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Foreign Portfolio Investors have pulled out N243.35bn from the Nigerian capital markets in seven months primarily due to the bearish performance of the market in recent times.
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said beginning from this year’s “Batch C”, only academic certificates and transcripts of foreign students authenticated by Nigerian consulates in foreign countries of study will be accepted for national service.
Beijing confirmed Saturday that a Chinese vessel hit a Philippine fishing boat in a collision which has increased tensions in the disputed South China Sea, but denied claims it was a “hit and run”.
Foreign direct investment in Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, plunged by 43 per cent to $2bn, according to a United Nations report.
The Nigerian Army has raised concern about efforts by some unpatriotic individuals, groups and foreign interests determined to cause mischief and exacerbate the security situation in this country in particular and West African sub-region.
Flying Eagles boss Paul Aigbogun has stated that Nigerians should expect an entirely revamped Flying Eagles squad ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup holding in Poland later in the year.
The South African government has condemned attacks against immigrants after a spate of assaults this week that raised fears of a resurgence of deadly xenophobic attacks.
Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday that it would work with both local and foreign investigators to unravel the cause of the March 10 fatal crash of its Boeing 737-Max-800 aircraft.
The trio of Taiwo Awoniyi, Samuel Chukwueze, and Kelechi Nwakali have linked up the U-23 Eagles in Tunis ahead of Wednesday’s Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.
Foreign base players that are invited into the Dream Team for the Olympics qualifier tie against Libya are will join the rest of the team in Tunisia.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says ballot box snatchers and vote buyers will be arrested and prosecuted in accordance with the law.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disrupted the economy causing colossal losses.
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The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.
Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Friday’s evening thrown into commotion as youths in the community laid siege on their monarch’s palace.
Afro-pop star Tiwa Savage strutted the runway for a supermodel Naomi Campbell’s 2019 Fashion for Relief show.
A high Commissioner of Sierra Leone to Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Gembeh, says implementation of the Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) single currency will reduce the dependency of member states on the west.
Yemi Alade, one of Africa’s most creatively and commercially successful artists, has signed a global licensing agreement with Universal Music Africa (UMA) – Universal Music Group’s west African affiliate – in partnership with Universal Music France (UMF).
Politician Dr. Umar Ardo paid $15,000 in bitcoins to get his daughter Aisha freed by kidnappers on Sunday.