
Britain plans to generate a third of its electricity from offshore wind farms by 2030 and boost the value of exports of offshore wind services and equipment to 2.6 billion pounds (3.4 billion dollars) a year, the government said on Thursday.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate the inflow of funds needed to position the continent to leverage gains of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
A don, Emmanuel Akpabio, has identified unsafe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene as major challenges in developing countries with dire consequences of avoidable deaths and diseases.
A total of 164 UN member-countries attending the two-day Intergovernmental Conference on Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco, unanimously adopted the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said there are strong indications that three out of the 40 planned modular refineries would come on stream by end of 2019.
The Statistician General of the Federation, Mr Yemi Kale, says the National Bureau of Statistics will commence the Nigeria Living Standard Survey from September 27.
The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.
Presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang, has said that rather than expressing displeasure, Nigerians should be glad that President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.
The Presidency on Wednesday said the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has finally been granted approval by the National Universities Commission.
Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday said Federal Government’s maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond, when concluded, would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
As many as 10 participants in the Bonn climate talks filed complaints of sexual harassment during the conference, according to a spokesman for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, to appear before it over the neglect of communities and victims affected by lead poisoning in Zamfara State.
The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
Napoli have fired a warning to any clubs interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly by insisting that he's not for sale, although head coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed his €150 million (£130m/$169m) release clause.
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld went from “hell to heaven” when VAR denied Manchester City a late winner to send Spurs into the Champions League semi-finals.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, held a closed-door meeting with wives of state governors and some security experts.
The Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps aims to increase its workforce to 30,000 officers within the next three years.
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.