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Ethiopian premier slashes cabinet, hands half of members to women

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed yesterday unveiled a downsized cabinet where, in a first, half the members are women, a top official said.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Nigerian airlines lose over N400 million to Lagos airport closure

Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday.
Baba Sala

Bukola Saraki: Baba Sala was a prolific artiste

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the late ace comedian, Moses Olaiya a.k.a. Baba Sala, as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime.
Angus Fraser

Longest serving teacher, missionary in Nigeria passes on in Makurdi

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has announced the death of Reverend Father Angus Fraser, believed to be the longest serving teacher and missionary in Nigeria.

CBN: Nigeria’s foreign reserve still strong

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has explained the recent reduction in the level of the country’s foreign reserves but has said that the fall does not have anything to do with political actors.
Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

2019: Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim emerges ANN presidential candidate

Frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has emerged as the party’s candidate in the scheduled February 16, 2019 presidential election.

Abia guber: Okezie Ikpeazu emerges PDP candidate

Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia state, has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the upcoming 2019 governorship election in the state.
Simon Kolawole

The scariest thing about Nigeria

We see different things even when we are looking at the same picture. When CBN asked MTN to return the $8.1 billion dividends it “illegally” repatriated between 2007 and 2015, I was not thinking about MTN or CBN. Rather, my mind was on Econet, the ancestor of Airtel.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Udoma Udoma: Nigeria’s economy excites global investors

Key foreign investors, who met at various meetings with the Nigerian government delegation to the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York during the week, have expressed interest in scaling up investment in Nigeria.

Central bank, bankers’ committee to disburse N26 billion to agribusiness

The president of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, has disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria is in the process of disbursing N26 billion to support agribusiness entrepreneurs.The president of National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Iyalode Alaba Lawson has disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria is in the process of disbursing N26 billion to support agribusiness entrepreneurs.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Expert decry low revenue from aviation sector

Dr Thomas Ogungbangbe, pioneer Chairman of the Aviation Fuel Marketers Association of Nigeria (AFMAN), on Wednesday lamented that the Nigerian economy was not earning enough revenue from the nation’s aviation industry.
(L-R) Pro-Chancellor and Ex-Chairman of the Governing Council, Lagos Business School, Dr. Christopher Kolade; Head Construction & Technical Unit, Lagos State Safety Commission , Debite Victoria Olu; Group Operational Lead, Risk Management, Dangote Industries Limited, Eneni Oduwole; Head, Risk Management, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, Adewale Akinwale, during the Risk Award held in Lagos

Dangote emerges winner at the 2018 Nigerian Risk Awards

Dangote Group has emerged winner of the 2018 prestigious Nigerian Risk Award (NRA) which recognizes organizations who have made measurable impact within their sector through the effective application of good governance, risk management and internal control systems and strategies.
The RemoveDEBRIS was launched on April 2 aboard a SpaceX Dragon rocket as part of a ISS resupply mission [John Raoux|AP]

China launches marine satellite to monitor climate change

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit on Friday to help improve understanding of maritime waters and climate change.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to global economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, says fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017 following a new North Korean missile test.

South Korean leader replaces defence chief in cabinet reshuffle

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday replaced his defence chief and four other ministers in a cabinet reshuffle after falling approval ratings in recent weeks.

Ebonyi government seals rice mill over alleged contamination

The Ebonyi Government on Tuesday sealed the Abakaliki Rice Mill Limited over the alleged infiltration of poisoned and adulterated rice in the mill.

Accident bureau set to review its regulations

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is set to carry out a review of its existing regulations that will accommodate latest changes in the global aviation industry.

EGRP: Federal government to establish delivery units in six ministries

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says the federal government will establish delivery units in six ministries for the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

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Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Victor Moses may return to Chelsea in January as Fenerbahce plot contract termination

Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.